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Aboriginal Health Worker

Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health Service Inc

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Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health Service Inc

Aboriginal Health Worker – Fulltime

PLAHS Employees Enterprise Agreement 2019, Health Worker (negotiated according to qualifications/experience)

Pursuant to Section 92 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 an exemption is granted from the provision of S 52 (1) and S 103 of the Act to advertise this position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons only.

A full-time ongoing position is available in this Aboriginal community-controlled Health Service for an Aboriginal Health Worker in the Clinical Team.

The successful applicant will:

  • want to make a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of the Aboriginal community
  • contribute to the efficient delivery of clinical primary health care services
  • work with other health professionals in a multi-disciplinary health care approach
  • deliver culturally appropriate health education programs to the Aboriginal community
  • effectively utilise and maintain information systems such as Microsoft Office products, Communicare data entry and other required records
  • participate in quality assurance programs to ensure safe and effective health care

 Position requirements include:

  • a current Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice and/or other relevant qualifications
  • reliability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team approach
  • effective communication skills with a wide range of people and organisations
  • sound IT competence in use of Microsoft Office products and data entry programs
  • knowledge of relevant local resources and organisations
  • ability to maintain strict confidentiality and uphold privacy principles
  • a current full, unrestricted driver's licence, a satisfactory Working with Children Check (WWCC), an Aged Care related DCSI Criminal History Check, a National Police Certificate and compliance with PLAHS' immunisation requirements to be provided prior to commencement

The Job and Person Specification (including selection criteria) is available from the PLAHS website (www.plahs.org.au), Facebook Page and Reception - phone 86830162 or Reception@plahs.org.au

Enquiries to: Antoinette Liddell, Clinical Coordinator - 86830162 or Antoinette.Liddell@plahs.org.au

Written applications must include:

  • a covering letter
  • a current Resume with names and contact details of 3 work-related referees
  • a section addressing all dotpoints in the Person Specification

Applications in an envelope marked “Aboriginal Health Worker” can be forwarded to: The Chief Executive Officer, Port Lincoln Aboriginal Heath Service Inc. PO Box 1583, PORT LINCOLN SA 5606 OR emailed to Carolyn@plahs.org.au OR submitted via SEEK.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE STRICTLY AT 5:00pm Friday November 5th 2021

Job details
Date posted
14 Oct 2021
Healthcare & Medical
$50k ~ $70k
Contract type
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard hours
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident

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