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Listed: Fri 27, August Applications Due: Tue 30 November 2021, 12AM

Macquarie University
  • Location: , NSW
  • Salary: $86,851 to $95,869 (HEW Level 6)
  • Contact name: Bamini Gopinath
  • Contact email: bamini.gopinath@mq.edu.au
  • Contact phone:

Full time

Exciting opportunity for an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Project Officer to manage and contribute to the development and implementation of Macquarie University Hearing specific projects.

Reporting to the Senior Research Project Manager, the Project Officer will play an important role in supporting the Macquarie University Hearing team, in the development and conduct of ear health component of The Australian Eye and Ear Health.

Key responsibilities include:
- Working with the Eye Health Survey Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Project Officer, develop and support the execution of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander survey projects to meet project milestones.
- Coordinate project activities including resourcing requirements, participant recruitment and training staff, relevant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ethics, and governance applications.
- Undertake research, data gathering and analysis as relevant to each project.
- Develop and implement project deliverables, including the creation of resources, tools which support implementation and associated process improvement initiatives.

Note: Frequent domestic travel is required (including rural and remote Australia)

Listed: Mon 13, September Applications Due: Tue 30 November 2021, 12AM

Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health & Community Services
  • Location: Narranbundah, ACT
  • Salary: CONTACT
  • Contact name: Praneeth Galla
  • Contact email: praneeth.galla@winnunga.org.au
  • Contact phone: (02) 6284 6222 Ext:193

Full time

The GPs are situated within the Clinical Services Team of Winnunga AHCS providing a holistic approach and culturally appropriate health care for clients. The role of the GP is to enhance the clinical services offered at Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health & Community Services. The aim of the clinical services team is to optimise the health outcomes for clients through providing best practice, evidence
based clinical services and where appropriate to identify where a client requires referral to another
team of the service or an external service provider.

Are you a Doctor who is passionate about Aboriginal Health and playing the part to
close the gap in health between mainstream and Aboriginal Australia?
If you are, then opportunities exist at Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health &
Community Services for General Practitioners to work 5days/week from Monday to
Friday between 9am to 5pm.

NOTE: All clinical employees are required to hold a current professional clinical
registration inclusive of a police background pursuant to the Working with Vulnerable
People (Background Checking) Act 2011.

A copy of the position description and selection criteria may be obtained by calling
Praneeth Galla on 02 62846222 Extn: 193 or email to
praneeth.galla@winnunga.org.au.

Applications with a cover letter & CV addressing the selection criteria should be addressed
and mailed to Julie Tongs, CEO, Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service
63 Boolimba Cres Narrabundah ACT 2604 or by email to praneeth.galla@winnunga.org.au.

Listed: Mon 18, October Applications Due: Thu 11 November 2021, 12AM

Danila Dilba Health Service
  • Location: , NT
  • Salary: $106,000 - $112,000
  • Contact name: Donna-Marie Heller
  • Contact email: recruit@ddhs.org.au
  • Contact phone: (08) 8942 5400

Full-time

We have a great opportunity for dedicated and experienced individual to join our Clinical Programs team as the Psychologist. Take on an important role improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by reaching out to the community and promoting better health choices. We will provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career.

About the role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of an integrated and culturally appropriate mental health and social and emotional well-being that meets the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Responsibilities include:

• Assist in the identification and implementation of innovations to improve effectiveness and the efficiency of mental health and well-being service delivery.
• Providing supportive and professional leadership to NT PHN Suicide Prevention Program.
• Maintaining quality client medical records.
• Understand how the social determinants of health (environment, economic and social inequalities) have a profound impact on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.
• Employ a holistic, culturally appropriate approach to the client, drawing out cultural or social issues which may be impacting the client.
• Create clear clinical governance structures across all related programs.
• Actively participate in DDHS’ Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) processes to ensure improved quality and service delivery outcomes.

The successful candidate will have:

• A tertiary qualification in Psychology.
• A Current registration with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
• Demonstrated capacity to work in a culturally safe manner with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people, families, carers, and communities.
• Demonstrated knowledge of trauma, attachment and neurobiology frameworks and theories.
• A sophisticated understanding of the complexity of the service system and the issues in providing services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People .
• Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and direct service in the clinical assessment and treatment of children, young people and families who are at risk of self-harm and OR suicide OR have been exposed to these risks.
• Highly developed ability to provide secondary consultation and advice to clinicians and other professionals.
• Demonstrated capacity to lead and manage in an area of challenging and complex practice.
We want you to be proud of both the work you do and of who you work for! Follow your path at Danila Dilba - where every person matters!

To be considered all applications must include:
• Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria, and
• Current Resume (CV)
If you experience any issues, please contact hr@ddhs.org.au

Listed: Mon 18, October Applications Due: Mon 1 November 2021, 12AM

Danila Dilba Health Service
  • Location: Berrimah, NT
  • Salary: $89,000-$112,000
  • Contact name: Paul Ryan
  • Contact email: recruit@ddhs.org.au
  • Contact phone: (08) 8942 5400

Part-Time

We have great opportunities for dedicated and experienced Aboriginal Health Practitioner/ Registered Nurse to join us.
Take on an important role where you will improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by reaching out to the community and promoting better health choices. We’ll provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career.

Be a first point of contact for identified clients, including completing an initial diagnosis, treatment, and referrals as necessary (SODAF).

With guidance from a senior clinician work as per CARPA guidelines: -
• Working on rostered days at Don Dale Youth Detention center in the delivery of care to young people in detention
• Screening patients and treating according to standards and patient’s journey;Identify ‘at risk’ clients, e.g. youth and children;• Monitoring/maintaining client group recalls.
• Performing child and young person's health checks.
• Preparing and delivering daily medications to young people in detention
• Assisting other clinical staff with care coordinating of young people in detention
• Assisting General Practitioners and other medical staff including Visiting health professionals and Specialists.
• Collaboratively working in multidisciplinary working environment to facilitate care.

Interested?

For further information, please contact Paul Ryan on 08 8942 5400 or at recruit@ddhs.org.au

Listed: Mon 18, October Applications Due: Mon 1 November 2021, 12AM

Danila Dilba Health Service
  • Location: , NT
  • Salary: $70,000-$77,000
  • Contact name: Florence Morcom
  • Contact email: recruit@ddhs.org.au
  • Contact phone: (08) 8942 5400

Full-time

We have a great opportunity for dedicated and experienced individual to join our Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program as a Family Partnership Worker. Take on an important role improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by reaching out to the community and promoting better health choices.

The successful candidate will assist in the successful implementation of the Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program (ANFPP). You will be responsible for maintaining high level standards of community practice, foster acceptance of the ANFPP model in the community and observe the Primary Health Care Service’s policies and guidelines.

Responsibilities include:

Ø Participates in Reflective Practice to align practice to ANFPP model.
Ø Maintains alignment with the client centered principles including modelling therapeutic relationships, change theory, self-efficacy, client centered, strength based and solution focused approaches.
Ø Contributes to team knowledge about referral resources that are appropriate to the goals of women participating in the program.
Ø Follows up referrals, provides ANFPP related information to potential clients and completes enrolments of eligible clients and their informed consent.
Ø Provides ongoing cultural information and participates in team-based discussion and decision making about care plans for women participating in the Program to support ANFPP team to build cultural understanding and capacity within the team.
Ø Provides additional assistance with communication and support to families as appropriate and assists the ANFPP team to develop and/or source culturally appropriate materials suitable for use in the Program.
Ø Conducts Client Feedback Surveys and checks-in with client at key milestones to seek feedback about the program from the client’s perspective
Ø Maintains client confidentiality, privacy and dignity always and adopts relevant health data principles in program delivery.


