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Asthma Educator - Asthma Australia

NGO Recruitment

The Organisation

Asthma Australia is a team. Each individual is valued for their unique and diverse contribution to the whole. They know that in order to do good, they need to be great. They are bold, they think big and they inspire. Everything that they do is about empowering people with asthma to live life to the fullest. The team works hard, but also values life outside work. At Asthma Australia team wellbeing is important. Flexible working options, continuous learning and development opportunities and competitive salaries make Asthma Australia a great place to work.

Benefits & Culture

  • Professional development, supportive team of peers, mentoring by industry leaders
  • Join a business that makes a real difference to people’s lives
  • Generous salary packaging benefits

The Role

You will provide information, education, coaching, and resources on asthma and linked conditions to support people with asthma and their carers. Asthma Australia offers an information line for people with asthma, and those who care for them, for asthma management questions. There is also a structured phone coaching programme for people with Asthma where you will lead clients through structured questions, identifying gaps based on guidelines, providing information and setting clear goals for them to reach.

You will spend approximately 70% of your day on the phone helping people. You will enter data online as you go and ensure the system is up to date after each coaching session. Feedback to the client and their GP, via a report, is then completed. Additional time may be spent applying your health knowledge to contribute to in house information and training resources.

Skills Required

The successful candidate will have experience working one-on-one with people living with a chronic disease. Additionally you will have:

  • Formal qualifications in health, nursing, allied health or similar.
  • High level computer skills including Microsoft Office and databases.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Health coaching experience is desirable.

If you’re passionate about helping Australians breathe better, please send your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above in MS Word format to Lois Freeke quoting #657899. Due to the holiday period, please raise any questions you may have in your cover letter and we will respond to relevant applicants from 11 January 2021.

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