SEWB Learning and Development Coordinator
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.
KAMS has successfully delivered high-quality, accessible comprehensive primary health care services over its 22 years of operation and has provided innovation and national leadership in areas such as health information management and evidence based best practice in primary health care.
The Kimberley region is located in the northern part of Western Australia and covers about 421,000 square kilometres. The Kimberley has only three towns with a population of more than 2,000 (Broome, Derby and Kununurra), and the total population is around 37,000. In addition to the sealed Route 1 which runs along the southern part of the area, the unsealed Gibb River Road runs through the heart of the region from Derby to the highway near Kununurra. Access to much of the region is by dirt road, air or sea.
About the Opportunity
KAMS now has an opportunity for a SEWB Learning and Development Coordinator to join their friendly, multidisciplinary team in Broome WA, on a full-time basis. Reporting to the Senior Manager SEWB and Mental Health you will be responsible for leading the coordination, development and delivery of Social and Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) workforce learning and development programs to the Kimberley SEWB sector, aligned to the WA Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services SEWB model of care.
The role will provide specialist learning and development advice to SEWB teams in KAMS, member services and partner organisations, and lead the development of workforce support plans and training options to address priority training needs for the SEWB workforce in the region.
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
- Undertake an annual Kimberley Regional SEWB Workforce needs analysis. Through consultation internally and with external partner organisations, analyses the learning and development needs of the SEWB, AOD and Mental Health teams aligned to the requirements of the funding contract, the SEWB model of care and capability framework, and the Kimberley ACCHS regional priorities.
- Develops and delivers or commissions, learning and development programs aligned to the Kimberley SEWB workforce priorities such trauma informed brief intervention practice, community development, mental health and suicide prevention intervention skills.
- Consults with stakeholders to identify SEWB workforce issues in relation to learning and development and provides appropriate advice to promote best practice in accordance with the WA ACCHS SEWB model of care.
- Demonstrate high standards and practice of ethical conduct and behaviour as required under KAMS Code of Conduct and relevant professional codes of ethics.
- Demonstrate strong commitment to Culturally safe practice standards through implementation and promotion of the Kimberley Cultural Security Framework
The ideal candidate will be have a tertiary qualification relevant to the role, and/or significant proven experience in a similar role and strong understanding of, and commitment to Cultural Security in the delivery of SEWB services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Ideally, you would have knowledge and experience working in the Aboriginal Community Controlled Sector, notably in the Kimberley region of WA
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Please note: It is a requirement that successful candidates hold a current C class drivers licence, and be willing to undergo a National Police Check prior to employment with KAMS.
About the Benefits
KAMS is an organisation that truly values its team, and is committed to improving employee knowledge, skills and experience. In addition, staff development programs are not only encouraged but are often paid for by KAMS. This role is a highly attractive opportunity for someone with a desire to develop their professional knowledge and experience in the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health!
While you will face diverse new challenges in the role, you will also enjoy an attractive salary package including a base salary of $77,441 plus super and a further host of benefits, including:
- District allowance $2,920 p.a.;
- Electricity Allowance $1,440 p.a;
- Accommodation Allowance $13,000 p.a;
- Annual airfares subsidy to the value of $1,285 p.a. (after 12 months of service); and
- 5 weeks leave p.a.
Please note: This is an identified role, applicants must identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander as per Section 50 (d) of the Western Australian Equal Opportunity Act (1984).
This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills, advance your career and enhance your cultural knowledge in stunning outback locations. Make a positive difference — Apply Now!
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