Regional Coordinator Cairns

Employer: Queensland AIDS Council

Region: Far North Queensland

Closing Date: 1 November 2019

Job Description:

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The ideal candidate will have experience in both organisational and project management, but will have also worked across Health Promotion or Community Development activities and views relationship building as a key way to get the job done.

While this role is written as one Position Description, QuAC would be willing to consider a job sharing role for the right candidates.


The Regional Coordinator is accountable for the co-ordination of services, volunteers and staff in the Cairns region and for the implementation of health education, health promotion and community development programs for LGBTI Sistergirl and Brotherboy people living in the Region.


The Regional Coordinator will be adept in working within a multidisciplinary team and is an experienced and innovative professional with considerable knowledge and experience in community based health service delivery and with an understanding of the social, health and wellbeing experiences and needs of LGBTI Sistergirl and Brotherboy people. This position will also form and maintain working relationships with key agencies in the community to establish integrated care pathways for service users.

• Experience in working within LGBTI Sistergirl and Brotherboy communities and organisations, with a demonstrated commitment to advancing the health and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities to achieve equity within a social determinants of health framework.

• A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a health, health promotion, education, community services management or equivalent relevant experience.

• Demonstrated achievements within/or contributing to a Health Promotion and/or Community Development context specifically in the design, development, implementation and evaluation of programs in a community setting.

• Demonstrated project and/or organisational management experience including staff supervision and support, administration and maintenance

• High level communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills;

• Experience with, and commitment to quality improvement in service delivery

• Experience in partnering with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander led organisations and health services to ensure culturally appropriate services and activities

• Demonstrated understanding of financial management and experience in managing budgets;

• Blue Card/ Police Check


For more information on the Key Responsibilities/Outcomes please request an Application Pack from Jan Thwaites, Senior Executive Assistant, via email at [email protected].

Applications close Friday 1st November.

For more information, please see the information within the Position Description, including Selection Criteria, How to Apply and relevant dates. For all other information or questions, please contact Rebecca Reynolds, Chief Executive Officer via email at [email protected]


Address: 30 Helen Street
Suburb: Teneriffe
Postcode: 4005


Name: Jan Thwaites

Position Description: