Senior Health Promotion Officer (Youth)

Are you open minded, motivated and passionate about improving the reproductive and sexual health of young people?Are you interested in leading award-winning, innovative health promotion projects? If so, we’d love to hear from you!We are searching for the right candidate to fill this Permanent Full-Time position in a dynamic teamWe are a leading and continually growing NFP organisationOpportunity to lead diverse and innovative projects such as Freedom Condom https://www.freedomcondom.org.au/ and Talking Frank https://www.frank.org.au/podcast/We offer a friendly, collaborative team and you will have your contribution valuedThis role will be based in our new state of the art premises located at Newington, which is close to public transport, cafes, shopping centre plus we have free onsite parking. Some travel across NSW will be requiredBase Full Time Salary: $84,506 - $97,004 (Level will depend on experience)Full Not For Profit Salary Packaging ($15,900) including Meal/Entertainment ($2,650) increasing your fortnightly take home pay About Family Planning AustraliaFamily Planning Australia (FPAUS) is the leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services in NSW.  As an independent not-for-profit organisation we offer expert clinical care, information and advice for everybody in every family as well as education and training and evidence-based research to support doctors, nurses and other professionals.Family Planning Australia is committed to excellence in meeting the reproductive and sexual health needs of the community.  We achieve this by providing best practice, accredited clinical services, enhancing the knowledge and skills of service providers, improving the body of knowledge about reproductive and sexual health through rigorous research and evaluation, and leading international development projects to promote the rights of marginalised people in developing countries.Our ValuesFamily Planning Australia is a pro-choice organisationStaff are expected to fully support an individual’s right to choose regarding their pregnancy, whether that be parenting, adoption/foster care or abortionAs an abortion service provider, all staff at Family Planning Australia are expected to actively participate in the provision of abortion services within the full scope of their role. Must support the Family Planning Australia values:Human rights focus - promoting the rights of all people to reproductive and sexual healthIntegrity - maintaining a strong ethical base, being accountable and transparentInclusiveness - valuing and respecting diversity without judgmentEquity of access - ensuring access to our services for all including priority populationsClient centred - placing the needs of the whole person at the centre of our workCommitment to excellence - ensuring high standards in all our workA just culture – a balanced accountability for both individuals and the organisationCOVID VaccinationIn accordance with NSW Public Health Orders, all staff employed by Family Planning Australia are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.Position OverviewThe Senior Health Promotion Officer (Youth) is responsible for the leadership of a state-wide program of health promotion and education activities focussing on improving the reproductive and sexual health of young people in NSW. The role is responsible for managing the overall operations of the youth health promotion team including the design, implementation and evaluation of health promotion projects, community and professional education, research and advocacy activities, and performance to agreed KPIs.Selection Criteria EssentialTertiary qualifications in health promotion, public health, health education or relevant field with at least 5 years’ experience working in health, education and community services or similar fieldDemonstrated knowledge and experience in development, implementation and evaluation of health promotion programs, including digital health promotion programs and campaignsExperience working with young people and a strong understanding of accessibility and inclusivityDemonstrated knowledge of current reproductive and sexual health issues as experienced by young peopleExcellent interpersonal, negotiation, written and oral communication skills including community education, consumer engagement, advocacy, partnership development and networkingDemonstrated skills in mentoring, supervision and team leadershipExperience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team across multiple projectsCurrent NSW driver’s licenseDesirableCertificate IV in Training and AssessmentPost graduate qualifications in a relevant areaOther requirementsA Criminal Record Check and Working With Children Check are required prior to commencement in this roleMust have Australian Working RightsTo ApplyYour application must include a:Resume (CV); andCover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the selection criteria listed in the position description.  Written communication skills will specifically be assessed based on the quality of your cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be considered. To learn more about the role, responsibilities and the required pre-employment checks, please see the position description.  If you are unable to view the attached position description, please visit our careers page at https://careers.fpnsw.org.au and click on the position description link at the bottom of the relevant job advert.Family Planning Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.Closing date for applications is 20 FEBRUARY 2023 If interested, we encourage you to apply promptly.  Applications will be assessed as they are received, with suitable candidates contacted and progressed without delay. Family Planning Australia does not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications.Position Description - Senior HPO Youth Jan 2023 84506 AUD Newington 2127

Senior Health Promotion Officer (Youth)

Are you open minded, motivated and passionate about improving the reproductive and sexual health of young people?

