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Working at ACON

Work at ACON

For all job details, download the relevant job pack or contact us on 02 9206 2000.

All applications must include a completed application form (from job pack), a document addressing the Selection Criteria (from job pack) and a copy of your resume.

Download: How to apply for a position at ACON (PDF 66KB)
Download:
ACON Enterprise Agreement (PDF)
Download:
ACON Employment Application Form (doc)

 

Current Vacancies

 

Appointments to positions with ACON are on the basis of merit. This means that in every case the applicant who is judged to be the most capable of carrying out the duties of the position will be offered the job. The decision to appoint is based on the applicants written application, performance at interview, referees check and a criminal record check.

 

All applications must include :

• a completed Application Form
• a document addressing the Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description, and
• a copy of your Resume (including Referees).

ACON is an EEO employer and encourages people with HIV, in particular, to apply.
*GLBTI = gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans* and intersex

 

Senior Project Officer, LBQ Women's Tobacco Reduction Project

Want a job where 'I Quit' means success?

ACON is looking for a health promotion professional with a good working knowledge of health promotion, research, and lesbian, bisexual and queer (LBQ) women's community networks. Knowledge of tobacco reduction services and systems in NSW are a strong advantage.

We need someone to oversee a new initiative to increase our understanding of the current high rates of smoking among LBQ women. The position works with researchers and LBQ women smokers to develop and implement social marketing interventions to identify effective strategies for quitting and to increase awareness of smoking as a health issue.

If you like getting out and about in the community and running focus groups and conducting surveys, then this is the job for you! It's part-time (28 hours/week) for 15 months and it's based in Sydney.

This position is based in Sydney.

Applications close 5pm Monday, 8 December 2014.

Download: Senior Project Officer, LBQ Women's Tobacco Reduction Project job pack

For more information about the role, please contact:
Contact: Veronica Eulate, Manager, Planning Evaluation and Knowledge Management
Tel: 02 9206 2000.

 

Team Leader Counselling Services (Social Worker, Psychologist, or Occupational Therapist)

ACON is looking for a qualified social worker, occupational therapist or psychologist to utilise their leadership and excellent counselling skills in a role that provides real clinical variety.

This position incorporates a variety of tasks including coordination of intake and assessment for direct client services and line supervision of the counselling team and a small counselling caseload. The role includes providing brief interventions and referrals for clients presenting with HIV, domestic and family violence, mental health and other health concerns. The role will also be responsible for the day to day operational needs of the counselling service.

Skills and Experience

  • Professional qualifications in social work, occupational therapy or psychology
  • Minimum of three years' experience in sexual health/mental health/AOD
  • Registered with the relevant professional body
  • Experience in delivering line supervision in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Possess skills in the following interventions: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solutions Focused Brief Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Positive Behavioural approaches.

This position is full time (35 hrs/wk) and based in Sydney.

Applications close 5pm Monday, 8 December 2014.

Download: Team Leader Counselling Services (Social Worker, Psychologist, or Occupational Therapist) job pack

For more information about the role, please contact:
Contact: Sarah Lambert, Manager, Wellbeing Programs
Tel: 02 9206 2000.

 


 

Student Placements

We endeavour to provide students in relevant disciplines the opportunity to gain experience through placements in some of ACON’s programs and services. We accept a limited number of placements and have previously placed students from the fields of:

  • Social work
  • Psychology
  • Counselling
  • Welfare
  • Health Promotion
  • Community Development
  • Youth Work
  • Policy
  • Alcohol & Other Drugs

If you're interested in a placement at ACON, please contact us providing details of the placement required, which specific area of ACON you are interested in and the period you are available to fulfil your placement requirements.

 

More info

Contact: ACON's Human Resources Team
Tel:
(02) 9206 2000
Free Call:
1800 063 060
Hearing Impaired:
(02) 9283 2088
Email: hrteam@acon.org.au