Listed: Mon 18, October Applications Due: Mon 1 November 2021, 12AM

Danila Dilba Health Service
  • Location: , NT
  • Salary: $89000-$112,000
  • Contact name: Jahmayne Coolwell
  • Contact email: recruit@ddhs.org.au
  • Contact phone: (08) 8942 5400

Full-time

We have a great opportunity for dedicated and experienced individual to join our Social and wellbeing team as the Redress Co-Ordinator. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting survivors who are considering applying to the National Redress Scheme and supporting clients relevant to the Disability Royal Commission.

Responsibilities include:

• Direct caseload: Support survivors to make an application to the National Redress Scheme
• Where required, support survivors with participating in a Direct Personal Response
• Direct caseload: Support individuals and families to make a submission to the Disability Royal Commission
• Provide one to one individual counselling support to individuals
• Represent the organisation positively with a range of external organisations and providers for the purpose of making appropriate client referrals, providing conjoint support where required, and marketing and promoting the agency programs
• Contribute to development and delivery of training to community members, partners and broader sector
• Work collaboratively with other services to identify and address services gaps and client needs

Listed: Mon 18, October Applications Due: Mon 1 November 2021, 12AM

Danila Dilba Health Service
  • Location: , NT
  • Salary: $88,249 - $96,992
  • Contact name: Elizabeth Collins
  • Contact email: recruit@ddhs.org.au
  • Contact phone: (08) 8942 5400

Full-time

We have a great opportunity for a dedicated and experienced individual to join our Communications Team. Take on an important role helping to improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by assisting in the service of information and the communication needs of DDHS business units and their engagement with clients and the community. 

The Communications Officer works as part of Communications Team to produce key organisational publications and support organisational branding and marketing functions.

Responsibilities include:
• Contributing to:
o planning and implementing DDHS communications strategies
o marketing and communications initiatives and promotions
o communications support and services to DDHS business units
o complex communications projects such as:
§ Preparation and development of publications like the Annual Report, Newsletters, Health Promotion materials and Communication Plans and
§ Promotion and supporting significant organisational events and milestones, such as the 30th Anniversary
• Contribute to reputational and brand management
• Developing internal and external communications materials and content
• Engaging with, and building cooperative relationships internally and externally
• Contribute to media monitoring/media strategies as required.

Listed: Mon 25, October Applications Due: Fri 26 November 2021, 12AM

Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service
  • Location: , WA
  • Salary: CONTACT
  • Contact name: Aakriti Yadav
  • Contact email: pamshr@puntukurnu.com
  • Contact phone: (08) 9177 8307

Full-time

The Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Deputy CEO) reports to and is directly accountable to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and is responsible for providing strategic advice, operational support and guidance to the CEO and the Executive Team, to efficiently and effectively meet the strategic objectives of Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service (PAMS). The Deputy CEO works closely with the CEO on issues related to the strategic direction and operational matters of the organisation. The Deputy CEO provides high-level advice to the CEO and Executive Team on operational performance.
Listed: Mon 25, October Applications Due: Fri 19 November 2021, 12AM

Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service
  • Location: , WA
  • Salary: $96,350.66 - $110,564.61
  • Contact name: Aakriti Yadav
  • Contact email: pamshr@puntukurnu.com
  • Contact phone: (08) 9177 8307

Full-time

The Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Deputy CEO) reports to and is directly accountable to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and is responsible for providing strategic advice, operational support and guidance to the CEO and the Executive Team, to efficiently and effectively meet the strategic objectives of Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service (PAMS). The Deputy CEO works closely with the CEO on issues related to the strategic direction and operational matters of the organisation. The Deputy CEO provides high-level advice to the CEO and Executive Team on operational performance.
Listed: Mon 25, October Applications Due: Fri 19 November 2021, 12AM

Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service
  • Location: , WA
  • Salary: $96,350.66 - $110,564.61
  • Contact name: Aakriti Yadav
  • Contact email: pamshr@puntukurnu.com
  • Contact phone: (08) 9177 8307

Full-time

The Registered Nurse reports to the Clinical Manager - Newman Clinic and is accountable to the Chief Executive Officer. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, the incumbent is required to provide high quality primary health care services to the population of Newman with a particular focus on providing care to Aboriginal community members. The Registered Nurse plays an important role in delivering the Newman Clinic team’s goals to manage illness, promote well-being, maintain health systems, provide education and training and encourage community health action.
Listed: Mon 25, October Applications Due: Fri 19 November 2021, 12AM

Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service
  • Location: , WA
  • Salary: $ 73, 169.81 to $ 83, 964.04 p.a.
  • Contact name: Aakriti Yadav
  • Contact email: pamshr@puntukurnu.com
  • Contact phone: (08) 9177 8307

Full-time

Reporting to the Community Health Programs Manager, the Community Liaison Officer (50 D) works to implement activities outlined in the community-endorsed Pilbara Regional Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Plan 2021, as part of the Western Australian Suicide Prevention Framework 2021-2025, and works alongside the region’s Aboriginal Medical Services’ Social and Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) Programs and other stakeholders with the aim of providing supporting information and arranging activities for the community, in relation to suicide prevention
Listed: Fri 22, October Applications Due: Fri 26 November 2021, 12AM

Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service
  • Location: Newman, WA
  • Salary: CONTACT
  • Contact name: Aakriti Yadav
  • Contact email: pamshr@puntukurnu.com
  • Contact phone: (08) 9177 8307

Full-time

The Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Deputy CEO) reports to and is directly accountable to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and is responsible for providing strategic advice, operational support and guidance to the CEO and the Executive Team, to efficiently and effectively meet the strategic objectives of Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service (PAMS). The Deputy CEO works closely with the CEO on issues related to the strategic direction and operational matters of the organisation. The Deputy CEO provides high-level advice to the CEO and Executive Team on operational performance.

For further information including, please contact Aakriti (HR Advisor) on 08 9177 8307

Listed: Fri 22, October Applications Due: Fri 19 November 2021, 12AM

Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service
  • Location: Newman, WA
  • Salary: $96,350.66 - $110,564.61 per annum + super
  • Contact name: Aakriti Yadav
  • Contact email: pamshr@puntukurnu.com
  • Contact phone: (08) 9177 8307

Full-time

The Registered Nurse reports to the Clinical Manager - Newman Clinic and is accountable to the Chief Executive Officer. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, the incumbent is required to provide high quality primary health care services to the population of Newman with a particular focus on providing care to Aboriginal community members. The Registered Nurse plays an important role in delivering the Newman Clinic team’s goals to manage illness, promote well-being, maintain health systems, provide education and training and encourage community health action.

Shortlisting will commence immediately; Applications close 5.00 pm, Friday 19 November 2021.

For further information, please contact the Human Resources Team on 08 9177 8307.

Listed: Fri 22, October Applications Due: Fri 19 November 2021, 12AM

Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service
  • Location: Newman, WA
  • Salary: $ 73,169.81 to $ 83,964.04 p.a. + super
  • Contact name: Aakriti Yadav
  • Contact email: pamshr@puntukurnu.com
  • Contact phone: (08) 9177 8307

Full-time

Reporting to the Community Health Programs Manager, the Community Liaison Officer (50 D) works to implement activities outlined in the community-endorsed Pilbara Regional Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Plan 2021, as part of the Western Australian Suicide Prevention Framework 2021-2025, and works alongside the region’s Aboriginal Medical Services’ Social and Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) Programs and other stakeholders with the aim of providing supporting information and arranging activities for the community, in relation to suicide prevention.

Shortlisting will commence immediately; Applications close 5.00 pm, Friday 19 November 2021.

For further information, please contact the Human Resources Team on 08 9177 8307.

Listed: Mon 25, October Applications Due: Sun 7 November 2021, 12AM

Katungul Aboriginal Corporation Regional Health and Community Services
  • Location: Narooma, NSW
  • Salary: $115-125K plus super
  • Contact name: Natalie Carrington
  • Contact email: hello@bloomhr.com.au
  • Contact phone: 0439 626 393

Full-time

Katungul Aboriginal Corporation Regional Health and Community Services works in partnership with local health services to ensure that their clients receive culturally appropriate medical, dental, social and emotional wellbeing services. The role reports direct to the CEO, and provides strategic leadership and support to the operational business units of:


• People and Culture
• Communications
• Transport
• NDIS
• Aged-Care
• Children and Family Services

The role has a strong focus on operations, with business unit managers reporting into the Director who is to ensure that day-to-day operations of the corporation are undertaken in accordance with all legislative, statutory and policy parameters.

