- Job posted on: 30th Apr 2020
- Applications close:
Children’s Ground is working to create an environment where families realise their aspirations for the next generation of children to be free from trauma and suffering, enjoy equity and safety, be able to grow into adulthood happy and healthy, and have agency over their social, cultural, political and economic life. To learn more about Children’s Ground and the work we do, visit our website: https://www.childrensground.org.au.
The Health Promotion Coordinator will work in a multi-disciplinary team and will be a senior member of a small team delivering the Children’s Ground Family Health and Wellbeing Framework to improve the health and wellbeing outcomes for the community. This will include the recognition and support of local cultural knowledge systems and practices, and the agency of consumers.
The Team will develop and implement family health plans with individuals and families, and create and deliver responses to population health needs with the local community. The team will work collaboratively with internal and with external partners.
This position will provide outreach services to West Arnhem Land working and living in remote communities and outstations for extended periods of time.
We are seeking an innovative, suitably qualified and highly experienced Health Promotion Coordinator to join our multi-disciplinary team of health and learning professionals. You will have experience working with First Nations communities and an understanding of the effects of colonisation, disempowerment and intergenerational trauma and a demonstrated commitment to social justice.
To be successful in this position, you will have significant experience in health, strong relationship, networking and communication skills - both verbal and written, have a collaborative approach and be a self-starter who thrives in an environment that is ambiguous and complex and thinks systemically.
We invite you to walk with us on this unique journey…
In line with our workforce development strategy, Children's Ground strongly encourages and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.