- Convenient Sydney location
- Flexible working options
- Role is available 5-days per week (contract until Sept 2022), extension dependant on funding.
- Work to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ+ people with disability and communities at a national level
- Salary – SCHADS Level 5 ($85,996.39 - $89,887.76) plus superannuation plus salary packaging
About Us LGBTIQ+ Health Australia (LHA) is the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTIQ+) people and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities. LHA works with legislators, policymakers and service providers to help them understand and address the needs of LGBTIQ+ people and communities. We support LHA members to have a stronger policy voice and partner with researchers across the country on issues of LGBTIQ+ health and wellbeing. About The Role The focus of this role is to lead the program delivery of LHA’s social inclusion disability project. The role works with the Social Inclusion Disability Project Officer to provide national coordination of the Our Voices, Our Lives, Our Way project in partnership with the National Ethnic Disability Alliance. The project’s aim is to increase social connection, self-advocacy, volunteering and community engagement through individual capacity building with LGBTIQ+ people with disability (PWD) across Australia. Paramount to the role is ensuring deliverables set out by the Department of Social Services’ Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) grants program are met. To be considered for this role, you will have the following experience and qualifications; Qualifications
- Tertiary qualifications in health, education, social science, health promotion or other relevant fields.
- Demonstrated experience in project management, specifically the implementation of disability programs.
- Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the health and human rights of LGBTIQ+ people and disabilities including an in-depth knowledge of the social model of disability.
- Experience in working in partnership with disability sector peaks and organisations.
- Experience in delivering programs and resources using co-design principles.
- Experience of working effectively and collaboratively in a small team environment, with minimal supervision.
- Experience in leading and supervising a small team.
- Demonstrated understanding of the workings of government (Commonwealth and State/Territory) and the LGBTIQ+ health sector.
|Job Board||NCOSS Community Jobs|
|Job Category||Care & Support Work|
|Employment Basis||Full Time, Contract|
|Salary Range||$80,000 — $90,000|
How to Apply
Please view the position description for the full role overview and list of accountabilities and Selection Criteria. Please provide a covering letter with your updated CV and answers to the following target questions.
- Describe how you would apply the social model of disability whilst working on a project to build the capacity of LGBTIQ+ people with disability?
- What project management skills would you implement to ensure the project remains on track as per funding contract deliverables?
Job applications can be sent directly via the job board or to email@example.com with the subject line ‘LGBTIQ+ Social Inclusion Disability Coordinator enquiry’ via NCOSS
Applications close 5 June 2022 with interviews being held on 8 June 2022.
If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Rob Hardy on 0460 290 195.
We encourage people from diverse backgrounds including people with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.
LGBTIQ+ Health Australia