Please refer to the position description for full detail on the duties and responsibilities of the role.

Listed: Wed 27, October Applications Due: Mon 15 November 2021, 12AM

The Fred Hollows Foundation
  • Location: Melbourne, Sydney, NSW
  • Salary: CONTACT
  • Contact name: Lesina Gibbs-Manuatu
  • Contact email: lesina@pipelinetalent.com.au
  • Contact phone: 0408 027 880

Full-time

The Senior Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement Adviser will:
• Lead the development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and refinement of health equity and social justice advocacy in support of The Foundation’s equity commitment, both internally and externally. This includes:
o Support for the quest for recognition and reconciliation, including the Uluru Statement from the Heart
o Support the cause to Close the Gap on health and life expectancy outcomes
o Ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples can always exercise their right to sight and good health as expressed in our Strategic purpose
• Develop and implement a plan to engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership to achieve The Foundation's role as an ally in progressing health equity and social justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
• Build and maintain strategic level partnerships with State/Territory and National and International organisations, including eye health organisations, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health organisations, and organisations/networks involved in advancing the rights and aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and Indigenous and Tribal peoples globally.
• Actively contribute strategic, political and policy advice in support of achieving social justice and health equity advocacy priorities and activities and ensure alignment with The Foundation’s Strategic Plan.

For more information, please contact jobs@pipelinetalent.com.au for a copy of the role description.

Listed: Fri 29, October Applications Due: Sun 14 November 2021, 12AM

Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation

Full-time

The Business Development Manager is responsible for the coordination of government and non-government funding to assist the organisation to achieve its strategic objectives. The position is the key relationship manager with external funding agencies and oversees Anyinginyi's compliance with funding agreement terms and conditions.

The position is responsible for proactively seeking grant and other funding opportunities for Anyinginyi Health, and assisting the Executive Managers to submit reports, manage and acquit funding agreements. The Business Development Manager will also be responsible for organisational grant education and awareness. This position represents Anyinginyi Health in a range of external forums and demonstrates positive leadership behaviours in achieving the best outcome for Anyinginyi Health through the advocacy of Anyinginyi's values, cultural practices and professional conduct.

 

 

Listed: Fri 29, October Applications Due: Fri 26 November 2021, 12AM

Bulgarr Ngaru Medical Aborignal Corporation
  • Location: South Grafton, NSW
  • Salary: CONTACT
  • Contact name: Raymond Nean
  • Contact email: rnean@bulgarr.com.au
  • Contact phone: (02) 6643 4444

Full-time or part-time options availale

The key outcomes of the IFBS program are that Aboriginal children and young people at imminent risk of placement in OOHC can stay at home while their family continues to work towards providing a safe, stable and nurturing environment. This Female Aboriginal identified position would be responsible for implementing the IFBS program in accordance with the IFBS model and Service Provision Guidelines.

Key Responsibilities of the IFBS Caseworker.
• Provide casework support to identified families on a 24 hour a day, 7 days a week basis.
• Provide a 12 week intensive casework intervention support program and maintain contact with the child and their family during this intervention period.
• Set specific goals with family members, aimed at addressing the child protection concerns and reducing the risk of out of home care placement.
• Work collaboratively with the child’s family and appropriate cultural and community representatives to ensure relevant planning, review and family conferencing processes as required.
• Coordinate service providers identified in the case plan so that services are implemented in a timely and effective manner.
• Conduct crisis home visits and telephone counseling as required.
• Participate in on-call roster to accommodate the 24/7 aspect of the model and after hours availability.
• Consult the IFBS Manager on a regular basis.
• Completion of mandatory training and induction as provided,
• Maintain accurate file management procedures, including entering all case notes and progress/conclusion reports into the IFBS Connect Portal,
• Maintain statistical records and data bases to support regular reports addressing achievements against KPI’s and expected outcomes,
• Participating as required in project evaluations.
• Immediately report any suspected risk of significant harm concerns.

Listed: Fri 29, October Applications Due: Fri 12 November 2021, 12AM

Katungul Aboriginal Corporation Regional Health & Community Services
  • Location: Batemans Bay, NSW
  • Salary: CONTACT
  • Contact name: Debbie Grant
  • Contact email: debbieg@katungul.org.au
  • Contact phone: 0418 978 492

Full-time

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identified position.

Katungul Aboriginal Corporation Regional Health and Community Services is seeking to appoint an ABORIGINAL BUSHFIRE RECOVERY OFFICER to work out of our Batemans Bay office. Using a collaborative approach, the Bushfire Recovery Officer will work in a culturally attuned manner to implement a range of relevant resources and materials that assist in improving the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal people and their families affected by the 2019-2020 Australian bushfire season.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Specific Responsibilities of the Role
1. Connection activities including:
• Develop relationships and trust to help individuals experiencing difficulties.
• Develop and deliver programs that support wellbeing.
• Work directly with individuals/families to identify needs and facilitate supports.
• Link and/or refer individuals/families to community supports.

2. Collaboration activities including:
• Work with a broad range of services in the recovery planning.
• Work with other services to get the best results for everyone.
• Provide crisis/trauma support and service navigation.

3. Case management activities including:
• Respond to referrals from individuals, internal and external agencies.
• Conduct assessments to identify needs.
• Facilitate direct support and/or refer individuals to services that can provide additional supports.
• Complete administrative tasks including reporting and data collection.
• Maintain client files including assessments, client plans and reviews within timeframes provided by the Manager.

Listed: Wed 3, November Applications Due: Sun 21 November 2021, 12AM

Queensland Health
  • Location: , QLD
  • Salary: $2570.50 - $2873 Fortnightly
  • Contact name: Tabinda Basit
  • Contact email: stayingdeadly@qcmhr.uq.edu.au
  • Contact phone: (07) 3271 8688

Full-time or Part-tim

The primary purpose of this role is to participate in The Queensland Urban Indigenous Mental Health survey (QUIMHS). QUIMHS is a mental health research project focused on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults living across south-east Queensland. The aim of the project is to determine mental health prevalence amongst the adult Indigenous population in South East Queensland, the services that are currently being accessed and their effectiveness, as well as barriers to care. The survey Interviewer will be responsible for: recruiting survey participants from key locations, collecting survey data by administering a computer assisted-survey.

Mandatory Requirements:

- Vaccinated against, and remain vaccinated against, certain vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) as outlined in the Health Employment Directive NO. 01/16 (PDF)
- Vaccinated against COVID-19 as outlined in the Health Employment Directive NO. 12/21 (PDF) and the Queensland Health Human Resources Policy B70 (PDF).
To perform this role, it essential that the person who holds the position be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. It is therefore a genuine occupational requirement under section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 that the applicants are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. An Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person is a person who:
- identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Islander person; and
- is of Aboriginal and/or Torres Islander descent; and
- is accepted as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person by the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community in which he or she lives.

For more information on this role please contact stayingdeadly@qcmhr.uq.edu.au or visit https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobtools/jncustomsearch.viewFullSingle?in_organid=14904&in_jnCounter=222241192&in_jobDate=All&in_searchbox=YES&in_site=Seek&in_summary=S

Listed: Wed 3, November Applications Due: Wed 1 December 2021, 12AM

CRANAplus
  • Location: , ACT
  • Salary: $130,000 - $160,000
  • Contact name: Katherine Leary
  • Contact email: peopleandculture@crana.org.au
  • Contact phone: (08) 8408 8200

Full-time

CRANAplus is the Peak Professional Body for Health Professionals working in remote and isolated areas across Australia. We exist to ensure the delivery of safe, high quality primary healthcare to remote and isolated areas of Australia. We are an affordable, grassroots, not-for profit, membership based organization that has provided nearly 40 years of education, support and professional services for the multidisciplinary remote health workforce.

