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Aboriginal Child Health Engagement Officer

8 May, 2023

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

  • Join a team that cares
  • Generous employee benefits and salary packaging 
  • Prime location in the beautiful Kimberley 
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Annual Airfare after 12 months continuous employment
  • $72,153.84 per year | 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 Aboriginal Child Health Engagement Officer will provide support to the Child Health Team to provide culturally responsive child health services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families with young children aged 0-2 years in the Broome region. 

In addition to accessing the Child Health Program, the Aboriginal Child Health Engagement Officer will support families to access other services both within BRAMS and in external organisations.

The Aboriginal Child Health Engagement Officer will also develop and facilitate parenting support programs

Next Steps

Candidates for the position of Aboriginal Child Health Engagement Officer must address the following selection criteria

Essential Criteria

  • Aboriginality. 
  • A qualification in community services and/or a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the areas of education, welfare, community services, or related area. 


  • A sound knowledge of Aboriginal communities within the Broome region and a sound understanding of the health impacts and social and emotional wellbeing needs of Aboriginal people. 
  • Demonstrated experience in project work, including the ability to facilitate groups, organise events and community development strategies. 
  • Excellent written and communication skills with the ability to work with a broad range of people from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Computer proficiency and the ability to use common computer programs, including the capacity to write reports, collect statistical data, develop presentation and promotional materials. 
  • Demonstrated positive and effective stakeholder management and partnership development..

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

For more information relating this position please contact Delia Lawford via email: delial@brams.org.au or telephone 08 91944 800

Application Closes: Close of business Thursday 8 June 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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