Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advanced Health Worker, Atherton Community Health Centre, Rural and Remote Services, Atherton Hospital

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Remuneration value up to $6358 p.m., comprising salary between $2337.40 - $2563.20 p.f., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (up to 17.5%) (OO4) (Applications will remain current for the duration of the vacancy). Job Ad Reference: TL305538

Temporary Full Time until 30 April 2019 with possibility of extension

Purpose of the Role

To provide clinical care and liaison services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the community in consultation with the Nurse Unit Manager. This position will work within a multidisciplinary team within the hospital and health care setting.

  • This role is designated as Indigenous Identified.  Under s.25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld), it is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person.  To allow the panel to confirm that you are eligible to be considered for this Indigenous Identified role, the panel may either:

- accept your written assertion that you are of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent; or

- obtain from you, as part of your formal application, documentary evidence attesting to your Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.  Full details and a Statutory Declaration is available here: https://www.forgov.qld.gov.au/documents/guideline/evidence-attribute-aboriginal-andor-torres-strait-islander-identified-roles ( https://www.forgov.qld.gov.au/documents/guideline/evidence-attribute-aboriginal-andor-torres-strait-islander-identified-roles )

  • It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) during their employment: Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough). Existing staff engaged prior to 1 July 2016 (and have not had a break in service) are not subject to this new condition of employment unless they are moving from one Hospital and Health Service to another Hospital and Health Service within Queensland). Existing staff that have previously submitted this evidence since 1 July 2016 will not be required to resubmit.
  • It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be vaccinated against or not susceptible to Hepatitis B. Proof of vaccination or non-susceptibility is a condition of employment for all staff (new and existing) who have direct contact with patients or who in the course of their work may be exposed to blood/body fluids or contaminated sharps.

–    It is strongly recommended that you complete the VPD Evidence Form and prepare your documents prior to meeting with the selection panel; however you will only be required to supply the evidence if you are the preferred applicant. If you are the preferred applicant, your application for employment will not be successful unless you comply with this Queensland Health policy. Further information and Evidence Forms can be found at https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/work-for-us/dept-of-health/pre-employment/vaccinations/providing-evidence ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/work-for-us/dept-of-health/pre-employment/vaccinations/providing-evidence )

How to Apply:

For full details of this position, please ensure you download the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants (at the links in the boxed area above) for instructions on how to apply for this role.  If you have difficulty viewing this role description in .pdf format, please contact Recruitment Services on Recruitment.Cairns@health.qld.gov.au to request it in .doc format.Please note that if the information requested in the ‘how to apply' section is not provided you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application.  The Information Package for Applicants outlines pre-employment checks that will be undertaken for successful applicants.

15 March 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Cairns region,Far North Qld
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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