Coordinator: Pain Revolution (HEO 6)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 05 Dec 2021

  • Open to Australian Aboriginal Peoples and UniSA employees only
  • Part-time (0.6 FTE) fixed term contract until 31 December 2024 based in Allied Health and Human Performance at the City East campus
  • Commencement Salary: $82,077 pro rata per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role

This position will be responsible for managing and coordinating all associated activities relating to the Pain Revolution’s Local Pain Educator program as well as other projects within the Innovation, Implementation & Clinical Translation in Health (iIMPACT) research concentration. The position is the primary contact for the Pain Revolution.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

Core Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, lead and manage the Pain Revolution projects ensuring high levels of work performance and completion of project deliverables within agreed timeframes, quality standards and budget
  • Develop and implement a strategic plan relating to the LPE program for multi-jurisdiction / national delivery, in consultation with the Chair
  • Represent and negotiate on behalf of Pain Revolution with internal and external partner organisations
  • Develop and maintain strong strategic relationships with key stakeholders

Essential Skills and Experience

  • An understanding of pain science curricula and the scientific and evidence base of the Pain Revolution
  • Demonstrated ability to develop clear project plans and timelines, monitor and report on project progress within budget and required standards together with a high attention to detail
  • Highly developed written communication skills and experience in preparing documentation for distribution across a variety of audience and stakeholders
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and / or demonstrated equivalent experience, knowledge and skills in project management, event design, communications and / or health related curriculum development and implementation


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • A variety of leave arrangements

How to Apply

The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Jessica Frisari, Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 3655.

Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 5 December 2021

To be eligible to apply for internal positions, you must either be an Australian Aboriginal Peoples, or a current UniSA continuing, fixed-term or casual staff member at the time the position is advertised and have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.


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