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HIV Positive Peer Education Officer (Female)

  • Maximum term 12-month contract to June 2023
  • Part-time (0.2 FTE)

WAAC promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value the unique contribution of all people. At the heart of our organisation is the commitment to provide a range of services that leads to positive healthy people in inclusive, connected communities. This is underpinned by our core values of Courageous Leadership, Inclusion without Exclusion and Creative and Innovative. 

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled female Peer Education Officer who can provide education and peer support strategies for women living with HIV. Reporting to the Manager - Integrated Support Services, the Peer Education Officer will also be equipped with the latest research information and awareness of social issues facing PLHIV (people living with HIV).

Initial and confidential enquiries are welcome and can be directed to Ian Walker – Manager – Integrated Support Services on 08 9482 0000.

About You

You are a highly-skilled, seriously passionate and qualified individual with experience working with a broad range of women living with HIV, including but not limited to, Aboriginal people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people who are of diverse sexuality and gender.

Your past involvement in not-for-profit community services sectors will be viewed favourably, ideally with experience in the delivery of sexual health and blood-borne virus services.

What We Can Offer? 

  • An annual salary between $76,771 and $80,009 (pro-rata) plus superannuation   
  • Generous salary packaging scheme
  • Study leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible and friendly team environment
  • A culture where being authentically human is highly valued!

Take your career to the next level

If you are an experienced and talented professional looking to create and imprint your personal and professional mark with WAAC, we would love to hear from you.

How to Apply?

  • Share with us your background, work experience and what you can bring to this role in a 2-page cover letter in a way that addresses the selection criteria as per the position description, and
  • Submit your application via clicking Apply Now.

Still interested and want to know even more? 

The position description can be obtained below or by emailing vkrishnan@waac.com.au using the subject line: HIV Positive Peer Education Officer (Female) enquiry via EthicalJobs.

As per section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA), WAAC actively seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and stakeholders and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees. 

WAAC is committed to substantive equality as well as a diverse workforce. WAAC strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, People Living with HIV, people of diverse sexuality and/or gender and people with disabilities.

We believe in the right of everyone to have the freedom to safely explore and express their individuality. Our society is stronger and more resilient when people have awareness of their personal situation, and their risks, options, and issues around sexual health and wellbeing.

The successful applicant must be willing to provide a valid national police check and COVID-19 vaccination evidence. 

WAAC reserves the right to close this position before the closing date. Please note, that only applications received via clicking Apply Now will be considered.

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