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Employment at Butterfly

Would you like to work for Australia’s largest not for profit organisation dedicated to supporting people with eating disorders and negative body image?

To apply for a particular role, please submit your resume and cover letter addressing essential selection criteria as detailed in the position description. 

All applications need to be submitted by email to Butterfly's Human Resource team at hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au with a subject title stating the position you are applying for.  

For general employment enquiries, contact HR on (02) 8456 3919

Current Employment Opportunities

Position Vacant: Head of Strategic & Sector Projects - Sydney NSW or Melbourne VIC

Be Part of the Solution!

  • Full time - Permanent position
  • Dynamic role in a growing industry
  • Competitive salary, negotiable, depending on qualifications and experience
  • Fantastic salary packaging options available
  • Ability to be able to travel interstate

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for someone who has diverse experience as an accomplished project manager, to set up, support and lead a project management office as the Head of Strategic & Sector Projects.

This role will head up the project management of some ground-breaking projects which are core to our strategic plan and/or development of the sector, such as the three-year Eating Disorders Access Trial and the establishment of a dynamic residential program on the Sunshine Coast.

In addition to leading the work on identified strategic and sector projects, you will take the lead in defining and maintaining the standard for project management within the organisation - developing policies, procedures and practices that will inform and transform Butterfly’s approach to project management.

Read full Position Description HERE.

To Apply

All applicants should supply their resume, and must address the FULL Selection Criteria (essential and desirable), as detailed in the Position Description, in a separate letter.

Applications should be submitted by email to Human Resources at hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au with the Subject Title: Head of Sector & Strategic Projects Sydney NSW or Melbourne VIC (Respectively)

Applications close Friday 23rd November 2018.

Enquiries

For enquiries about this position, contact Luke at luke.jesionkowski@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au or email hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au.

 

Position Vacant: Eating Disorders Coordinator – South Gippsland Region, VIC
  • Newly created position
  • Fantastic role in a growing sector
  • Fixed Term Contract - 3rd December 2018 to 30th June 2019
  • Salary - $72,540 - $77,150 (Depending on Experience)
  • Days Per Week - 0.6 FTE (Days TBC)
  • Location - South Gippsland Region, VIC

The purpose of this role is to start up and deliver Butterfly’s Recovery Support Services in the chosen locality of Gippsland. These services will be targeted to young people with a diagnosed eating disorder or disordered eating and to those who care for them.

The primary role of the Eating Disorders Coordinator is to develop and facilitate extensive local community engagement and collaboration around eating disorders. The Eating Disorders Coordinator will achieve this through the development of a health professionals networking forum; dissemination of information and resources about eating disorders and related issues to members of the community; and by providing support, counselling, referrals and education to young people with eating disorders and their families.

Reporting to the Manager, Recovery Support Services, this position is part of the Recovery Support Services Team

Read full Position Description HERE.

To Apply

All applicants should supply their resume, and must address the FULL Selection Criteria (essential and desirable), as detailed in the Position Description, in a separate letter.

Applications should be submitted by email to Human Resources at hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au with the Subject Title: Eating Disorders Coordinator – South Gippsland Region, VIC

Applications close Friday 11th December 2018.

Enquiries

For enquiries about this position, contact Luke at luke.jesionkowski@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au or email hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au.

 

Position Vacant: Eating Disorders Coordinator (Peer Workforce Model) – Hobart, TAS
  • Newly created position
  • Fantastic role in a growing sector
  • Contract – early January to 30th June 2019 with possibility of renewal
  • Salary - $71,720 - $77,160 (depending on experience)
  • Days Per Week - 0.6 FTE (Days TBC)
  • Location - Hobart, TAS

The Eating Disorders Coordinator (Peer Workforce Model) will establish and deliver Butterfly’s Recovery Support Services in Tasmania, using a peer workforce model that both complements and strengthens the existing peer workforce in Tasmania.   These services will be targeted to support Tasmanians living with a diagnosed eating disorder or disordered eating, and to those who care for them.

The Eating Disorders Coordinator (Peer Workforce Model) will develop and facilitate extensive local community engagement in and collaboration around eating disorders. The Eating Disorders Coordinator will achieve this through the development of a health professional networking forum; and the provision of counselling, information, referrals, support and education to people with eating disorders and their families.  This role will recruit and train peer workers in the locality who will then also provide support, counselling, referrals and education to  people with eating disorders and their families. 

Reporting to the Manager, Recovery Support Services, this position is part of the Butterfly Clinical and Support Services team.

Read full Position Description HERE.

To Apply

All applicants should supply their resume, and must address the FULL Selection Criteria (essential and desirable), as detailed in the Position Description, in a separate letter.

Applications should be submitted by email to Human Resources at hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au  with the Subject Title: “Eating Disorders Coordinator, Hobart”

Applications close Wednesday 19th December 10pm.

Enquiries

For enquiries about this position, contact Luke at luke.jesionkowski@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au or email hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au.

 

Position Vacant: Counsellor, Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE – Sydney
  • Counselling role working via phone and online
  • $63,100 – $69,700 p/a pro rata depending on experience
  • Located in Crows Nest, NSW
  • Opportunity to grow and develop digital service skills
  • Shifts vacant:
    Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays                 4.30pm – 12.30am
    Sundays                                                      10:00pm - 6:00pm, 1.30pm – 9.30pm

The Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE is Australia’s only national telephone and web-based counselling support service for people affected by eating disorders. We are currently seeking a passionate counselling professional who is available to deliver eating disorder counselling services. A practiced listener, you will use your clinical knowledge of eating disorders, and your depth of understanding to support people who are experiencing eating disorders and also their carers.

You possess tertiary qualifications in counselling, social work or psychology and have provisional or full registration as a psychologist or full registration as a social worker, counsellor or psychotherapist.

Read full Position Description HERE.

To Apply

All applicants should supply their resume, and must address the FULL Selection Criteria (essential and desirable), as detailed in the Position Description, in a separate letter. 

Applications should be submitted by email to Human Resources at hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au with Subject Title: Counsellor, Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE – Sydney.

Applications close Sunday 11th December 2018.

Enquiries

For enquiries about this position, contact Chris at chris.support@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au or email hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au

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