EDUCATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
The client is a health promotion organisation based in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) communities with a central focus on HIV/AIDS. They are currently looking for a Senior Education & Community Development Officer to based in their Wollongong office. Duties: designing, implementing, coordinating and evaluating existing & new health promotion, education and community development programs relating to HIV/AIDS prevention and sexual health; providing anti-homophobia and sexual health workshops to school and community organisations; supporting local GLBT groups; promoting safe sex at GLBT venues; co-ordinating local GLBT youth groups; supporting and referral to clients. Essential Criteria: demonstrated understanding and/or experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of health promotion and education programs; A strong understanding of adult education and/or community development with minimum requirement of a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or the ability and willingness to gain this Certificate; excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills and ability to work in partnership with other Branch projects; emonstrated understanding of HIV/AIDS, sexual health and health promotion and education issues with particular reference to gay men and HIV positive men; A current NSW driver’s licence. You can apply online
CLIENT LIAISON OFFICER (Wagga Wagga)
Northcott is a non-government organisation offering a range of community based services and support for people with disabilities and their families across NSW. Northcott currently have a part-time opportunity for an enthusiastic person to liaise with families wishing to access centre based respite in Wagga Wagga. The role is to assist with the establishment of a new service, undertake client and family assessments and negotiate respite placements. Reporting to the Regional Manager the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate: extensive experience working with people with disabilities and their families; proven assessment skills in identifying client needs; knowledge of Disabilities Service Act & Standards and other relevant legislation; relevant qualifications or willingness to undertake further studies; excellent organisational skills and written communication skills; high level of numeracy and literacy skills and attention to detail; computer skills in Microsoft Office and the internet; current Driver’s Licence. A competitive remuneration package including salary tax exempt benefits is offered for the successful applicant, based on qualifications and experience. Applicants are required to request an information package by contacting Elizabeth Mead on 02 9890 0100. For enquiries about the position, contact David Bate on 02 9890 0188. For a job description and information on Northcott visit, www.northcott.com.au. Applications to the HR Coordinator, Northcott, PO Box 4055, Parramatta, NSW, 2124 or email email@example.com. You can apply online.
REGIONAL PROGRAMS COORDINATOR– 12 month Maternity Leave contract
The Caner Council NSW is currently seeking a Regional Programs Coordinator to coordinate, plan, facilitate delivery and evaluate agreed regional programs for community cancer control. You will also provide information and advice about support for cancer patients and their carers. As part of a small team you will be required to liaise and collaborate with other health professionals in cancer control, community groups and individuals to identify education, information and support needs in the region and implement programs to meet such needs. There is a strong emphasis on working with volunteers to achieve our mission. Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate discipline and experience in community engagement is essential, with preference for applicants from a health promotion or community education/development background. Driver’s licence is essential and must be a strong team player. To view the remaining selection criteria, visit the ‘about us’ page of our website to obtain a job description, www.cancercouncil.com.au. Send your applications (addressing the selection criteria) to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (02) 9334 1783 by Friday 27 July 2007. For further information please call Merewyn Partland on 02 42253660. You can apply online.
SERVICE MANAGER- NSW Central Coast location
ADSSI is offering an opportunity for an experienced manager with a proactive and innovative approach to become a valued member of a progressive management team; to lead and grow a team of client coordinators; and to ensure professional planning, management and delivery of ADSSI community services. This is a permanent, full-time position. To succeed in this role, you will be flexible, energetic, and enthusiastic, with proven leadership achievements. You will have skills and qualifications in Social Work, Welfare, Disability or a related human services discipline; and hold post-graduate management qualifications or a minimum of 5 years post-graduate management experience in a community care or health setting. ADSSI is a government funded not-for-profit organisation that provides a broad range of services to frail aged, people with dementia, younger people with disabilities, and carers of those people to assist them to live independently in the Central Coast community. Contact Colin Henson on 4334 2633 ext 108 or email@example.com for an information package. You can apply online.
JOB NETWORK SITE MANAGER – Grafton
This is an opportunity to manage a successful team in a busy and rapidly moving environment. You will be a successful and dynamic Manager who can think and act strategically, work collaboratively, operate professionally and take intelligent risks. In this role you will use your Job Network experience to implement strategies to move long term unemployed job seekers into sustainable employment. You will also use your outstanding people management ability to implement and monitor processes within the site.The successful applicant will have the following skills and qualities: a thorough understanding of the Job Network contract; ability to manage staff to achieve outcomes; ability to manage P&L; the ability to drive performance
Experience in coaching and leading a team; ability to implement and monitor processes and procedures; previous experience within Job Network essential; proven ability to meet and excel all KPIs and budgets. To register your interest otherwise for a confidential discussion, please contact Varteni on 02 8272 0700. Alternatively email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org After Hours Calls Are Welcome On 0448 880 029 You can apply online
Due to rapid expansion of services in rural NSW, the Richmond Fellowship is currently seeking a Service Manager to join their dynamic team in Shoalhaven (less than an hour’s drive from Wollongong) Reporting to the Rural Area Manager, your main aim will be to establish and manage the organisation’s new program within the region. The RFNSW is committed to maintaining and developing employee skills / knowledge, and will therefore provide assistance in training and professional development.The successful candidate will enjoy a generous remuneration package, negotiable based on qualifications and experience. In addition, salary packaging will significantly increase your wage. You can apply online.