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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 (03) 9822 5771. 

Current Employment Opportunities

Position Vacant: Human Resources Coordinator

  • Contract position to 30th June 2019, with possibility of extension.
  • Part time, 15-20 hours per week.
  • $67,800 – $71,800 p/a pro rata depending on qualifications and experience.
  • Available to start immediately.
  • Located in Glen Iris, Melbourne or Crows Nest Sydney

The Butterfly Foundation is seeking a HR generalist, with a genuine passion for people and the desire to stretch their wings, to become our next Human Resources (HR) Coordinator.  Guided by the National Manager, Organisational Development, this is the only dedicated HR resource in the organisation.

Read full Position Description HERE.

To Apply

All applicants should supply their resume, and must address the FULL Selection Criteria (essential), 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: Human Resource Coordinator

Applications close 9am, Monday 30th July 2018.

Enquiries

For enquiries about this position, email hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au

 

Position Vacant: Counsellor, Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE – Sydney

  • Counselling role working via phone and online.
  • Fixed term till June 2019, part-time position with set rostered weekly shifts.
  • $63,100 – $69,700 p/a pro rata depending on experience.
  • Available to start immediately.
  • Located in Crows Nest, NSW

The Butterfly Foundation is looking for people with sound counselling skills and a level of understanding about eating disorders to provide support to Australians living with eating disorders via their National Helpline. 

The Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE has expanded its services to 7 days a week in 2018.

We are currently seeking a passionate counselling professional who is available to deliver eating disorder counselling services. 

Read full Position Description HERE.

To Apply

All applicants should supply their resume, and must address the FULL Selection Criteria (essential), 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.

Enquiries

For enquiries about this position, email Juliette Thomson at Juliette@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au or email hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au   

Position Vacant: Supervising Counsellor, Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE – Sydney

  • Leadership counselling role.
  • Opportunity to grow and develop digital service skills.
  • Part-time position with set rostered weekly shifts, with potential for extension post June 2019.
  • Salary, circa $77,500 p/a pro rata.
  • Located at Crows Nest, NSW.

The Butterfly Foundation are looking for highly trained counsellors, to provide brief support counselling to Helpline contacts, and to act as shift supervisor, providing strong team leadership to less experienced counsellors, guiding and developing their abilities where necessary to build on their strengths.
The Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE is open 8am to midnight, seven days a week.
We are seeking passionate and experienced professionals who are available to provide team leadership and deliver eating disorder counselling services. You need to have availability for the following two shifts per week;

Read full Position Description and Essential Criteria HERE.

To Apply

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

Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

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

Applications will be assessed as they come in, so keen applicants are advised to submit their applications early.

Enquiries

For enquiries about this position, email Juliette Thomson at Juliette@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au or email hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au   

 

Position Vacant: Primary Health Project Coordinator

  • Contract position to 30th June 2019 
  • Full time (part-time considered for right applicant) 
  • Salary $70,000 - $74,000 p/a (pro rata if part time)
  • Located at Butterfly House, Crows Nest, NSW
  • Previous applicants need not apply

The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) is an Australian Government initiative, managed by the Butterfly Foundation for Eating Disorders. The primary purpose of the NEDC is to develop and maintain a nationally consistent approach to the prevention and management of eating disorders. The NEDC also makes evidence-based information accessible to a wide range of audiences across Australia.

The NEDC is looking for someone whose stakeholder engagement and project management skills are second to none. You are a high achiever known for your dedication, attention to detail, and ability to prepare and present both materials and events. You thrive upon creating and sustaining excellent relationships with stakeholders. You possess tertiary qualifications in health, social sciences, education, community development or a related discipline, with at least two years’ relevant work experience. As part of a small team you are naturally collaborative and love working to achieve common goals, no matter what size the task is. But more than this, you care where you work and you want to work somewhere that makes a real difference.

This role is for a fixed term, full time contract position until 30th June 2019, with the possibility of an extension. A part time role may be considered for the right candidate.

Read full Position Description and Essential Criteria HERE.

To Apply

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

Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications should be submitted by email to Human Resources at hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au with Subject Title: Primary Health Project Coordinator, NEDC

Applications close on midnight 8th July 2018.

Applications will be assessed as they come in, so keen applicants are advised to submit their applications early.

Enquiries

For enquiries about this position, email hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au   

 

Position Vacant: Dietitian, Outpatient Treatment Programs, Butterfly Foundation

  • Client facing role in leading not-for-profit
  • Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience
  • Sydney based position
  • Opportunity to grow and develop skills

Butterfly Foundation is currently seeking applications for a dietitian to provide consultancy services to Butterfly’s outpatient treatment programs in Crows Nest, Sydney. You must be an accredited dietitian with AHPRA registration, a member of Dietitian’s Association of Australia, and have recent relevant experience for further consideration. 

The purpose of this role is to provide dietetics and nutrition services to the Butterfly Treatment Programs participants and staff. The dietitian’s role in the program is to provide direct support, information and advice to clients and their carers around nutrition, meal planning and medical risks. The role also acts as a team resource, providing support, advice and education to the clinical team with regards to individual clients or more broadly about dietetics/nutrition approaches.

Hours Available
Actual hours will be on an as needs basis, but are anticipated to be a 4.5 hour consultations once per week on one of the following days:
Tuesday (5:30 PM -10:00 PM)
Thursday (5:30 PM – 10:00 PM)
Saturday (8:30 AM - 1:00 AM)

Read full Position Description and Essential Criteria HERE.

To Apply

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

Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications should be submitted by email to Human Resources at hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au with Subject Title: Dietitian, Outpatient Treatment Programs, Butterfly Foundation.

Applications will be assessed as they come in, so keen applicants are advised to submit their applications early.

Enquiries

For enquiries about this position, email either Rachel Simeone, Clinical Manager, Outpatient Treatment Program rachel.simeone@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au or HR hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au 

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