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Aboriginal Health Worker - Transition To Practice - Drug And Alcohol Service

NSW Government - Wollongong, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Aboriginal Health Workers (2)
Remuneration: $54,383 - $80,097 pa
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ224304
Location: Nowra & Wollongong
Closing Date: 27 June 2021

What you'll be doing The Aboriginal Health Worker Transition to Practice is a member of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Drug and Alcohol Service. The primary purpose of the position is to liaise and work with the Aboriginal community and Aboriginal specific service providers in the area to provide flexible, holistic and culturally sensitive drug and alcohol services. These include direct clinical care, to Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander people and communities to achieve better health access and outcomes. This work would be carried out whilst working towards meeting requirements for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as an Aboriginal Health Practitioner. The Aboriginal Health Worker is responsible for ensuring that culturally appropriate treatment and community prevention strategies are conducted in consultation with staff and consumers of the service.

Previous applicants for this position will be considered and need not reapply.

An eligibility list will be created for future temporary and permanent full-time and part-time positions.

National Police Checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. 

Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant withhttps://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/Pages/doc.aspx?dn=PD2020_017 before employment can commence.

For further information visit: https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/

Selection Criteria:

  1. 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).
  2. Hold or be willing to work towards a minimum Certificate IV in Aboriginal Primary Health Care (Practice), and be willing to work towards Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) standards to meet Registration as an Aboriginal Health Practitioner.
  3. Demonstrated ability to successfully plan, develop, deliver or lead, evaluate and report on health promotion and education programs within allocated timeframes and resources.
  4. Demonstrated ability to engage and work autonomously to effectively prioritise workloads under limited supervision within a multidisciplinary team.
  5. Demonstrated skills in client assessment, support, referral and advocacy in drug and alcohol or related field and a commitment to quality improvement with the ability to develop resources for the delivery of culturally appropriate programs.
  6. Well-developed verbal communication skills with an ability to work effectively with a range of health professionals/ service providers/agencies to ensure coordination of care and appropriate allied health and social services referrals for Aboriginal people.
  7. Demonstrated computer skills with an ability to maintain accurate records in appropriate clinical and non-clinical information systems, collate data in spreadsheets, maintain diaries/calendars, as well as produce routine electronic written correspondence, project plans or educational materials and program evaluation reports.
  8. Current drivers licence Class C and ability and willingness to travel within the LHD for work purposes.

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For role related queries or questions contact Fiona Craig on [email protected]

Wollongong, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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