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Job no: 0044385
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Other

Indigenous Eye Health Unit
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Salary: $99,199 – $107,370 p.a. plus 9.5 % superannuation 

  • Exciting opportunity working with remote communities based in Alice Springs
  • Use your health, education and engagement skills to close the gap for vision
  • Engage with a diverse range of stakeholders in Aboriginal Eye Health 
  • Salary loadings commensurate with experience and vehicle provided
  • Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply.

Indigenous Eye Health (IEH) at the University of Melbourne is looking for a Trachoma Education and Engagement Manager (TEEM) based in Alice Springs. This new position will be an integral on-the-ground part of the IEH team. Travel to remote communities and work in the Northern Territory, South Australia and Western Australia is required.

The TEEM is responsible for engagement and local linkage with communities and organisations in the tri-state border region. Project management and educational skills are requisite. The person needs to be an energetic and enthusiastic self-starter who can develop partnerships and identify opportunities. The TEEM will be responsible for education and training to a wide range of people of all ages to broaden community awareness about clean faces and ways to prevent trachoma.

Over several years IEH has developed health promotion resources, conducted social marketing and created partnerships that support the World Health Organization endorsed SAFE strategy particularly around facial cleanliness. The position will build on existing partnerships to raise awareness about the importance of clean faces and good hygiene and pursue strategies to increase knowledge that result in behaviour change.

Close date:         29 Nov 2017

Position Description and Selection Criteria

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