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Do you want to be one of the driving forces behind working towards an Aotearoa with no new HIV transmissions and where people living with and affected by HIV flourish?

Burnett Foundation Aotearoa (previously New Zealand AIDS Foundation) has been at the forefront of HIV prevention in Aotearoa for nearly 40 years.

With the same passion as those who have come before us, we’re continuing to work hard to prevent HIV transmission, reduce stigma, and maximise the wellbeing of those most affected. Through our community engagement, behaviour-change marketing campaigns, testing, and therapeutic support services, we reach people across the country.

Burnett Foundation Aotearoa offers the chance to work in a fast-paced, high-performing, and driven team that is committed to biculturalism and is an equal opportunities employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, or age.

Kia whakatōmuri te haere whakamua

I walk backwards into the future with my eyes fixed on my past

 

Below are our current vacancies: 


 

Research Officer, Permanent, Part Time or Full Time (0.6 - 1 FTE, or 22.5 - 37.5 hours per week. Negotiable for the right candidate, and open to job sharing) - Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland

This is a rare opportunity to bring together your research expertise and lived experience to a leading, well-respected community organisation that has a strong focus on the sexual health needs of gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex men (GBM). We are also growing into new areas of work serving our broader rainbow and takatāpui communities. Opportunities like this don’t come around often.

In this role you will report to the Head of Policy, Advocacy and Science and work behind the scenes to make it all happen.

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gathering, analysing and synthesising information and data relating to service provision and key populations, for the provision of advice to Team Leads, Managers, the Chief Executive and the Board.
  • Supporting the delivery of key education offerings and messages to communities, stakeholders, and healthcare workers in a range of settings.
  • Responding to internal and external information requests.

He kōrero mōu: About you

We’re looking for an amazing human who can demonstrate a commitment to deliver this mahi, alongside:

  • Proficiency in planning and executing quantitative data analysis, including the use of statistical software packages (preferably using STATA)
  • Previous work experience in academic or community research
  • Experience in evaluation projects, programmes or services.
  • Ability to think critically, synthesise, and effectively communicate complex scientific research across several disciplines

While not essential, it would be beneficial to also be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of HIV, sexual health issues and specific health issues facing men who have sex with men in Aotearoa
  • Lived experience in one or more of our priority populations (men who have sex with men, people living with HIV, Māori, people from high HIV prevalence countries) 
  • Previous experience in HIV prevention work
  • Knowledge and/or experience of the not-for-profit sector

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

There are many, many benefits to this role, including but not limited to:

  • One week of additional paid employer holidays on top of the minimum four weeks annual leave and public holidays
  • A flexible working policy that helps support your unique work-life balance needs. This could include working from home for a portion of your week.
  • Attractive starting salary of $70,346 with annual progression up a 5-step salary scale that is competitive in the not-for-profit market
  • Reimbursement of public transport fares and contribution to the purchase of a bike or micro mobility device (e-bike, scooter, etc.)
  • Reimbursement for home office equipment of up to $800
  • Get to make a real difference in our community
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A fun, safe, empowering and sex-positive work culture, with an endless supply of condoms

Tono Mai: Apply Now!

We encourage applications from takatāpui, people living with HIV, men who have sex with men, Māori, and/or people from high HIV prevalence countries (our priority populations).

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

Please do not apply via Seek. Applications submitted via Seek will not be considered.

Applications close: 11:59pm Thursday 6 June 2024

Please get in touch with Brooke Hollingshead at [email protected] if you have any questions.


 

 

Business Analyst, Fixed Term (until 30 June 2025), Full-time (37.5 hours per week) - Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland

Bring your strong project management and delivery skills to our Shared Services team to contribute to the positive sexual wellbeing of rainbow and Takatāpui communities.

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

The Business Analyst will:

  • Create and manage workflows/ projects as required to support the Head of Shared Services.
  • Gather needs and requirements for key projects and system enhancements, scope and document these requirements, and map out processes, training needs, and system limitations for the Applications Lead to be able to deliver the solution.
  • Based on inputs from the Senior Leadership Team (alongside any other fixed-term project teams), work with the wider team to document, design, implement, and evaluate projects for delivery by the Applications Lead.
  • Actively contribute to the development of the team annual plan, other planning processes, and team meetings.
  • Support the Head of Shared Services in maintaining and developing key external relationships that support the CRM, software solutions, and IT infrastructure.
  • Support the Applications Lead to ensure all system updates for the CRM are anticipated, understood, and rolled out in a timely way and all data integrity remains in place.
  • Work with the Applications Lead to scope and understand requirements for CRM enhancements to be able to plan and deliver required outcomes in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a good relationship with the CRM provider and make best use of the services provided from them (free support, one-off project support, chargeable on-going support).
  • Proactively highlight any IT security settings, IT practices or IT vulnerabilities requiring attention or review to the Head of Shared Services.  This may include engaging a 3rd party to assess or carry out this work as appropriate.

