Work At ACON

Work At ACON

 

 

ACON offers a colourful, nurturing and fun workplace.

Our staff and volunteers are the foundation for our ongoing effectiveness. We are committed to our employee’s professional development and engagement – ensuring we build our capabilities with people that have the right values, attitudes, skills and knowledge.

ACON is an EEO employer. As part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, people with HIV, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

For all job details, download the relevant job pack.

How 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

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

Cancer Program Manager

ACON is seeking a dynamic leader to steer ACON’s cancer screening and prevention program.  This is exciting and important work that will build on the foundations of our work in this health area since 2016.

This is a unique opportunity to make a significant contribution to the health of LGBTQ people in NSW and provide leadership in this area of health.

ACON is Australia’s largest organisation specialising in community health, inclusion, and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders. We provide a range of services designed to improve the health and wellbeing of our communities. ‘Can We’ is ACON’s new cancer screening and prevention brand, which encompasses all our cancer awareness, prevention and screening activities for LGBTQ communities. Our stakeholder and community relationships associated with this work are excellent, and we are well regarded for the work we do to improve health professional’s understanding, and inclusivity, of LGBTQ people in cancer programs, services and referral pathways.

This is an exciting opportunity for a leader who can think both strategically and operationally, has exceptional stakeholder relationship, collaboration and project management skills, and will relish the opportunity to lead and shape a growing portfolio of programs and activities.

The position located in Sydney reports to the Deputy CEO and is situated within the HIV and Sexual Health Division, working closely with staff and teams across ACON, as well as the health and community sectors.

ACON is committed to providing our people with opportunities for professional development and growth, a safe, fun, and flexible work environment, and the scope to deliver innovative community health programs and services.

This position is fulltime with 3-year fixed term contract.

For more information about the role, please contact Karen Price, Deputy CEO at kprice@acon.org.au or 0427 192 721.

All applications must include:

  1. a completed ACON application form;
  2. a document addressing the selection criteria (max. 4 pages); and
  3. your resume (max. 3 pages)

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 8 September.

Download: Position Description – Cancer Program Manager

Download: Job Pack – Cancer Program Manager

Volunteer Counsellors, LGBTQ Counselling Team

We’re seeking committed and experienced Volunteer Counsellors to join our LGBTQ Counselling Team which provides accessible, inclusive and high-quality counselling to our communities.

Join us and you’ll:

  • Become an integral part of the Volunteer Counselling Program which has proudly been part of ACON’s service offer since 2006;
  • Have the opportunity to practice in a truly values-led organisation and deliver vital services to our communities;
  • Have access to excellent clinical supervision and plenty of opportunities to learn and grow.
  • Have a manageable caseload and be part of a supportive work environment.

ACON provides a colourful, nurturing and fun workplace. Our staff and volunteers are the foundation for our ongoing effectiveness. ACON is committed to our employees’ and volunteers’ professional development and engagement – ensuring we build our capabilities with people that have the right values, attitudes, skills and knowledge.

Essential Requirements include:

  1. 3-4 year Tertiary Qualification in Counselling, Psychotherapy, Psychology or Social Work.
  2. Minimum of 40 hours of face to face client counselling.
  3. Registered as a member of your relevant professional body (e.g. PACFA, AHPRA, ACA, AASW).
  4. Availability for shifts on either Tuesday or Thursday evenings.

For further information regarding this position, please contact Deb Broughton, Coordinator of the LGBTQ Counselling Program on 02 9206 2000.
Or email dbroughton@acon.org.au

Applications close 5pm Sunday 20 September 2021

Download: Volunteer Counselling Application Pack

Team Leader, Care Coordination

Our client services team provide a range of counselling, care coordination and home based care services designed to improve the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We’re looking for an experienced individual to lead our multi-disciplinary care coordination team and help shape the ongoing development of our support services.

ACON provides a colourful, nurturing and fun workplace. We’re offering an opportunity for an experienced and motivated Team Leader for our Care Coordination team. This team provides care coordination support to people of diverse sexualities and/or genders who are experiencing mental health difficulties, suicidal crisis, sexual, domestic and family violence and people living and/or affected by HIV. You will also manage a caseload of care coordination clients.

