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The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health is diverse, engaging and innovative place to work. Our staff are passionate and enthusiastic about what they do. We foster leadership and personal growth, have flexible working arrangements and attractive salary packaging options. We can offer you rewarding career if you are interested in the field of multiculturalism and wellbeing.
We support professional development and encourage staff to participate in learning and networking opportunities. Staff are able to attend our monthly cultural responsiveness workshops as well as attend industry events, conferences and pursue additional learning. Staff are also invited to attend Journal Club which is run by our research team. The purpose of Journal Club is to discuss and critically analyse the latest literature on areas surrounding health care, cultural competence, health literacy, and consumer participation.
Health and Wellbeing
We value the health and wellbeing of our staff and offer a number of physical and mindfulness activities. These include activities such as pilates, yoga and personal training.
Project Officer, 12 month fixed term contract – 0.5 EFT
The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health (CEH) assists health, government and community organisations to offer a high quality of service to clients from migrant and refugee backgrounds by building the capacity of the organisation through training and innovation and working directly with communities in education and advocacy. CEH’s work is informed by research, evidence and its experience working with migrant and refugee communities. CEH includes a fee-for-service arm as well as discrete programs that focus on health service delivery, sexual health and viral hepatitis.
CEH is part of North Richmond Community Health, an agency committed to making healthcare more accessible and culturally relevant.
The Project Officer is a part time 0.5 position offered on a fixed term 12 month contract basis.
The position is responsible for developing and managing a suite of projects and activities for CEH, particularly in the areas of cultural competence, resource development, social marketing, professional learning and education and health literacy.
- Design, deliver, and evaluate cultural competence related projects.
- Develop learning materials and resources for service sectors;
- develop and strengthen relationships that provide both opportunity and further funding.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Relevant qualifications and post-graduate qualifications.
- Considerable experience working in a service sector.
- Experience in developing consumer focussed resources.
- Demonstrated understanding of the principles of cultural competency.
- Demonstrated experience in project planning
- Experience working with CALD communities.
- A Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment will be highly regarded.
All applications must be emailed and include a cover letter, cv and address the essential skills and experience selection criteria. Email subject line must state: Project Officer. Please send applications to firstname.lastname@example.org by COB 17th April 2018.
For any enquiries please contact Bernice Murphy on (03) 9418 9915.
Only successful applicants will be contacted
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