He kōrero mōu: About you

We’re looking for an amazing human who can demonstrate a commitment to deliver this mahi, alongside:

  • Take ownership of key tasks and projects, bringing a proactive approach, and seeing these through from initiation to completion
  • Be empowered to ask “Why” on a deeper level. Be able to understand and effectively communicate both the “Why” and the “How’ to stakeholders including the Applications Lead.
  • Assist the Applications Lead with the development and implementation of key IT, software, and CRM maintenance and enhancement projects and solutions.
  • Assist with project delivery requiring CRM or software solutions or enhancements.
  • Assist the Applications Lead with ensuring all software, CRM changes, and requests for service are understood.

While not essential, it would be beneficial to also be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of HIV, sexual health issues and specific health issues facing rainbow and Takatāpui communities in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Lived experience in one or more of Burnett Foundation Aotearoa current or emerging priority populations (men who have sex with men, rainbow communities, people living with HIV, Takatāpui, people from high HIV prevalence countries).

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

There are many, many benefits to this role, including but not limited to:

  • One week of additional paid employer holidays on top of the minimum four weeks annual leave and public holidays
  • An attractive starting salary of $85,240 per annum that is competitive in the not-for-profit market.
  • Reimbursement of public transport fares and contribution to the purchase of a bike or micro mobility device (e-bike, scooter, etc.)
  • Reimbursement for home office equipment of up to $800
  • Get to make a real difference in our community
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A fun, safe, empowering and sex-positive work culture, with an endless supply of condoms

Tono Mai: Apply Now!

We encourage applications from Takatāpui, people living with HIV, men who have sex with men, Māori and/or people from high HIV prevalence countries (our priority populations).

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

Please do not apply via Seek. Applications submitted via Seek will not be considered.

Applications close: 11:59pm Sunday 2 June 2024

Please get in touch with Jo at [email protected] if you have any questions.


 

 

Peer tester, Permanent, Part-time (15 hours per week, two-three days per week) - Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland

Bring your strong commitment to empowering individuals to take ownership of their sexual health and to support community development through disseminating public health knowledge. Your passion and dedication will contribute to the positive sexual wellbeing of Rainbow and Takatāpui communities.

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

The Services and Outreach Team contributes to Burnett Foundation Aotearoa’s work in the areas of developing individual skills, building the strength of communities, and enhancing the capacity of the health workforce to meet the needs of those we serve.

The team achieves this through the provision of HIV and STI testing and support, counselling services, peer-led group programmes and education. We deliver programmes and services from the Burnett Centre and our Āwhina (Wellington) and Te Toka (Christchurch) offices. We also partner with like-minded organisations to maximise the impact of our work.

The Peer Tester will:

  • Manage the set up and delivery of point of care HIV and Syphilis rapid tests and support clients to complete self-collected STI samples in diverse settings (in Centre and outreach clinics).
  • Conduct pre and post-test assessments of testing clients.
  • Record all clinical and non-clinical data as per Burnett Foundation Aotearoa Standard Operational Procedures.
  • Discuss health promotion and prevention messaging including HIV and STIs, HIV prevention tools, safe sex practices and refer to Burnett Foundation Aotearoa and other services where appropriate.
  • Support clients through referral process for confirmatory testing.
  • Complete administrative tasks and functions in relation to support team service delivery, e.g. supporting daily Burnett Centre processes, testing or other outreach services.
  • Manage and secure all Burnett Centre equipment, material and records and complete all to agreed timeframes.

He kōrero mōu: About you

We’re looking for an amazing human who can demonstrate a commitment to deliver this mahi, alongside:

  • Experience working with, understanding of, or commitment to, the health of gay, bi or other men who have sex with men (GBM), Takatāpui, Transgender and gender-diverse people.
  • Experience in customer service with a strong client-centred approach.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with the diverse groups impacted by HIV in New Zealand.
  • Ability to consistently adhere to the principles of confidentiality and ethical practice within a health care setting.
  • High level of attention to detail regarding testing protocols, entering client data or creating database records.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in both cohesive team environments and in autonomous, self-directed settings.
  • Professional, inclusive, and adaptable approach to delivering and supporting affirming, sex positive conversations with community, key stakeholders and clients around sexual health and wellbeing.

