Sexual Health Promotion Officer (Sydney)

“16 hours per week, up to 2 March 2009

Temporary Part-time

Position Summary
The HEO has a key role in developing, implementing and evaluating sexual health promotion programs for young people and Aboriginal people to help address the burden of STIs in these priority populations within South Eastern Sydney Illawarra Area health Service.

This position holder works directly and in partnership and collaboration with Sydney Sexual Health Centre staff, HIV/AIDS & Related Programs Unit (HARPU), St George Sexual Health Service, ACON, the SSWAHS Sexual Health Promotion Team, the SESIAHS Aboriginal STI & BBI Steering Committee, La Perouse and Woolloomooloo Aboriginal and youth communities, WAYS Youth Services and the Satellite Sexual Health Youth Clinic staff.

The position holder participates in other health promotion activities relevant to the mission of SSHC and SESIAHS.


Demonstrated capacity to develop, implement and evaluate health promotion projects.
Demonstrated understanding of sexual health issues affecting young people and/or Aboriginal people.
Demonstrated capacity to develop and maintain relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, including Government and non-Government organisations/departments, general practitioners and consumer groups.
Demonstrated project management skills.
High level oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Computer literacy and skills in word processing.

Experience in the HIV/AIDS, sexual health or hepatitis C fields.

Contact Name For Position Enquiries: Lynne Martin 02 9382 7460 “