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Join LGBTIQ+ Health Australia (LHA) and work to support positive change for the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ people and communities.

  • Convenient Sydney location
  • Flexible working options
  • Role is available Full Time Fixed Term - Contract until 30 June 2022
  • Salary: SCHADS Award Level 4 plus superannuation and salary packaging
  • Applications close COB 6 August 2021

About the Role

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

MindOUT develops and delivers national suicide prevention initiatives aimed at building the capacity of the mental health and suicide prevention sectors to support and improve the mental health and wellbeing outcomes of LGBTI populations.

All roles at the 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

Applications CloseAugust 6, 2021
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Job CategoryCommunity Development, Nursing & Allied Health, Psychology & Counselling, Training & Education
Job FieldLGBTIQ, Health, Mental Health and Counselling
Employment BasisFull Time, Contract
LocationSydney CBD, Inner West Sydney

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Qualifications

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

Essential 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, BrotherBoy and SisterGirl 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.

How to Apply

To apply please provide a covering letter with your updated CV answering the following questions to Renee Norman at EnrichHR renee@enrich-hr.com.au (using the subject line Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Officer enquiry via NCOSS) or contact 02 9119 2360.

Question 1

  • Explain why the concept of intersectionality is important in relation to positive mental health and suicide prevention in LGBTIQ 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 10 August 2021 via Zoom OR as suitable applications are received.

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia (LHA)

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.

Website https://www.lgbtiqhealth.org.au/
ContactRenee Norman
Phone number 02 9119 2360
Email address renee@enrich-hr.com.au