24 February, 2022

Sector Engagement Officer

The Sector Engagement Officer directly reports to the Policy and Strategy Manager, and is accountable to the Chief Executive Officer. This position engages with metropolitan, regional and remote Aboriginal communities and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) on national and state level policies and issues that affect the ACCHS sector, and impact the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people and their communities in Western Australia.This role provides an important link between ACCHS engaged in direct service delivery, the Aboriginal Health Council of WA (AHCWA), government agencies and other non-government organisations, and maintains strong networks across the sector to share knowledge and information to support the delivery of culturally secure, comprehensive primary health care.The Sector Engagement Officer works closely with all AHCWA Work Units, AHCWA’s Member Services, WA Aboriginal Health Planning Forums, and key external stakeholders to provide timely input and advice on health policy and program matters.