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Organiser - Member Organising Team


Employer: New South Wales Nurses and Midwives' Association
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Advocacy & Campaigns, Nursing, Unions & Workers Rights
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 11 January, 2019.
Applications close: 25 January, 2019. (Expired)

  • Temporary full-time (parental leave replacement)
  • $109,990.00 per annum + Super + 12 RDOs + 5 weeks annual leave + Christmas shutdown

The New South Wales Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) in association with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation New South Wales Branch (ANMF NSW Branch) seeks an Organiser to join our Member Organising Team (MO) on a temporary full-time parental leave replacement until April 2020.

In this role you will:

  • Building union power through systematic organisation
  • Recruiting members utilising recruitment strategies and face-to-face conversations
  • Identifying and developing activists
  • Developing and implementing formal organising plans to form new workplace branches and retain existing branches
  • Participate in workplace campaigns
  • Contribute to the NSWNMA’s goals to achieve collective outcomes.

To be considered for this position you require:

Essential Criteria

  1. Demonstrated commitment to the union movement
  2. Recognised qualifications in the field of nursing or midwifery
  3. Two years financial NSWNMA membership
  4. Commitment to acquiring and developing the skills of organising
  5. Demonstrated capacity to be an open learner
  6. Commitment to contribute and work within a team
  7. Demonstrated commitment to the nursing and midwifery professions
  8. Demonstrated time management skills
  9. Proficient use of the English Language both written and oral
  10. Demonstrated capacity to listen and use active listening techniques
  11. Demonstrated ability to use a computer and smartphone or similar device.
  12. Previous experience with Microsoft Office
  13. A demonstrated ability to write formal letters, reports and other forms of documentation
  14. Full and current NSW drivers licence

Desirable Criteria

  1. Experience in working in a range of workplaces
  2. Experience of working for a union
  3. Experience in community organising or active participation in local groups/networks
  4. Demonstrated ability to problem solve
  5. Ability to speak, read and write in a second language
How to apply for this job

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