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Regional Manager, Northern Rivers

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Organisation : ACON

Work type : Full-time

Sector : HIV/AIDS

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : ACON

About the role

  • Join a leader in community health promotion and inclusion initiatives.
  • Manage the delivery of important programs and services to regional communities.
  • Improve health outcomes for LGBTQ+ communities and people living with HIV.

About the organisation
Our client is a proud and vibrant NSW-based community organisation who is leading the way in community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders.

The work of ACON has been designed by and for LGBTQ+ communities and people living with HIV and continues to create positive impacts and opportunities for people to live their healthiest lives.

ACON is located in Sydney with offices also established in regional centres across NSW and we are currently seeking a talented Regional Manager to join the growing team based in Lismore (Northern Rivers) on a permanent full-time basis.
About the role
Reporting to the Associate Director, Regional Services, the Regional Manager, Northern Rivers will be responsible for establishing, delivering and supporting all aspects of ACON’s programs and services to communities within the region.

Additional key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Providing support and leadership in the strategic planning for regional and state-wide initiatives. 
  • Partnering with Local Health Districts, Primary Health Networks, service providers, and community groups to improve health outcomes for LGBTQ+ people and people with HIV.
  • Ensuring the health, safety and welfare of ACON staff and volunteers by providing supervision and training.
  • Developing program reporting, schedules, budgets and analysis to ensure effective use of ACON’s resources.
  • Consult with regional communities and service providers to assess gaps and pursue new opportunities to expand ACON’s outreach programs.
  • Managing all staff, volunteers and operations of ACON’s Lismore office.

About you
To be successful in this position you will have experience:

  • demonstrated management skills across projects, operations, financials, and human resources.
  • strong leadership skills including the ability to build a cohesive team and support and develop high performing staff.
  • experience and/or deep understanding of contemporary practice and methodologies for community development, health promotion, harm reduction, and peer education.
  • proven ability to establish and maintain strong relationships and partnerships with other organisations and services.
  • understanding of, and commitment to, ACON’s communities, particularly people with HIV and those living in rural/regional areas.
  • proven ability to organise, prioritise, delegate and meet competing deadlines, demands and obligations.

All applicants will require a valid NSW Drivers Licence and evidence of Covid-19 vaccination. On offer is an attractive remuneration package with additional salary packaging benefits.

Meritos are partnering with ACON on this great opportunity. If you are interested in this position, please follow the link to submit your application.

To obtain a copy of the Success Profile for this role, please visit or to have a confidential discussion regarding your suitability, please contact Briaan Llorente at Meritos on 02 9055 6820 or  

How to apply


Please quote in application: Regional Manager, Northern Rivers via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Healthcare_and_Medical
Sector: #HIV/AIDS


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