The position is suited to Social Workers, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists or Registered Nurses with experience leading a team of allied health or nursing professionals working in the mental health or community services sector.

Our staff and volunteers are the foundation for our ongoing effectiveness. ACON is committed to our employees’ professional development and engagement – ensuring we build our capabilities with people that have the right values, attitudes, skills and knowledge.

We have one full-time position available working 70 hours per fortnight (part-time hours will not be considered). 1 to 3 year contract is available depending on skills and experience.

Salary: $106,900 – $108,700 (total remuneration package including superannuation and leave loading) commensurate with skills and experience

Location: Sydney

All applications must include:

  1. a completed ACON application form;
  2. a document addressing the selection criteria in bullet point form (max. 4 pages); and
  3. your resume (max. 3 pages)

Applications close midnight Sunday 26 September 2021

Download: Position Description _Team Leader, Care Coordination

Download: Job Pack_Team Leader, Care Coordination

Experienced Care Coordinator

Our client services team provide a range of counselling, care coordination and home-based care services designed to improve the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We’re looking for an experienced Care Coordinator to join our multi-disciplinary team and help shape the ongoing development of our support services.

ACON provides a colourful, nurturing and fun workplace. We’re offering an opportunity for an experienced Care Coordinator to provide support to people of diverse sexualities and/or genders who are experiencing mental health difficulties, suicidal crisis, homelessness, sexual, domestic and family violence, and people living and/or affected by HIV. This position is suited to Social Workers, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists or Registered Nurses with experience working in the mental health or community services sector and multidisciplinary teams.

Our staff and volunteers are the foundation for our ongoing effectiveness. ACON is committed to our employees’ professional development and engagement – ensuring we build our capabilities with people that have the right values, attitudes, skills and knowledge.

We have one full-time position available working 70 hours per fortnight (part-time hours will not be considered). A one to three year contract is available depending on skills and experience.

Salary: $91,100 – $104,000 (total remuneration package including superannuation and leave loading) commensurate with skills and experienc

Location: Sydney

All applications must include:

  1. a completed ACON application form;
  2. a document addressing the selection criteria in bullet point form (max. 4 pages); and
  3. your resume (max. 3 pages)

Applications close midnight Sunday 26 September 2021

Download: Position Description _Experienced Care Coordinator

Download: Job Pack_Experienced Care Coordinator

Index Project Manager, Pride in Diversity

ACON’s Pride Inclusion Programs offer a range of services to assist employers, sporting organisations and service providers with all aspects of LGBTQ inclusion.

Pride in Diversity has, since its launch in 2010, been providing advice, guidance and expertise to Australian organisations of all sizes, within all sectors, states and territories. Our mission is to support our member organisations in their pursuit of best practice, LGBTQ inclusion and the attraction and retention of talent through the adoption of progressive inclusive policy, practice and behaviours.

With over 315 member organisations, representing about three million employees, we have the breadth of experience to advise on leading practice, workforce issues and solutions and also to assist organisations to govern and measure their workplace inclusion strategies.

As an integral part of our Pride in Diversity team, this role will report to and work closely with the Director to provide crucial administrative and operational support for all indices in addition to managing team marking processes, maintaining complex scoring mechanisms and reporting on data trends and findings for incorporation into reports and publications. This person will also be a key contact point for all index enquiries.

This role is suitable for someone with an exceptional service ethic, exemplary organisational skills, high attention to detail and someone who can demonstrate skills in extracting and analysing data.  Advanced Excel and formula building skills essential.

Salary: $70-75K (gross) plus superannuation and leave loading, salary negotiable for the right candidate. You may also elect to salary package a portion of your salary (up to $30,000 gross-up value) tax-free.

Location: Sydney

This position is fulltime 5 days a week with 1 year contract.

For more information about the role please contact, Dawn Emsen-Hough, Director ACON Pride Inclusion Programs at DEmsen-Hough@acon.org.au or (02) 9206 9206 2136  or 0409 887 212.

All applications must include:

  1. a completed ACON application form
  2. a document addressing the Selection Criteria
  3. your resume.

Applications close 5pm, Sunday 3 October.

Download: Position Description – Index Project Manager (Parental Leave Replacment)

Download: Job Info Pack – Index Project Manager 

 

 

Find Out More

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