Program Coordinator _ Family Partnership Program

Program Coordinator _ Family Partnership Program

Wurli Wurlinjang Family Partnership Program (WWFPP) is a collaboration between the Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program (ANFPP) National Program Centre and the Commonwealth Department of Health and Wurli. ANFPP is an evidence-based home visiting program with a focus on early intervention and prevention of physical and emotional risk and issues for women pregnant with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander baby. The program is voluntary for all eligible women and involves a series of home visits during pregnancy until the child’s second birthday.

The WWFPP Program Coordinator is responsible for the ongoing  planning, implementation, establishment, delivery, monitoring review and reporting of the Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program for Wurli.   This position will be accountable for ensuring that the essential elements of the ANFPP are followed and the fidelity of the program is maintained. The position will work with the WWFPP team to provide culturally appropriate services are designed and delivered in accordance with the ANFPP program model and program agreement and will be responsible for management of the WWFPP service team in accordance with policies, procedures, standards, contracts and legislation.  The program has a support team of Nurse Home Visitors and Community Family Partnership Workers who provide home visits that encompass ANFPP Program domains of :-

  • Personal Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Life Course Development
  • Maternal role
  • Family and friends
  • Health and human services

Key responsibilities of the role include:-

  • Manage the operational components of the WWFPP in line with Wurli policies, procedures, standards, legislation, quality assurance framework and program funding agreement
  • Ensure the WWFPP service team are providing appropriate care in accordance with program specifications
  • Build and maintains relationships based on trust, support and growth within the WWFPP team colleagues and community members
  • Ensures culturally safe home visits to women who are eligible for the WWFPP and their families
  • Works with WWFPP team members to enhance the team’s capacity to remain culturally safe in all aspects of WWFPP work
  • Actively participates in Program education and acquires the knowledge and skills to implement the Program successfully and keeps up to date with information on a local, state or national level that may impact delivery of Program content
  • Forms a link with the National Program Centre and maintains up to date knowledge of all aspects of the ANFPP in the Australian context
  • Takes the lead role in rolling out the WWFPP in the Katherine Community, including recruitment and education of other team members
  • Supervision and performance management of the WWFPP service team

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:-

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Current AHPRA Registration
  • Current Criminal History Check
  • Working with Children Clearance
  • Previous experience in a supervisory / leadership role
  • Previous experience in working in a cross cultural service environment, particularly in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander health care

For further details regarding this position please refer to the Position Profile _Program Coordinator (WWFPP)

Applications for this opportunity can be submitted online or to

If you have any queries regarding this position please contact a member of the Human Resource team on 8972 9195.

Whilst we do not require applicants to address specific selection criteria we do ask applicants to ensure that their resume and supporting cover letter contain information that addresses the key requirements of the role. Applicants must be fully registered to practice in Australia, via AHPRA, and provide evidence of their AHPRA registration and qualifications with their submitted application.

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