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

Program Manager

Located in Brunswick but relocating to Melbourne's eastern suburbs mid-year.

Reporting to the Operations Manager and supported by a dynamic management and project team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the successful delivery of a broad range of projects supported under an established Commonwealth funded program, including health promotion, education, awareness, information and advice. This will include being the ‘go to’ person for external stakeholders and funding authorities as well as providing strategic program leadership to staff and managers whilst ensuring a holistic service is delivered to members.

The successful candidate will be tertiary qualified in Health Administration, Management or a related discipline and will have proven experience in providing leadership at an organisational and operational level. Demonstrated experience in managing concurrent complex projects and the ability to maintain relationships, partnerships and networks are also essential as is the ability to motivate and lead a team to deliver results. You will also require a strong interest and proven experience in the development of frameworks for monitoring and evaluating outcomes against key deliverables.

If you are looking for a program management role that delivers a balance between operational and strategic responsibilities whilst still providing you with the opportunity to ‘roll your sleeves up’ and get directly involved, this may be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

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


Event Coordinator

Located in Brunswick but relocating to Melbourne's eastern suburbs mid-year.

We are seeking an experienced events professional to commence 3 days/week, moving to full time hours in the next few months. Reporting to the CEO this is a multi-faceted role that will provide challenge and growth opportunities for the right individual.

This role is perfect for a dynamic team-player who is keen on playing a key role in the successful planning, logistics and delivery of a range of high quality professional events to our members and other health professionals, ranging from ad-hoc state based events, through to our annual national conference.

Ideally you will have worked in a smaller organisation or team with exposure to multiple roles in event campaigns. If you are someone who loves to roll your sleeves up, get moving quickly, and enjoys the challenge of working to tight deadlines, this could be the role for you.

Typical tasks include:

  • Developing sponsorship and exhibition documentation
  • Creating and administering of conference website, registration sites and apps
  • Contributing to the delivery of electronic and print marketing
  • Supporting clients (delegates, staff and exhibitors) by email/phone and responding to registration and conference enquiries
  • Liaising with key event suppliers including venues, exhibition, AV, content producers, theming, transport, speakers and entertainment
  • Ongoing event administration and the onsite delivery of event

Skills and experience
To be considered for this position you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Relevant experience in the events/hospitality industry, ideally delivering seminars and conferences.
  • Experience of event planning and management
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills.
  • Ability to negotiate and effectively manage relationships with a range of event suppliers
  • Proven organisation and time management skills

The role commences immediately and is for a contract period to December 2020.

How to apply for this job

For further a confidential discussion regarding this role please contact Penelope Hunter on 03 9347 2522.

All applicants must address the key selection criteria outlined in the position description which can be obtained by emailing p.hunter@continence.org.au.

Please send your completed application along with a cover letter, your CV and response to the key selection criteria to p.hunter@continence.org.au using the subject line: Event Coordinator application via website.

Applications close Friday 23 February 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 9347 2522 or email info@continence.org.au.

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