Trans @ Work: a guide for trans employees, their employers, and colleagues

Queensland Human Rights Commission, 2019

This information is for trans and gender diverse employees, their employers, managers and colleagues who are seeking guidance on issues associated with transitioning at work.

The guidelines suggest ways to:

  • work together the achieve a successful transition in the workplace;
  • address pre-employment issues; and
  • provide ongoing support to trans employees.

Why is a trans inclusive workplace important?

For the employee:

  • staying in employment;
  • maintaining self-respect;
  • having financial security.

For the employer:

  • improving staff satisfaction and retention through modern, inclusive workplace policies;
  • enhancing public image of the organisation;
  • reaching new client groups;
  • improving teamwork and increasing productivity;
  • complying with state and federal discrimination legislation

The document also contains some real-life stories.

Job vacancy: SAMESH Health Promotion Officer

Thorne Harbour Health / SHINE SA, August 2018

You are a highly motivated leader who is passionate about, and experienced in working to improve the sexual health and wellbeing of LGBTI communities. You’re a collaborative team player who is focused and outcome oriented.

The South Australia Mobilisation and Empowerment for Sexual Health (SAMESH) program delivers a range of health promotion strategies targeting gay men, people living with HIV and/or affected communities. The program is a partnership between Thorne Harbour Health (formerly VAC) and SHINE SA.

The Health Promotion Officer will work with a small team to design, implement and evaluate a diverse range of health promotion and community development projects in Adelaide and regional South Australia.

For a detailed position description, including selection criteria, click on the attachment below.

For further information, contact Matthew Tyne, SAMESH Team Leader, on 0429 188 733

How to apply

Applications close Monday, 3rd September 2018 and should be marked ‘Confidential Recruitment; SAMESH Health Promotion Officer application’, addressed to Matthew Tyne and emailed to recruitment@thorneharbour.org

Members of the LGBTI community, people living with HIV and those with past lived experience of recovery from alcohol and other drug issues and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Generous salary packaging and a commitment to quality improvement and professional development are on offer.

 

Employment opportunity: SAMESH team leader, Adelaide

SAMESH, January 2018

SAMESH is a partnership between SHINE SA and the Victorian AIDS Council (VAC). This partnership offers a uniquely innovative approach to HIV/STI prevention for priority populations in South Australia.

It combines the expertise of local knowledge and networks of SA’s peak sexual health organisation with the HIV-specific experience and community-led expertise and credibility of Australia’s oldest AIDS council.

SAMESH TEAM LEADER  (FULL TIME ) ADELAIDE:

You are a highly motivated leader who is passionate about the sexual health and wellbeing of LGBTI communities. You’re a collaborative team player who is focused and outcome oriented.

The South Australia Mobilisation and Empowerment for Sexual Health (SAMESH) program delivers a range of preventative and health promotion strategies targeting gay men, people living with HIV/AIDS and other at risk and/or affected communities.

The SAMESH Team Leader leads SAMESH in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating the strategic plan and activities of the program. they contribute to the continuous improvement of the Team through the sharing of skills, knowledge and expertise. These responsibilities are undertaken in accordance with VAC objectives and values, within the strategic directions and policies set by the Board, and under the direction of the Director, Health Promotion and Policy.

This position is permanent, full-time (funding dependent). The Team Leader position is subject to a three month probationary period.

Applications close Midnight, Wednesday, 31 January 2018 and should be marked ‘Confidential Recruitment’, addressed to Johann Ruth and emailed to recruitment@vac.org.au

To apply for this position:

• Please download and review the Position Description

• Send your resume, how you fit our key selection criteria and a cover letter to recruitment@vac.org.au

• Applications close: Midnight, Wednesday 31 January 2018..

For further enquiries please contact: Johann Ruth: Johann.Ruth@vac.org.au (03) 9865 6700

Please note to apply for this position you must have the right to work in Australia. Offers of employment will be subject to both Police and Working with Children Checks.

SHine SA is recruiting an Executive Assistant

Vacancy: Executive Assistant

Publish Date: 25 Sep 2014

  • Classified at ASO2, salary pro rata
  • Generous salary sacrificing opportunities
  • 2-Year Contract: 0.8 FTE

SHine SA is the leading sexual health agency in South Australia. We are a not-for-profit, non-government organisation working in partnership with government, health, education and community agencies and communities to improve the sexual and reproductive health and relationship wellbeing of South Australians.

The Executive Assistant will provide administrative support to the Manager, Education Information & Research Division, preferably on a daily basis, Monday to Friday.  Tasks indicative to this role will include, but may not be limited to:

  • Coordination of Manager’s calendar re meetings and appointments
  • Coordinating Manager’s travel arrangements
  • Drafting of correspondence and other documentation to a high standard, ie spelling, grammatically correct and professionally formatted and presented
  • Minute-taking at specified meetings
  • Provide administrative support to other EIR Division team members from time to time.

The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong work ethic in attendance at work, punctuality and presentation of work, have solid skills and experience in an administrative role with above average computer skills and knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of applications, ie Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.

Current employees of SHine SA are encouraged to apply, noting however that this is a part-time position only.

For further information about the position, please contact Helen Calabretto via email:  helen.calabretto@health.sa.gov.au

Click the link below to download the Guidelines for Applicants and the Position Description.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications that do not follow the guidelines will not be accepted.

Applications must be emailed only to dianne@pinnaclehr.com.au, by COB on Tuesday 7 October 2014.

This appointment is subject to a satisfactory Child Related Employment Screening. SHine SA is an equal opportunity employer.