Consumer engagement coordinator

Network Of Alcohol & Other Drug Agencies (NADA)

Applications Closing: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 00:00

This is a designated role for people with a lived experience of alcohol and other drugs treatment. If you have experience of treatment services and can apply the principles of consumer participation in practice, we would like to hear from you. We are also looking for someone with experience in project management or quality improvement initiatives, as well as the capacity to support implementation of consumer engagement initiatives in practice. The successful candidate for this position will have good organisational and administrative skills, possess strong written and verbal communication skills, and have the ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Category: Community Development
Field: Alcohol & Other Drugs
Employment basis: Part-time
Salary Range: $66,000-$80,000
Job Location: Sydney CBD
About us

The Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (NADA) is the peak organisation for the non government alcohol and other drugs sector in NSW. Our vision is a connected and sustainable sector providing quality evidence based programs to reduce alcohol and drug related harms to NSW communities.

Position details
Essential Selection Criteria:
  • Experience as a consumer of alcohol and other drugs treatment services
  • Experience in project management and/or quality improvement
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with consumers, NADA members and a range of stakeholders in a friendly and professional manner, and sustain working relationships
  • Understanding of the alcohol and other drugs (or broader community services) sector, and factors that may influence consumer engagement, service delivery, operations and capacity development Capacity to contribute to advice, policy submissions, presentations, reports and general communication
  • Clear, structured and focused written and verbal communication skills, including strong computer skills
Desirable Selection Criteria:
  • Relevant qualifications and/or professional experience as a consumer representative, or consumer project role, in the alcohol and other drugs, or mental health/related sector/s.
Contact details
Contact Name: Suzie Hudson
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 0281131309
How to apply

All applicants must:

  • Provide a cover letter as part of their application
  • Address the selection criteria, detailing how they best meet the criteria
  • Provide a curriculum vitae with references
  • Refer to the Guide to Applying for NADA Positions for more information.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please forward all applications to with email subject heading ‘Consumer Engagement Coordinator application’.

Applications close 17 Jan 2020

Date posted: 05 December 2019

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