- Job posted on: 15th Aug 2019
- Applications close:
The Queensland Nurses and Midwives' Union (QNMU) is the industrial and professional organisation for nurses and midwives working in public and private health and aged care in Queensland. The QNMU seeks to promote and defend the industrial, professional, social, political and democratic interests of over 60,000 members. We have over 160 employees including organisers, professionals and administrative personnel, and manage a multi-million-dollar operating budget.
We are currently seeking experienced and passionate Organisers to join our Organising and Professional Services team to be based in our Brisbane office on a permanent full-time basis. Extensive travel will be required around Brisbane and the surrounding areas. In this role, you will report to the Organiser Team Leader, and be primarily responsible for the facilitation of QNMU member workplace activity in the pursuit of industrial and professional advancement for nurses and midwives using the principles of transformational activism.
Inextricably linked to this is the core role of new member recruitment, retention and workplace delegate support and you will pursue these activities through direct workplace, member and delegate contact as well as representing members individually (as required) and collectively in workplace disputes.
To be successful in this role, you will possess:
You will be joining a values driven union which advocates for nurses and midwives and for those in their care, offers challenging opportunities and a supportive team environment in addition to a variety of benefits, including:
For further information about the QNMU, head to our website www.qnmu.org.au.
A full Position Description is attached below.