Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW


Selection Criteria

This is a new position which will be integral to organisational sustainability and growth. The successful candidate will therefore have the opportunity to shape the role and make a significant contribution to the strategic direction the organisation takes into the future. Initially a 12 month contract, there are strong prospects for longer term employment for a successful occupant of the position.

Personal traits we look for in candidates include being highly motivated, self-directed and organised, along with a sense of curiosity, strong attention to detail, a passion for improving the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people and a capacity to uphold the values and reputation of the organisation. 2 referees from current or previous employment who are willing to discuss suitability for the position should be nominated.

The successful applicant must have a current drivers licence in order to attend the workplace, events and meetings as public transport in our local area is minimal. Some travel within NSW and interstate may be required from time to time. The successful applicant must undergo a pre employment National Criminal History Check and a Working with Vulnerable People Check. Employees of Namatjira Haven are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as per current NSW Public Health Orders.

Essential Criteria

Tertiary qualifications, preferably Degree level, in any related field such as Marketing, Promotions, Fundraising and Business or Community Development.

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role.

Excellent written, verbal and inter-personal communication skills.

Very high degree of IT literacy and significant experience with modern software applications, including word processors, email and calendars, presentation programs, customer management systems, video conferencing, social media management and website content and maintenance.

Respect for the Aboriginal community, tradition and values and knowledge of the challenges faced by Aboriginal communities.

Desirable Criteria


An understanding of Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations and the drug and alcohol sector

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