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Coordinator – Peer Partnership Program

Applications close: 9.00am Monday 10 June 2024

This is a great opportunity to lead and run our flagship program – in partnership with our team of lived experience community peer workers – to deliver testing and care pathway initiatives for people living with, or at risk of, hepatitis C.

As the coordinator of this highly regarded and innovative program, you will:

  • Coordinate and oversee the development, planning, implementation, marketing, and evaluation of peer programs, projects, and activities.
  • Support opportunities to further the reach and impact of Hepatitis NSW programs, services, projects, and activities including development or redesign in response to new or emerging research, policies, and technologies.
  • Recruit, train, develop and support people with lived experience of hepatitis C as peer workers.
  • Coordinate, oversee and administer human resource and budgets for the effective and efficient running of the peer program.
  • Ensure relevant operational procedures and work practices, including monitoring, review and continuous quality and program improvement systems, are in place, that meet legislative, policy and practice requirements, relevant to the peer programs.
  • Coordinate and inform the management of, compliance with, and reporting of program-specific contracts.

THE ROLE:

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to grow and promote our Peer Partnership Program. This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated leader who is passionate about health promotion, community development and engagement, as well as the opportunities for peer programs to support informed health choices and improved outcomes for people living with and at-risk of hepatitis C. You will be part of the Community Support and Engagement team developing, growing and delivering innovative and practical people focused programs to support the elimination of viral hepatitis in NSW by 2028.

PEER PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM:

Hepatitis NSW’s Peer Partnership Program provides peer/clinical collaborations across NSW – meeting people where they’re at with the healthcare they need. Our professional peer workers engage with members of the affected community in priority settings (OTPs, NSPs, homelessness services, community health, pharmacies, mental health, rehabs, public housing complexes) to inform people about testing and treatment and assist them through care pathways.

We are looking for someone who:

  1. Has a drive to support the health and wellbeing of people living with, or at risk of, hepatitis C with a particular focus on community engagement.
  2. Has a passion and drive to lead, train, and inspire our paid, lived experience peer workforce.
  3. Has an understanding and commitment to working from a strength based and empowerment approach to community engagement and care pathways.
  4. Has an interest and commitment to building and enhancing Hepatitis NSW’s partnerships with Local Health Districts, clinical workers, community groups and organisations, and government agencies that focus on the health and wellbeing of people affected by viral hepatitis.

WORKING AT HEPATITIS NSW:

Our vision is for a world free of viral hepatitis. We provide information, support, referral, and advocacy for people affected by viral hepatitis in NSW. We work to prevent the transmission of hepatitis B and hepatitis C and to improve the health and well-being of affected people and communities.

Hepatitis NSW provides a supportive, friendly, and fulfilling workplace. Our employees and volunteers are the foundation for our ongoing effectiveness and for our capacity to deliver innovative community engagement and health promotion programs and initiatives for our communities.

  • Location: Hepatitis NSW (Surry Hills) Office.
  • Salary: $97,127 per annum (including super and annual leave loading)
  • Hours: Full-time, 5-days a week (70 hours per fortnight)

SELECTION CRITERIA

(Please note: applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered)

  1. Experience in developing and delivering a community-based program, project or activity that was premised on substantial peer or volunteer delivery, participation and/or engagement.
  2. Experience in project management and budget monitoring of a health, education, or social services program, project, or activity.
  3. Experience in engaging, networking, consulting, and negotiating with key stakeholders and partners to participate in, or take up a health program, project, or activity.
  4. Experience in recruiting, supporting, and developing volunteers and staff.
  5. Experience in the use of analysis, evaluation, or reporting to inform and develop a health program, project, or activity.
  6. Experience in implementation of compliance, legislative or policy obligations.

OTHER INFORMATION

We offer flexible working arrangements and a generous array of entitlements including:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Flexible work arrangements (60:40/office:home)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – access to a comprehensive counselling service free to employees.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS POSITION, PLEASE CONTACT

Grace Crowley, Program Manager, Community Support and Engagement
02 8217 7704
[email protected] using the subject line: Coordinator – Peer Partnership enquiry via hep.org.au

If this sounds like the position and organisation you’ve been looking for, click here to download the job package.

HOW TO APPLY

All applications must include:

  • a covering letter which includes your residential address;
  • a document addressing the selection criteria; (applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered).
  • a copy of your CV.

Hepatitis NSW is committed to the ideal of equal opportunity in employment and will not discriminate against applicants or employees on the grounds of race, gender, physical or intellectual impairment, sexuality, gender identity, marital status, religious belief, political conviction, viral hepatitis or other health status, or on any other ground that is not relevant in determining the best applicant for any position. People with viral hepatitis are encouraged to apply, as are people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.

We are required by our funder, NSW Health, to carry out a national criminal record check for all new employees, casual staff, and volunteers on our Board of Governance or with direct client contact. This is a confidential process which will be carried out before an offer of employment is made to a preferred applicant. To enable this to occur, applicants must provide proof of identity and sign a consent form.

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