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We currently have a number of exciting opportunities to join our passionate team. We have the following opportunities available:

Policy Officer
 

  • Play a key role in influencing policy and direction in the health sector
  • Interesting and challenging new role immediately available for the right candidate
  • Major peak body enjoying rapid growth

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Policy Officer wanting to participate in policy development through consultation, stakeholder engagement, scoping needs, development, implementation and review.

If you are passionate about policy development and advocacy, enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have a sound understanding of the health sector reforms this role could be for you.

The Continence Foundation of Australia is the national peak body focussing on advocating for the improved quality of life for the 1 in 5 Australians who face the stigma and restrictions of bladder or bowel health issues. Working with this membership based organisation you will be building awareness and working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to drive high quality advocacy and research activity.

To be successful in this role you will have a working knowledge of health care reforms and have prior experience gained in a similar role where you have had to develop reports, submissions and policy documents.

Your experience with high level representation and the ability to represent the Continence Foundation of Australia as a peak body at government and industry committees and fora will be highly desirable as will well developed interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment under limited supervision.

In return we can offer you a competitive remuneration package including salary packaging, the option to work 0.6 EFT over three or four days, easy to access to an inner city location and the opportunity to work with a passionate and dedicated team.

How to apply

For more information about the position or to request a position description, please contact Mary Trezise on 03 9347 2522 or email m.trezise@continence.org.au.

Written applications must include a CV, a response to key selection criteria (PD) and 3 referees to: Mary Trezise on email m.trezise@continence.org.au

Applications close on 23 September.  

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National Continence Helpline – Continence Nurse Advisor
 

  • National helpline
  • Casual positions available (grade 4B)
  • Inner city location

Are you a Registered Nurse with continence management experience?

Are you passionate about using your knowledge to help improve the lives of people experiencing the stigma and restrictions of incontinence?

The Continence Foundation of Australia is the national peak body focussing on advocating and providing information, advice and support to the 4.8 million Australians who experience bladder and bowel health issues. The Commonwealth funded National Continence Helpline, staffed by expert nurses and supported by a dedicated team, is an essential component of the advice and support we provide to both the community and to health professionals.

Your strong continence management experience enables you to provide telephone advisory services for the management of urinary and faecal incontinence to consumers, carers and health professionals. Your flexibility allows you to be available for occasional casual shifts between the hours of 8am and 8pm Monday to Friday. You are enthusiastic, willing to learn and enjoy being part of a close team delivering a quality service, with a passion for improving quality of life for people experiencing continence issues.

In return we can offer you easy access to an inner city location, and the opportunity to be part of a passionate and dedicated team.

How to apply for this job

For further information and a position description, please contact Mary Trezise on 03 9347 2522 or email m.trezise@continence.org.au.

Please submit your application to: Mary Trezise on email m.trezise@continence.org.au, using the subject line: Continence Nurse Advisor

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Health Promotion Officer 
 

  • Opportunity to create and drive positive change 
  • Focus on community outcomes
  • Based in Perth

Are you are looking for a diverse, autonomous health promotion position committed to the delivery of a quality service to the community?

Are you are excited at the prospect of engaging a cross section of stakeholders in the delivery of quality outcomes?
  
This well-regarded national peak body focusses on advocating and providing health promotion and information to key target groups within the community. In addition, you will engage with consumer and professional groups and broaden opportunities for partnership and collaboration. 

The organisation is seeking to appoint an exceptional Health Promotion professional who is keen to drive best practice health promotion programs across the state. Sound judgement and discretion are essential for this role as you will be working autonomously with remote support from the national office, as an essential part of a long term national program. 

The successful candidate will have proven health promotion experience ideally gained from within the primary, acute or community health care sectors. Experience in stakeholder engagement and public speaking coupled with strong planning, evaluation and report writing skills are also essential as is a valid driver's license and well developed computer skills. Tertiary qualifications in Health Promotion with experience in continence care will be highly regarded.  

For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity call Paul Hoffman on 1300 762 899 or email paul@ardent.com.au

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