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Health Promotion Coordinator - Central Australia

Children's Ground


  • Join a growing not-for-profit organisation
  • $96,357 + super, generous salary packaging benefits
  • Full time contract ending December 2022 (extension subject to funding)
  • Relocation support available for interstate candidates

About Us

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.

About the Job

The Health Promotion Coordinator will work in a multi-disciplinary team and will be a senior staff member, ensuring delivery of the Children’s Ground Family Health and Wellbeing Framework – Health in the Hands of the People - 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.

This position will support the Head of Health and Wellbeing in supervision of the team, on the ground coordination of working responsibilities and development and implementation of family health plans with individuals and families. The health team aims to create and deliver responses to population health needs with the local community. The team will work collaboratively with internal and with external partners.

About You

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 be a motivated self-starter who can think systematically and thrives in an environment that is ambiguous and complex.

You will have a previously demonstrated high level ability to coordinate health promotion programs, exhibit strong people skills – teamwork, engagement, supervision. Finally, you will hold a current full driver’s license and have or be willing to obtain a national police check and Ochre Card.

Please see the position description on the Children’s Ground website for further information.

In line with our workforce development strategy, Children's Ground strongly encourages and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.

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