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  • Convenient Sydney Location
  • Flexible Working Options
  • Role is available Part Time – 64 hours fortnight (4 days a week) Fixed Term – contract until 30 June 2022
  • Work to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ people and communities at a national level
  • Salary – SCHADS Level 5 $85,996.39 to $89,887.76 plus superannuation plus salary packaging

About The Role

This role is responsible for coordinating the key deliverables of the QLife program. This role will support the Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Manager to ensure the programs achieve the intended outcomes. QLife provides Australia-wide anonymous, online and telephone peer support to LGBTIQ people across Australia. All roles at LGBTIQ+ Health Australia place the needs of LGBTIQ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, BrotherBoys and SisterGirls as a priority across all of our programs. It is a requirement that all staff ensure that all aspects of their work that LGBT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, BrotherBoys and SisterGirls are considered and incorporated.

Details

Applications CloseAugust 24, 2021
Job Board
Job CategoryCare & Support Work
Job FieldLGBTIQ
Employment BasisPart Time, Contract
Salary Range$80,000 — $90,000
LocationSydney CBD

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Qualifications

  • Tertiary Qualifications in mental health and wellbeing, community services, social science or other relevant field.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (desirable)

Desirable Criteria

  • Robust and contemporary knowledge of the current health issues affecting LGBTIQ people, especially mental health and suicide prevention.
  • Good knowledge of the current health disparities and issues affecting indigenous LGBTIQ, BrotherBoy and SisterGirl communities, especially within the area of mental health and suicide prevention.
  • Understanding of and commitment to human rights for LGBTIQ people and communities.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the health and human rights of LGBTIQ people and communities.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the workings of government (Commonwealth and State/Territory), and of the health sector.
  • Demonstrated experience of working in environments where a high degree of judgement, imitative confidentiality and sensitivity is required.
  • Experience in planning and implementing strategies and program systems to bring about change.
  • A proven track record of planning and using diverse influencing strategies to achieve organisational goals.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel).

Other Information

Interviews will be held on 25 August 2021 via Zoom OR as suitable applications are received. If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Cheryl Sinclair on 02 9119 2360. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds including people with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

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.

Question 1 Provide an example where you coordinated a project and experienced difficulties with meeting the deliverables. What actions / strategies did you implement to address this risk?

Question 2 Give an example where you worked on a project in collaboration with other stakeholders. How did you achieve the project milestones whilst maintaining effective engagement with stakeholders?

Job applications can be sent directly via the job board or to Cheryl Sinclair at EnrichHR cheryl@enrich-hr.com.au with the subject line QLife Coordinator enquiry via NCOSS Accessibility If you have any access requirements or need to submit your application in alternative format, please contact us to discuss. You can apply verbally over the phone or through a face-to-face meeting if you cannot submit a written application. You will need to tell us about your previous work experience, your suitability for this role and your answers to the target questions.

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia

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 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.

ContactCheryl Sinclair
Phone number 02 9119 2360
Email address cheryl@enrich-hr.com.au