While not essential, it would be beneficial to also be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of HIV, sexual health issues and specific health issues facing rainbow and Takatāpui communities in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Lived experience in one or more of Burnett Foundation Aotearoa current or emerging priority populations (men who have sex with men, rainbow communities, people living with HIV, Takatāpui, people from high HIV prevalence countries).

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

There are many, many benefits to this role, including but not limited to:

  • One week of additional paid employer holidays on top of the minimum four weeks annual leave and public holidays
  • An attractive starting salary of $57,472 - $68,419 per annum (pro rata 0.4 FTE: $22,988.80 - $27,367.60) that is competitive in the not-for-profit market.
  • Reimbursement of public transport fares and contribution to the purchase of a bike or micro mobility device (e-bike, scooter, etc.)
  • Reimbursement for home office equipment of up to $800
  • Get to make a real difference in our community
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A fun, safe, empowering and sex-positive work culture, with an endless supply of condoms

Tono Mai: Apply Now!

We encourage applications from Takatāpui, people living with HIV, men who have sex with men, Māori and/or people from high HIV prevalence countries (our priority populations).

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

Please do not apply via Seek. Applications submitted via Seek will not be considered.

Applications close: 11:59pm Sunday 9 June 2024

Please get in touch with Rodrigo Olin at [email protected] if you have any questions.


 

 

Senior Services and Outreach Coordinator, Permanent Full-time (37.5 hours per week) - Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland

Want to bring your passion for leadership and public health skills to contribute to the wellbeing of rainbow and takatāpui communities? 

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

The Services and Outreach Team contributes to Burnett Foundation Aotearoa’s work in the areas of developing individual skills, building the strength of communities, and enhancing the capacity of the health workforce to meet the needs of those we serve.

The team achieves this through the provision of HIV and STI testing and support, counselling services, peer-led group programmes and education. We deliver programmes and services from the Burnett Centre and our Āwhina (Wellington) and Te Toka (Christchurch)offices. We also partner with likeminded organisations to maximise the impact of our work.

The Senior Services and Outreach Coordinator will:

  • Lead the development and implementation of key projects and programmes within the Services and Outreach team.
  • Provide peer HIV & STI testing services, remote support to clients self-testing for HIV and peer advice / information in response to client queries.
  • Deliver key education messages to communities, stakeholders and healthcare workers in a range of settings

 

He kōrero mōu: About you

We’re looking for someone who can demonstrate:

  • A tertiary qualification or technical training in at least one of: Health Promotion, Project Management, Population/Public Health, Community Work, Community Development or Allied Health. Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a tertiary qualification.
  • Experience leading the development and implementation of health service or health promotion projects
  • Experience working with, understanding of, or commitment to, gay and bisexual men, men who have sex with men, rainbow communities and Takatāpui.
  • Experience in customer service with a strong client-centred approach
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with the diverse groups impacted by HIV in Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • Ability to consistently adhere to the principles of confidentiality and ethical practice within a health setting.
  • High level of attention to detail regarding entering client data or creating database records
  • Experience holding key relationships with stakeholders to support programmes and activities
  • Self-motivated and able to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Ability to prioritise work effectively, manage changing and conflicting demands and expectations.
  • Professional approach to sexuality and sexual issues.

 

While not essential, it would be beneficial to also be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of HIV, sexual health issues and specific health issues facing rainbow and takatāpui communities in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Lived experience in one or more of Burnett Foundation Aotearoa current or emerging priority populations (men who have sex with men, rainbow communities, people living with HIV, Māori, people from high HIV prevalence countries).

Knowledge and/or experience of the not-for-profit sector

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

There are many, many benefits to this role, including but not limited to:

  • One week of additional paid employer holidays on top of the minimum four weeks annual leave and public holidays
  • Attractive starting salary of $76, 759 with annual progression up a 5-step salary scale that is competitive in the not-for-profit market
  • Reimbursement of public transport fares and contribution to the purchase of a bike or micro mobility device (e-bike, scooter, etc.)
  • Reimbursement for home office equipment of up to $800
  • Get to make a real difference in our community
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A fun, safe, empowering and sex-positive work culture, with an endless supply of condoms

Tono Mai: Apply Now!

We encourage applications from Takatāpui, people living with HIV, men who have sex with men, Māori and/or people from high HIV prevalence countries (our priority populations).

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

Please do not apply via Seek. Applications submitted via Seek will not be considered.

Applications close: 11:59pm Sunday 26 May 2024

Please get in touch with Rodrigo Olin at [email protected] if you have any questions.


 

 

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