About Us

Working for the Queensland AIDS Council

 

We currently have two positions available: 

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Promotion Officer (2 Spirits Program)

 

Salary Range: $57,535 to $77,082, salary packaging available.  

Applications must be received by 5pm, 12 May 2017.

 

KEY RESULT AREAS 

 

Provision of health promotion to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, sistergirl and brotherboy communities to improve sexual health, mental health and social and emotional well-being across Queensland. 

 

Current priorities include: 

 

 Build or increase links with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, sistergirl and brotherboy communities across Queensland

 Conduct a needs assessment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, intersex, brotherboy and sistergirl communities across Queensland

 Promote the uptake of PEP, PrEP, sexual health education and resources within Indigenous lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, sistergirl and brotherboy communities.

 Liaise and develop referral pathways with primary health care and other social services

 Identify and communicate any barriers that impact access of services by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, sistergirl and brotherboy communities across Queensland 

 Provide input into development and presentation of culturally-appropriate health promotion material

 Assist with the organisation and attend LGBTI and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community events.

 

Download pdf http://www.qahc.org.au/sites/default/files/2%20Spirits%20Position%20Description%20April%202017_3.pdf

 

Health Promotion and Community Development Officer (North Queensland)

 

Salary Range: $57,535 to $77,082, salary packaging available.

Applications must be received by 5pm, 12 May 2017.

 

Implement Queensland specific and national education/ prevention programs for gay men and other men who have sex with men who may be at risk of contracting HIV, other sexually transmissible infections (STIs), and other Blood Borne Viruses (BBVs). This will include: 

 

 Development of campaigns and health promotion material for PrEP, PEP, TasP, testing and treatment options for men who have sex with men.

 Planning and conducting outreach education at sex on premises venues (SOPV’s), LGBTI venues, community groups and other LGBTI community locations.

 Recruitment, training, rostering and management of sexual health volunteers to conduct outreach.

 Liaison with community groups and other relevant services that gay men and men who have sex with men regularly access.

 Developing and conducting peer education activities, such as workshops and forums.

 Responding to telephone & other information requests relating to sexual health.

 Assisting with the development of information sessions.

 Producing articles for publication in regional media, and throughout social media.

 Co-ordinating events and other health promotion initiatives.

 

Download pdf http://www.qahc.org.au/sites/default/files/North%20Queensland%20Health%2...