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Peer Representation Project Officer


Employer: QLD Injectors Voice for Advocacy & Action
Work Type/s: Contract, Part Time
Classification/s: Alcohol & Other Drugs, Community Development, Education & Training, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Brisbane & Gold Coast

Job posted on: 28 September, 2017.
Applications close: 13 October, 2017. (Expired)

  • Peer Representation Project Officer (part time)

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of people who use drugs across Queensland?

Would you like to play a key role in a not for profit, state wide organisation committed to improving the health and human rights of people who use drugs?

The QLD Injectors Voice for Advocacy and Action (QuIVAA) is looking to fill the position of Peer Representation Project Officer.

This newly created role will be responsible for the development and management of a consumer / drug user engagement program.

This is a part time position for 16 hours per week under the SCHCDSI Award Level 5.1 Hours and days of work negotiable on application.

QuIVAA operates on a peer-based philosophy and strongly encourages applications from people with a lived experience of drug use and who identify with the community of people who use drugs.

To be successful in this role you will preferably have experience in the health and community service sector. You will have a good understanding of the issues relating to people who use drugs, and the importance of consumer and peer perspectives. Your people skills, project work and training skills are integral to the deliverables of this position.

Your knowledge of consumer and community engagement and network development will enable you to effectively support and deliver training to consumers/peers and increase their capacity to fulfil internal and external engagement opportunities.

This is a fixed term position is until 30 September 2018 the position may be extended subject to funding.

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This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.