The Epilepsy Foundation is an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe Employer. We believe that our people are our greatest asset and the successful recruitment, development and retention of staff is vital to the services we provide to people living with epilepsy and their families. We work towards an inclusive culture and environment that is conducive to personal growth, achievement and the highest ethical standards.

Our Organisational Code of Conduct for working with Children and Young People are some of the ways we put our values into practice. It’s built around the recognition that everything we do in connection with our work at the Epilepsy Foundation will, and should, be measured against the highest possible standards of ethical conduct. Our commitment to the highest standards helps us recruit highly capable people, build services and attract loyal supporters. Trust and mutual respect among staff is the foundation of our Code, and is something we need to work towards every day.

You can download our Code of Conduct Agreement, Salary Packaging Employee Information Booklet and Fair Work Information Statement, using the links below.

As positions become available, they will be advertised here. See below for current positions vacant. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at the Epilepsy Foundation.

Business Development & Partnership Lead, 1.0 FTE

  • Permanent role – negotiable
  • Mix of remote/onsite hybrid workplace
  • Free onsite parking in Surrey Hills, Vic
  • Salary packaging
  • Professional development opportunities

Who we are

The Epilepsy Foundation is dedicated to reducing the impact of epilepsy on people’s lives. Our Vision is to ensure that people with epilepsy have equitable access to education and employment, feel safe and connected in their community and no longer die from their epilepsy.

About you

You have the confidence to drive epilepsy education and training service revenue results by identifying, developing and securing new business opportunities by generating leads and sales through maintaining strong customer relationships.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and influencing skills with the ability to develop and maintain constructive relationships across a diverse group of stakeholders
  • The ability to build effective networks and partnerships with customers within government, relevant organisations and other service providers
  • Ability to develop and execute a business development strategy, including the responsibility for establishing a business plan and meeting revenue and sales targets. Work as part of a team and manage competing demands
  • Impeccable personal standards in representing the Epilepsy Foundation.


Some of your responsibilities include (refer to the Position Description for the full list of Key Responsibilities)

 Developing and executing a business development strategy including responsibility for establishing a business plan, its implementation and meeting revenue/sales targets

  • Developing and managing positive relationships with customers and stakeholders.
  • Developing and supporting partnerships with large organisations including the administration of contractual agreements and licences.
  • Analysing customer data in order to develop and execute strategies to deepen our relationships (existing and new) within the disability, education, aged care and workplace verticals.
  • Improving our revenue per customer by understanding their long term needs and rewarding commitment to the Epilepsy Smart concept.

Even if you don’t think you meet all our criteria, you might just possess the right cultural-adding qualities for the Epilepsy Foundation so please feel free to submit an application – we’d love to hear from you. For more information, contact Lisa Wait:

Closing date for applications: Applications close at 11.59 pm, Sunday 25th February.

How to apply:

Shortlisting occurs as applications arrive and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The Epilepsy Foundation reserves the right to close this role to new applications prior to the closing date The Epilepsy Foundation is an Equal Opportunity employer and a child safe organisation.

The Epilepsy Foundation is a culturally safe environment. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply. Obtaining satisfactory safety checks before commencing employment is mandatory for working at the Epilepsy Foundation.



Epilepsy Educator & Trainer – Surrey Hills 

The Epilepsy Foundation supports people living with epilepsy and their families to live the life they want. We seek a full time Epilepsy Educator/Trainer to deliver epilepsy education and training.

0.8 workload will be considered.

The role will suit Registered Nurses who hold or are willing to obtain Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, or can demonstrate equivalent experience in adult education. 

Epilepsy education and training is delivered to a range of audiences including families, staff in early learning centres and other education settings, disability and direct care providers, health professionals, workplace and community organisations and when emergency medication is prescribed.

Training sessions are sometimes scheduled outside of normal business hours.  Typically, this would involve finishing training via webinar or at the venue site between the hours of 5.30pm-8.30pm. Flexible start times and time in lieu provisions are in place for such occasions. Occasional regional travel may be required with or without an overnight stay.

Work days would include a Wednesday and Friday. During the peak training period in Term 1 of the school year, annual leave may be limited to a max of one week at a time.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in health care and/or workplace education and training, especially within established curriculum frameworks to a range of audiences
  • Knowledge of pedagogy and experience in the application of adult learning principles
  • Experience working within a quality framework
  • Experience with developing and maintaining client/customer relationships within a compliance operating environment
  • Knowledge of epilepsy and its impact on the individual is desirable

The work location is blended between our Surrey Hills office and working remotely from home.

The position reports to the Education & Training Manager and offers challenge, opportunity and an attractive, above award remuneration package including salary packaged vehicle and other benefits. Well-developed knowledge of epilepsy is not required but a strong willingness to learn is essential. The successful applicant will receive appropriate supports and equipment to enable them to work from home.


If you think you are right for this position and would really love to work with us, obtain the position description by clicking here.

Make enquiries to Lisa Wait, Education & Training Manager on email or phone 03 8809 0600.

We are calling for applications on an ongoing basis.

All Epilepsy Foundation staff must comply with current vaccination mandates and complete a National Police Certificate. Applicants for this role must hold or be willing to obtain an NDIS Worker Safety Check clear rating before commencing employment.

The Epilepsy Foundation is committed to ensuring people living with epilepsy in under-serviced sectors including First Nation Peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds receive the support they need to reduce the impact of epilepsy on their lives.

Epilepsy Foundation is an EEO employer and child safe organisation.


You can find out more about the Epilepsy Foundation’s organisational structure by watching the video below.

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