Aboriginal Health Coordinator – Social and Emotional Well-being
Healthy North Coast (HNC) currently have an opportunity for an Aboriginal Health Coordinator – Social and Emotional Wellbeing to join the Aboriginal Health Team.
About the role
The Aboriginal Health Coordinator – Social and Emotional Wellbeing provides regional operational leadership of Healthy North Coast Aboriginal Social and Emotional Wellbeing projects and initiatives; ensuring priorities are aligned to the strategic goals of the organisation and responsive to the needs of the community. The role is focussed on building strong partnerships and assisting in the development and implementation of cross-sector Aboriginal Social and Emotional Wellbeing initiatives. The Aboriginal Health Coordinator – SEWB is responsible for playing a team leadership role in the SEWB project both inside and outside HNC, ensuring that SEWB services are culturally safe across the region. The Coordinator will also be required to work closely with external stakeholders in further developing dynamic modelling systems relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities.
You will be passionate about the health of North Coast Communities; encouraging innovation and new ideas; creating an environment for the development of new approaches and creative solutions. You will have experience in and a passion for the holistic view of health including social and emotional well-being.
You will also have:
- Proven ability to build a culture of respect and understanding and to facilitate opportunities to engage and collaborate with external stakeholders to develop joint solutions
- Ability to develop productive partnerships – builds alliances and networks, and have a collaborative cross-community approach to meeting health needs
- Extensive knowledge of Aboriginal culture and society to inform and develop initiatives; experience liaising with local communities to understand local need and avoid duplication of services
- Aboriginality – This is an identified position. NCPHN considers that being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification under Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW). Applicants for this position must be:
- Of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
- Must identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
- Must be accepted as such in the community in which they live
- Experience with engaging with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander organisations, peoples and communities on the North Coast
- Qualifications in a relevant field such as health promotion, public health, community development, Indigenous studies or workplace training
Send a covering letter demonstrating how your experience meets each of the selection criteria listed in the Position Description along with a copy of your Resume to [email protected] by 5pm Friday 19 February 2021
Marni Tuala, Deputy Director – Aboriginal Health on 0408 968 710