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The Youth Program Coordinator reports to, and is directly accountable to, the Executive Manager Workforce and Sector Development, and is responsible for coordinating the AHCWA Youth Program. This involves planning, preparing and facilitating the implementation of strategies and activities to execute the Western Australian Aboriginal Youth Health Strategy (WAAYHS) 2018 - 2023, working closely with the AHCWA Youth Program Officer and facilitating and supporting the AHCWA Youth Committee.
The role of the AHCWA Youth Program is to guide and support AHCWA and it's Member Services' to implement the WA Aboriginal Youth Health Strategy (WAAYHS) 2018-2023. This will include engagement with Aboriginal youth across WA; visiting communities to facilitate workshops; and advocating and engaging with key agencies and partners at a state and national level
To be considered for this position, you must have:
Demonstrated ability to uphold the principles of cultural sensitivity including an ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Ideally, in addition to be above, we are looking for someone who:
The position involves working within a multicultural organisation where the majority of employees, clients and stakeholders identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. Candidates must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Please note: In addition to the above skills and experience, the successful candidate will require an unrestricted WA "C" Class Driver's Licence, and be required to submit a National Police Clearance (dated within 3 months) prior to appointment.
Applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in Australia and will be required to provide evidence of this entitlement, such as an Australian or New Zealand passport, birth certificate, or foreign passport with a relevant working visa.
While you will face diverse new challenges in the role, you will also enjoy an attractive remuneration package including a base salary of $67,897.71 - $76,950.73 per annum pro rata plus superannuation. You'll also gain access to generous salary packaging options, which will greatly increase your take home pay. In addition, you will have access to a number of fantastic benefits including:
All submissions must be received by the nominated closing date. In fairness to all applicants, late applications cannot be considered unless prior consent has been received under restricted circumstances.
For further information about this position please call Lailah Eloche, People and Culture Administrator, on 08 9227 1631.
As per section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA) AHCWA actively seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and stakeholders and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) is the peak body for Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) in Western Australia. We exist to support and act on behalf of our 23 Member ACCHS throughout WA, actively responding to their individual and collective needs.
Governed by an Aboriginal Board of Directors who represent all regions in Western Australia, AHCWA aims to promote and strengthen the ACCHS' Model of Care; a model that is built around the delivery of comprehensive, holistic, and culturally secure primary health care services.
The organisation operates on the foundational pillars of Aboriginal leadership, self-determination and cultural diversity that underpin and shape the way the organisation conducts its business.
These values are designed to guide and promote a strong, high performing organisational culture that is responsive to the state-wide needs of our Member Services and assist us in delivering our vision.
Culture | Resilience | Accountability | Collaboration | Passion | Integrity
To find out more about AHCWA, visit our website at www.ahcwa.org.au