We endeavour to save and improve the lives of Australians affected by kidney disease and are committed to promoting good kidney health through education, advocacy, research and support.

If you are interested in joining us at Kidney Health Australia, please send your resume and cover letter to people@kidney.org.au. If you have any queries, please phone us on freecall 1800 454 363.

We consider each employment application on merit and, if a position is not available at the time, your details will be kept on file for future reference. We also invite you to see our volunteer opportunities.

Community Engagement and Services Manager

Position Title:

Community Engagement and Services Manager

Reports to:

GM, Marketing and Community

Business Unit:

Community Engagement and Services

Location:

Melbourne

FTE:

Full time

Status:

Permanent

Kidney Health Australia is seeking an experienced, energetic and well-organised manager to lead the Community Engagement and Services Program nationally.

This management role, based in the South Melbourne head office, is to ensure Kidney Health Australia connects and supports the kidney community across Australia. This position will lead and support the Community Engagement and Services team to:

  • Develop and deliver high quality valued community service programs to meet the different needs of the kidney community, including a first response helpline service, children’s camp, mobile dialysis (BRKB) program and transplant accommodation program
  • Build a national consumer and volunteer base to deliver a range of advocacy, awareness-raising, fundraising and service support activities on behalf of Kidney Health Australia within regional areas
  • Grow awareness of, and support for, Kidney Health Australia’s work amongst the kidney community and broader general public.

If you are a person who can develop and maintain positive stakeholder relationships and manage the delivery of community programs that will improve the lives of people living with kidney disease, then we want to hear from you.

Key selection criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in public health, health sciences, health management, social sciences or other relevant disciplines
  • Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively and building relationships with a range of consumers, volunteers, government / non-government organisations, and professional groups
  • Experience in managing community support programs that deliver health outcomes to patient communities
  • Experience in developing and/or managing a community voluntary network
  • High-level oral, written and interpersonal communication abilities
  • Experience in the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of projects
  • Demonstrated people management and leadership skills
  • Intermediate to high-level computer skills and use of a range of software
  • Working knowledge of the Australian health care system.

How to Apply

Please submit the following: (1) A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria contained in the PD (2) A resume outlining your skills, experience and qualifications.

Apply to Maria.OSullivan@kidney.org.au

A current Police Check and Working with Children Check are required.

 

Helpline Manager

Position Title:

Helpline Manager

Head of Marketing

Engagement and Community Services Manager

Business Unit:

Engagement and Community Services Manager

Location:

Melbourne

Date Effective:

January 2020

Status:

Permanent or Part time split

FTE

FTE – 1.0

 About the role

The Kidney Helpline is the first port of call for many people with kidney disease and their family members or carers. It is the moment where those enquirers have contact with someone who can provide the information and support they are searching for, at a time where they need it most. This position is responsible for:

  • Providing high-level kidney and urinary health-related information to Helpline enquirers
  • Implementing triaging protocols for all enquiries to the National Kidney Helpline
  • Providing general information about Kidney Health Australia programs and services
  • Providing appropriate advice regarding referral to other community organisations or health services
  • Designing and implementing service improvements originating from evaluation processes and other feedback mechanisms
  • Building and maintaining relationships with a range of clinical and corporate stakeholders to maximise the impact, uptake and funding of the Kidney Helpline
  • Personally providing high-level kidney and urinary health-related information to Helpline enquirers
  •  Designing and implementing service improvements originating from evaluation processes and other feedback mechanisms
  • Building and maintaining relationships with a range of clinical and corporate stakeholders to maximize the impact, uptake and funding of the Kidney Helpline

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in nursing/health/social sciences or other relevant discipline
  • Enrolled Nurses encouraged to apply
  • Working knowledge of the Australian health care system
  • Sound knowledge of kidney and urinary tract diseases and related management strategies
  • Experience in the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of projects
  • Experience in people management, teamwork and leadership
  • Values compatible with Kidney Health Australia culture
  • A current Police Check and Working with Children Check are required for this role

Click here to read the position description.

Please submit the following: (1) A cover letter outlining why you are applying for this position; (2) A resume with your skills, experience and qualifications.

Applications close Friday 14th February, 2020.

Only candidates who have been shortlisted will be contacted.

Philanthropy Manager

Position Title:

Philanthropy Manager

Reporting into:

CEO 

Direct Reports:

Nil

Business Unit:

Fundraising

Incumbent:

n/a

Date Effective:

Jan 2020

FTE

1.0

 

About the Role The primary purpose of this dual-focused role is to lead and implement the Philanthropy Program fundraising portfolios for Kidney Health Australia to achieve fundraising targets. This position is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding Trusts and Foundations and Major Donors to ensure there is a strong base of ongoing and sustainable financial support for Kidney Health Australia’s programs and services.

What you will bring

  • Existing network of contacts within the Australian philanthropic sector.
  • Proven experience in relationship-building and management skills, including the ability to identify, prospect and nurture all engagement with high levels of professional integrity
  • Experience in either major gift fundraising and capability to ask for high value gifts or managing high net worth individuals
  • Identification , cultivation and stewardship of philanthropic Trusts and Foundations (including Trustees)
  • Ability to develop and deliver strategic initiative within agreed budgets
  • Financial results, delivery and budget management experience within a not for profit environment and a strong understanding of the philanthropic landscape in Australia
  • Develop cases for support to fund Kidney Health Australia’s programs and services, ensuring they align with specific Trusts and Foundation criteria
  • Well-developed analytical, problem solving and reporting skills with firm decision making abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to research, develop and write funding proposals, communications and reports to secure support funding·       
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office applications and database applications
  • Knowledge and experience of Not-for-profit and charity environment, in particular in the health sector

How to Apply

  • Please submit the following to people@kidney.org.au: (1) A cover letter addressing the Position Description (2) A resume outlining your skills, experience and qualifications.
  • Applications close on Sunday, February 16th 2020
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