Aboriginal Liaison Officer – Fixed Term Part-time Position (24hours/week)

Fixed Term  Part-Time Position  - 3 days /week (24 hours)Dubbo location About Family Planning NSWFamily Planning NSW (FPNSW) is the leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services in NSW.  As an independent not-for-profit organisation we offer expert clinical care, information and advice for everybody in every family as well as education and training and evidence-based research to support doctors, nurses and other professionals.Family Planning NSW is committed to excellence in meeting the reproductive and sexual health needs of the community.  We achieve this by providing best practice, accredited clinical services, enhancing the knowledge and skills of service providers, improving the body of knowledge about reproductive and sexual health through rigorous research and evaluation, and leading international development projects to promote the rights of marginalised people in developing countries.Our ValuesFamily Planning NSW is a pro-choice organisationMust support the Family Planning values About the roleFamily Planning NSW is looking for an experienced Aboriginal Liaison Officer to provide community liaison and health promotion support to the Family Planning NSW Dubbo Centre and outreach locations.These health promotion activities are diverse and include resource distribution, community education, consumer engagement and partnerships. The Aboriginal Liaison Officer role is integral to the organisations commitment to improving reproductive and sexual health outcomes for Aboriginal communities. Key Criteria   EssentialPrevious experience working with Aboriginal communitiesAn understanding of Aboriginal culture and an interest in Aboriginal reproductive and sexual healthDemonstrated ability to prioritise work and work within timeframesDemonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and also work independentlyDemonstrated interpersonal, oral and written communication skillsAbility to maintain confidentiality and use discretion at all timesCurrent NSW Drivers LicenceDesirableIdentify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait IslanderKnowledge of reproductive and sexual health issuesExperience working within the health sectorExperience delivering community education to Aboriginal communitiesMandatory requirements:A Criminal Record CheckEssential pre-employment checks  Why work for us:We are a leading and continually growing NFP organisation.We offer a friendly, collaborative team and you will have your contribution valued.Opportunities to grow your career with us.Salary Packaging is offered, increasing take home payPackage range from $62,000 to $67,000 (FTE) part-time pro rata depending on experienceFamily Planning NSW is always on the lookout for talented and passionate individuals to contribute their skills to one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit reproductive and sexual health service organisation.We believe that a diversity of experiences and perspectives will help us build stronger strategies, teams and movements. We strongly encourage First Nations people, people of colour, people living outside of cities, and people living with a disability to apply. We are continually working on becoming a better workplace for everyone. To Apply:Please submit your current Resume and a Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria listed in the Position description.Please note: If you are unable to view the attached Position Description, please visit our careers page https://careers.fpnsw.org.au and click on the Position Description link bottom of the respective job advert. We will be actively shortlisting for these roles so please don't hesitate to apply.FPNSW is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Closing date for the role will be 28 November 2021. FPNSW do not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications.POSITION DESCRIPTION 62000 AUD Dubbo 2830

Aboriginal Liaison Officer - Fixed Term Part-time Position (24hours/week)

  • Fixed Term  Part-Time Position  - 3 days /week (24 hours)
  • Dubbo location

 

About Family Planning NSW

Family Planning NSW (FPNSW) is the leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services in NSW.  As an independent not-for-profit organisation we offer expert clinical care, information and advice for everybody in every family as well as education and training and evidence-based research to support doctors, nurses and other professionals.

Family Planning NSW is committed to excellence in meeting the reproductive and sexual health needs of the community.  We achieve this by providing best practice, accredited clinical services, enhancing the knowledge and skills of service providers, improving the body of knowledge about reproductive and sexual health through rigorous research and evaluation, and leading international development projects to promote the rights of marginalised people in developing countries.

Our Values

  • Family Planning NSW is a pro-choice organisation
  • Must support the Family Planning values

 

About the role

Family Planning NSW is looking for an experienced Aboriginal Liaison Officer to provide community liaison and health promotion support to the Family Planning NSW Dubbo Centre and outreach locations.

These health promotion activities are diverse and include resource distribution, community education, consumer engagement and partnerships. The Aboriginal Liaison Officer role is integral to the organisations commitment to improving reproductive and sexual health outcomes for Aboriginal communities.

 

Key Criteria  

Essential

  1. Previous experience working with Aboriginal communities
  2. An understanding of Aboriginal culture and an interest in Aboriginal reproductive and sexual health
  3. Demonstrated ability to prioritise work and work within timeframes
  4. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and also work independently
  5. Demonstrated interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  6. Ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion at all times
  7. Current NSW Drivers Licence

Desirable

  1. Identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  2. Knowledge of reproductive and sexual health issues
  3. Experience working within the health sector
  4. Experience delivering community education to Aboriginal communities

Mandatory requirements:

  • A Criminal Record Check
  • Essential pre-employment checks 

 

Why work for us:

  1. We are a leading and continually growing NFP organisation.
  2. We offer a friendly, collaborative team and you will have your contribution valued.
  3. Opportunities to grow your career with us.
  4. Salary Packaging is offered, increasing take home pay
  5. Package range from $62,000 to $67,000 (FTE) part-time pro rata depending on experience

Family Planning NSW is always on the lookout for talented and passionate individuals to contribute their skills to one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit reproductive and sexual health service organisation.

We believe that a diversity of experiences and perspectives will help us build stronger strategies, teams and movements. We strongly encourage First Nations people, people of colour, people living outside of cities, and people living with a disability to apply. We are continually working on becoming a better workplace for everyone.

 

To Apply:

Please submit your current Resume and a Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria listed in the Position description.

Please note: If you are unable to view the attached Position Description, please visit our careers page https://careers.fpnsw.org.au and click on the Position Description link bottom of the respective job advert. 

We will be actively shortlisting for these roles so please don't hesitate to apply.

FPNSW is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.

 

Closing date for the role will be 28 November 2021.

 

FPNSW do not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications.

 

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Ee-lin Chang on: EeLinC@fpnsw.org.au, quoting Ref No. 1001214.

 

  • Posted Date 12 Nov 2021
  • Location Dubbo
    NSW / Australia
  • Industry Community Services & Development
  • Job Type Part Time
  • Salary Not provided