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Project Coordinator - Aboriginal Suicide Prevention

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Ltd

About the Organisation

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services LTD (KAMS) is a well-established regional Aboriginal community controlled health service, founded in 1986, which provides centralised advocacy and resource support for 6 independent member services, as well as providing direct clinical services in a further 6 remote Aboriginal communities across the region.

About the Opportunity

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Ltd (KAMS) has a truly rewarding opportunity for a Project Coordinator - Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Trial to join their team in Broome, WA. This is a full-time, fixed term role to 30 June 2018.

This position has an indirect report to the Executive Steering Group of the Kimberley Suicide Prevention Working Group. The Working Group is charged to set strategy and oversee the Kimberley Suicide Prevention Trial in accordance with the parameters described in the National Suicide Prevention Trial Background and Overview, April 2017.

Reporting to the Deputy CEO, you will be responsible for delivering project deliverables and progress reports in accordance with the agreed project timeline set by the Steering Group. This will involve a range of project coordination and community development tasks.

To be successful you will need:
  • A qualification in Community Development, Health or related discipline;
  • Demonstrated skill and experience in managing diverse and high-level stakeholders at a regional level;
  • Demonstrated ability in project management and monitoring and evaluating a regional program using both qualitative and quantitative techniques, including participatory action research methodologies;
  • Self-motivation and the ability to organise own workload with minimal direction;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills including a high level of conceptual and analytical ability; and
  • Demonstrated commitment to the principles of Aboriginal Community Control and demonstrated knowledge of cultural safety principles and practices.

A 'C' Class Driver's License, Federal Police Clearance and willingness to travel often by 4WD vehicle and light aircraft will be required.

About the Benefits

While you will face diverse new challenges in this role, you will also enjoy an attractive remuneration package circa $81,682 + super.

There is also a wide range of additional benefits for the role including:
  • District allowances - $2,920 single $5,840 double p.a;
  • Electricity allowance $1,440
  • Accommodation allowance $13,000;
  • Annual Airfares to the value of $1,285 pa (after 12 months of employment).

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Administration,Psychology / Counselling,Social WorkerKimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Ltd
Location WA
Job Reference Number 90286
Classification Administration,Psychology / Counselling,Social Worker
Sub Classification Healthcare Management,Psychology / Counselling,Social Worker
Job Type Full Time
Closing Date 10-07-2017

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