The New South Wales Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) – Two Organiser Positions for their Member Organising Team

Organiser (x2), Member Organising Team

Temporary full-time

(12 month contract/secondment and parental leave replacement)

$112,740.00 per annum + Superannuation + 12 RDOs

+ 5 weeks annual leave + Christmas shutdown


The New South Wales Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) in association with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation New South Wales Branch (ANMF NSW Branch) seeks two Organisers to join our Member Organising Team (MO) on a temporary full-time basis.


In this role you will:

  • Building union power through systematic organisation
  • Recruiting members utilising recruitment strategies and face-to-face conversations
  • Identifying and developing activists
  • Developing and implementing formal organising plans to form new workplace branches and retain existing branches
  • Participate in workplace campaigns
  • Contribute to the NSWNMA’s goals to achieve collective outcomes.


To be considered for this position you require:

Essential Criteria 

  1. Demonstrated commitment to the union movement
  2. Recognised qualifications in the field of nursing or midwifery
  3. Two years financial NSWNMA membership
  4. Commitment to acquiring and developing the skills of organising
  5. Demonstrated capacity to be an open learner
  6. Commitment to contribute and work within a team
  7. Demonstrated commitment to the nursing and midwifery professions
  8. Demonstrated time management skills
  9. Proficient use of the English Language both written and oral
  10. Demonstrated capacity to listen and use active listening techniques
  11. Demonstrated ability to use a computer and smartphone or similar device
  12. Previous experience with Microsoft Office
  13. A demonstrated ability to write formal letters, reports and other forms of documentation
  14. Full and current NSW driver licence.


Desirable Criteria 

  1. Experience in working in a range of workplaces
  2. Experience of working for a union
  3. Experience in community organising or active participation in local groups/networks
  4. Demonstrated ability to problem solve
  5. Ability to speak, read and write in a second language.


How to apply for this position:


Click here to submit your application online. Your application must briefly address each point of the selection criteria found in the Organiser Level 1, MO position description.

For More Information check out this link:


Applications close Thursday, 29 August 2019.


NSWNMA/ANMF NSW Branch is an Equal Opportunity Employer and fosters a diverse workplace.


Health Services Union NSW/ACT/QLD – Organiser x 2 in Aged Care & Disability Sector

The Health Services Union NSW/ACT/QLD is a strong, growing union that aims to use its collective power to build a fair and just society through improving conditions for our members in the health and aged care industry.


The HSU is currently hiring to fill two vacancies based in Aged Care Division.


Job Description

  • Recruit workers to the HSU;
  • Build activism amongst union members and mentoring members into leadership
  • Visit aged care and disability workplaces across Sydney, NSW.


Essential Experience and Qualifications

  • The position requires someone with excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and negotiations skills and who has the ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment;
  • Excellent organising skills and ideas;
  • Drivers licence;
  • Demonstrated success at growing union membership and leadership;
  • Ability to strategise and find solutions to challenges;
  • Passion for the union movement;
  • Ability to work some non-standard hours and occasionally travel to different parts of NSW.


Desired Experience and Qualifications

  • Knowledge and understanding of contemporary industrial issues in the aged care and disability sectors.



  • Salary will be offered based on skills and experience as per the HSU Employee Agreement.


If interested, please forward your resume and cover letter to:


For further information please contact Emilija Gudovska on 1300 478 679 or by email:


Applications close:  COB Wednesday 4th September 2019.




Finance Sector Union NSW Office – Field Officer


Field Organiser


Finance Sector Union

General Overview

The Finance Sector Union is the union for one of the largest and fastest growing industries in Australia. The FSU has played a key role in instigating industry change and real improvements for finance workers as well as the broader community.

Are you up for the challenge? We are looking for an experienced full-time campaign and growth organiser to join our highly motivated team.

This position offers the successful applicant an opportunity to adapt their skills to unique organising challenges while working to innovative campaign plans connected to relevant enterprises, local workplaces and the broader industry.

The FSU has a vibrant culture, providing staff with a challenging work environment whilst still allowing for a work/life balance.

Selection Criteria:

Selection criteria

  • Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice
  • Experience working or organising in progressive organisations or social justice causes
  • Ability to inspire people to take action through conversations
  • Ability to identify and develop leaders
  • Strong planning, time-management and strategic-thinking skills
  • Ability and willingness to do whatever it takes to fight and win
  • Driver’s licence preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing ongoing support and development to the successful applicant.


Salary range for the Organiser position can be provided on request. FSU offers excellent working conditions including employer superannuation contributions of 15%.

For further information, contact Marcia Byrnes on (02) 9320 0052 or


Applications to

Rebecca Reilly

Finance Sector Union

PO Box A2442,

Sydney South NSW 1235



Closing date

COB Wednesday 4 September 2019

United Services Union – Newcastle Branch – ADMINISTRATION OFFICER

An outstanding opportunity is available for a professional and energetic Administration Officer at the Union’s Newcastle office.

The USU has a vibrant and friendly culture, providing staff with a challenging work environment whilst still allowing for a work/life balance.

It’s a busy role, with a good degree of responsibility and the chance to receive training and mentoring to build your knowledge in this interesting role that adds value to, and improves people’s lives.

This role will see you typing and preparing routine correspondence and standard legal documents, looking after complex filing, managing multiple diaries and having lots of contact with members.

Salary is in accordance with the Union’s salary system, commencing at $55,563 to $69,012 plus 10% super per annum. USU employees work a thirty-five hour week and enjoy a nine-day fortnight.

To secure this role you’ll need to have a proactive and flexible approach to duties, be a well organised, meticulous and dedicated experienced person with high level admin skills. You will be well-presented, have exceptional communication skills and be able to work well autonomously and within a team.

Interested candidates must provide introduction letter, resume and written response to each selection criteria (persons not completing selection criteria will not be considered). To obtain a copy of position description, please visit our website: or contact Stephen Hughes on (02) 4962 1444.

Applications to: Manager North Stephen Hughes no later than 4:00pm Friday 23 August 2019.