We have two positions vacant:
Ageing and Aged Care Coordinator - Silver Rainbow Program - The National LGBTI Health Alliance
- Peak organisation providing health programs, services and research for LGBTI communities
- Would suit candidates with an aged care, advocacy and L&D background
- Based in Pyrmont, two year contract
The Programs Coordination and Capacity Building team is responsible for the oversight and delivery of the funded programs across the Alliance and to ensure projects, programs and initiatives are delivered to the highest standards and are informed by current research and best practice.
In this role you will report to the Project Coordination and Capacity Building Manager and will have one direct report. You will be responsible for the coordination and delivery of training and capacity building components of the Ageing and Aged Care program.
You will additionally represent the Alliance at forums and conferences, strengthen relationships with aged care providers, contribute to public policy and collaborate with government and aged care peak bodies to effectively support the older LBGTI+ community.
You have a strong understanding of the needs and rights of LGBTI+ and aged communities, excellent administrative and organisation skills and are an innovative thinker and problem solver.
Specifically you will also:
- Have two plus years’ management experience from the aged care sector
- Demonstrated experience in growing, designing and delivering training and education programs (preferably in the aged care sector)
- Experience with Co-design
- Budget management and project management experience
- In depth knowledge of the Aged Care Quality Standards, Charter of Aged Care Rights and the Aged Care Diversity Framework
- Strong relationship building, stakeholder engagement and advocacy skills
- Understanding of the LGBTI+ health and government sectors
- Leadership skills
If working in the LGBTI+ community via a highly effective peak body is a career and personal goal, please submit your expression of interest EOI (resume and cover letter responding to the skills required section above) by clicking Apply Now and following the prompts.
QLife National Clinical Supervisor
- The National LGBTI Health Alliance is the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people (LGBTI) and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities.
The Alliance works in partnership with organisations across Australia to deliver programs across suicide prevention (MindOUT), ageing and aged care (Silver Rainbow), LGBTI peer support and referral (QLife), disability (EmployableQ) and Palliative Care.
This role will provide clinical oversight to the QLife team. QLife provides anonymous and free LGBTI peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships. QLife services include both telephone and webchat support, delivered by trained LGBTI volunteer community members and counsellors across the country. Our services are for LGBTI individuals, their friends and families, and health professionals in Australia.
The National LGBTI Heath Alliance is the contract holder and works in collaboration with four state-based partner organisations who deliver the services. Each of the partner organisations has a long history of providing counselling and support within their local LGBTI communities.
All roles at the Alliance place the needs of LGBT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, BrotherBoys and SisterGirls as a priority across all of our programs. It is a requirement that all staff ensure that all aspects of their work that LGBT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, BrotherBoys and SisterGirls are considered and incorporated.
- Tertiary qualification in Psychology or Social Work (Mental Health)
- Minimum three years clinical practice experience
- Minimum three years’ experience supervising teams
- Membership of a professional therapeutic association
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience facilitating multidisciplinary meetings
- Ability to work with multiple partners in a collaborative and solution focused manner
- Robust and contemporary knowledge and understanding of mental health issues affecting LGBTI people
- Good knowledge of the current health disparities and issues affecting indigenous
- LGBTI, BrotherBoy and SisterGirl communities, especially within the area of mental health
- Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the health and human rights of LGBTI people and communities.
- Experience of working effectively and collaboratively in a small team environment.
- An understanding of issues relative to supporting clients accessing Teleweb services
If you would like to discuss the role and working at the Alliance please call 360HR on 02 8860 9380.
Interviews will be conducted on 18 August 2020.