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Health & Wellbeing Officer - Justice & Reinvestment, Food Security

Australian Red Cross
  • Full time role based in Adelaide to end of June 2020
  • Work for the world's largest humanitarian movement
  • Flexible work arrangements & generous salary packaging

About us

Australian Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian movement in the world seeking to build a better society based on people helping people.  

We work to assist migrants in transition to ensure they have their humanitarian needs met and are participating and included in Australian society.

We seek to support people who are particularly vulnerable due to their circumstances, for example, people seeking protection, with restricted access to support and services, or vulnerable to exploitation.

We work directly with those seeking help, irrespective of their legal status, their background, or how they arrived in Australia.

About the role

The focus of this position is to provide effective coordination, operational management and delivery of food security initiatives within the Justice and Reinvestment team. The initiatives aim to increase the health, wellbeing and social connectedness of communities in areas of identified disadvantage and contact with the justice system. The position will have a strong focus on health and wellbeing and will use community development principles to support the implementation and progress of initiatives particularly for individuals moving them away from contact with the Justice System, and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

What you’ll bring

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of people, including external stakeholders, service providers and young people from varying cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • Proven ability to develop positive relationships and relate to a range of people at all levels including funding bodies, volunteers, staff, schools, students and government departments.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the three pillars of food security.
  • Demonstrated understanding of government and not-for-profit sectors and the impact of food insecurity on individuals and families.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community development principles and practices.
  • A working with Children Check is Mandatory for this role.

Why work for us?

Work for purpose, know that the work you do enables Red Cross to support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Position Description: Download File Health and Wellbeing Officer 2020 (002).pdf.

How to apply

Apply for the position here.

For further enquiries please see position description below or contact Bethany Bailey on 0466 539 488.

Closing date: 3 April 2020 at 11:55PM AEST.

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