Community Liaison Officer (CLO)

Job Type: Full Time

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, Men’s Health and a Dental Clinic.

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.

The Community Liaison Officer position is a pivotal role in the delivery of health and wellbeing services in a range of programs at Wurli and provides a professional linkage between Wurli, individuals, families and communities to establish and maintain positive relationships.

The role is required to deliver culturally appropriate support for identified clients within the Katherine and surrounding communities in accordance with the relevant program / service outcomes and act as a role model for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by modelling appropriate healthy lifestyle behaviours within a harm minimisation and reduction framework.

Essential:            

  • Sound oral and written communications skills
  •  Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture
  •  Demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander     people
  • National Police Records Check and Working with Children’s Clearance
  • Current Northern Territory Driver’s License
  • Vaccinated against COVID-19

For more information regarding the position specifics please review the Position Description _Community Liaison Officer

If you have any queries regarding this position please contact a member of the Human Resource team on 08 8972 9178 or email hr@wurli.org.au

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Identified position. 

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