Project Officer: Buckle up
Are you interested in programs that focus on working closely with community to prevent injury? The programs you will work across are Buckle-Up Safely: Safe travel for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, Driving Change: Licensing support program. These programs focus on travelling safely. The aim of Driving Change is to facilitate driver licensing for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and Buckle-Up Safely aims to increase access to and use of child car seats in several Aboriginal communities across New South Wales. We are seeking a Project Officer to work on these programs, including program evaluation with a team of leading injury prevention researchers. The position will be based at The George Institute for Global Health office in Sydney and will involve some travel to each of the sites around NSW.
If you are interested in delivery of community-based programs and their evaluation and if you are:
- Able to work effectively as a member of a team
- Experienced in engaging with Aboriginal community members
- Comfortable speaking with young people and parents of young children
- Willing to sign a Working with Children declaration
- Would like to gain some experience with a collaborative research team on community based child projects
This is a full time position on a 12 month fixed term contract with the potential of extension.
For more information please contact Kate Hunter, Senior Research Fellow, Injury Division, via Telephone: (02) 8238 2411 or via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit our website at www.georgeinstitute.org.au to learn more about our Aboriginal health programs in Australia.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply
For more information and to apply for the role, please go to http://thegeorgeinstitute.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies/2366534/title/Project-Officer-Buckle-Up-Safely-Driving-Change
Type of career: Jobs
Application close date: 20/09/2015