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Program Support Officer - Suicide Story - Darwin / Alice Springs

Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory
  • Base salary of Level 3 step 3-6 - $80,434-$87,579 (pro rata)
  • Part time 3 days per week to 30 June 2022 (Tuesday to Thursday)
  • 6 weeks annual leave, 17..5% leave loading (pro rata)
  • Darwin or Alice Springs base


AMSANT is the peak body for Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services in the Northern Territory and advocates for equity in health, focusing on supporting the provision of high quality comprehensive primary health care services for Aboriginal communities

Role Description

The Suicide Story Admin Officer will join the Social Emotional Wellbeing team within AMSANT, to provide administrative duties for the Suicide Story program.  There is opportunity for development within this role to develop skills and knowledge around Suicide prevention activities for Aboriginal people within the Suicide Story Program. This position will be provided with support and management from the Suicide Story Coordinator as well as the Social Emotional Wellbeing Manager.  

Suicide Story is a suicide prevention program developed specifically with and for remote Aboriginal communities of the Northern Territory.  The program is a three-day skills-based workshop, that creates a safe space for Aboriginal people to share knowledge and learning about culturally appropriate ways to address suicide awareness and create more resilient, suicide-safer communities.  The Suicide Story Aboriginal Advisory Group (SSAAG), is an essential component of the Suicide Story program success and ensures that cultural safety is upheld whilst providing oversight in many aspects of the program including governance and strategic direction.

Program Aims

  • To increase suicide awareness  
  • Build culturally appropriate suicide prevention skills among participants, facilitators and advisors.  
  • To increase the resilience and protective factors within Individuals, Communities and Partner Organisations involved.

Appointment Factors: (Appointment is subject to)

  • Willingness to undergo a Police Check
  • Ability to obtain a Working with Children’s Clearance
  • Current Driver’s Licence

How to apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter addressing selection criteria below

A position description is attached.

For any other inquiry, please contact HR on 08 8944 6686.

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