As part of the Exec­u­tive lead­er­ship team report­ing to the CEO, the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor is respon­si­ble for the over­sight of CRANAplus’ Pol­i­cy and Pro­fes­sion­al Ser­vices to lead, influ­ence, and dri­ve ini­tia­tives to posi­tion and pro­file CRANAplus for success. 

CRANAplus offers a com­pet­i­tive remu­ner­a­tion pack­age inclu­sive of five weeks annu­al leave, two weeks paid study leave, pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment and qual­i­fi­ca­tion recog­ni­tion con­tri­bu­tions, and all employ­ees may access the high­est band of salary pack­ag­ing entitlements. 

Location is negotiable, ability to work from our Cairns, Adelaide, Canberra office, or remotely within Australia.

You can view a posi­tion descrip­tion here, or to inquire or apply, please email your pro­fes­sion­al pro­file to peopleandculture@​crana.​org.​au

 

 

Listed: Wed 3, November Applications Due: Wed 17 November 2021, 12AM

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

Full-time

NACCHO is coordinating the development of an innovative model of care to contribute to the eradication of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Program implementation will be supported by an overarching governance framework comprising a Joint Advisory Committee co-chaired by NACCHO and the Australian Government Department of Health and a Clinical Expert Working Group. Key stakeholders in this work include ACCHSs, Australian Government Department of Health and State and Territory Governments and other key stakeholders.

Funded for four years, this is an exciting opportunity to bring key stakeholders together to work towards the common goal of working towards eradicating ARF and RHD.

Applications close Wednesday, 17 November 2021 at 9.00am.

Listed: Wed 3, November Applications Due: Fri 26 November 2021, 12AM

Bulgarr Ngaru Medical Aborignal Corporation
  • Location: Grafton, NSW
  • Salary: Up to $15,899 per annum
  • Contact name: Chris Clark
  • Contact email: cclark@bulgarr.com.au
  • Contact phone: (02) 6662 3514

Full-time or Part-time

Bulgarr Ngaru Medical Aboriginal Corporation is a not-for-profit Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation looking for a passionate and caring Registered Nurse to join our accredited health service in Grafton NSW. Monday to Friday with no after hours, no shift work or weekend work. Option to salary package up to $15,899 per annum

Essential Criteria:
• Current registration with AHPRA
• Covid-19 vaccinated in compliance with mandatory government requirements
• Current NSW Working with Children Check
• Current National Police Clearance
• Computer literacy
• Full valid working rights within Australia
• Current unrestricted Drivers Licence
• Minimum 3 years post-graduate experience
• The ability to work as an active member of a team.
• Importantly, you'll be a collaborative team player with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt your communication style to work effectively with people from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds.
Desirable
• Previous experience in an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation or in General Practice
• Immunisation Certificate and /or Women’s Health qualifications
• Knowledge of and experience with Practice Incentive and Service Incentive Payments including Health Assessments, Care Plans, Diabetes Cycles of Care, and Asthma programs would be well regarded.
Responsibilities:
• General nursing duties
• Wound care management
• Patient education
• Assisting doctors with minor procedures
• ECG
• Spirometry
• Immunisations including COVID vaccination
• Chronic disease management including GPMP, TCAs and Cycle of Care
• Recall and reminder management
• Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
• Health promotion and screening
• Support Accreditation and CQI
Please address the selection criteria above and send all applications and a copy of your CV to hr@bnmac.com.au
All enquires to Chris Clark : Ph 02 6662 3514 or cclark@bulgarr.com.au

 

Listed: Thu 4, November Applications Due: Wed 22 December 2021, 12AM

Executive Manager

Nganampa Health Council (NHC)

Full time hybrid

You will provide executive level management support and direction to Nganampa Health Council to guide the organisation through its next stage of growth and development while continuing to progress the current breadth of programs and services. Specifically, you’ll deliver and ensure:

- Full operational administration of the health service
- Attainment and maintenance of accreditation standards
- Systems innovation and organisational infrastructure
- Organisational governance and legal, regulatory & contractual compliance
- Risk management;identification, analysis and mitigation
- Development of the strategic plan and continuing progress in meeting strategic goals

Listed: Tue 9, November Applications Due: Mon 22 November 2021, 12AM

University of Sydney

Part time

We are seeking an Indigenous Engagement Assistant to provide engagement and support to the research and promotion activities of the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use. Your key responsibilities will be to:
  • build rapport and establish relationships with stakeholders and community groups including Aboriginal Controlled Community Organisations, Aboriginal Medical Services, schools and peak organisations in the mental health and substance use area
  • provide knowledge and assistance to the research team to support engagement with stakeholders and communities along with the promotion of resources and coordination of outreach activities both on and off campus
  • contribute to and support Indigenous research projects in the development, preparation and delivery of research projects involving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • assist with development of electronic, paper, and information resources, including e-newsletters, web updates and social media for subscribers, study participants and other audiences
  • assist with preparation of progress reports, social media and promotional campaigns, manuscripts for publication, and other forms of promotion.

To be successful in this role, you:

  • have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander societies and cultures, including an understanding of the issues affecting people in contemporary Australian society and the diversity of circumstances of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • willingness to develop knowledge and understanding of complex information in the research field of substance use and mental health issues
  • have certificate qualifications and relevant work experience, which may be in public health, alcohol and drug sector, psychology, behavioural sciences, project administration, health administration, health service provision or promotion or equivalent
  • can work both independently and as part of a research team, taking initiative and exercising sound judgement in resolving matters that may arise as part of normal daily work
  • have excellent administrative skills, coupled with a general understanding of the project life cycle, project documentation, project standards and methodologies
  • previous experience in the Alcohol and other drug sector, with research studies, online interventions and/or illicit drugs education, or social media would be well regarded.

Listed: Tue 9, November Applications Due: Fri 14 January 2022, 12AM

General Practitioner

Nunyara Aboriginal Health Service Inc.
  • Location: Whyalla, SA
  • Salary: CONTACT
  • Contact name: Debra Hanley
  • Contact email: reception@nunyara.org.au
  • Contact phone: (08) 8649 9900

Full-time

Nunyara is looking to attract the services of a full-time general practitioner to join our team of Aboriginal Health Practitioners & Workers, other General Practitioners, Nurses, Allied Health professionals and visiting specialists.

The General Practitioner position would require the incumbent to work from 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday, and ideally provide hospital inpatient services to Nunyara clients. Whyalla Hospital is located 10 – 15 minutes from Nunyara’s premises and provides an Emergency Department, General Medical/ Surgical facilities, OBS/Gynae, Chemotherapy, cancer support, palliative care, renal dialysis, orthotics, allied health, respiratory service, EEG, Jones & Partners radiology, SA Pathology, Covid-19 testing, and Mental Health Unit.

An attractive salary is available with the flexibility to either work as an employee of Nunyara or as a contractor under an ABN. Other benefits such as corporate vehicle and accommodation may be negotiated in consultation with the CEO and Practice Manager.

The incumbent must be vocationally registered as a GP and demonstrate a commitment working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and, as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, apply primary health care principles and health promotion services to address the health needs of the community.

Over the past 3 years Nunyara has experienced rapid growth in patient numbers and has attracted new professionals to provide additional services to our community. Nunyara now boasts a visiting Endocrinologist, Paediatrician, Loss and Grief Counsellor and Optometrist. Our clinic also regularly hosts visiting external specialists such as a Respiratory Nurse, Podiatrists, Dietician and Diabetes Educator. There are also more exciting times ahead for our service, with a proposed expansion, and a recent $1M grant awarded to a consortium of 5 Aboriginal Community Controlled Services across the Eyre Peninsula and Far West Coast.

