10 May Community Activity Officer – Connecting Pathways Initiative
Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Service (WWHS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation that prides itself on delivering a range of health services to the community in a style and manner that makes clients feel welcome and comfortable. WWHS operates a range of clinics and provides a range of primary health care and other services which include our Main Clinic (acute and general care), Gudbinji Chronic Disease Clinic, Binjari Health Centre, Women and Children’s Health and Men’s Health. We also deliver Community Service programs which aim to achieve better outcomes in early intervention, treatment and management through an integrated approach in a primary health care setting like our Alcohol and Other Drugs Program, Social and Emotional Wellbeing program, Katherine Individual Support Program and our Strong Indigenous Families program. As well as providing Clinical and Community Services WWHS also provides Professional Development and Training, as well as Corporate Services being: Human Resources, Finance, Infrastructure, Work Health and Safety, Compliance and Administration Support.
The Connecting Pathways Initiative is a program designed to deliver a holistic healing activity that supports local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, men, young people, children and their families, including grandparents and carers, who are, or at risk of, experiencing family violence to heal from all forms of family violence.
The role of the Community Activity Officer is responsible for providing a culturally sensitive approach and assistance to our clients in order to improve their state of holistic well-being.
Key components of the role will include acting as an advocate for all indigenous client presentations ensuring that service delivery is given in a responsive and cultural appropriate manner. The Community Activity Officer will take the lead with ensuring all clients interactions is delivered in accordance with cultural sensitivity, including the delivery of group and one on one education and development sessions.
In addition to this role the Community Activity Officer is required to provide the Connecting Pathways Program with other key related tasks when directed, to support the overall service delivery of the Program.
Ideally we are seeking candidates with the following
- Certificate II in Family Wellbeing or a willingness to obtain
- Previous experience in a activity worker/ support worker/ administrative role in the Community Services or Social Services sector or in the Primary Health Industry
- Previous experience working with Indigenous communities
For more information regarding the position specifics please review the Position Profile _Community Activity Officer
Please ensure your application includes:-
- A current resume or curriculum vitae (cv)
- A cover letter / email which provides a clear and concise overview of your ability to meet the key requirements of the role (prerequisites, qualifications / experience and competencies)
- Current National Police Certificate (no less than 3 months from issue date)
- Current Northern Territory Driver’s Licence
- Current Working with Children’s Clearance (Ochre Card)
- COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
To apply for this job please submit your online application.