Policy roles, Royal Life Saving Society Australia
Research, policy and a culture of evidence based advocacy and decision making are central to reducing drowning and promoting swimming, water safety and lifesaving across Australia.
The impact and effectiveness of Royal Life Saving research, campaigns, policies and programs depends on their ability to create, communicate and partner across a range of research and policy disciplines.
Royal Life Saving Society Australia is currently recruiting for two policy roles:
- National Manager Research and Policy
The position of National Manager Research and Policy is responsible the development and implementation of the Royal Life Saving research and policy strategy, which utilises a broad range of research disciplines, processes and partnerships.
- Senior Research and Policy Officer
The position of Senior Research and Policy Officer undertakes a range of research resulting in advice, published reports, issue papers and academic articles in support of the Australian Water Safety Strategy, and aimed at extending the organisations advocacy, programs and services.
Applications for both roles close on Friday 14 June 2019.
Leadership roles, Accident Compensation Corporation New Zealand (ACC)
Reducing the incidence and severity of injuries is a strategic priority for the ACC and one of the many ways the ACC helps to improve lives every day. ACC is increasing its investment in injury prevention and implementing an ambitious Injury Prevention Strategy.
The ACC is currently recruiting for two leadership roles based in Wellington:
Applications for both roles close on Sunday 9 June 2019.
Project Officer – Child Injury Prevention, UNSW
Part-time, 18-month position (with possibility of extension depending on funding)
This position involves coordinating a community-led child injury prevention project in Walgett, a remote community in north west NSW. The project involves the co-design, trial and evaluation of a community-based program in partnership with Aboriginal community-controlled organisations in Walgett. The project will enable the development of culturally safe coproduced program and provide evidence on the feasibility and acceptability of the program.
The role is based at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, but several aspects of the role will need to be conducted in Walgett. The Project Officer will report to the Research Fellow, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, and also work closely with the Head of School of Public Health and Community Medicine, who are both Investigators on the project.
Applications close 11pm, Sunday 16 June 2019.
Project Officer – Next Generation Youth Wellbeing Study, UNSW
Part time, 3 days per week until December 2019.
UNSW is recruiting a Project Officer to work on the Next Generation Study, a study within Melbourne University and the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW. This study aims to establish and conduct the first wave of follow-up for ‘the next generation’, represented by a nation-wide cohort of approximately 2000 Aboriginal young people (10–24 years) from remote, rural and urban Aboriginal communities.
The Project Officer position will need to be based on the NSW Central Coast at least 3 days per week. The role involves coordinating and recruiting young Aboriginal people through schools and other community events and will also be responsible for organising a team of Research Assistants to help conduct baseline questionnaires.