Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW

Program Officer, Suicide Prevention

We are looking for a Program Officer, Suicide Prevention to join our team. We are searching for someone who truly wants to make a difference in their community.

About the Job
As the Program Officer, Suicide Prevention you are responsible for advising AH&MRC and our stakeholders of best practice evidence-based strategies that will support and strengthen Aboriginal Community Health Services.

You will:

  • Provide internal stakeholders with advice and interpretation of evidence-based strategies
  • Regularly review scientific literature and program delivery to ensure best practice
  • Identify and contribute expert knowledge to submissions and grant applications
  • In partnership with relevant bodies, develop policy and implementation strategies
  • Lead the scoping and writing of AH&MRC resources and guides
  • Building strong relationships with Government bodies and relevant organisations

About You
To be successful you will have:

  • A passionate approach to work
  • Empathic and a stakeholder centric focus
  • Understanding Aboriginal communities and cultures
  • Understanding the holistic impact of policy changes
  • The ability to explaining complex matters in layman’s terms
  • Relevant degree and/ or experience

About us
The work we do at AH&MRC is game changing. We are working towards a future where Aboriginal people, in every context and stage of life, have the opportunity to access holistic and culturally strong healthcare.

AH&MRC works in collaboration with other Aboriginal Health and non-Aboriginal Health partners to systematically address the social determinants of health and wellbeing.

We Offer

  • The ability to positively influence Aboriginal communities
  • Generous study opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements

Proving yourself in this role could lead to future opportunities within AH&MRC. We support our employees to take ownership of developing their career and encourage further development through study.
This advertisement will close on the 5 July 2022.

If you have any enquiries in regards to the position please contact Mandy Hall on 0419 220 899 or email mhall@ahmrc.org.au

What’s next?
Apply via the link below!

Applications close on 05/07/2022.

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