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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 Position Vacancies

There are currently two positions available.

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.

Project Coordinator, Domestic and Family Violence

ACON is seeking an enthusiastic and creative person to develop a primary prevention campaign and support our work with lesbian, gays, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people who experience domestic and family violence.

This position is a senior role and leads the development and implementation of initiatives aimed at preventing and reducing the impact of domestic and family violence experienced by LGBTI communities in NSW. This includes the design and implementation of a primary prevention education campaign drawing on bystander interventions, utilising community forums and social media. The project will involve systemic advocacy, coordinating resource distribution, working with partner agencies, maintaining records and data systems and providing relevant training.

The successful applicant will have a demonstrated understanding of the issues involved in preventing and responding to LGBTI domestic and family violence as well as high level experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of health promotion and community development projects and high level communication skills.

This position is full-time (35 hrs/wk), offered on a one year basis and is based in Sydney.

Applications close 5pm Monday, 17 August 2015.

Download: Project Coordinator, Domestic and Family Violence Job Pack (52kb)

For more information about the role, please
Contact: Shannon Wright – Director, Community Health and Regional Services on 02 9206 2000.

 

 

Find Out More

For more information about ACON recruitment, please contact ACON’s Human Resources Team:
vacancy@acon.org.au
(02) 9206 2000