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We currently have a number of exciting opportunities to join our passionate team. 

Senior Research & 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
  • Full time – hours negotiable

Have you got a talent for shaping policy and advocacy in the health sector?

Are you highly organised and experienced in stakeholder management?

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Senior Policy & Research 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.

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, easy to access to an eastern suburbs location and the opportunity to work with a passionate and dedicated team.

For more information about the position or to request a position description, please contact Penelope Hunter 03 8692 8400 or email p.hunter@continence.org.au.

Applications must include a CV, and a response to the key selection criteria (PD) and be submitted to Penelope Hunter by email to p.hunter@continence.org.au using the subject line Senior Policy & Research Officer Application via continence.org.au

Closing date for applications: 30 July 2018

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 5 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.

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