- Job posted on: 13th Sep 2019
- Applications close:
CoLab is a partnership between the Telethon Kids Institute and the Minderoo Foundation. CoLab’s mission is to bring together families, clinicians, educators, policy makers, other practitioners and researchers to provide evidence to improve service delivery and community capacity to meet the needs of children, families and communities who are experiencing vulnerability.
The Early Years Initiative is a commitment to work differently with communities to improve the development, health and learning of children from conception to four years and create lasting change. It is an unprecedented 10-year partnership that will bring together community leaders, government, researchers, business and philanthropic organisations to achieve better outcomes for Western Australian children and families. The Initiative will see the State Government join with Minderoo Foundation and Telethon Kids Institute (through CoLab) to work with four Western Australian partner communities.
The Initiative will empower and support communities to assess the needs of children and families and identify what works best to help their children to thrive, based on evidence and research.
This Senior Research Officer position will be responsible for providing research support to the planning, management and conduct of the Early Years Initiative (EYI) including developing project plans, research instruments, data collection (qualitative and quantitative), data analysis, conducting workshops or training sessions and other research tasks as required.
This is a full time, fixed term position until 31 December 2019 with the possibility of extension. Generous salary packaging is included the remuneration.
The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience: