- Job posted on: 6th Oct 2021
- Applications close:
This maternity leave cover position is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a growing team at Telethon Kids Institute. The key focus of the Kulunga team is to guide and support Research teams to connect with Aboriginal children and families and to build the capacity and development of Institute researchers working on Aboriginal Health & Wellbeing projects.
We are looking for someone who has great communication skills, strong community links and works well in a team environment that will drive important work to ensure that our research has a meaningful impact to the lives of our children and families.
As the Community Engagement Coordinator, you will play a pivotal role in building strong partnerships and engagement with Researchers, Aboriginal children, families and communities across the Perth Metropolitan region. Your focus will be to closely liaise between the groups and guide our families, community members and Research Teams to work in partnership and to make informed decisions about research priorities, protocols and practice.
Some of your responsibilities will include:
Pursuant of Section 50(d) of the Equal Employment Opportunities Act 1984, the occupant of this position must be of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent.
This position will suit someone who shares our deep commitment to building the capacity of Aboriginal People. Additionally, the key to your success will be your demonstrated experience in the following:
We are driving inclusion and diversity as part of the way we work. If you meet a number of the requirements (and not all), we encourage you to submit your application.
Our aim is to create a workplace where people are respected and encouraged to fulfil their potential. We encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge and enhance skills; we embrace all employee differences and foster a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.
We value our people and in return, you will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and as a not-for-profit this includes salary packaging of up to $15,899 (increases your take home pay!) and the opportunity to be part of a long-standing organisation.
We offer excellent training and development opportunities and generous staff benefits including flexible working conditions, paid parental leave, social activities and a health and wellbeing program.
If you think that this is the right role and an exciting new challenge for you, please click on 'Apply Now' to submit your application.
A position description is attached.
Your cover letter (no more than 2 pages) should specifically address your skills and experience outlined in the “About You” section above.
For more information about the role please contact Mara West, Kulunga Operations Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Community Engagement Coordinator - Kulunga Metro enquiry via EthicalJobs.