Location: Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region
Job Title: Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) Health Promotion & Education Officer
Classification: Public Health
Salary: $74,611 - $83,385per annum
Generous salary packaging: $15,899.94p/a
Professional development incentive: Allowance of $1,300p/a
Employment Type: Full Time
Reports to: Public Health Services Manager
Employment conditions: Per AHAC Enterprise Agreement 2017 - 2020
Amazing further benefits including 6 weeks annual leave, free gym membership, free general dentistry and Remote retention allowance of $750!
Exciting opportunity for a full time Tackling Indigenous (TIS) Promotion & Education Officer in our Public Health Services Section, based in Tennant Creek.
Join this community-based organisation and make a genuine difference to our community!
Commence an exciting opportunity where you will be joining our Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) Team to contribute to closing the gap in Indigenous health outcomes by reducing tobacco smoking as the most significant risk factor for chronic disease among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples within our Barkly Region. You will experience everything Anyinginyi has to offer and understand how our Public Health Services Sections provide such an important role in Anyinginyi’s drive to be a Provider of High Quality Holistic Primary Health Care services to the Aboriginal communities of the Barkly region in a Culturally responsive way!
You will be joining a friendly and professional team, where you will receive personal and professional development opportunities from an employer who wants to provide optimum working conditions!
Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation (AHAC) is a multi-disciplinary organisation which provides primary health care services to the Aboriginal people of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region, dedicated to ‘Closing the Gap’ in Aboriginal health within remote Australia.
Anyinginyi consists of five different sections (Health Services, Business Services, Public Health Unit, Sports and Recreation, and Piliyintinji-Ki Stronger Families) which allow them to have a holistic approach to health ensuring that clients' physical and emotional health and wellbeing is given the utmost priority.
Anyinginyi's mission is to be a provider of high quality holistic primary health care services featuring prevention and treatment in the Barkly region in a culturally responsive way.
About the Tennant Creek region
Year round blue skies, stunning landscapes and vibrant, diverse and warm communities - that's life in the Northern Territory! Only a short flight from most Australian cities, Tennant Creek is not just a must-see destination renowned for its individual identity and rich cultural heritage but is a remarkable community to set up home in!
500km north of Alice Springs, Tennant Creek was once a rough and tumble droving town but is now a modern town and one of the Territory's most populated areas. It is home to a major regional hospital, a university, schools, shops and a supermarket, accommodation, bars, clubs and restaurants, banking facilities, sporting clubs and an airport - everything you need to set up a relaxing new lifestyle! People from all walks of life find themselves calling Tennant Creek home.
About the Role
Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporationhas an exciting opportunity for a full time Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) Health Promotion and Education Officer to join their Kalpa Purru Wirranjarlki – Public Health Services Section, here in Tennant Creek. This role is offered on a Full-Time basis.
In consultation with community, you will be part of a small team responsible for developing, promoting and undertaking a range of supportive, evidence based resources and activities aimed to reduce the uptake of smoking, to promote smoke-free spaces, and supporting smoking cessation in Aboriginal communities within the Barkly region
Identified strategies will focus on community engagement as well as developing responsive, flexible, population and preventative health approaches to tobacco use outcomes to enhance community understanding of the effects of tobacco on overall and long-term health outcomes for Aboriginal people living in the Barkly Region.
More specifically, some of your duties will include (but will not be limited to):
To be successful in this position, you will need to possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated experience in engaging with clients and writing documentation and reports.
Please note: An Ochre Card (NT Working with Children’s card) obtainment is a requirement prior to commencement in this role. Please refer to NT Safe for further information.
You will also need to possess the following:
Essential skills and experience:
If you meet the above criteria and you’re interested in contributing to an organisation where you can really make a difference in our local community, we want to hear from you!
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