- Job posted on: 22nd Jul 2021
- Applications close:
The Senior Policy Officer reports to the Policy and Strategy Manager, and is accountable to the Chief Executive Officer. The role is primarily responsible for taking a lead role in providing strategic advice on policy matters pertaining to national and state level policies that will impact the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people in WA.
The occupant is responsible for maintaining expert knowledge and awareness of issues, trends and legislative changes across national and state policy issues relating to a range of health policy matters.
To be considered for this position, you must have:
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 $86,569.58 - $98,112.19 per annum 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:
Please note there is no closing date for this position. Applications will be assessed on submission and interviews scheduled accordingly. We encourage interested candidates to express their interest without delay!
For further information about this position please call a People and Culture Representative 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.