Nunyara is proud to be an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service with a Board, CEO, Finance and Administration Staff, IT staff and also specialist health staff trained in areas such as chronic care, sexual health, ear and eye health, immunisation, and tackling smoking. We are committed to teaching and learning, recently employing 2 Trainee positions, hosting 5th year medical students from Adelaide University each year and supporting a roving Registrar through GPEX annually.

Listed: Thu 11, November Applications Due: Tue 30 November 2021, 12AM

Indigenous Eye Health
  • Location: Melbourne, VIC
  • Salary: CONTACT
  • Contact name: Mitchell Anjou
  • Contact email: manjou@unimelb.edu.au
  • Contact phone: 0433 673 452

Full-time or Part-time

The Research Fellow Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Eye Health will join a dedicated multi-disciplinary team of researchers working in Indigenous eye health. You will be based within the Indigenous Eye Health (IEH) Unit in the Centre for Health Equity in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. Working alongside a small team of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous staff within the unit, you will lead the development and undertaking of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander led research program in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health. Engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and organisations is key to this role, to ensure activities are community determined and supported.

In a typical week at work, you may:
Develop and undertake research activities in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health.
Contribute to knowledge generation and exchange though a range of methods, including producing high quality academic output in peer reviewed journals.
Initiate and support grant applications and other proposals for additional funding
Contribute to and participate in teaching and learning activities with the IEH team and in the School
This position will enable you to contribute to and lead improvements in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health.

Listed: Tue 16, November Applications Due: Fri 3 December 2021, 12AM

RAHC National Manager

Aspen Medical

Full-time

An exceptional opportunity exists for an experienced Program Manager to join the Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC), as the new National Manager in our Darwin or Canberra Office.


The National Manager role leads a dedicated team in the delivery of the RAHC Program. Reporting to the RAHC Board, the role requires the ongoing nurturing of constructive relationships with multiple stakeholders, while ensuring the deliverables of the program are being met.

The successful candidate will have extensive program management experience, ideally with either Commonwealth or State Government-funded programs. While not essential, it is preferable if this experience was gained (at least in part) within the health sector, and related to improved health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Experience in remote health service delivery would be an advantage.

The ideal candidate will also have a comprehensive understanding of the ongoing need to address the gap in health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The ability to both guide and support a team of dedicated staff in the performance of the deliverables is essential.

A can-do attitude, an inclusive approach. If you feel this role aligns with your skillset then we want to hear from you.

Note: this is currently an identified position, open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

Listed: Fri 19, November Applications Due: Sun 5 December 2021, 12AM

Public Health Registrar

QAIHC
  • Location: , QLD
  • Salary: $100,000 + superannuation - pro-rata
  • Contact name: Renee Williams
  • Contact email: applications@qaihc.com.au
  • Contact phone: (07) 3328 8500

Part time

QAIHC is offering an opportunity for a Registrar to join a leadership organisation;in a position where you will work in an inspiring and positive environment to provide sector support, resources and training that will contribute to better Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes.

Role Overview

The position is a public health training position. The Public Health Registrar will support the planning, implementation and evaluation of QAIHC Public Health Policy interventions including:

Provision of guidance and written analyses of policy and reform initiatives by national and state governments impacting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care and Well-Being programs and service delivery models

Provide leadership in development and promotion of best practice service delivery models and clinical service standards across a network of senior clinicians in regional bodies and member services.

Required Skills and Experience

- Registration with APHRA.
- Enrolment in the Australian Faculty of Public Health Medicine training program.
- Public Health Trainee (RACP)
- Demonstrated knowledge of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health services and the issues facing these organisations.
- High level experience in policy and practice as it relates to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
- Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate clinical care and primary health care strategies
- Demonstrated ability to research and analyse complex material, summarise key issues and develop innovative and creative solutions.
- High level of networking, impact/influencing and advocacy skills.
- Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to be articulate, concise, compelling and diplomatic
- Current driver’s licence required

Listed: Fri 19, November Applications Due: Sun 5 December 2021, 12AM

Manager, Health Policy

QAIHC
  • Location: , QLD
  • Salary: $120,000 - $129,999
  • Contact name: Renee Williams
  • Contact email: applications@qaihc.com.au
  • Contact phone: (07) 3328 8500

Full time

As Manager, Health Policy, you will provide leadership to a small team responsible for providing high quality policy advice on complex and high-profile health policy and public health areas in the Aboriginal and Islander Community Controlled Health Sector in Queensland.

We will assess your suitability for this role by looking at your previous experiences – the leadership, knowledge and skills that you have built. We will consider how well you can:

- develop policy and in particular understand health policy development
- draw on a range of information sources to identify new ways of doing things
- actively influence and promote ideas
- manage stakeholders and relationships
- understand the job context and environment;and
- apply judgement and independence.

(Pre-requisite) Skills & Experience

- Relevant tertiary qualification such as a Master of Public Health and/ or demonstrated experience in a similar role.
- Specific policy development knowledge.
- Experience in developing state and/ or national health policy.
- Understanding of relevant state and federal government decision making process.
- Exceptional relationship skills and an ability to engage with a broad range of stakeholders.
- Advanced communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills.
- Highly developed influential writing skills.
- Understanding of the ATSICCHOs and the issues facing them.
- Demonstrated experience of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and their leaders, respecting traditional culture, values and ways of doing business.

Listed: Thu 25, November Applications Due: Thu 16 December 2021, 12AM

Clinical Lead – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support Service

Lifeline
  • Location: Sydney, NSW
  • Salary: CONTACT
  • Contact name: Lesina Gibbs Manuatu
  • Contact email: lesina@pipelinetalent.com.au
  • Contact phone: 0408 027 880

Full Time

This role is open to applicants who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander only.

About the role:
The Clinical Lead will provide support, advice and information to the workforce delivering Indigenous crisis support service and contribute to the development, implementation and continuous improvement of crisis support practice, policy, and guidance for all crisis support programs delivered by Lifeline. The Clinical Lead will work closely with and contribute to the work of the Lifeline Australia Clinical Practice team.

Key responsibilities:
• Provide your expert opinion and guide the development of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Crisis Support Service skills and interventions framework.
• Provide leadership and subject matter expertise to the project and the wider business as required.
• Contribute to the design, delivery and continuous improvement of all clinical content and provide support for the ongoing improvement of training programs for both Lifeline Australia and corporate training initiatives outside of the project.
• As a senior clinician, work effectively with the Clinical Manager and Practice Team to enhance the knowledge and capability of the team and provide coaching and mentorship to other clinicians.
• Collaborate on and support the implementation of Lifeline Australia policies and procedures relating to clinical governance, risk and quality assurance.

Essential Requirements:
• Relevant degree qualifications and experience in psychology, social work, mental health nursing or counselling, or equivalent in human, community or social services.
• Eligible for registration as a mental health professional (psychologist, social worker or mental health nurse), or relevant accreditation in other fields (e.g., PACFA Clinical Member).

Key Selection Criteria:
1. Expert knowledge and understanding of suicide prevention and mental health issues as they are experienced by Indigenous Australians
2. Experience delivering suicide prevention and mental health interventions
3. Experience in leading and managing service delivery teams or project teams
4. Stakeholder engagement and collaboration skills
5. Effective communication skills
6. Supervisory experience supporting mental health professionals with and advising on clinical matters and therapeutic interventions.

Listed: Thu 25, November Applications Due: Thu 16 December 2021, 12AM

Service Delivery Manager - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Crisis Support

Lifeline
  • Location: Sydney, NSW
  • Salary: CONTACT
  • Contact name: Lesina Gibbs Manua
  • Contact email: lesina@pipelinetalent.com.au
  • Contact phone: 0408 027 880

Full Time

This role is open to applicants who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander only.

