OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE

If you would like to join our passionate team, the following opportunities are available:

Program Manager

Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne
Applications close: 10 August 2020

• Exciting opportunity to drive tangible health outcomes
• Manage an established, dedicated and high performing team
• Dynamic and strategic environment

 The Continence Foundation of Australia provides support and advice to over 5 million Australians affected by, or at risk of, bladder and bowel control problems and acts as an advocate for their interests. As the national peak body, the Foundation exists to serve all Australians by promoting bladder and bowel health.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Program Manager to join the Foundation on an initial full-time 12-month fixed-term contract. Reporting to the CEO, the successful candidate will lead established teams across health promotion, education and marketing and communications to deliver current and future government funded programs and projects that align to the organisation's strategic vision and mission.

Responsibilities

Some of the key responsibilities in this role are:

  • Develop project plans and budgets for funded projects and oversee the delivery and evaluation of these plans.
  • Lead the implementation of project plans and ensure all activities are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Provide regular reports on progress of projects to senior management, the Foundation Board and funders.
  • Drive program improvements to achieve the aims and objectives of projects effectively.
  • Working with senior management, ensure structured and appropriate monitoring and evaluation frameworks are in place to demonstrate program outcomes.
  • Identify and implement quality assurance initiatives that ensure the highest standard of service delivery is achieved and maintained across the program and projects.
  • Undertake regular performance reviews for all direct reports and support professional growth and development of the project team.

Key Requirements for the Role

To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate excellent leadership skills, a depth of experience in the health and/or not for profit sectors and a strong solutions and outcomes focus. You will be confident managing complex programs, communicating effectively across all levels of the organisation, and providing data-driven insights to drive program quality and efficiency. You are adaptable and very comfortable helping your teams navigate an evolving and rapidly changing health sector and funding environment.

Ideally you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in health administration, management, or equivalent degree.
  • Proven leadership and management experience, with the ability to influence strategy, and drive change at an organisational and operational level.
  • Proven experience in successful management of programs and projects in the health and/or not-for-profit sector.
  • Outstanding written, verbal, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Financial skills including the ability to set and monitor budgets.
  • Strong analytical skills including analysing and presenting data using appropriate tools.

What we offer

  • A fantastic working environment and work-life balance.
  • An inclusive and supportive team culture.
  • Competitive salary package with attractive packaging benefits.
  • Inner Eastern Melbourne location with ample parking and public transport.

If this exciting opportunity appeals to you, please apply by emailing your resume and accompanying cover letter to hr@continence.org.au.

Please note that applications without a cover letter and/or applications through recruitment agencies will not be considered at this stage. Also, due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Education Officer

Work Type: Full Time
Location: Melbourne
Applications close: 2 August 2020

  • Apply your passion for education to support a key health workforce
  • Use your adult learning expertise and skills to develop innovative and engaging learning experiences
  • Join a passionate, inclusive and supportive team

The Continence Foundation of Australia provides support and advice to over 5 million Australians affected by, or at risk of, bladder and bowel control problems and acts as an advocate for their interests. As the national peak body, the Foundation exists to serve all Australians by promoting bladder and bowel health. A key priority for the Foundation is increasing knowledge of bladder and bowel health and incontinence management for health professionals, care workers and carers through the delivery of evidence based, best practice and engaging education.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an Education Officer to join our Education Team on a full-time fixed-term contract until 30 June 2021. Reporting to the Education Manager, the successful candidate will be fully supported in their new role and will be expected to assist the Education Manager to meet the deliverables of the Foundation’s Education team.

