- Job posted on: 29th Jun 2020
- 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 62,000 members. We have over 170 employees including organisers, professionals and administrative personnel, and manage a multi-million-dollar operating budget.
We are currently seeking an experienced and passionate Organiser to join our Regional South team on a permanent full-time basis located in our Rockhampton office. Extensive travel will be required around Rockhampton and rural areas.
In this role, you will report to the Regional Organiser Team Leader – South 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.
An astute communicator, with the ability to build rapport with members quickly, you will have the capability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a small team. 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. The role offers challenging opportunities and a supportive team environment in addition to a variety of benefits, including:
To access the information package for this position, refer to the attached information package, or refer to our QNMU jobs page at the following link: www.qnmu.org.au/QNMUJobs or send an email to email@example.com.
Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity with a QNMU team member, please contact Rebecca Stoodley, Employee Relations Advisor on 07 3099 3251.For further information about the QNMU, head to our website www.qnmu.org.au.
“The QNMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent, people with a disability and people from non-English speaking backgrounds to be part of an organisation that promotes a diverse and safe workplace environment”. Selection for all vacancies is made based on merit”.