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Join the Pride in Health + Wellbeing team and help Australian health, wellbeing and human service organisations deliver best practice LGBTQ inclusive care

Current Opportunities

Relationship Manager – Sydney

  • One-year initial contract
  • Help build LGBTQ inclusion across the Australian Health sector.
  • Join a diverse and passionate national team who work hard to drive inclusion.

Join the Pride in Health + Wellbeing team and help Australian health, wellbeing and human service organisations deliver best practice LGBTQ inclusive care.  Our Program and our Relationship Managers assist organisations of all levels with the making their services more LGBTQ inclusive to break down the barriers the community face in accessing services and to eventually improve the overall health of sexuality and gender diverse communities.  

Pride in Health + Wellbeing sits within ACON’s Pride Inclusion Programs alongside Pride in Diversity and Pride in Sport.

ACON is Australia’s largest LGBTQ health organisation, focusing on inclusion, diversity, health and wellbeing, HIV prevention and support services. We are a fiercely proud community organisation. For our entire history, the work of ACON has been designed by and for our communities. We provide a range of services designed to improve the health and wellbeing of our communities.  

About you:  

  • Highly engaged, motivated, and proactive  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Passionate about LGBTQ diversity and inclusion in the health, wellbeing and human services sector
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team  
  • Exceptional influencing and stakeholder management experience 

Reporting to the Pride in Health + Wellbeing National Program Manager, our new Pride in Health + Wellbeing Relationship Manager will have a strong track record in relationship and stakeholder management and support as a trusted advisor.  

About the Role

This role will be either full-time (38 hours per week) or 4 days per week, depending on the preference of the candidate and will be based in Sydney. The role will require working flexibly including some evenings and occasional weekends. 

Salary

A competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience will be discussed, with the option to salary package a portion of your salary (up to $30,000 gross-up value) tax-free.

This is a busy and highly rewarding role for a person with an interest in inclusive care, removing barriers to accessing services and the health of the LGBTQ community. We encourage people with lived experience of mental health, alcohol and drug use, family violence, homelessness, receiving disability support, or other care services to apply. We also encourage Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people, as well as people who are gender or sexuality diverse to apply.  

Role Responsibilities

  • To provide proactive advice, guidance and support to the assigned membership portfolio, including working with organisations to review their complete patient lifecycle including strategy development, policy and practice reviews, forms and databases, support and training, as well as providing advice and guidance to members completing the Health + Wellbeing Equality Index (HWEI).
  • Proactively seek new membership opportunities, promoting the Pride in Health + Wellbeing Program
  • To contribute to a strategic initiative or key divisional piece of work showcasing best practice, evidence-based work and collaboration with both subject matter experts and fellow colleagues
  • Develop skills in the role of trusted advisor; build a strong strategic mindset; develop a consultative engagement mode of working with members alongside the ability to engage effectively with frontline staff and organisational management

More Information

For more information about the role please contact, Claire Allen, Pride in Health + Wellbeing National Program Manager at callen@acon.org.au or 0419 583 034.  

How to Apply

All applications must include:

  1. a completed ACON application form;
  2. a document addressing both the essential and desirable selection criteria; and
  3. your resume

and must be sent to Vacancy@acon.org.au and cc in Callen@acon.org.au

Please download the Job Application Guide and Position Description

Applications close 11:59pm (AEST) 1 August 2022  

Why work for us?

ACON Is An Inclusive Employer Offering An Innovative, Inclusive And Welcoming Workplace.

Diversity and inclusion are at the core of who we are, they are strengths that we celebrate and demonstrate through our workforce and the delivery of all of our programs and services.

Our staff 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.

In addition, we offer flexible working arrangements and a generous array of entitlements above and beyond the National Employment Standards (NES) including:

  1.  An extra week of paid leave to be taken during our Christmas and New Year’s shutdown period
  2.  12 days of paid personal leave per year (10 days under NES)
  3.  3 months Long Service Leave of at 10 years of service (2 months at 10 years under NES)
  4.  Five days of paid bereavement/compassionate leave (2 days under NES)
  5.  12 weeks of paid parental leave in addition to the government arrangement
  6.  Paid Additional Health Care Leave for ongoing and once-off issues affecting health (including Family and Domestic Violence Leave).
  7.  Option to purchase additional Annual Leave beyond the 4 weeks mandated
  8.  Education Leave by negotiation
  9.  Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – Access to a comprehensive counselling service free to employees

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