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

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Current Positions Available

There are currently four positions vacant.

Senior Community Health Promotion Officer (Community Safety & Inclusion)

ACON is seeking an enthusiastic and creative person to coordinate and support our work with lesbians, gays, bisexuals, trans*, and intersex (LGBTI) people who experience violence.

This position leads the development and implementation of initiatives aimed at preventing and reducing the impact of violence against LGBTI communities in NSW. This includes, ensuring appropriate referral and responses are in place for people experiencing violence, responding to threats facing these groups, assisting in the design and implementation of education, community development and 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 homophobic, transphobic and 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 based in Sydney.

Applications close 5pm, Monday 1 June 2015.

Download: Senior Community Health Promotion Officer (Community Safety & Inclusion) job pack (71kb)

For more information about the role,
Contact: Dermot Ryan, Manager, Healthier Communitiess
Tel: 02 9206 2000

Aboriginal Community Health Promotion Officer

ACON is seeking an enthusiastic and creative person to coordinate and support our work with the Aboriginal LGBTI community, with a particular focus on gay Aboriginal men. ACON’s Aboriginal programs aim to build the health and wellbeing of LGBTI, and HIV-affected, Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders through a culturally appropriate model focused on peer education, community development and outreach at major community events.

The position coordinates state-wide delivery of ACON’s health promotion within the LGBTI Aboriginal community, especially gay Aboriginal men, ensuring that ACON responds appropriately to the community’s identified needs. The role will also work and liaise with other health and community services and events to enhance the understanding and capacity to effectively meet the needs of Aboriginal lesbians, gays, bisexuals, trans* and intersex individuals.

The position is also supported by an Aboriginal Advisory Group that provides guidance on ACON’s work with Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders.

You will have a demonstrated understanding of community development and health promotion principles and knowledge of LGBTI and Aboriginal communities. Capacity to design, implement and evaluate health promotion activities, as well as effective communication skills, is essential.

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

Please note that Aboriginality is a requirement of this position.

Applications close 5pm, Monday 1 June 2015.

Download: Aboriginal Community Health Promotion Officer job pack

For more information about the role,
Contact: Brent Mackie, Manager, Community Partnerships and Population Programs
Tel: 02 9206 2000

 

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

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