Health Promotion Specialist (Maternal and Child Health) – Children’s Ground – Alice Springs

  • $104,092 + 11% super
  • Up to 9k for relocation assistance available
  • Full time position based in Alice Springs
Why Children’s Ground?
Children’s Ground is a First Nations organisation that aim to end injustice and disadvantage. They deliver an innovative approach to education, health and employment services for families. It is designed, delivered and evaluated by– the community

What’s in it for you?

  • $104,092 salary + 11% super
  • Salary packaging option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Extra paid leave over Christmas/ New Year period
  • Housing provided for first 6 weeks if relocating for role
  • Up to $9,000 for relocation assistance ($2k through Children’s Ground & $7k NT PHN)
  • Access to NT PHN scholarships and bursaries
What’s the role?
  • Provide a wide range of Maternal & Child health promotion services to families living in five different communities in and around Mparntwe – Alice Springs, including remote communities and outstations in Central Australia.
  • Work to strengthen the delivery of both First Nations and Western health promotion practices
  • With each community, develop and assess health needs, and create and design culturally appropriate and First Nations language-based resources
  • Work in partnership with other local health and wellbeing service partners to deliver First Nations Cultural health and wellbeing
Is this the right role for you?
  • Relevant Degree/qualification in Health Promotion, Maternal Child Health, Midwifery, or equivalent work experience
  • Significant experience and expertise and demonstrated success in health promotion and Maternal and Child Health
  • Experience working with First Nations communities and an understanding of the effects of colonisation, disempowerment and intergenerational trauma
  • Strong relationship, networking and communication skills
  • Current driver’s licence, OCHRE Card & National Police Clearance (or willingness to obtain)
Please note, some travel may be required to go on country, including some evenings and weekends. Accommodation will be provided when travelling.
 
NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.
 
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Ashleigh McDonald on 08 8982 1056 or email recruitment@ntphn.org.au

Job Information

Job Reference: AD-1165
Salary: $104,092 + 11% super
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Medical and Nursing
Job Locations: Central Australia
Job Types: Allied Health
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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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