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• Join a growing not-for-profit organisation
• $104,092 + super & generous salary packaging benefits
• Full time 6 month contract

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, to enjoy equity and safety, to
be able to grow into adulthood happy and healthy, and to have agency over their social, cultural,
political and economic life. To learn more about Children’s Ground and the work we do, visit our

About the Job

The Heath Promotion Specialist will work within the Children’s Ground Health and Wellbeing team, which responds to the population health needs with the local community using the Children’s Ground Family Health and Wellbeing Framework Health in the Hands of the People Utnenge, Tyerrtye, Mwerre Atnyenetyeke Iltye Tyerrtye Urrperle–kenhenge. The role provides a wide range of health promotion to 5 communities in and around Mparntwe – Alice Springs including remote communities and outstations in Central Australia.

About You

We are seeking an innovative, suitably qualified and experienced Health Promotion Specialist who has experience working with First Nations and remote communities. You will an understanding of
the effects of colonisation, disempowerment and intergenerational trauma and a demonstrated
commitment to social justice.

To be successful in this position, you will need to enjoy working outdoors and with community, have strong relationship, networking and communication skills – both verbal and written, have a
collaborative approach to work and be a self-starter who thrives in an environment that is
ambiguous and complex and be a systemic thinker.

Ideally, you will be a First Nations person.


How to Apply

We invite you to walk with us on this unique journey…
Please apply via SEEK and upload your current resume and a two-page pitch describing why you suit the role. 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.

Selection Criteria in the position description will guide how to frame your pitch and will provide information about the content of an interview.

Preferred candidate will be required to undergo a National Police Check and obtain an NT Ochre
Working with Children Check card.

Applications will remain open for all of December 2023 and interviews will be conducted during
December for a mid January 2024 start.

In line with our workforce development strategy, Children’s Ground strongly encourages and
supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.

Position description

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