About the role:
The key focus of this role is to manage the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander crisis support services across the Lifeline network and in partnership with members so that a high availability and quality service is delivered. The Service Delivery Lead will be responsible for the effective management of the Lifeline national services so that support, process maturity, resource management, and quality (working with the Practice team) contribute to deliver a highly valued and scaled service. This service will be delivered by Lifeline Australia in partnership with the network.

Key responsibilities:
• Partner with Network Teams and partner Indigenous organisations to ensure high quality support is provided.
• Oversee, facilitate and support the operations governance for service delivery including the development of documentation and communication tools, with a focus on ensuring help seekers needs are met.
• Ensure quality standards are upheld through the establishment of quality processes and procedures that meaningfully measure performance and provide direction on future improvement areas.
• Taking a lead role in service delivery initiatives such as scalability programs, service design, and new business implementation.
• Represent Lifeline Australia on various external working groups as related to digital service delivery and improvements in crises support operations.
• Promote Lifeline as an organisation of choice and an industry leader in the delivery of crises support services where appropriate and approved.

Key Selection Criteria:
1. Proven experience in service delivery via a remote workforce or blended workforce and partnership models.
2. An understanding of mental health as it relates to Indigenous people.
3. Demonstrated competence and substantial experience in leading teams, leveraging continuous improvement based on strategic needs and driving performance and quality improvements.
4. Proven experience in working to a budget and managing staff in the not-for-profit, public or private sectors.
5. Experience in implementing change in a complex organisational setting.
6. Experience engaging key external stakeholders and maturing relationships with community and consumer organisations

 

Listed: Mon 29, November Applications Due: Mon 13 December 2021, 12AM

Acute Registered Nurse

Danila Dilba Health Service
  • Location: , NT
  • Salary: $117,198 - $125,911
  • Contact name: Chloe Mulhollad
  • Contact email: recruit@ddhs.org.au
  • Contact phone: (08) 8942 5521

Full Time

Take on an important role where you’ll improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by reaching out to the community and promoting better health choices. We will provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career.

About the role
You will facilitate the delivery of acute care and emergency management of clients presenting to clinics.

Ø You’ll IMPACT the community, helping close the gap in Indigenous healthcare and wellbeing, one helping hand at a time.
Ø You’ll be PROUD, both of the work you do and who you work for.
Ø You’ll work with a TEAM, alongside people who are down to earth and truly dedicated to what we do.
Ø You’ll EXPERIENCE and learn something new every day through the variety of your role.
Ø You’ll embrace the OPPORTUNITY to progress your career - follow your path at Danila Dilba.

Some of your responsibilities include:

Ø Providing best practice, evidence based acute care including emergency care according to CARPA guidelines,
Ø Maintain clinic emergency room to DDHS and AGPAL standards.
Ø Collaboration with members of the DDHS multidisciplinary team and external services to facilitate care and follow up of clients to support optimal health outcomes, including recalls where required.
Ø Provide education, mentoring of trainees and in-services as required on topics relating to the acute and emergency care;Ø Assist GP’s and other medical staff with procedures/office tests including but not limited to ECG, Spirometry etc
Ø Screen patients, attend health check and assist in the provision of chronic care as required.
Ø Management of acute and chronic, simple and complex wounds.
Ø Liaise and attend school health check program as required.

Are you the right person?

You will have:
Ø Current registration as a Nurse with AHPRA;Ø Relevant Bachelor’s Degree and/or Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing
Ø Demonstrated knowledge and experience in acute and/or emergency care;Ø Demonstrated knowledge and experience working in cannulation and venepuncture;Ø Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, liaison, negotiation and conflict resolution with people from a wide range of cultural and social backgrounds;Ø Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history and knowledge of issues impacting on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples;Ø Ability to work independently, and as a member of a team, with strong organisational skills and demonstrated ability to plan, manage and prioritise tasks;Ø Demonstrated high level computer skills, including experience using Microsoft Word and Excel (or similar) as well as the ability to use clinical practice software.
Ø Demonstrated high standard of written skills in the preparation of detailed reports, general correspondence and documentations with an understanding of confidentiality.

Listed: Mon 29, November Applications Due: Mon 13 December 2021, 12AM

Care Coordinator

Danila Dilba Health Services
  • Location: , NT
  • Salary: $76,415- $112,527
  • Contact name: Andrea Roe
  • Contact email: recruit@ddhs.org.au
  • Contact phone: (08) 8942 5354

Full Time

If you are passionate to provide quality care coordination to our clients whilst maintaining a culturally appropriate approach. This is the role for you! Take on an important role where you’ll improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by reaching out to the community and promoting better health choices. We will provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career.

About the role
You will facilitate the delivery of acute care and emergency management of clients presenting to clinics.

Ø You’ll IMPACT the community, helping close the gap in Indigenous healthcare and wellbeing, one helping hand at a time.
Ø You’ll be PROUD, both of the work you do and who you work for.
Ø You’ll work with a TEAM, alongside people who are down to earth and truly dedicated to what we do.
Ø You’ll EXPERIENCE and learn something new every day through the variety of your role.
Ø You’ll embrace the OPPORTUNITY to progress your career - follow your path at Danila Dilba.

Some of your responsibilities include:

• Work in the clinic team context in undertaking a range of care coordination activities for DDHS clients with a chronic conditions and complex needs in accordance with their management plan including:
• Working effectively with Indigenous outreach workers to engage with clients.
• Arranging services outlined in the client management plan (e.g. specialist and allied health appointments, arrangements for home help, connections with support groups, etc.)
• Assisting clients to adhere to treatment programs and develop chronic condition self-management skills.
• Assisting the client to participate in regular reviews by primary care providers.
• Providing appropriate clinical care consistent with the requirements of the role (this may be in the client’s home or clinic setting)
• Maintaining quality client medical records
• Expedite client access to urgent and essential allied health or specialist services, necessary transport, and GP-approved medical aids through appropriate use of the Supplementary Services Funding Pool for eligible DDHS clients.

Are you the right person?

You will have:
1. Qualification as a health professional (e.g., Nurse or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner) and current registration with AHPRA. [Consideration may be given to other appropriate qualifications/ training in specific circumstances and in consultation with the Department of Health.
2. Proven well-developed knowledge and experience working with clients with chronic health conditions and relevant management strategies.
3. Demonstrated ability to use culturally sensitive ways to ensure improved client access to DDHS and/or other health services.
4. Proven teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills with the ability to constructively negotiate outcomes with a diverse range of people and service providers.
5. High level of personal resilience and flexibility with the ability to deal with challenging situations.

Listed: Mon 29, November Applications Due: Mon 13 December 2021, 12AM

Customer Service Officer

Danila Dilba Health Services
  • Location: , NT
  • Salary: $78,848- $77,088
  • Contact name: Sharni Cardona
  • Contact email: recruit@ddhs.org.au
  • Contact phone: (08) 8942 5492

Casual

Danila Dilba Health Service is seeking 3 Customer Service Officers to assist in the delivery of COVID-19 Vaccinations to our clients. These are casual roles, and you will be working in Darwin & Palmerston locations.

About the role
The successful candidates will work in a multi-disciplinary team to administer COVID-19 vaccinations to Danila Dilba Clients.

Responsibilities include:

• Provide receptionist duties to clients presenting to Danila Dilba Health Service for vaccine purpose.
• Coordinate client appointments including booking, confirming, cancelling, rescheduling and
transport as required.
• Maintain accurate recording of clients’ records.
• Undertake SMS contacts, PIPs/My e-Health Record sign ups and Medicare processes as required.
• Ensure a high level of Customer services is provided to all persons attending.
• Ensure the accurate and efficient collecting and recording of patient biographic into the patient
information databases.

Are you the right person?

