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• Based in Alice Springs
• Join growing not for profit group
• Full-time 12 month fixed term contract
• SCHCADS Modern Award Level 8 – Salary up to $122,143 (depending on skills/experience)

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, enjoy equity and safety, be able to grow into adulthood happy and healthy, and have agency over their social, cultural, political and economic life.

About the Job

The Head of Health and Wellbeing in Central Australia will lead the Family Health and Wellbeing Team that deliver Children’s Ground Family Health and Wellbeing Framework, to improve the health outcomes for individuals and families in the communities we work with. Health in the Hands of the People includes the recognition and support of local traditional cultural knowledge systems and practices. It also includes Western approaches to improved health outcomes through health promotion, social/emotional wellbeing, maternal/child health and environment health programs. The Health Team will develop and implement family health plans with individuals and families and create and deliver responses to population health needs with each local community. Key focus will be the delivery of the Family Health Model, program design, staff supervision, reporting and relationship

About You

The successful candidate will have experience as a Program Manager or held a senior organisational role where they have had accountability for a breadth of functions across a health organisation.

Extensive experience in health promotion and delivery is essential, as is a strong understanding &/or experience working with First Nations communities. Strong people management skills and a collaborative facilitator is a must have.

How to Apply

Please apply via SEEK where you will be asked to pitch why you are suitable for the role and upload your current resume.

Your pitch should tell us more about who you are, what you are passionate about, what interests you about the role and why you may be a good fit for Children’s Ground and this position, along with your current resume.

Applications close Thursday 4 April 2024

Position Description

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