SEWB Learning and Development Project Officer
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 Project Officer to join their friendly, multidisciplinary team in Broome WA, on a full-time basis. Reporting to the SEWB Learning and Development Coordinator you will be responsible to provide project support to the SEWB Leaning and Development Coordinator and Capacity Building team. Undertake tasks as directed that support and deliver on specific contract deliverables for the SEWB team in areas of workforce support, learning and development, SEWB training, learning events and forums, and targeted commissioning of priority training needs for the region within budgets.
This role includes maintaining systems and processes to support project deliverables, data collection and contract report preparation. The aim of this role is to undertake SEWB project activities that improve the capability and confidence of the regional SEWB workforce, and aligned to KAMS strategic priorities.
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
- Administration and Finance - Prepare cost estimates, budgets, reports
- Prepare work plans for allocated project activities
- Support collating information across SEWB and mental health teams for service reports and stakeholder communication.
- Provide support to the delivery of other priority project tasks as directed by manager
- Undertake research tasks related to Mental Health and SEWB services as required by line manager or the Executive Manager Mental Health – such as document reviews or briefing notes
The ideal candidate will be have a post-secondary qualification in a related field (Health, Social Services, Learning and Development, Research, Project Management), and or proven experience in a related role.
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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 $61,471 plus super and a further host of benefits, including:
- District allowance $2,920 p.a.;
- Electricity Allowance $1,440 p.a;
- Accommodation Allowance $7,800 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).
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