This is a great opportunity to lead a small team of community engagement and/or health promotion professionals in the development, delivery and evaluation of health promotion programs, services, and initiatives for LGBTQ+ women and their communities.
* Lead and inspire a small team to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTQ+ women and communities.
* Build meaningful partnerships between ACON and LGBTQ+ community organisations and government agencies that focus on the health and wellbeing of women.
* Use your understanding and commitment to work from a strength based and empowerment approach to community engagement and health promotion.
* Join a highly motivated and enthusiastic team that delivers health promotion programs and services in a fast-paced work environment.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Team Leader to drive the work of the LGBTQ+ Women’s Health Programs team as part of the Community Partnerships and Population Programs unit. It’s a great opportunity for a highly motivated team leader who is passionate about health promotion, peer education and community engagement to lead a small team and drive ACON’s work for LGBTQ+ women and their communities.
LGBTQ+ Women’s Health Program:
The LGBTQ+ Women’s Health Program is a state funded team that develops, delivers, and evaluates a range of health promotion programs and initiatives for LGBTQ+ women and their communities, with a particular focus on sexual health, HIV prevention and community engagement.
We are looking for someone who:
1. Has a strong connection to and understanding of LGBTQ+ women and their communities.
2. Has a drive to support the health and wellbeing of LGBTQ+ women and their communities in relation, with a particular focus on sexual health, HIV prevention and community engagement.
3. Has professional and/or lived experience, and knowledge in community engagement and/or health promotion in relation to ACON’s communities, particularly:
- LGBTQ+ women,
- People of diverse sexualities and genders,
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities,
- Sex workers,
- People who use drugs,
- People living with HIV and/or are vulnerable to HIV.
4. Has a passion and drive to lead and inspire a small team of passionate health promotion professionals.
5. Has an understanding and commitment to working from a strength based and empowerment approach to community engagement and health promotion.
6. Has an interest and commitment to building and enhancing ACON’s partnerships with LGBTQ+ women’s community groups and organisations, and government agencies that focus on the health and wellbeing of women.
Working at ACON:
ACON provides a colourful, nurturing, and fun workplace. Our employees and volunteers are the foundation for our ongoing effectiveness and for our capacity to deliver innovative community engagement and health promotion programs and initiatives for our communities.
To support the successful candidate in their new role at ACON we’re also offering:
* Tailored mentoring opportunities.
* Flexible working arrangements.
* Generous learning and development opportunities.
Location: ACON’s Sydney (Surry Hills) Office.
Salary: $92,029 - $107,730 (total remuneration package including superannuation and leave loading) – commensurate with skills, qualifications, and experience.
Hours: Full-time, 5-Days a Week (70 hours per fortnight) on a 2-year fixed term contract (with possibility of extension).
|Applications Close||June 12, 2023|
|Job Board||NCOSS Community Jobs|
|Job Category||Project Management & Strategy|
|Employment Basis||Full Time|
|Salary Range||$90,001 +|
|Location||Inner City Sydney|
Relevant qualifications in health, community development, adult education, or a related field is desirable.
1. Understanding of factors impacting the health and wellbeing of LGBTQ women and communities, and a commitment to engaging these women and communities in NSW.
2. High level stakeholder management skills and ability to form strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including experience in developing new and strengthening existing partnerships across clinical, research, and community sectors.
3. Demonstrated experience in staff supervision, team leadership, performance evaluation and program management.
4. Demonstrated knowledge of health promotion programs and/or peer education programs, including planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation.
5. Awareness and understanding of community engagement strategies, spanning digital and online engagement, to community-based events and workshops.
6. Demonstrated organisational skills, ability to meet deadlines, monitor budgets, and work individually or as part of a small team within a fast-paced work environment.
7. Demonstrated capacity to read and interpret relevant research, epidemiological and behavioural data.
8. Applicants must be able to provide evidence of full and current Covid 19 Vaccination, in addition to any other vaccination required to perform the role.
1. Relevant qualifications in health, community development, adult education, or a related field.
2. Demonstrated experience and skill in the use of social media and other online tools and strategies, including knowledge and expertise in how to utilise these tools to build and strengthen community engagement in health promotion.
3. Current NSW driver’s license.
We offer flexible working arrangements and a generous array of entitlements often above the National Employment Standards (NES) including:
* Salary Packaging up to $30,000 gross up value (i.e., currently up to $15,899 tax free).
* Generous pro-rata leave entitlements – including up to an extra week of paid leave for full time employees to be taken during our Christmas and New Year’s shutdown period.
* Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – access to a comprehensive counselling service free to employees.
How to Apply
For more information about this position, you can text, call, or email:
* Tim Wark, Manager Community Partnerships and Population Programs, on 0421 620 028 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Matthew Vaughan, Director HIV and Sexual Health, on 0428 969 545 or MVaughan@acon.org.au.
* OR … call us to arrange a chat at an ACON office or at a local coffee shop.
If this sounds like the position and organisation you’ve been looking for, find out how to apply at www.acon.org.au/jobs.
All applications must include:
1. a completed ACON application form;
2. a document addressing the selection criteria; and
3. your resume.
Applications close: Monday 12 June 2023
ACON is an EEO employer. As part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, people with HIV, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
ACON Health Limited
ACON is Australia’s largest health organisation specialising in community health, inclusion, and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders; and offers a vibrant, inclusive and nurturing workplace.