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Health Promotion Officer

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Organisation : Living Positive Victoria

Location : Melbourne (Southbank)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : SCHCADS Award level 5 position is offered part time (0.8 EFT)

Application closing date : 17 Feb, 2020

About the role

Living Positive Victoria (LPV) is looking for a self-motivated Health Promotion Officer to coordinate a range of HIV peer-based health promotion programs to support the health and emotional wellbeing of women, heterosexual men and families living with HIV, and the coordination, administration and delivery of the Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) workshops open to all people living with HIV

In this role you will be responsible for the coordination of PLDI workshops and programs for women, heterosexual men and families. This role requires well developed understanding of the social determinants of health, the impact of living with HIV, the personal impact of HIV disclosure and the associated stigma. The role requires comprehensive project management, time management, facilitation and event coordination skills.

We’re interested in candidates with extensive knowledge and experience of the HIV sector and the passion and drive to bring new ideas to the organisation that will support a diverse range of our clients to achieve optimal health and emotional wellbeing.

Working in a small team of dedicated, dynamic staff and volunteers committed to social change and action, you will have excellent program coordination, time management and communication skills, and strong attention to detail. You will be client focused, an excellent communicator and exhibit strong empathy, compassion and cultural awareness.

This SCHCADS Award level 5 position is offered part time (0.8 EFT), and located in Southbank, Melbourne. Generous salary packaging is available. To apply for this position you must fulfil the requirements of the Position Description and provide a written response to the Key Selection Criteria. Submit your application by 5pm Monday 17th February, 2020

Living Positive Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People living with HIV and people who identify as culturally, sexually or gender diverse are particularly encouraged to apply.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Living Positive Victoria
Living Positive Victoria is a not for profit, community based organisation representing all people living with HIV in Victoria since 1988 and is committed to the advancement of human rights and wellbeing of all people living with HIV. In response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, Living Positive Victoria was created as a safe place to provide support and advocate those living with virus. The demand for services increased over the years and the organisation has now grown to a team of 16 individuals providing workshops, peer-support and activities that increase the mental, emotional and social wellbeing of those living with, or affected by HIV. Living Positive Victoria also works closely in partnership with a range of HIV-sector and other organisations to deliver a comprehensive and coordinated response to the needs of PLHIV in Victoria, nationally and internationally. Living Positive Victoria’s services reach a member base of more than 1,600 individuals, their partners and family members and their families across all races, ethnicities, genders, ages, and sexual identities. Living Positive Victoria is an Australian, incorporated association and registered Australian Charity for taxation purposes.

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