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

Education Manager

Reporting to the Operations Manager, your primary objective will be to develop, implement and evaluate a national education strategy. You will also manage the education and training portfolios of the Foundation and identify areas for expansion and growth.

To achieve this you will:

  • Identify, develop and implement effective and sustainable education and training initiatives
  • Evaluate effectiveness of new education and training initiatives against the Education Strategy through data analysis
  • Monitor advances across primary, acute and community health sector to identify opportunities to increase the profile of incontinence in Australia
  • Establish and maintain relationships with health professional/continence professional groups to gather multidisciplinary information for input into education and training activities
  • Liaise with lobby professional groups to ensure continence education is incorporated into their programs and events

To be considered for this position, you must have experience in developing and implementing successful education initiatives and projects together with a strong knowledge of academic and vocational education training requirements through your high level of evaluation, analytical and writing capability.

As a strategic thinker with sound business acumen you are someone who can think outside the box and manage multiple projects and priorities whilst meeting strict deadlines. Together with your strong leadership and management skills you will also be able to effectively build and foster relationships with key industry bodies and stakeholders.

Experience managing state, territory or federal government projects in addition to e-learning projects is highly desirable.

If you are looking for an opportunity to make an impact and contribute to the strategic direction to an organisation please click here to apply, submitting your resume and covering letter in MS Word format, quoting reference #33664. To discuss the opportunity, please call Emma Naglieri on 03 8319 4080.

Note: there is no formal closing date, please apply as soon as possible


Policy Officer

Reporting to the CEO, you will be integral in contributing to the strategic plan and priorities on policy development through leadership and management of stakeholder consultations. To achieve this you will:

  • Analyse and identify emerging policy issues and priorities within health reform
  • Manage research and policy processes to influence the agenda on a state and national level
  • Produce formal responses and represent policy positions to key stakeholders
  • Develop policy papers, briefings, speeches, reports and project briefs
  • Lead and manage strategies to consult, engage and build relationships with the Foundation’s members, expert advisors and senior government officials
  • Provide strategic advice to the CEO and board on policy development and direction

To be considered for this position, you will have sound knowledge of health and social policy and demonstrated experience working in policy development. You will have highly developed oral and written communication skills with the ability to engage and build sustainable stakeholder relationships at a senior level.

You are a natural problem solver with an analytical mind who can influence and affect change whilst working in a political environment with competing demands and priorities.

Tertiary qualifications in public policy, social sciences or equivalent academic qualification is essential.

If you are looking for an opportunity to make an impact and contribute to the strategic direction to an organisation please click here to apply, submitting your resume and covering letter in MS Word format, quoting reference #33663. To discuss the opportunity, please call Emma Naglieri on 03 8319 4080. 

Note: there is no formal closing date, please apply as soon as possible


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.

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