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Health Promotion Specialist - Child & Maternal Health - Darwin / West Arnhem Land

Children's Ground

  • Join a growing not-for-profit organisation
  • $94,007 - $101,656 + super & generous salary packaging benefits 
  • Full time until 30 June 2022 (extension subject to funding) 

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, to enjoy equity and safety, to be able to grow into adulthood happy and healthy, and to 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 Team is committed to creating and delivering responses to population health needs with the local community. With a focus on maternal and child health, the Health Promotion Specialist will be responsible for supporting young mothers through pregnancy and building knowledge and confidence in parenting; assisting with referrals and support to access existing clinical and support services; delivering and supporting sexual health education and pre-pregnancy knowledge, particularly with young people; and providing targeted childhood health promotion alongside the broader Children's Ground team.

About You

We are seeking an innovative, suitably qualified and experienced Health Promotion Specialist with a specific focus on child and maternal health. 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 strong relationship, networking and communication skills - both verbal and written, have a collaborative approach to work and be a self-starter who thrives in an environment that is ambiguous and complex and be a systemic thinker.

Ideally, you will be a First Nations person.

We invite you to walk with us on this unique journey…

Selection Criteria in the position description attached below will guide how to frame your pitch and will provide information about the content of an interview.

See our website for further information www.childrensground.org.au/page/17/join-us

Preferred candidate will be required to undergo a National Police Check and obtain an NT Ochre Working with Children Check card.

Applications close at 9am on Monday 21st June 2021.   

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

Previous applicants need not apply.

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