Advanced Indigenous Health Worker

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About this role

A primary responsibility is the delivery of clinical & educational services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. This includes effective liaison and communication with correctional facilities, youth detention centres, relevant health providers and welfare support services in order to ensure that service delivery for communicable diseases and immunisation isappropriate to needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in West Moreton.



About you

  • Proven clinical knowledge, expertise and skills in Sexual Health & Blood Borne Virus service provision and care interventions working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients. The ability to provide relevant clinical service advice to health care professionals and operational supervisors regarding service delivery outcomes and improvement opportunities
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples (including patients, carers and communities) within a health-related context and having a clear understanding of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, protocols and health related procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (both written and verbally), including preparing complex reports. The proven ability to respond directly to concerns of patients, carers and family members in an appropriate manner.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in information systems and use of this information for improving Indigenous Health outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to actively participate in a working environment supporting quality human resource management practices including employment equity, anti-discrimination, occupational health and safety and ethical behaviour.

 To apply you will need to download and read the role description and information package, please provide your CV or resume including the names and contact details of two referees and a short response (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant for the role

 To perform this role, it essential that the person who holds the position be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. It is therefore a genuine occupational requirement under section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 the applications are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. An Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person is a person who:

  • identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Islander person; and
  • is of Aboriginal and/or Torres Islander descent; and
  • is accepted as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person by the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community in which he or she lives.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific services and programs are intended to address social, health and educational issues that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people face as the result of past removal policies and inadequate educational, employment and health services. Therefore, to ensure this intention is respected, the successful candidate will be asked to provide confirmation of their Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage.

14 March 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane - West,Ipswich region
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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