The successful candidate will have:
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience working in office administration and/or reception.
• Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history and knowledge of
issues impacting on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
• Highly developed interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication skills with an
ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality

Listed: Mon 29, November Applications Due: Mon 13 December 2021, 12AM

General Practitioner

Danila Dilba Health Services
  • Location: , NT
  • Salary: $235,065- $248,500
  • Contact name: Tiani McCoy
  • Contact email: recruit@ddhs.org.au
  • Contact phone: (08) 8942 5329

Full/Part Time

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced General Practitioner to join our expanding team. Take on an important role where you’ll improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by reaching out to the community and promoting better health choices. We will provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career.

If you are looking for a role that offers flexibility, this is the role for you!

About Us

Established in 1991, Danila Dilba Health Service is a community organisation providing comprehensive primary health care to Biluru communities in the Yilli Rreung Region of the Northern Territory. We aim to improve the physical, mental, spiritual, cultural and social wellbeing of our clients through innovative comprehensive programs based on principles of equity, access, empowerment, determination and collaboration.

About the role
The successful candidate will be providing a range of culturally appropriate and comprehensive primary health care services to clients of Danila Dilba Health Service in our After-Hours clinic. There is a significant primary care component as well as specific programs.

Responsibilities include:

• Provide clinical services to clients in the acute setting while applying the principles of chronic
disease management to appropriate cases.
• Participate in primary health care service delivery and development.
• Participate in screening, recall, follow up and referral processes.
• Partake in clinical audits
• Participate in Registrar, Aboriginal Health Worker and medical student supervision, education and
staff development sessions to upgrade skills.
• Contribute to operational system reviews and improvement.
• Utilise the Communicare client management system, HIC online and other associated systems to
ensure that client records are maintained accurately and meet all legal obligations
• Utilise adult health check assessments and care planning for all clients.
• Be effective and efficient in ensuring timely billing for Medicare, PIP and SIP payments.
• Promote the role and importance of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health organisations within
government and the community.
• Advocate for and represent the interests of Danila Dilba locally and nationally.
• Undertake any other duties at the request of the Practice Manager which are considered relevant
to the position and the level of classification for the position.
• Represent Danila Dilba at meetings, seminars, conferences and functions as appropriate
• Develop, implement and deliver contemporary models of holistic mental health and social and
emotional wellbeing services including psychological interventions, counselling, support and
advocacy services in clinic settings

Listed: Mon 29, November Applications Due: Mon 13 December 2021, 12AM

Nurse/ AHP Immuniser

Danila Dilba Health Services
  • Location: , NT
  • Salary: $105,317- $112,527
  • Contact name: Sharni Cardona
  • Contact email: recruit@ddhs.org.au
  • Contact phone: (08) 8942 5492

Casuals

Danila Dilba Health Service is seeking 3 qualified Nurse/AHP Immunisers to administer COVID-19 Vaccinations to our clients. These are casual positions and you will be working in Darwin & Palmerston locations.

About the role

The successful candidates will work in a multi-disciplinary team to administer COVID-19 vaccinations to Danila Dilba Clients.

Responsibilities include:

• Undertaking Pre-vaccination assessments to ensure that individuals are eligible for vaccination.
• Working within the clinical standards and immunisation policies to deliver the safest and most
effective administration of vaccinations.
• Communicating with patients and providing them with the necessary information, support, and
reassurance they require.
• Practicing health and safety procedures including maintaining the cleanliness of clinical areas and
disposal of clinical waste.
• Ensure accurate and timely data entry in the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR).
• Maintain Privacy and confidentiality.

Are you the right person?

The successful candidate will have:
• Qualification in Nursing or AHP.
• Current registration with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
• Evidence of completed Australian Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccination Modules
• Current ‘About giving Vaccines’ (AGV) Certificate.
• Current First Aid or Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate.
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written skills.
• Current Working with Children Clearance
• Current National Police Clearance Certificate or willing to obtain one.

Listed: Mon 29, November Applications Due: Mon 13 December 2021, 12AM

Indigenous Outreach Worker- AOD Aftercare

Danila Dilba Health Services
  • Location: , NT
  • Salary: $72,091- $77,585
  • Contact name: Patricia Raymond
  • Contact email: recruit@ddhs.org.au
  • Contact phone: (08) 8942 5314

Full Time (Fixed Term)

We have a great opportunity for dedicated and experienced individual to join our team as an Indigenous Outreach Worker. Take on an important role improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by reaching out to the community and promoting better health choices. We will provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career.

About the role

The successful candidate will provide extensive support to our clients scheduled for completion of AOD rehabilitation. You will educate clients to improve their social and emotional well-being and provide information on strategies to live in their communities without misusing by drugs and alcohol.

Responsibilities include:

• Maintain regular contact with clients within the scope of practice that have been identified by the
AOD Aftercare Service;• Facilitate client engagement with primary health care, referrals to specialist and other allied health
services, both internal and external to DDHS, and when required:
• Act as the liaison person on client’s behalf;• Undertake relevant assessments to identify client support needs, gaps in service delivery and
potential service provision enhancement and report on such activities as necessary
• Provide a range of health education messages, information and advice to clients and families about
healthy lifestyles choices;• Assist with planning, delivery, and evaluation of specific health program and community activities;• Participate in regular meetings with the team to record health program report, and client’s
feedback in regard to the delivery of programs and services provided;• Assist with client follow up as directed and coordinated by the Senior Program Officer AOD;• Assist with the establishment and participate in interagency meetings for rehabilitation service
providers involved to address client needs, gaps in service provision and minimise duplication of
services;Are you the right person?

The successful candidate will have:

• Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate with Aboriginal people from diverse
backgrounds, with the sensitivity to Aboriginal culture, history and current social impacts on them.
• Demonstrated ability to work within and maintain strict confidentiality guidelines and policies.
• Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise with people from a
wide range of cultural and social backgrounds to both obtain and convey information relevant to
their care.
• The ability to interact with a range of health professionals including medical practitioners and
allied health professionals.
• Ability to work independently, and as part of a team, with an ability to plan, manage and prioritise
tasks and resources to deliver outcomes within time and budget considerations.
• Demonstrated computer skills especially in the use of client information systems or similar.

Listed: Mon 29, November Applications Due: Mon 13 December 2021, 12AM

People & Culture Business Partner

Danila Dilba Health Services
  • Location: , NT
  • Salary: $87,855- $96,559
  • Contact name: Stephenie Reeves
  • Contact email: recruit@ddhs.org.au
  • Contact phone: (08) 8942 5401

Full Time (Fixed Term)

We have a great opportunity for dedicated and experienced individual to join our People & Culture team and take on an important role to manage people-related activities across the employee life cycle. We will provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career.

About the role

The successful candidate will be working closely with the managers to implement effective people management practices, providing positive, proactive, and high-level HR advice and support.

Responsibilities include:

• Provide the day-to-day operations of the People and Culture function to ensure the provision of
quality, timely and consistent HR advice and services including but not limited to recruitment,
selection, and staff orientation;engagement surveys;organisational change and performance
management.
• Work with Managers to ensure the effective implementation and management of Human
Resources policies, practices, and procedures that promotes a culture of excellence and
performance.
• Adopting a business partnering approach, provide HR strategic, advisory, and operational support
to managers and employees across the employment life cycle
• Role model and champion DDHS’s values and expected behaviors, as well as promoting continuous
improvement, diversity, and inclusion.

Are you the right person?

The successful candidate will have:

1. Relevant qualifications in Human Resources or equivalent demonstrated experience
2. Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary human resources management principles and
practices and employee relations legislation with proven experience in delivering HR services.
3. High-level problem-solving skills and ability to connect business challenges to relevant activities
and outcomes
4. Ability to obtain and analyse workforce data and provide targeted advice contextualized to DDHS
5. Proven track record in developing and maintaining productive and collaborative relationships and
partnerships with stakeholders including the ability to work with people from diverse cultural
backgrounds and multi-disciplinary teams.
6. High level communication, stakeholder management, and ability to deal effectively with resistance

Listed: Mon 29, November Applications Due: Mon 13 December 2021, 12AM

Senior Systems Administrators

Danila Dilba Health Services
  • Location: , NT
  • Salary: $87,855- $96,559
  • Contact name: Sulal Mathai
  • Contact email: recruit@ddhs.org.au
  • Contact phone: (08) 8942 5405

Full Time (Fixed Term)

We have a great opportunity for dedicated and experienced individual to join our team as Senior Systems Administrator. Take on an important role improving technical services across Danial Dilba Health service clinical sites. We will provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career.

