Jobs: Operations Development Coordinator – Western Australia

Operations Development Coordinator WASUA

The Western Australian Substance Users Association (WASUA) is a state-wide, peer based community organisation that aims to improve the health and social circumstances of people who use both licit and illicit substances in WA. Programs and services are delivered within a social health and community development framework underpinned by harm reduction and peer education. Services include a fixed site Needle Syringe Exchange Program (NSEP) in Perth & Bunbury, mobile NSEP in the South West, Health Clinic, Treatment Referral Service, Safe Disposal, Community Education, Hepatitis C Resource Project, Opioid Pharmacotherapy Advocacy & Complaints Service (ORPACS), Outreach program, Peer Naloxone & Overdose Prevention and Management (OPAM), Aboriginal Community Engagement (ACE) team etc

Operations Development Coordinator:
WASUA is seeking a part-time (30 hours per week – potential for full-time), Operations Development Coordinator to be part of the WASUA Management Team. This newly created position of Operations Development Coordinator will:

· Provide leadership and support to WASUA staff, students and volunteers and contribute to WASUA achieving its strategic purpose.

· Ensure effective and efficient operational management, planning and development for all WASUA programs and services

· Build WASUA’s capacity to respond effectively to the growing and changing demands that impact upon WASUA consumers and services

The successful candidate will have highly developed management skills and demonstrated leadership qualities, excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and a commitment to strive for organisational excellence. A sound understanding of the AOD sector, harm reduction and the issues that impact upon people who use drugs, is highly desirable.

Salary is in accordance with the Federal SCHCDS Industry Award Level 7/8 range, commensurate with experience (salary packaging is available).

For a copy of the application package please contact Gari-Emma Perry at WASUA on (08) 9321 2877 or email accreditation For more information regarding this position please contact Louise Grant at WASUA on (08) 9321 2877 or email Written applications will be administered by ANSON Recruitment Company (further information available in application package)

WASUA is prepared to negotiate hours with the right applicant.
Applications close on Monday 12th May 2014. WASUA is an equal opportunity employer.