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Bilingual Health Educator - Dinka - Health in My Language

Australian Red Cross
  • Part time role (22.8 hours per week) to 31st December 2022, based in Adelaide
  • Help address vaccine literacy, hesitancy, and barriers for migrant and refugee communities
  • Work for the world's largest humanitarian movement

About Red Cross 

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian movement. We support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. We act for humanity.

The opportunity 

Support the implementation of the ‘Health in my Language: COVID-19 Vaccination Bilingual Health Education’ project in South Australia. The Educator will conduct COVID-19 vaccination bilingual health education sessions in community settings.

The Health in My Language project will address vaccine literacy, hesitancy and barriers to service navigation of the vaccination system facing women, children and men from migrant and refugee communities across Australia.

The project will specifically target activities for groups of people who may experience higher levels of vaccine hesitancy and barriers to accessing COVID-19 vaccinations.

What you will bring

  • Experience working with linguistically diverse people and communities from different cultures and backgrounds
  • Experience in community development, including delivering workshops to community members
  • Fluency in English and Dinka
  • Willingness to travel within South Australia
  • Demonstrated ability to assist in the planning and coordination of information or training sessions
  • Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to present information in a clear, comprehensive format 
  • Working with Children Check and Drivers Licence are required

Our Covid-19 safe practices

It’s vital you review our Red Cross COVID-19 and pre-employment requirements here prior to applying.

Why work with 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.

Red Cross respects, values and encourages diversity. We believe that diversity in our people enriches our organisation as well as the impact we have.

Further information

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below.

Position description:Download File Bilingual Health Educator Dinka- Health in my Language.pdf

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Thank you for considering a career at Red Cross. We also have great opportunities to volunteer. Click here to find out more.

Please apply as soon as possible as we will be reviewing applications as they come in and may close the advertisement earlier 

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