Cultural Practice Program Coordinator - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Unit

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Your organisation – Mackay Hospital and Health Service:

Mackay Hospital and Health Service has eight hospitals, two multi-purpose health services and two additional community health services that employ more than 2,700 staff. The Mackay district covers an area of approximately 90,000km2 and provides services to approximately 182,000 people in Bowen, Cannonvale, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Glenden, Mackay, Middlemount, Moranbah, Proserpine and Sarina.

Click here to find out more information about the Mackay HHS ( http://www.mackay.health.qld.gov.au/ )

Your role:

Coordinate, evaluate and implement the mandatory Cultural Practice Program in the Mackay Hospital and Health Services geographical boundaries.  This program contributes to the implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Capability Framework that aims to improve the cultural capability of all staff which will in turn, contribute to improving the health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Your team:

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health unit has been established to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities within the Hospital and Health Service areas by providing leadership, executive level advice and strategies direction on effective implementation of policies and reforms. Ensure the development and delivery of culturally appropriate services and models of health care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and families by providing support, advice and direction to Queensland Health staff across all health settings within our service area.

Why work for Mackay HHS?

Mackay HHS provides a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities, provides roles with variety and flexibility, supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing and encourages work/life balance. Some additional benefits include:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellbeing initiatives and programs

Conditions of employment:

In addition to any mandatory requirements specified on the Role Description, such as Professional Registration and Qualifications, and prior to being made an offer of employment, incumbents are required to demonstrate their immunity to all or some of the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD): Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (chicken pox), Pertussis (whooping cough).

Click here to find out more information about VPD ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/work-for-us/dept-of-health/pre-employment/vaccinations/risk-roles )

To apply for this exciting opportunity:

  • Before applying ensure that you download and read the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants.
  • Provide a short response (maximum 2 pages) outlining how your experience, abilities and knowledge will enable you to achieve the key responsibilities of the role. This is an opportunity to tell us about yourself, your professional career and why you are the right person for this job.
  • Attach your current resume/CV, including contact details of two referees, preferably your current/past supervisor, who can confirm/support your capabilities, work performance and conduct within the previous two years.
  • Applicants applying through a website other than Smartjobs (such as Seek, LinkedIn, Jora, Indeed): Click on ‘Apply Now' and you will be re-directed to the Smartjobs website where you can view the documents mentioned above.



16 May 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Mackay region
Work type:
Temporary/Casual
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Other
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

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