Grants Officer

Job No: 128890
Location: Tennant Creek

  • Help ensure funding for a not-for-profit committed to supporting remote Aboriginal communities.
  • Attractive remuneration circa $67,597 - $83,385 plus super, salary sacrificing & relocation assistance!
  • Amazing range of benefits including free gym membership, free general dentistry, subsidised accommodation, 6 weeks annual leave & more!

About the Organisation

Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation is a multi-disciplinary organisation which provides primary health care services to the Aboriginal people of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region.

Covering a wide array of services such as clinical care, social and emotional well being, health promotions, sports and active lifestyle, and administrative services, they have a holistic approach to health, ensuring that clients' physical and emotional health and wellbeing is given the utmost priority.

About the Opportunity 

Anyinginyi are now seeking a Grants Officer to join their team in Tennant Creek, NT on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Grants Coordinator, you will be primarily responsible for enabling the organisation to consistently meet the funding terms and conditions of grant submissions, grant monitoring and reporting compliance processes.

More specifically, your key responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Liaising with Section Managers, agency subscriptions and contacts to proactively monitor online grant sites to identify grant funding opportunities;
  • Assisting the Grants Coordinator to monitor National, Territory or local funding influences and/or program changes in the Aboriginal primary health care sector and related programs relevant to the Anyinginyi service environment;
  • Developing approved draft proposals and concepts into grant funding applications in collaboration with the Grants Coordinator and the responsible Section manager;
  • Providing Grants inductions to new Section Managers and annual information sharing sessions to respective Anyinginyi employees in grants development, compliance and reporting requirements; and
  • Liaising and maintaining productive relationships with Funding Providers and internally with Section Managers.

About You

To be considered for this role, you will need strong administrative skills with a solid understanding of grants and the link between government bodies and funding.

You'll have an aptitude for numbers with any financial experience highly regarded. Your effective writing abilities and strong communication skills will also be essential to your success in the role.

Importantly, you must be respectful of traditional Aboriginal culture, embrace cultural diversity and be comfortable communicating sensitively with Aboriginal and culturally diverse groups.

Experience living or working in a remote environment would be great advantage but is not essential, provided you are aware of the various challenges that are associated with such an environment.

Please note: You will need to undergo a National Police Clearance and obtain a valid Ochre Card prior to commencement. A current Australian driver's licence is also essential.


About the Benefits

Anyinginyi is an organisation dedicated to 'Closing the Gap' in Aboriginal health within remote Australia, and you'll be making a genuine different to their clients, staff and the communities they support.

In return for your hard work and dedication, the successful candidate will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration circa $67,597 - $83,385 plus super, negotiable depending on skills and experience.

You'll be joining a genuinely encouraging and inclusive group with high morale, who look out for each other and provide a strong support system for all team members.

Anyinginyi also offers an outstanding range of additional benefits to further increase your take home pay and help you get settled into town, including:

  • 6 weeks annual leave;
  • Salary sacrificing up to $15,899.94 p/a;
  • Subsidised accommodation for candidates who are relocating from outside of the Barkly region;
  • Relocation assistance up to $5,000;
  • Remote retention allowance of $750;
  • Professional development allowance of $1,300;
  • Free general dentistry (excluding laboratory work);
  • Free gym membership; and
  • Free medical prescriptions.   

About Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek is located between Katherine and Alice Springs along the Stuart Highway in the Barkly Region. With a population of around 3,500 people, it is the fifth largest town in the Northern Territory and the Barkly region covers an area larger than Victoria or New Zealand.

Year round blue skies, stunning landscapes and vibrant, diverse and warm communities - that's life in the Northern Territory! Only a short flight from most Australian cities, Tennant Creek is not just a must-see destination renowned for its individual identity and rich cultural heritage, but is a remarkable community to set up home in! Once known as a rough and tumble droving town, it now offers all the amenities you would need to set up a relaxing new lifestyle, including a major regional hospital, a university, schools, shops and a supermarket, accommodation, bars, clubs and restaurants, banking facilities, sporting clubs and an airport.


If you want to join an organisation making a real difference to remote Aboriginal communities - Apply Now!

People who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander are strongly encouraged to apply.

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