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

Digital Engagement Officer – Multicultural Engagement & Community Development

We are looking for an enthusiastic Digital Engagement Officer who is passionate about applying their digital skills to support multicultural LGBTQ communities and groups. This position will support the development, delivery and evaluation of an exciting training program for multicultural LGBTQ community leaders to develop their digital engagement skills to grow and connect their communities, run engaging online events, and promote resilience strategies to racism.

Key to the success of this role is the ability to connect and empower LGBTQ people from culturally, linguistically and ethnically diverse, migrant and refugee backgrounds, and LGBTQ people of colour.

This role’s responsibilities:

  • Support the development, implementation and evaluation of a digital training program for LGBTQ people from culturally, linguistically and ethnically diverse, migrant and refugee backgrounds, and LGBTQ people of colour.
  • Plan, schedule, deliver and evaluate community development and health promotion activities, programs, events and resources to achieve established goals and objectives in line with ACON’s Strategy.
  • Continually build and enhance partnerships with LGBTQ people and communities from culturally, linguistically and ethnically diverse, migrant and refugee backgrounds, and LGBTQ people of colour.

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.

If you’re passionate about making a difference and are interested in community health and wellbeing, apply below!

Salary: $72,008 per annum pro rata, total remuneration package which includes superannuation and leave loading.

You may also elect to salary package a portion of your salary (up to $30,000 gross-up value) tax-free.

Location: This position is located at the ACON Sydney Surry Hills Office.

All applications must include:

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

For more information about the role, please contact Tim Wark, Manager Community Partnerships, Peer Education and Population Programs at twark@acon.org.au or 0421 620 028.

Applications close Sunday, 8 May 2022

Download: Position Description – Digital Engagement Officer – Multicultural Engagement & Community Development

Download: Job Pack – Digital Engagement Officer – Multicultural Engagement & Community Development

Project Officer, Cancer Program

Potentially the only position of its kind in Australia, we’re offering a unique opportunity to combine your skills and experience of cancer control with your connection with the LGBTQ community to support ACON’s cancer screening and prevention programs. We’re looking for a health promotion or health education professional who has proven experience of successfully managing projects and is skilled at building and maintaining partnerships with stakeholders. Your ability to create and develop strong connections with target populations and a flair for social media and/or digital experience will not go unnoticed.

This role’s responsibilities:

  • With guidance, maintain partnerships with relevant funders, internal and external stakeholders to support ongoing collaboration and long-term partnerships.
  • With guidance, plan, schedule, deliver and evaluate activities and outputs of ACON’s Cancer Program project(s) in line with established goals, key performance indicators and business plan objectives and funding requirements.
  • In collaboration with other ACON staff, key contractors and our communities – plan, design, and implement community cancer awareness campaigns.

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.

If you’re passionate about making a difference and are interested in community health and wellbeing, apply below!

Salary: $72K-$74K (gross salary) plus superannuation and leave loading, commensurate with skills and experience.

Location: This position is located at the ACON Sydney Surry Hills Office. The position is full time, 35 hours per week offered on a 3-year fixed term contract.

All applications must include:

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

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

Applications close 5pm Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Download: Position Description – Project Officer, Cancer Program

Download: Job Pack – Project Officer, Cancer Program

Team Leader Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Programs (full time)

This is a great opportunity for an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person to lead a small team of community engagement and/or health promotion professionals in the development, delivery and evaluation of health promotion programs and initiatives for LGBTQ+SB Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

  • Lead and inspire a small team to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTQ+SB Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and communities.
  • Build meaningful partnerships between ACON and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, community organisations and government agencies
  • Use your understanding and commitment to working from a strength based and empowerment approach to community engagement and health promotion
  • Join a highly motivated and enthusiastic team that focuses on community engagement and empowerment across a range of LGBTQ+SB populations

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic Team Leader to drive the work of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Programs team as part of the Community Partnerships and Population Programs unit. It’s a great opportunity for a highly motivated team leader who is passionate about community engagement and health promotion to lead a small team and drive ACON’s work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and Peoples.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Programs

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Programs is a state funded team that develops, delivers, and evaluates a range of health promotion programs and initiatives for LGBTQ+SB Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, with a particular focus on sexual health and HIV prevention. 

