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Work At ACON

For all job details, download the relevant job pack.

ACON is an EEO employer and encourages people with HIV, in particular, to apply.


How To Apply

1) Download and follow the instructions within the relevant job pack.

2) Download and complete the ACON Employment Application form

3) Address the selection criteria as outlined in the job pack.

4) Submit a copy of your resume (CV) including referees and cover letter.

5) Email your complete application to vacancy@acon.org.au

Application Checklist:

Before you submit your application, ensure you have the following:

  • Completed ACON Employment Application form
  • Document addressing the selection criteria as outlined in the position description
  • Copy of your resume (CV) including referees
  • Cover letter


Current Positions Available

There are currently two positions available.

Care Coordinator/Counsellor, Northern Rivers

We’re here to help people with HIV and LGBTI people to take control of their health.

Through our care coordination and counselling services, we help clients with multiple and/or complex needs to address a range of health issues including HIV, mental health, family and domestic violence, and substance use.

This is a perfect role for a social worker, occupational therapist or psychologist to utilise their care coordination and excellent counselling skills and work in a role that provides real clinical variety.

The role is placed within the context of a multi-disciplinary team working within a chronic disease self-management model delivering short-term support to clients.

This position is part-time (28 hrs/wk) and based in Lismore.

Applications close 5pm Monday, 20 July 2015.

Download: Care Coordinator/Counsellor, Northern Rivers Job Pack (88KB)

Find Out More

For more information about the role, please contact: Marie Reilly, Regional Manager Northern Rivers, on (02) 6622 1555.

Community Health Promotion Officer, Testing Services

Increasing the rates of HIV testing among gay men and other men who have sex with men is critical to reaching the goals and targets within the NSW HIV Strategy. ACON is offering an exciting opportunity for an individual inspired to join a small health promotion team in developing and implementing a[TEST] service’s as well other testing activities that ACON supports.

The position provides peer- and community-based rapid HIV testing as well as other testing services that meet the needs of gay men and other men who have sex with men. This includes explaining, administering, reading and providing the results of rapid HIV tests to clients.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of peer education and health promotion principles and a well-developed understanding of HIV testing in NSW, particularly concerning issues for gay men accessing testing and the introduction of new technologies such as rapid testing.

As a peer educator working with clinical partners, you will undertake training and be expected to demonstrate competency in the delivery of high quality rapid HIV testing, in a confidential and non-judgemental manner.

If you’re looking for work that makes a real difference, this could be the position for you.

This position is full-time (35 hrs/wk), on a two year contract with the possibility of extension and based in Sydney.

It may also require working evenings up until 8pm, at least weekly and some Saturdays.

Applications close 5pm Monday, 27 July 2015.

Download: Community Health Promotion Officer, Testing Services Job Pack (72KB)

For more information about the role, please
Contact: Terry Walkinshaw, Coordinator, Testing Services, on 02 9206 2000.



Find Out More

For more information about ACON recruitment, please contact ACON’s Human Resources Team:
(02) 9206 2000