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Health Worker - Advanced(Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Worker)

Advertiser: Gold Coast Hospital & Health Service3.25 out of 53.3 overall rating (4 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
17 Nov 2020
Location
Gold Coast
Salary
$73 500 - $78 000 p.a
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Psychology, Counselling & Social Work

Health Worker - Advanced(Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Worker)

The Role

An opportunity has become available for a Health Worker - Advanced (Maternal, Child and Youth Health - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 10 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will -

  • Deliver a range of evidence-based interventions in a culturally safe, clinically competent, professional and effective manner including the provision of co-case management, care coordination, intake assessments, direct therapeutic interventions, referrals and cultural support to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander patients
  • Help Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women and their partners/families to make healthy lifestyle and health care choices and reduce risk behaviours during pregnancy and thereafter
  • Establish and maintain a communication network between health service providers and the communities by attending meetings, liaising with councils, Aboriginal Medical services and other service providers
  • Generate insight and advice to mainstream Queensland Health staff on improving health delivery to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander patients. Including, but not restricted to, clinical cultural competency and system structures

About you

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • Mandatory possession of a Diploma in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care and proof of qualification. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/ manager, prior to commencement of duties
  • Identified Indigenous Information under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Indigenous to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community
  • Potential applicants are advised that the Commission for Children and Young People Act 2000 (QLD) requires Queensland Health to seek a ‘working with children check' from the Commission for Children and Young People prior to appointment to this position.  Your appointment to the position is subject to the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian issuing you with a favourable suitability notice.  Queensland Health will meet the cost of this check and future renewals

Benefits

  • Flexible work options
  • Career Development
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture
  • Research Opportunities
  • Up to 12.75% super
  • 17.5% leave loading

Salary

  • Temporary full time position (up to 6 months, with the possibility of extension)
  • Base salary ranging from $2817.20 - $2989.70 per fortnight

About Us

The Waijungbah Jarjums Service functions within a multidisciplinary team to promote and deliver efficient, effective, clinically relevant, culturally safe and appropriate patient outcomes in the specific area of Maternal, Child and Youth in Women's/Family Health to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and their families.

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
  • A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best
  • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong

How to Apply

Click APPLY to submit your application by 30th November 2020.

Job Ad reference: GC355764

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.

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The Role

An opportunity has become available for a Health Worker - Advanced (Maternal, Child and Youth Health - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 10 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will -

  • Deliver a range of evidence-based interventions in a culturally safe, clinically competent, professional and effective manner including the provision of co-case management, care coordination, intake assessments, direct therapeutic interventions, referrals and cultural support to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander patients
  • Help Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women and their partners/families to make healthy lifestyle and health care choices and reduce risk behaviours during pregnancy and thereafter
  • Establish and maintain a communication network between health service providers and the communities by attending meetings, liaising with councils, Aboriginal Medical services and other service providers
  • Generate insight and advice to mainstream Queensland Health staff on improving health delivery to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander patients. Including, but not restricted to, clinical cultural competency and system structures

About you

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • Mandatory possession of a Diploma in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care and proof of qualification. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/ manager, prior to commencement of duties
  • Identified Indigenous Information under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Indigenous to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community
  • Potential applicants are advised that the Commission for Children and Young People Act 2000 (QLD) requires Queensland Health to seek a ‘working with children check' from the Commission for Children and Young People prior to appointment to this position.  Your appointment to the position is subject to the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian issuing you with a favourable suitability notice.  Queensland Health will meet the cost of this check and future renewals

Benefits

  • Flexible work options
  • Career Development
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture
  • Research Opportunities
  • Up to 12.75% super
  • 17.5% leave loading

Salary

  • Temporary full time position (up to 6 months, with the possibility of extension)
  • Base salary ranging from $2817.20 - $2989.70 per fortnight

About Us

The Waijungbah Jarjums Service functions within a multidisciplinary team to promote and deliver efficient, effective, clinically relevant, culturally safe and appropriate patient outcomes in the specific area of Maternal, Child and Youth in Women's/Family Health to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and their families.

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
  • A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best
  • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong

How to Apply

Click APPLY to submit your application by 30th November 2020.

Job Ad reference: GC355764

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.

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