16 February, 2022

Tobacco Action Officer

We have a great opportunity for dedicated and experienced individual to join our Tackling Indigenous smoking program as a Tobacco Action Officer. Take on an important role improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by reaching out to the community and promoting better health choices. We will provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career.About UsEstablished in 1991, Danila Dilba Health Service is a community organisation providing comprehensive primary health care to Biluru communities in the Yilli Rreung Region of the Northern Territory. We aim to improve the physical, mental, spiritual, cultural, and social wellbeing of our clients through innovative comprehensive programs based on principles of equity, access, empowerment, determination and collaboration.About the roleThe Tobacco Action Officer’s primary responsibility is to deliver smoking cessation support services and programs to Indigenous people in the Darwin Region including in clinic and outreach settings.• You’ll IMPACT the community, helping close the gap in Indigenous healthcare and wellbeing, onehelping hand at a time.• You’ll be PROUD, both of the work you do and who you work for.• You’ll work with a TEAM, alongside people who are down to earth and truly dedicated to what wedo.• You’ll EXPERIENCE and learn something new every day through the variety of your role.• You’ll embrace the OPPORTUNITY to progress your career – follow your path at Danila Dilba.Responsibilities include:• Deliver a smoking cessation and support program appropriate to the officer’s skill level toIndigenous people in clinic and outreach settings.• Deliver the smoking and other Deadly Choices healthy lifestyle education modules to youngIndigenous people in school, academy, bush camp and community settings.• Deliver health promotion and education information and activities at school and communityevents.• Participate in influencing smoke free households particularly in those where children reside.• Assist the Senior Program Officer Tackling Indigenous Smoking to deliver tobacco control socialmarketing campaigns and events.• Influence and engage with the Tackling Indigenous Smoking National Best Practice Unit to ensureeffective smoking control outcomes for DDHS clients.The successful candidate will have:• Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate with Aboriginal people from diversebackgrounds, with sensitivity to Aboriginal culture, history and current social impacts on them;• Demonstrated strong organisational skills to plan, manage and prioritise tasks and resources todeliver outcomes within time and budget considerations;• Ability to work independently and in a team environment, cope with pressure and able to meettight timelines;• Sound public speaking skills or confidence to speak publicly to large groups