Are you interested in leading award-winning, innovative health promotion projects? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

  • We are searching for the right candidate to fill this Permanent Full-Time position in a dynamic team
  • We are a leading and continually growing NFP organisation
  • Opportunity to lead diverse and innovative projects such as Freedom Condom https://www.freedomcondom.org.au/ and Talking Frank https://www.frank.org.au/podcast/
  • We offer a friendly, collaborative team and you will have your contribution valued
  • This role will be based in our new state of the art premises located at Newington, which is close to public transport, cafes, shopping centre plus we have free onsite parking. Some travel across NSW will be required
  • Base Full Time Salary: $84,506 - $97,004 (Level will depend on experience)
  • Full Not For Profit Salary Packaging ($15,900) including Meal/Entertainment ($2,650) increasing your fortnightly take home pay 

About Family Planning Australia

Family Planning Australia (FPAUS) is the leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services in NSW.  As an independent not-for-profit organisation we offer expert clinical care, information and advice for everybody in every family as well as education and training and evidence-based research to support doctors, nurses and other professionals.

Family Planning Australia is committed to excellence in meeting the reproductive and sexual health needs of the community.  We achieve this by providing best practice, accredited clinical services, enhancing the knowledge and skills of service providers, improving the body of knowledge about reproductive and sexual health through rigorous research and evaluation, and leading international development projects to promote the rights of marginalised people in developing countries.

Our Values

  • Family Planning Australia is a pro-choice organisation
    • Staff are expected to fully support an individual’s right to choose regarding their pregnancy, whether that be parenting, adoption/foster care or abortion
    • As an abortion service provider, all staff at Family Planning Australia are expected to actively participate in the provision of abortion services within the full scope of their role. 
  • Must support the Family Planning Australia values:
    • Human rights focus - promoting the rights of all people to reproductive and sexual health
    • Integrity - maintaining a strong ethical base, being accountable and transparent
    • Inclusiveness - valuing and respecting diversity without judgment
    • Equity of access - ensuring access to our services for all including priority populations
    • Client centred - placing the needs of the whole person at the centre of our work
    • Commitment to excellence - ensuring high standards in all our work
    • A just culture – a balanced accountability for both individuals and the organisation

COVID Vaccination

  • In accordance with NSW Public Health Orders, all staff employed by Family Planning Australia are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Position Overview

The Senior Health Promotion Officer (Youth) is responsible for the leadership of a state-wide program of health promotion and education activities focussing on improving the reproductive and sexual health of young people in NSW. The role is responsible for managing the overall operations of the youth health promotion team including the design, implementation and evaluation of health promotion projects, community and professional education, research and advocacy activities, and performance to agreed KPIs.

Selection Criteria
Essential

  • Tertiary qualifications in health promotion, public health, health education or relevant field with at least 5 years’ experience working in health, education and community services or similar field
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in development, implementation and evaluation of health promotion programs, including digital health promotion programs and campaigns
  • Experience working with young people and a strong understanding of accessibility and inclusivity
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current reproductive and sexual health issues as experienced by young people
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, written and oral communication skills including community education, consumer engagement, advocacy, partnership development and networking
  • Demonstrated skills in mentoring, supervision and team leadership
  • Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team across multiple projects
  • Current NSW driver’s license

Desirable

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Post graduate qualifications in a relevant area

Other requirements

  • A Criminal Record Check and Working With Children Check are required prior to commencement in this role
  • Must have Australian Working Rights

To Apply

Your application must include a:

  • Resume (CV); and
  • Cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the selection criteria listed in the position description.  

Written communication skills will specifically be assessed based on the quality of your cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

To learn more about the role, responsibilities and the required pre-employment checks, please see the position description.  If you are unable to view the attached position description, please visit our careers page at https://careers.fpnsw.org.au and click on the position description link at the bottom of the relevant job advert.

Family Planning Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.

Closing date for applications is 20 FEBRUARY 2023 If interested, we encourage you to apply promptly.  Applications will be assessed as they are received, with suitable candidates contacted and progressed without delay.

 

Family Planning Australia does not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Ee-lin Chang on (02) 8752 4304 , quoting Ref No. 1089834.

  • Posted Date 23 Jan 2023
  • Location Newington
    NSW / Australia
  • Industry Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided