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Administration and Needle Syringe Program (NSP) Officer Northern

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Organisation : ACON Health Limited

Location : NSW Regional (Lismore)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Community Development, Drug, Alcohol & Addiction, LGBTIQ+

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 17 Jul, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : ACON Health Limited

ACON is Australia’s largest health organisation specialising in community health, inclusion and

HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders.

About the role


Administration and Needle Syringe Program (NSP) Officer Northern Rivers


  • Part-time permanent position available, 56 hours per fortnight
  • Work to improve the health and well-being of our communities.
  • ACON provides a colourful, nurturing, and fun workplace.


The Role 

We’re looking for an experienced Administration Officer to use their expertise and skills in coordinating reception and administration services at ACONs Northern Rivers office, including operating the Needle Syringe Program (NSP) outlet. This position is suited to people with administrative experience working within community services, community health, harm minimisation, health promotion, mental health, or the drug and alcohol sector.    


ACON Northern Rivers:

We provide a range of community health and well-being services for LGBTQ+ people, people living with HIV, and people who use drugs. Services include short-term counselling and care coordination, health promotion and community development, sexual health including HIV and STI prevention, LGBTQ+ diversity and inclusion training, trans and gender diverse health equity and peer support, and NSP/harm minimisation services for people who inject drugs.


 The role’s key responsibilities:

  • Provide general reception and professional front-of-house (FoH) services
  • Undertake and coordinate administrative tasks
  • Receive and manage referrals
  • Deliver and coordinate Needle Syringe Program services
  • Support administration of the weekly a[TEST] sexual health clinic
  • Coordinate and supervise volunteers.



$72K to $87K  (total remuneration package [TRP], pro-rata for 0.8 FTE, including superannuation and leave loading) commensurate with skills and experience. You may also elect to salary package a portion of your salary (up to $30,000 gross-up value) tax-free.



This position is located at the ACON Northern Rivers Office in Lismore.

For more information, questions, or if you would like to discuss this role, please contact:

Daniel McCarthy, Associate Director of Regional Services, or (02) 4962 7700


ACON is an EEO employer. As part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, people with HIV and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.


How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Administration and Needle Syringe Program (NSP) Officer Northern via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services
Sector: #Community_Development, #Drug_Alcohol_and_Addiction, #LGBTIQ


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