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Organiser - Disability

Health Services Union

About us:

The Health Services Union NSW/ACT/QLD is a growing 45,000-member strong union that uses our collective power to build a fair and just society for our members in the health and care services industry. The Health Services Union offers a collaborative environment which focuses on teamwork, empowerment, innovation, integrity, and accountability.

About the role:

The HSU is looking for an experienced organiser to join our Aged Care and Disabilities Division to support our members working in the disability sector. The HSU has boutique coverage in the disability sector across NSW.

The role has a high level of autonomy and responsibility. Our Disabilities Organiser will have the ability create and implement organising plans, to build delegate structures, to develop internal and external communications strategies.

Organisers in the Aged Care and Disabilities Division are part of a dynamic team who share their knowledge and experiences and are always looking to learn from each other. This supportive, open culture has been crucial in the team’s success to date.


  • A strong commitment to trade union values and the principles of organising.
  • Demonstrated success in recruiting new members and developing workplace leaders.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Industrial relations and dispute resolution skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and autonomously.
  • A lifelong learner
  • Valid driver’s license

Previous experience in the disability or related sectors and language skills will be looked at favourable.

The HSU encourage applications for this role from current workplace delegates, experienced organisers, people of all genders, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent.


An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant. Other benefits include:

  • A flexible, diverse and inclusive workplace including generous employer superannuation contributions and leave entitlements such as Accrued Days Off and Family and Community Leave.
  • A motor vehicle
  • Commitment to supporting professional development.
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives

Questions about this vacancy can be directed to Lauren Hutchins, Manager – Aged Care and Disabilities via email lauren.hutchins@hsu.asn.au using the subject line: Organiser - Disability enquiry via EthicalJobs or mobile 0423 029 586.

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