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Child Nutrition Development Officer - APY Lands Based


Employer: NPY Women's Council
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Health Promotion, Indigenous, Social Work, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NT

Job posted on: 05 January, 2018.
Applications close: 29 January, 2018. (Expired)

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply. This position is suitable for female applicants only due to the cultural sensitivities of the work.

This is your opportunity to make a real impact alongside a passionate and supportive group of people in Central Australia.

NPY Women’s Council is now recruiting for a Child Nutrition Development Officer in the Child Nutrition team. Based remotely in Umuwa (APY Lands), you will work collaboratively within the Child Nutrition and Wellbeing Program to support families with children aged 0-5 years, especially those experiencing growth faltering.

As a Child Nutrition Development Officer you will work across a wide range of tasks including:

  • Complex Case Management
  • Community education
  • Capacity building and collaboration across community services
  • Work with stores around nutrition health initiatives

You will have a background and qualifications in Social Work, Nutrition, Community Development or Health Science and have experience in managing a complex caseload. Working with remote Indigenous communities or vulnerable minority groups is desirable.

We are looking for someone who is a team player, resilient and who is passionate about working alongside Anangu. In addition, the right person will be comfortable living in a remote environment and is able to be flexible in a changing environment. The position is based in Umuwa (SA), returning to Alice Springs every six to eight weeks for supervision, case reviews, personal tasks and supplies.

Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council is a leading community service organisation that provides a range of programs to women, children and their families. Our work spans across 350,000 square kilometres of Central Australia and is critical to building and maintaining a better future for all Anangu communities within the region.

The organisation is committed to working within the NPY lands for the benefit of Anangu in the region and you will work in an environment and landscape unique to Australia.

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