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Palliative Care - Aboriginal Health Practitioner- Eurobodalla.

I work for NSW - Wollongong, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time

Location

Eurobodalla

Position

Classification: Aboriginal Health Practitioner

Remuneration: 60754 - 80097

Hours Per Week: 19

Requisition ID: REQ226457

Advertising closes: 30 May 2021

Interview Details: Interviews to be held within 21 days of closing date.

Please note SNSW Local Health District is currently undertaking an organisational restructure, internal employees who have been affected by the restructure will be granted priority interviews

Where you'll be working

At Southern NSW Local Health District we are working to help our communities lead healthy lives. Our mission is that all people across our diverse societies are able to have timely access to the right healthcare in the right setting to maximise their health, wellbeing and independence.

Eurobodalla has an easy and relaxed charm, a happy mix of seaside village and cosmopolitan towns, surrounded by forests and waterways. The Eurobodalla offers diverse and eclectic art, cultural and shopping experiences.

There is an abundance of lifestyle benefits available to you in country NSW and you will be amazed at what you will have access to - and it all comes without the queues and crowds of a big city. For more information visit our website

What You'll Be Doing

The Palliative Care Aboriginal Health Practitioner will work within a plan of care under the supervision and direction of a registered/regulated health professional and within the limits of the Aboriginal Health Practitioner position description.

The position will support the Eurobodalla palliative care team in the provision of flexible, holistic and culturally sensitive palliative care services to Aboriginal clients and the community. The role will act as a link to palliative care services and ensure that care is inclusive of community and cultural issues.

Selection Criteria

  • Must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent (NB applicant’s race is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised by Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977, NSW) and have established links with their local Aboriginal community.
  • Please list your experience/qualifications in relation to the essential requirements as set out in the Position Description
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise, proactively engage and work collaboratively with vulnerable communities and relevant agencies in ensuring culturally responsive services.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, problem solving skills and personal resilience.
  • Ability and willingness to undertake training in palliative care, advance care planning and grief and loss. This may include the need to travel to attend workshops and courses.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team and effectively communicate and collaborate with others, including Aboriginal people and communities.
  • Demonstrated capacity to plan, develop, deliver, document and evaluate health promotion and education initiatives and the ability to use computer programs, as required within this process (including capacity to learn relevant programs, including those for patient records and data reporting).
  • Evidence of a current unrestricted drivers’ licence and the ability to maintain. Ability and willingness to drive/travel as the role requires. This may involve driving long distances and overnight stays.
  • Please indicate if you are a recipient of an affected letter due to the recent 2020 SNSWLHD Restructure
Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa. We do not offer sponsorship in this position for applicants requiring a temporary visa. For more information, please see www.immi.gov.au .

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases

This is a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2020_017 . All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.

OASV requirements also include proof of vaccination against influenza and is compulsory for NSW Staff that enter any Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) or who work in NSW Health owned and operated RACFs.

Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Gregory Mullen on 02 4475 1651 or Greg.Mullen@health.nsw.gov.au

Agency: Health

Wollongong, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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