Good360 leaderboard ad
Close Search

Front-end Engineer/Developer

Organisation : Orygen

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Graphic & Web Design, Information & Communication Technology

Sector : Community Support Services, Mental Health, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $70,000 - $85,000

Application closing date : 11 Jun, 2020

About the role

  • NFP Salary Packaging options; work/life balance
  • Part-time (0.8 – 0.9 FTE) to full-time fixed term position for 12months
  • Leading organisation in youth mental health

Are you an experienced Front-End Engineer / Developer, wanting to help make a difference? Here’s your chance to work for the organisation leading the way in digital mental health!

About the role and its impact

Part-time (0.8 – 0.9 FTE) to full-time fixed term position available for 12 months with the possibility of renewal dependent on funding.

We believe that all young people deserve to grow into adulthood with optimal mental health. Everything we do is focused on that outcome, pioneering new, positive approaches to the prevention and treatment of mental disorders. 

As the Front-End Engineer / Developer, your contribution will help to ensure a positive user experience of the Moderated Online Social Therapy (MOST) web application. You can achieve this by contributing to the ongoing development and enhancement of our MOST web application, and supporting our JavaScript-based front-end web development. 

As a guide, remuneration of $70,000 – $85,000 per annum is offered, dependent on skills and experience; NFP generous salary sacrificing opportunities are also available to the successful candidate. 

Please refer to the Position Description below for the selection criteria and other duties, skills and experience required for this position.


About you

As a Front-End Engineer / Developer, you will have:

An understanding of web browser and device / platform capabilities and inconsistencies;

An understanding of the common causes of front-end performance issues in web applications;

Knowledge of strategies to mitigate the impact of network issues on Progressive Web Applications;

A sound level of professional skill and a good understanding of modern office technologies and practices.


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Orygen

Orygen is the world’s leading research and knowledge translation organisation focusing on mental ill-health in young people. Find out more on our website.

Orygen is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, developing and retaining our staff irrespective of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.  We strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

Orygen is committed to providing an inclusive work environment that supports employees to achieve their career goals without compromising their life goals.  With this in mind Orygen offers a range of employment benefits including generous paid leave, flexible work arrangement, access to NFP salary packaging and an employee assistance program.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please submit your resume, cover letter and a document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description to, using the subject line: ‘Front-End Engineer / Developer’, followed by your ‘full name’.

For a private and confidential discussion, please contact Christopher Miles at

Closing Date for Applications: Thursday 11th June 2020, 11:55 PM AEST.

Orygen reserves the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible. 


Please quote in application: Front-end Engineer/Developer via Pro Bono Australia.



Salary Survey ad

You might be interested in

Want a job where you are constantly innovating and improving...

Featured suppliers

Hill Rogers is the adviser of choice for the Not for Profit ...

Hill Rogers

Brennan IT helps not-for-profit (NFP) organisations drive gr...

Brennan IT


Good360 leaderboard ad
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

Get purpose-driven roles delivered free to your inbox every Monday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!