About the role

The Senior System Administrator’s role is to manage and tune the organisations computer software systems, cloud hosted environments, and network connections to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported business applications.

Responsibilities include:

• Manage all operating systems and end-user software.
• Manage multiple communications and connection solutions, including PC, server and smart device
connectivity, local area networks and line of business applications.
• Ensure the integrity and security of enterprise data on host computers, databases, and during data
transfer in accordance to business needs and industry best-practices regarding privacy, security,
and regulatory compliance.
• Manage input/output fleet, including printers and scanners.
• Manage end user accounts, permissions, access rights, and storage allocations in accordance with
best-practices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance.

The successful candidate will have:

1. Minimum 5 years IT technical service delivery experience
2. Skills and experience with Microsoft technologies: Windows Sever 2016 through 2022 and
Windows 7 through 11.
3. Experience with some of the following technologies: Active Directory, Office 365, Azure, SQL,
Intune, Microsoft Remote Desktop, Veeam Backup and replication, Sophos EPP, Mimecast, and
Hyper-V.
4. Familiar with routing and switching technologies, across both WAN and LAN environments.
5. Demonstrated project management abilities.
6. Proven experience with building and maintaining SharePoint Online.

 

 

Listed: Wed 1, December Applications Due: Mon 31 January 2022, 12AM

General Practitioners

Aboriginal Medical Service Co-Op Ltd
  • Location: , NSW
  • Salary: CONTACT
  • Contact name: Chelsea Mitchell
  • Contact email: cmitchell@amsredfern.org.au
  • Contact phone: (02) 9319 5823

Full Time and Part Time

We are seeking General Practitioners to join us in a Community Health Service in the Inner City. There are also opportunities for applicants with an interest in Drug & Alcohol, Aged Care, Chronic Disease Management, Women's Health, Men's Health and ATSI Health Assessments to practice in these areas.

The Aboriginal Medical Service, Redfern is a multi-disciplinary health care facility with a Medical, Chronic Care, Drug and Alcohol, Mental Health, Dental and Public Health unit. We work together to provide a high level of patient care whilst servicing our local community needs. We are a community controlled organisation that focuses on ensuring that our programs and services directly reflect our commitment to achieving better health outcomes for our community. We have a focus on continuity of care and provide a holistic approach to patient management.

In addition to the standard registrations, working with children checks and criminal history checks we are seeking GPs with a positive outlook, prepared to work as part of a clinical and organisation wide team, strong communication skills, focus on patient care and better outcomes, here to service the community needs and prepared to undertake mandatory cultural awareness training.

If this sounds of interest contact us today.

In return you will be rewarded with competitive salary and charity tax benefits

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply although this is not a requirement of the role.

Listed: Wed 1, December Applications Due: Mon 31 January 2022, 12AM

Registered Nurse

Aboriginal Medical Service Co-Op Ltd
  • Location: , NSW
  • Salary: CONTACT
  • Contact name: Chelsea Mitchell
  • Contact email: cmitchell@amsredfern.org.au
  • Contact phone: (02) 9319 5823

Full Time and Part Time

We are seeking an outcomes driven Registered Nurse to work with Aboriginal Communities to provide comprehensive clinical and primary health care as well as psycho-social needs of those attending the Aboriginal Medical Service.

To be successful in this role will require:

Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (AHPRA)
Minimum of 3 years' experience in an acute care setting or medical practice environment
Able to demonstrate teamwork and work within a high calibre collegiate healthcare team
Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others
Strong computer skills including Internet and email, and familiarity with health information
Must obtain/hold a certificate as a Nurse Immuniser
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the National Competency Standards for Registered Nurses
Demonstrated ability to work in Aboriginal Health, with an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, with multidisciplinary staff.
Awareness of the importance of confidentiality and its application
Any enquiries can be sent to ksilva@amsredfern.org.au or recruitment@amsredfern.org.au

Applicants are required to have the right to work in Australia. Police checks form part of the recruitment process.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply although this is not a requirement of the role.

Listed: Wed 1, December Applications Due: Mon 31 January 2022, 12AM

Chronic Nurse Navigator

Aboriginal Medical Service Co-Op Ltd
  • Location: , NSW
  • Salary: CONTACT
  • Contact name: Chelsea Mitchell
  • Contact email: cmitchell@amsredfern.org.au
  • Contact phone: (02) 9319 5823

Full Time and Part Time

The Nurse Navigator role is designed to provide holistic support to AMS registered patients with complex health conditions requiring an expert level of healthcare co-ordination. This integrated and proactive approach to health care service delivery will help ensure our patients receive the most appropriate service when and where they need it. Nurse Navigators work across system boundaries to actively advocate and improve health literacy, in close partnership with patients and families, other health and allied-health services to improve the patient's healthcare experience and quality of life

Essential:

Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (AHPRA). 5 years or more experience.
Ability to provide support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients in a safe and culturally appropriate manner.
Experience and knowledge with at least one or more chronic diseases.
Ability to work effectively with GPs, practice nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers / Practitioners, allied health professionals and specialists.
Demonstrated ability to work autonomously as well as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
Strong understanding of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service, primary health care and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues within the Australian context.
Strong interpersonal and written skills including liaison, negotiation and advocacy skills.
Strong organisational skills and the ability to set priorities and achieved desired outcomes within specific timeframes.
Knowledge to use a desktop computer, familiarity with Medical Director / PracSoft software.
Possession of current driver's licence.
Desirable

Demonstrate advanced application of clinical and professional leadership skill and specialist knowledge to achieve integrated patient care and reduce fragmentation in the patient journey.
Apply advanced knowledge and skill to engage patients, family and caregivers, encouraging self-management and health literacy supporting informed decision making.
Exercise advanced clinical judgement, informed by an evidence-based model using critical thinking and ethical decision-making processes, in the provision of patient-centred care coordination across the patient journey.

Listed: Fri 3, December Applications Due: Mon 10 January 2022, 12AM

National Director

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra)
  • Location: , QLD
  • Salary: $160,000-$220,000
  • Contact name: Lesina Gibbs Manuatu
  • Contact email: lesina@pipelinetalent.com.au
  • Contact phone: (04) 0802 7880

Full Time

Full Time | Up to 5 Year Fixed Term (open to renewal) | Brisbane (Flexible) | TRP $160k-$220k

About the Role:
Reporting to the Executive Director of Strategy and Policy, the National Director leads and is accountable for the strategic direction and implementation of the National Scheme’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety Strategy 2020-2025 (the Strategy). This includes leading the delivery of its associated strategies.
The role is a member of the Strategy and Policy leadership team supporting a whole of directorate approach to the delivery of Ahpra’s strategic priorities, particularly as they pertain to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, communities and the healthcare system. High-level leadership skills are required to ensure the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Strategy Unit has the profile and platform for the delivery of the Strategy.

Selection Criteria:
1. Postgraduate degree level qualification in health, public policy or similar and/or equivalent experience.
2. Qualifications and/or experience in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety and health sector are essential.
3. Deep expertise in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander strategy development and implementation, and related planning and advice, within a complex, national environment.
4. Exceptional experience in building successful influential and collaborative relationships with diverse, complex internal and external stakeholder groups.
5. Significant leadership, people and change management, coaching and management experience at senior and executive levels.
6. Highly developed ability to recognise and resolve critical and sensitive issues and provide high level, expert authoritative advice.
7. Significant experience in managing a team and the ability to develop a high performing, results driven culture.

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