Rural Services Officer – Full or Part Time

The Role:

Based in Morawa this position is responsible for the coordination of outreach services and evidenced based prevention and health promotion programs to support a whole of community approach in neighbouring shires. A strategic plan for this region has been completed, this role will take the words off paper and transition them to effective activities.

This is a part-time position, with some flexibility in work hours according to circumstance.

Essential Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications and/or post graduate qualification in Social Science, Health Promotion, Community Development, Education or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and experience of community development, education and health promotion principles and concepts.
  • Experience in the development and delivery of professional training including understanding of adult and adolescent learning principles.
  • High level interpersonal skills to engage with staff, clients, stakeholders and the broader community in order to develop effective partnerships and working relationships.

Desirable:

  • Experience or knowledge of managing government funded programs, and associated reporting & regulatory requirements including Equal Opportunity & Workplace Health and Safety.
  • Demonstrated understanding of gender equity frameworks and their use in improving outcomes for women and children.

The Salary:

Employees may take advantage of significant salary packaging arrangements which provide substantial financial benefits. In addition, employees have access to development opportunities.

Your Application:

Applications are currently open and will remain open until the right candidate if found.

The Position Description can be accessed here.

Please attach a cover letter addressing the Essential Criteria and a current resume including the names of 2 current referees.

As an organisation we take the responsibility to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and all staff recruited to work in those areas are required to sign off on and work within our code of conduct and have National Police Clearance and Working with Children checks.

To obtain further information please phone Russell Pratt, CEO on (08) 9964 2742 or email info@desertblueconnect.org.au