First Nations Cultural Safety Project Lead

Job posted: 10/03/2023
Applications close: 09/04/2023 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training, Projects

Reference: 29614

Reference: 29614

Occupation: Education and Training, Projects

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

First Nations Cultural Safety Project Lead

  • Limited Term, Part Time till June 2024
  • Box Hill Hospital
  • Work in Learning & Teaching with Educators supporting clinical and non-clinical education

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

Eastern Health is committed to providing culturally safe care and Closing the Health Gap in outcomes experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous Australians in the Eastern metropolitan region of Melbourne. The First Nations Cultural Safety Project Lead is responsible for reviewing, developing, implementing and evaluating cultural safety at Eastern Health and delivering on the actions from the inaugural Eastern Health Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (2022-2024) (RAP) with organisational support. The work will include project management to meet specific objectives in Eastern Health’s Innovate RAP relating to increasing the understanding, value and recognition of First Nations cultures, histories, knowledge and rights through cultural learning.

The Project Lead will also provide support to the Learning & Teaching team with First Nations focussed activities embedded in inter-professional education.

About you

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander origin
  • Have experience consulting with and engaging with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities.
  • Be able to demonstrate strong administration skills with report writing
  • Be able to demonstrated experience in stakeholder engagement with proven ability to engage, negotiate and positively influence others to achieve outcomes.
  • Be well organised, accountable and have a positive attitude.
  • Have proficiency in Microsoft Office and relevant software applications
  • Have an understanding of the health and community sector, in relation to providing services to Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander consumers.

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role. An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

First Nations Cultural Safety Project Lead

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided



First Nations Cultural Safety Project Lead