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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 Vacancies

Senior Digital Engagement Specialists (X2)

The National HIV & Sexual Health Education Program is a joint project of ACON and VAC to create the pre-eminent Australian online resource for gay men and other men who have sex with men on issues related to blood borne virus prevention – with a focus on HIV and sexually transmitted infections. The program will be delivered by a small team whose members will be located at ACON’s offices in Sydney and VAC’s offices in Melbourne.

ACON and VAC are recruiting for two Senior Digital Engagement Specialists – one located with ACON in Sydney and one located with VAC in Melbourne.

These are significant, nationally focused positions that will be critical to driving engagement and innovation in increasing the sexual health literacy of gay men and other men who have sex with men. Along with the Associate Director, these roles will be responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of a full range of online sexual health education resources and initiatives for gay men and other men who have sex with men across Australia.

The successful candidates will have proven experience in website development, social marketing, advertising, digital, social media, experiential campaign planning, implementation and evaluation. The ability to deal with stakeholders at all levels, a client service orientation and pride in performance are key attributes required for the role.

These full-time positions are offered on a fixed-term contract ending 30 June 2018.
Please indicate whether you are applying for the ACON-Sydney or the VAC-Melbourne based role.

Applications close 5pm Monday, 15 August 2016.

Download Senior Digital Engagement Specialist job pack (78kb)

For more information about the Sydney role, please contact Karen Price, Deputy CEO at ACON, on 02 9206 2000.

For more information about the Melbourne role, please contact Colin Batrouney, Director, Health Promotion, Policy and Communications at VAC on 03 9865 6700.

 

Coordinator, Lesbian and Same Sex Attracted Women’s Health Project

  • Do you have a passion for improving the health and wellbeing of lesbian, bisexual and queer women in NSW?
  • Do you want to drive new service delivery and strategy for women in our communities?

Coordinate the state-wide delivery of ACON’s health promotion with Lesbians and Same Sex Attracted Women with particular focus on program activity and strategic development, ensuring that ACON responds appropriately to community need. Ensure that ACON delivers on a range of initiatives including peer education, social marketing, community development, communication strategies, online promotion activities and resource development.

This is a full time position (35 hours/week) based in Surry Hills.

Applicants must be comfortable working in an LGBTI community organisation.

Applications for this position close 10am Monday 29 August 2016

Download Coordinator, LSSAW Project Job Pack (54kb)

For more information about the role contact the Manager Community Partnerships and Population Programs, Brent Mackie on 02 9206 2000.

Cervical Screening Project Officer

  • Do you have a passion for improving the health and wellbeing of lesbian, bisexual and queer women in NSW?
  • Do you want to make significant improvements to cervical cancer screening rates within our communities?

The Cervical Screening Project Officer will be a member of the Women’s Sexual Health team, implementing a new health promotion project focused on cervical cancer prevention for lesbian, bisexuals and queer women and all LGBTI people with a cervix in NSW. This includes clinical services, peer education activities, partnership development, communication strategies and resource development.

This is a full time position (35 hours/week) based in Surry Hills and is offered on a fixed term contract ending June 2018. Part time employment (no less than 28 hours a week) may be considered based on the experience and skills of the applicant.

Applicants must be comfortable working in an LGBTI community organisation.

Applications for this position close 10am Monday 29 August 2016.

Download Cervical Screening Project Officer Job Pack (54kb)

For more information on this role contact the Manager Community Partnerships and Population Programs, Brent Mackie on 02 9206 2000.

Policy Advisor

  • Are you looking for a position that can have wide ranging positive impacts for people with HIV and the LGBTI community?
  • Are you passionate about strong public policy at the state and national levels?

We’re looking for an experienced, motivated and dedicated individual to provide high quality advice on HIV and LGBTI health issues. Your strong analytical and communication skills will be used to produce policy positions, submissions to inquiries, and research and discussion papers to inform the policy and advocacy work in the context of dynamic and diverse areas of health.

This is a full time position (35 hours/week) and based in Surry Hills.  

Applicants must be comfortable working in an LGBTI community organisation.

Applications for this position close 10am Monday, 29 August 2016.

Download Policy Advisor Job Pack (53kb)

For more information about the role contact the Acting Director HIV & Sexual Health, James Gray on 9206 2000 or at jgray@acon.org.au

Community Health Promotion Officer – Regional Outreach

You will enhance the delivery of ACON’s services across Southern NSW by using your skills in health promotion and adult education to develop appropriate responses to the identified needs of local LGBTI communities and people with HIV.

Your excellent interpersonal skills and understanding of community development will be essential to the development, implementation and evaluation of projects, programs and initiatives with an emphasis on the health and wellbeing of regional and rural people with HIV and LGBTI communities.  You will also work in partnership with local services, networks and groups, and other ACON projects to ensure effective program delivery to ACON’s regional and rural communities through an outreach model of service delivery.

The successful applicant will need to be comfortable working in a fast paced, ever-changing environment with limited resources and funding.  You must be comfortable working in a small team where roles overlap and be a positive collaborative team player who’s willing to assist other team members when required.

Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills are required. You must be willing and able to frequently travel state-wide and participate in the occasional evening event.

This is a full time position (35 hours/week) and based in Surry Hills.

Applicants must be comfortable working in an LGBTI community organisation.

Applications for this position close 5pm Monday 12 September 2016.

Download: Community Health Promotion Officer – Regional Outreach

For more information about the role contact the Director, Community Health and Regional Services, Shannon Wright on 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