Seeking expression of interest (EOI) for an Indigenous Health Program Officer.

Project Officer - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs

Part-time Project Officer to December 2020

(48 hours per fortnight) Fixed-term Contract

Positive Life NSW is seeking a suitably skilled person to work as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Co-Design Project Officer up to December 2020 to coordinate a needs assessment of the Indigenous community of NSW, regarding and with consideration to: accessing and engaging with services (including health and social determinants of health-related services); accessing Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and antiretroviral (ARV) medication; transience; rates of incarceration/custody; and public health orders.

The position will work closely with our policy team to conduct a co-designed needs assessment exploring program/service models that are culturally sensitive and achieve higher health and social determinants of health outcomes for Indigenous people in NSW, both living with HIV and at risk of acquiring HIV. The ideal applicant will have experience in community engagement and capacity building with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, with a demonstrated understanding of the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PLHIV and commitment to HIV populations throughout NSW.

This is a fixed term contract working 3 days (24 hours) per week in Positive Life’s Sydney office; hours may be negotiable for the ideal candidate. The position may include some weekend and after hours work.

The position is employed against the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Industry award (2010), based on the applicants demonstrated experience against the selection criteria. Salary packaging is an option for all employees.

To Apply - Interested applicants must briefly address the selection criteria in the Job Description and provide the names of three work related referees:

Please forward your Expression of Interest to Neil Fraser, Deputy CEO by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date: 5:00pm Friday 28 February 2020

For more information: Neil Fraser, Deputy CEO, on 9206-2177 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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