- Support primary health outcomes for ATSI individuals in the community
- Local Government | Eastern Suburbs
- Temporary 3 month role | $39 p/hr + super
A council based in Melbourne’s Eastern suburbs are seeking a candidate to contribute to the development, design and implementation of high quality, evidence-based health activities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) mothers and babies in ante-natal and post-natal care, maternal and child health immunisation and primary health care promotion. You will maintain and build relationships with local and regional Aboriginal community groups, organisations and service providers. You will contribute to the development, implementation and evaluations of plans and policies for the Community Services Directorate and across Council, including the IAHP- (New Directions) Project Plan, Children’s Plan and RAP Plan. Furthermore you will provide high level consultation and community engagement practices with aboriginal led health organisations and their families, as well as research, analyse and interpret social health and wellbeing data and information to draft high quality reports for Council and management.
To be successful you will hold a tertiary qualification in Social Science, Aboriginal and/or Torre Strait Islander Primary Health Care, Community Development, Public Social Health Policy or equivalent with demonstrated relevant experience. You will have experience developing partnerships with families, community and government agencies to achieve agreed outcomes. You will have well-developed skills and experience in aboriginal community consultation and engagement, incorporating a successful record in advocacy, developing policy, conducting research and social planning, including a genuine commitment to ethical management and inclusivity in decision making, principles of social justice and equitable access. A current (and ongoing) valid Victorian Driver’s License, as well as satisfactory (and ongoing) Working with Children’s and Police Checks must be supplied prior to offer of employment and commencement.