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Aboriginal Health Worker - Child And Family Health - Perm Ft Or Pt

NSW Government - Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time, 38 hours per week
Location: Narellan Community Health Centre
Position Classification: Aboriginal Health Worker
Remuneration: $27.42 - $40.39 per hour
Requisition ID: REQ231250
Application Close Date: 04/07/2021

In this role being an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person is a genuine occupational requirement, and is authorised by section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1997 (NSW).
 

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations.
 

For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/

To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

There are wonderful opportunities to progress and excel in your career

About The Opportunity
The position is responsible for the provision of culturally responsive, client centred care coordination service to Aboriginal families with children aged 0-5 within a Sustained Health Home visiting model. The position will work collaboratively with Child and Family Health Nurses and other allied health professionals to provide assessment, care coordination and education to families and take into account clinical, psychosocial and cultural needs.

This is an Identified Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Position. Applicants for this position must be of Aboriginal descent through parentage, identification as being Aboriginal and being accepted in the community as such. Exemption is claimed under Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

Where You'll Be Working
At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.
 
Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

Salary Packaging

South Western Sydney Local Health District employees are able to enjoy the benefits of salary packing. Visit Smart Salary for more details.

Workplace Giving Program

South Western Sydney Local Health District employees also have the opportunity to make a difference to help those less fortunate. Visit the Workplace Giving Program for more information.

What you'll be doing

The position is responsible for the provision of culturally responsive, client centred care coordination service to Aboriginal families with children aged 0-5 within a Sustained Health Home visiting model. The position will work collaboratively with Child and Family Health Nurses and other allied health professionals to provide assessment, care coordination and education to families and take into account clinical, psychosocial and cultural needs.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.

  1. This is an Identified Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Position. Applicants for this position must be of Aboriginal descent through parentage, identification as being Aboriginal and being accepted in the community as such. Exemption is claimed under Section 14 of the Anti Discrimination Act 1977.
  2. Certificate III in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care or relevant qualification OR willingness to complete and to undertake further training as identified.
  3. Demonstrated understanding of the range of factors that have influenced the health status of Aboriginal children and families.
  4. Demonstrated experience delivering culturally responsive health services to Aboriginal communities.
  5. Ability to undertake health/social needs assessments that demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of Aboriginal culture and social issues in relation to health matters; and make referrals to community service providers.
  6. Demonstrated experience working effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide care coordination or case management services.
  7. Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and computer literacy.
  8. Current unrestricted Australian drivers licence (P2 Licence Acceptable) subject to obtaining NSW drivers licence within 3 months of appointment.

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Alison Holderness on 0439 292 864 or via email on [email protected]

Interview Date Range: 07/07/2021 - 14/07/2021

Click ‘Apply’ to submit your application now.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment and onboarding process.

If you are an Aboriginal person and wish to obtain more information about applying for a role within South Western Sydney Local Health District, please contact the SWSLHD Aboriginal Workforce Team on [email protected].

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