Health Education Officer

Last updated an hour ago
Location:Sydney
Job Type:Casual

Join the Uniting Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) to work at the cutting edge of drug health services!

Are you passionate about social justice and harm reduction? Are you able to work flexibly and creatively with a diverse client group in a low threshold setting? Do you have experience working with people who inject drugs? Then come and join our team at the Uniting Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) www.uniting.org/msic

Uniting MSIC is currently recruiting suitably qualified people to join our Health Education team as Health Education Officers in Kings Cross, in Casual and Permanent Part-Time roles.

Rostered shifts are 9.30 am- 13.30 and 13.30 to 18.00 Monday to Sunday

18.00 to 22.00 Monday to Friday and 11.00 - 1500 for meal break relief.


We are looking for people who have all or most of the following:

  • Demonstrated experience working with people who inject drugs or people with complex trauma.
  • Experience working in needle syringe services, drug and alcohol services, crisis, or accommodation services.
  • A sound understanding of, and commitment to Harm Reduction, Social Justice, and the service delivery model and values of MSIC.
  • A demonstrated adherence to trauma-informed principles of practice and care.
  • A sound understanding of the health, social, and legal issues related to injecting drug use and marginalised populations.
  • Computer competence including word processing and the use of clinical databases.
  • Qualifications in Welfare or Social Sciences, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or equivalent or working towards the same.

ESSENTIAL: Please address the criteria detailed above as thoroughly as possible in your cover letter so your application can be considered for the role.


This is an opportunity for you to work in a supportive and friendly team environment, which provides you with continuing education opportunities, and a chance to progress your career.

Love Your Work. Join Our Team. Make a Difference. Apply Now!

For all enquiries, please do call Louise Massie 0468 341 590 or email lmassie@uniting.org

PD HEO Nov 2020 (003).pdf


Appointment will be conditional upon a satisfactory Federal Criminal Records check. Uniting is an EEO employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.