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Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) Coordinator

3 Mar, 2023

A wonderful opportunity to make a difference in a rewarding job, while enjoying the laidback lifestyle of the beautiful Kimberley.

  • Make a difference in the local community
  • Generous employee benefits and salary packaging 
  • Positive and passionate workplace 
  • 6 Weeks Annual Leave
  • Air Fare after 12 month continues employment
  • $79,763.11 | Full-Time

About Us

The Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (BRAMS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service which has been caring for the Broome community for more than 40 years. When we first opened our doors in 1978, BRAMS was the first remote Aboriginal Medical Service in Western Australia.

BRAMS provides comprehensive, holistic and culturally responsive primary health care, social and emotional wellbeing services, and NDIS support to Aboriginal people living in Broome. BRAMS delivers more than 40,000 of occasions of service each year. BRAMS delivers services in accordance with our Model of Care.

About the Role

The Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) Coordinator will work within the Clinical Service division, reporting to the General Manager Clinical Services. The TIS Coordinator will lead a small team of TIS officers to promote, undertake and support a range of programs, activities and workshops regarding strategies to address quit smoking; and contribute to the development and provision of community education and engagement regarding the effects of tobacco and supporting healthy living. This position will involve a high level of engagement and collaboration with key stakeholders.

To be successful, you will:

  • Have demonstrated experience or understanding of health and wellbeing issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people;
  • Have the ability to work with a broad range of people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences; and
  • Be passionate about working with the local Aboriginal community to improve quality of life

Next Steps

Candidates for the position of Tackling Indigenous Smoking Coordinator must address the following selection criteria:

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum Certificate IV in Aboriginal Primary Health Care, Community Services or another relevant field.
  • Previous experience leading and managing a team.

Desirable Criteria  

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering health related programs and services to Aboriginal people and communities.
  • Demonstrated experienced in project work or management, including planning and the ability to develop, implement and evaluate health related programs and community development strategies.
  • A sound knowledge of Aboriginal communities in the Broome region and relevant organisations and a demonstrated understanding of health, and social and emotional wellbeing needs of Aboriginal people.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Previous experience in developing and managing effective networks and relationships, in particular with Aboriginal communities and health sector organisations. 
  • Computer proficiency and the ability to use basic computer programs, including the capacity to write reports collect statistical data, develop presentations social marketing and promotional activities.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings, programs and activities. 
  • Relevant qualifications in health related fields such as alcohol and other drugs work, mental health or social emotional wellbeing.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a friendly team that is passionate about making a difference in the local community. Apply today!

This is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference in a rewarding job that benefits the local community. 

For more information relating this position please contact Delia Lawford on 08 91 944 800 or via email: delial@brams.org.au 

Application closes 4:30pm Monday 3rd April 2023 – We reserve the right to close off this position before the closing date should we have a suitable applicant pool. 

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