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• Join a growing not-for-profit organisation
• Up to $72,203 + super, generous salary packaging benefits & ‘bonus’ leave over Xmas/New Year
• Full or Part Time role – 12 month fixed term engagement
• Relocation support available for interstate candidates

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 position of Nutrition & Health Promotion Officer will work in a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of the Children’s Ground Approach, working under the Family Health and Wellbeing Framework – Health in the Hands of the People. The Health and Wellbeing platform aims to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for children, their families and the broader community. This includes recognising, respecting and privileging local cultural knowledge systems and practices and the agency of First Nations people. The position will work with the learning and wellbeing team by providing on the ground early years health promotion activities, as well as planning for and working with children and families around nutrition and health promotion within and outside early learning sessions. There will be regular travel to communities in Central Australia

About You

We are seeking an innovative, suitably qualified and highly experienced Nutrition & Health Promotion Officer to join our multi-disciplinary team of health and learning professionals. You will ideally have experience working with First Nations communities and 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 have significant experience in health and strong relationship, networking and communication skills – both verbal and written. You will have a collaborative approach and be a self-starter who thrives in an environment that is ambiguous and complex and thinks systemically.

How to Apply

Please apply on SEEK and upload your current resume and a two-page pitch. 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. Preferred candidate will be required to undergo a National Police Check and obtain an NT Ochre Working with Children Check card.

Applications close Thursday 21 September 2023.

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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