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Tobacco Action Worker – Female

This position will assist in the delivery of a culturally appropriate smoking cessation program, tailored to the needs of the communities within the Goldfields region. This position forms part of a multidisciplinary team and will contribute to promoting, undertaking and supporting a range of programs, activities and workshops regarding strategies to address quitting smoking; and contribute to the development and provision of community education and engagement regarding the effects of tobacco and supporting healthy living.

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Type: Full Time

Position Term: Full Time, Ongoing

Summary of  the Position:

This position will assist in the delivery of a culturally appropriate smoking cessation program, tailored to the needs of the communities within the Goldfields region.

This position forms part of a multidisciplinary team and will contribute to promoting, undertaking and supporting a range of programs, activities and workshops regarding strategies to address quitting smoking; and contribute to the development and provision of community education and engagement regarding the effects of tobacco and supporting healthy living.

To be considered for this position, you must have:

ESSENTIAL:

  • Demonstrated and applied understanding of smoking cessation principles and strategies
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, planning, implementing and evaluating smoking cessation programs
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to develop meaningful relationships whilst respecting traditional culture and values
  • Demonstrated commitment to confidentiality and a high level of accuracy
  • Work effectively as a member of a team in an environment of competing priorities
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of cultural factors and social determinants particularly relating to Aboriginal Health
  • Ability to travel within the Goldfields community and stay overnight/s
  • WA “C” Class drivers’ licence
  • Current Working with Children Check WA
  • Current National Criminal History Check Certificate (Police Clearance – valid within 3 months)

DESIRABLE:

  • Qualification and / or experience in health promotion, primary health care or population health
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills and the ability to effectively determine priorities to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Proficient computer skills

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