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  • Convenient Sydney location
  • Flexible working options
  • Role is available Part Time Fixed Term (48 hours per fortnight) - Contract until 30 June 2022
  • Salary: SCHADS Award Level 4 plus superannuation and salary packaging

About the Role

This role is responsible for meeting the key deliverables of the QLife program. This role will support the QLife Program Coordinator and Manager to ensure the programs achieve the intended outcomes.

QLife provides Australia-wide anonymous, online and telephone peer support to LGBTI people across Australia.

All roles at LHA place the needs of LGBT 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

Job Board
Job CategoryCare & Support Work
Job FieldLGBTIQ
Employment BasisPart Time, Contract
Salary Range$66,000 — $80,000
LocationSydney CBD

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Qualifications

  • Tertiary Qualifications in mental health and wellbeing, community services, social science or other relevant field.

Desirable Criteria

  • Robust and contemporary knowledge and understanding of the current health issues affecting LGBTI people, especially mental health and suicide prevention.
  • Experience working with people living with a mental health issue.
  • Good knowledge of the current health disparities and issues affecting indigenous LGBTI, BrotherBoys and SisterGirls communities, especially within the area of mental health and suicide prevention.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the health and human rights of LGBTI people and communities.
  • Demonstrated experience of working in environments where a high degree of judgement, imitative confidentiality and sensitivity is required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the workings of government (Commonwealth and State/Territory).
  • Demonstrated experience in project management and delivering high quality programs.
  • Experience of working effectively and collaboratively in a small team environment.
  • An understanding of co-design principles.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel).

How to Apply

To view the Position Description with the full role overview and list of accountabilities and selection criteria, please contact Emma Smith at EnrichHR emma@enrich-hr.com.au (using the subject line Qlife Officer enquiry via NCOSS) or contact 02 9119 2360.

Please provide a covering letter with your updated CV answering the following questions:

Question 1

Explain why the concept of intersectionality is important in relation to positive mental health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ people and communities.

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?

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.

Interviews will be held on 3 August 2021 via Zoom OR as suitable applications are received.

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.

ContactEmma Smith
Phone number 02 9119 2360
Email address emma@enrich-hr.com.au

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