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LGBTI Palliative Care Coordinator

National LGBTI Health Alliance
  • Flexible working options - work from home and the office
  • Working to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people and communities at the national level.
  • Role is available Full Time
  • Salary: SCHADS 5 $81,226 - $84,877 per annum plus salary packaging

Join our passionate team and work to support LGBTI people to live their life as fully and as comfortably as possible when living with a life-limiting or terminal illness.

The National LGBTI Health Alliance is the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people (LGBTI) and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities.

The Alliance works in partnership with organisations across Australia to deliver programs across suicide prevention (MindOUT), ageing and aged care (Silver Rainbow) and anonymous, LGBTI peer support and referral (QLife) and in disability (EmployableQ).

ABOUT THE ROLE

Reporting to the Programs Coordination and Capacity Building Manager, this position will provide coordination and development of the Alliance’s National Palliative Care Project. Leading a small team, this exciting new role will map and explore General Practitioners’ and Practice Nurses’ current understanding of LGBTI communities’ needs and health outcomes to ensure safe and effective palliative care services are provided to LGBTI communities.

Additionally, a need analysis will be conducted with LGBTI communities to ascertain their knowledge of available Palliative Care, services and resources. The two key outcomes of this role are to oversee the design and roll out of e-module learning for GPs and Practice Nurses and to raise awareness of safe palliative care services and resources available to LGBTI communities.

TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL HAVE:

  • Tertiary qualifications in social science or other relevant fields.
  • Experience managing projects relative to health care impacting marginalised groups.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, specific to the implementation of programs, services and / or resources.
  • Experience of working effectively and collaboratively in a small team environment, with minimal supervision.
  • Experience in managing and mentoring a small team.
  • An in depth understanding of the Palliative Care Standards and Medicare Benefits Schedule.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the health and human rights of LGBTI people and communities.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the workings of government (Commonwealth and State/Territory).
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with professional bodies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and relationship management skills.
  • Understanding of the health needs and outcomes of LGBTI people requiring Palliative Care Services.
  • Understanding of developing training material that reflects adult learning principles.
  • Experience of co-design processes.
  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically for short periods.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft 365.

A position description and targeted questions to answer are attached.

How to apply

If you would like to discuss the role and working at the Alliance please call 360HR on 02 8860 9380.

Interviews will be conducted on 19 June 2020. Please ensure you will be available on this date.

Where to send you application:

You must forward your application to the Alliance by the closing date stated in the advertisement.

Email your application and answers to targeted questions to: emma@360hr.com.au, using the subject line: LGBTI Palliative Care Coordinator application via Ethical Jobs.

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