Continence Foundation of Australia

  • National peak body
  • Non-profit organisation
  • New and interesting role
  • Recruiting on an ongoing basis


Are you a Registered Nurse with skills in catheterisation?

The Continence Foundation of Australia is launching a new ‘Catheterisation Skills Workshop’ and is seeking registered nurses to become professional development facilitators for the program.

Workshop facilitators will be responsible for providing students with face-to-face skills training in male and female indwelling catheters and suprapubic catheters.

Successful candidates will be provided with a free, short facilitation learning module to help develop facilitation skills, and all workshop materials including mannequins, catheter kits and teaching notes. You will also be paid for your workshop delivery time (2 hours) and set up time (1 hour).

An opportunity not to be missed, we encourage Registered Nurses from across Australia to apply to facilitate this important skills program. Further information can be found here.


If you enjoy teaching others and are interested in this opportunity, please submit your CV detailing your catheterisation experience and any professional development delivery skills to:

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. An online interview will be conducted with short-listed applicants.

•    Preferably starting late January 2023 (or by negotiation)
•    12 month contract with possibility of extension.

The Continence Foundation of Australia is seeking a talented and driven Managing Editor to oversee and develop the production of the Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal, the journal of the Continence Foundation of Australia and the New Zealand Continence Association. The Journal is a flagship activity of both organisations.

Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal accepts original articles, current reviews, brief communications and letters to the Editor, concerned with clinical practice and research in all fields of incontinence.

The Continence Foundation of Australia is the peak not-for-profit organisation for people with incontinence, their families and carers and the health professionals supporting them.

The Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal (ANZCJ) Managing Editor oversees the daily operations of the journal and is responsible for the timely and efficient processing of manuscripts in peer review and production, meeting publishing deadlines and implementing editorial standards and policies. 

The Managing Editor works closely with the Editor in Chief (EIC) and coordinates all editorial content to ensure journal quality requirements are fulfilled. 

Other key responsibilities include:
•    Designing and executing a strategy to attract high-quality manuscript submissions from relevant research areas to the journal
•    Responding to all editorial queries via phone, email and postal mail
•    Liaising with authors, providing timely and accurate information as required
•    Providing secretariat support to Editorial Board and all-around administration assistance
•    Coordinating editorials ensuring issue deadlines are met
•    Working collaboratively with the Editor-in-Chief, the publisher and other stakeholders
•    Copy/technical editing; and proof reading

To meet the requirements of this role you must have:
•    5+ years’ experience in a similar role 
•    Tertiary qualification in a relevant field
•    Demonstrated ability to contribute to best practice ideas, workflow efficiencies and projects
•    Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written (grammar, spelling, punctuation) skills 
•    Highly developed organisational and admin skills with the ability to manage multiple projects
•    Meticulous attention to detail -able to deliver high-quality outputs on time and free from errors
•    Highly proficient in MS Office Suite, content management systems and publishing systems
•    Experience with both scientific and English editing.


The Foundation is based in Melbourne, and while there may be some requirement to participate in face-to-face meetings, working remotely will be supported.

The position will preferably commence in January 2023 or by negotiation.

For a copy of the position description, please see here or contact Debra Parnell at 

If you meet the requirements listed above, enjoy working autonomously yet collaboratively, ensuring tasks are completed on time and to a high standard, are able to develop and maintain strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders, we would like to hear from you. Apply now.

Appropriately qualified candidates will be interviewed as applications are received.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter (cover letter is essential) outlining how you meet the key requirements of this role.

Please submit by application close date, COB Monday 9 January 2023 to 

Full-Time or Part-Time Position 

Be a part of the quality clinical services and information provided by the Continence Foundation of Australia (the Foundation). The Foundation is the national peak body focussing on advocating for improved quality of life for the 1 in 4 Australians who face the stigma and restrictions of bladder or bowel control health issues.  

If you are interested in supporting people to live well by providing nursing services and education in continence care, this is the role for you. 

We are recruiting for a Continence Nurse Specialist to work as part of our Clinical Services. Based in Melbourne, you will support consumers by providing current, evidence based and best practice information and support. Services are primarily within the disability sector and may also include paediatric and aged care consumers. A primary component of the role is providing telehealth assessments to consumers nationally. 

Help us end the stigma and restrictions of incontinence, and work collaboratively with all our staff to achieve our vision and strategic goals.  


This position reports to the NSW Services Manager and you will be part of both a local and a national clinical team and have opportunities for ongoing professional development. 

 As the ideal candidate, you will: 

  • be a Registered Nurse with post graduate qualifications and have a minimum of five years experience in continence assessment, management and care  

  • have a high level of skill in continence assessment, management and care  

  • be dedicated to continuous professional development with a focus on continence knowledge enhancement  

  • understand person centred care and partnering with consumers principles 

  • be confident in providing both clinic and community-based care 

  • have strong communication skills – interpersonal, written and verbal  

Any questions regarding this position, please email

Part-time and full-time applicants encouraged to apply. Please forward your application, including a covering letter and resume/CV, to Applications close Friday 2 December 2022. 


Last Updated: Mon 30, Jan 2023
Last Reviewed: Fri 13, Nov 2020