Salary and Entitlements

The Team Leader position will be paid a total remuneration package (TRP) between $92,029 – $107,730 (TRP includes superannuation and leave loading) commensurate with skills and experience.

We offer flexible working arrangements and a generous array of entitlements often above the National Employment Standards (NES) including:

  • Salary Packaging up to $30,000 gross up value (i.e. currently up to $15,899 tax free)
  • Generous pro-rata leave entitlements including up to an extra week of paid leave for full time employees to be taken during our Christmas and New Year’s shutdown period
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – access to a comprehensive counselling service free to employees

Location

This position is a 5 day per week role (35 hours) on a full-time permanent basis, at the ACON Sydney or Hunter office. We also have flexible working options with some days in the office and some days at home.

For more information about this position, you can text, call, or email

  1. Tim Wark, Manager Community Partnerships and Population Programs, on 0421 620 028 or twark@acon.org.au
  2. Matthew Vaughan, Director HIV and Sexual Health, on 0428 969 545 or MVaughan@acon.org.au
  3. Call us to arrange a chat at an ACON office or at a local coffee shop

Application Process

Applications close 5pm Monday 6 June 2022

Download: Job Pack – Team Leader Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Programs (full time)

 

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.

Regional Manager, Northern Rivers

About ACON

ACON is a proud and vibrant NSW-based community organisation who is leading the way in community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders.

The work of ACON has been designed by and for LGBTQ+ communities and people living with HIV and continues to create positive impacts and opportunities for people to live their healthiest lives.

ACON is located in Sydney with offices also established in regional centres across NSW and we are currently seeking a talented Regional Manager to join the growing team based in Lismore (Northern Rivers) on a permanent full-time basis.

About the role

Reporting to the Associate Director, Regional Services, the Regional Manager, Northern Rivers will be responsible for establishing, delivering and supporting all aspects of ACON’s programs and services to communities within the region.

Additional key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Providing support and leadership in the strategic planning for regional and state-wide initiatives.
  • Partnering with Local Health Districts, Primary Health Networks, service providers, and community groups to improve health outcomes for LGBTQ+ people and people with HIV.
  • Ensuring the health, safety and welfare of ACON staff and volunteers by providing supervision and training.
  • Developing program reporting, schedules, budgets and analysis to ensure effective use of ACON’s resources.
  • Consult with regional communities and service providers to assess gaps and pursue new opportunities to expand ACON’s outreach programs.
  • Managing all staff, volunteers and operations of ACON’s Lismore office.

About you

To be successful in this position you will have experience:

  • demonstrated management skills across projects, operations, financials, and human resources.
  • strong leadership skills including the ability to build a cohesive team and support and develop high performing staff.
  • experience and/or deep understanding of contemporary practice and methodologies for community development, health promotion, harm reduction, and peer education.
  • proven ability to establish and maintain strong relationships and partnerships with other organisations and services.
  • understanding of, and commitment to, ACON’s communities, particularly people with HIV and those living in rural/regional areas.
  • proven ability to organise, prioritise, delegate and meet competing deadlines, demands and obligations.

All applicants will require a valid NSW Drivers Licence and evidence of Covid-19 vaccination. On offer is an attractive remuneration package with additional salary packaging benefits.

Meritos are partnering with ACON on this great opportunity.

To apply or to obtain a copy of the Success Profile for this role, please visit meritos.com.au/acon-careers/ or to have a confidential discussion regarding your suitability, please contact Brian Llorente at Meritos on 9055 6820 or briaan.llorente@meritos.com.au.

 

Find Out More

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