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· Join a growing not-for-profit organisation.

· Up to $83,274 plus 11% superannuation, generous salary packaging benefits & ‘bonus’ leave.

· Full-time (38 hours) 12-month fixed term contract.


About Us

Children’s Ground is a First Nations organisation. We are committed to systems change to ensure dignity, justice and equity for all children and families. Our work focuses on national reform as well as evidencing a new way of working. The Children’s Ground Approach is a whole of community, whole of life approach, designed by First Nations people. We partner with a community over the course of a generation, led by local expertise, vision and intelligence.

About the Job

This position is for a First Nations person with a strong understanding of traditional and western health.  

The First Nations Health Promotion Officer will be working in a multi-disciplinary team, to deliver the Children’s Ground Family Health and Wellbeing Framework, Health in the Hands of the People to improve the health and wellbeing outcomes for First Nations communities in the Top End. This includes recognising, respecting, and privileging local cultural knowledge systems and practices, and the agency of First Nations people. 

The First Nations Health Promotion Officer will work with children, young people, elders and families to promote family health and wellbeing and create and deliver responses to population health needs with the local community. This role will support service delivery by designing and delivering health promotion activities within Early Years learning, support family health plans with individuals and families and create and deliver responses to population health needs with the local community. 

This position works with families in Darwin First Nation communities and may provide outreach support to West Arnhem.  

About You

We are seeking an innovative, organised and suitably skilled First Nations persons to deliver on our health promotion goals.  You are engaged, enthusiastic, responsive to community need and keen to be part of a team.  

The First Nations Health Promotions Officer will have relevant experience in health promotion and are open to learning new ways of doing things to deliver the best service to our communities.  

To be successful in this position, you need to be creative and flexible with the ability to engage and empower First Nations communities to identify their strengths and needs and to respond accordingly.  

How to Apply

Please apply via SEEK and upload your current resume and a cover letter sharing what interests you about the role and how your experience meets the key selection criteria.  

Applications close Monday 19 February 2024.  


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