Responsibilities

Some of the key responsibilities in this role are:

  • Coordinating the development of online learning courses, including formative and summative assessments
  • Managing multiple external subject matter experts, reviewers and providers to deliver quality education materials within strict timelines
  • Administering courses inside the Foundation’s Moodle-based Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Supporting the delivery of regular webinars and other education events
  • Preparing regular reports on course performance and evaluations
  • Liaising with our Marketing and Communication Team regarding event promotion

Key Requirements for the Role

Ideally you will have:

  • A degree in teaching/education
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult and learning principles
  • Advanced written skills for the development of cohesive learning materials
  • Excellent oral language/communication skills
  • A passion for education
  • Strong project management skills
  • The ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders
  • An ability to work independently, as well as within a team
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems including Moodle desirable

What we offer

  • A fantastic working environment and work-life balance
  • An inclusive and supportive team culture
  • Competitive salary package with attractive packaging benefits
  • Inner Eastern Melbourne location with ample parking and public transport
  • Commitment to ongoing learning

If this exciting opportunity appeals to you, please apply by emailing your resume and accompanying cover letter to hr@continence.org.au.

Please note that applications without a cover letter and/or applications through recruitment agencies will not be considered at this stage. Also, due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Digital Communications Officer

Work Type: Part-Time
Location: Melbourne
Applications close: 2 August 2020

  • Apply your passion for digital marketing to help the continence community; and
  • Join a passionate, inclusive and supportive team

The Continence Foundation of Australia provides support and advice to over 5 million Australians affected by, or at risk of, bladder and bowel control problems and acts as an advocate for their interests. As the national peak body, the Foundation exists to serve all Australians by promoting bladder and bowel health. The Marketing & Communications Team services the whole organisation, applying its expertise to ensure all aspects of the marketing mix are optimised and the organisations’ goals (such as health promotion and awareness-raising) are met.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Communications Officer to join our Marketing and Communications Team on a part-time (4 days per week) fixed-term contract until 30 June 2021. Reporting to the Marketing Communications Manager, the successful candidate will manage digital channels to ensure they are delivering optimally.

Responsibilities

Some of the key responsibilities in this role are:

  • Managing social media accounts inclusive of strategy, content and delivery
  • Developing multi-channel campaigns to support business goals
  • In conjunction with other business areas of the Foundation, develop and deliver EDM inclusive of messaging and reporting
  • Communicating with external and internal stakeholders
  • Developing multi-channel reporting and analyse results to optimise Foundation campaigns
  • Staying up-to-date with emerging digital trends, new channels and opportunities for the Foundations’ digital strategy
  • Supporting the Marketing and Communications Manager with any other requirements

Key Requirements for the Role

Ideally you will have:

  • A minimum of 4 years' experience in a similar role
  • A tertiary qualification in marketing, communications, or digital marketing
  • Strong written and oral language/communication skills
  • An ability to work independently, as well as within a team
  • Experience with managing social media platforms
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Mailchimp, Google Data Studio and Google Analytics
  • Interest and/or experience in Health Promotion organisations
  • Experience with Salesforce, Pardot & the Engagement Studio (not essential, but would be highly regarded)

What we offer

  • A fantastic working environment and work-life balance
  • An inclusive and supportive team culture
  • Competitive salary package with attractive packaging benefits
  • Inner Eastern Melbourne location with ample parking and public transport

If this exciting opportunity appeals to you, please apply by emailing your resume and accompanying cover letter to hr@continence.org.au.

Please note that applications without a cover letter and/or applications through recruitment agencies will not be considered at this stage. Also, due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Continence Nurse Specialist

  • National helpline
  • Casual positions available
  • Melbourne eastern Suburbs location

Are you an experienced continence nurse specialist with a passion for using your knowledge to help improve the lives of people experiencing incontinence?

The Continence Foundation of Australia is the national peak body focusing on advocating and providing information, advice and support to the 5 million Australians who experience bladder and bowel health issues.

The Commonwealth funded National Continence Helpline is staffed by expert continence nurses and 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.

For further information and a position description, please contact us on 03 8692 8400 or email info@continence.org.au.

Please submit your application to: info@continence.org.au using the subject line: Continence nurse advisor.

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Last Updated: Wed 15, Jul 2020
Last Reviewed: Thu 26, Mar 2020