21 November, 2023

Advanced Health Worker

We are looking for a compassionate Advanced Health Worker to join our dedicated and caring team. If you are passionate about health care and have a connection to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Darling Downs, then join us! Location negotiable.

Strong Culture, Strong Youth, Our Legacy, Our Future

We are incentivising health workers to move to Darling Downs Health, to take up a job in regional and remote Queensland. To find out if you are eligible, click here: https://www.healthycareers.health.qld.gov.au/attraction-incentives

About the Role

You will apply your cultural knowledge and advanced clinical skills to provide appropriate primary health care interventions to patients and families of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, helping to close the gap. You will understand the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and cultural issues, including the social determinants of health and develop strategies to support improved health outcomes. You will build meaningful and positive relationships with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community while modelling the Darling Downs Health values.

Under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld), there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Indigenous to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Why Darling Downs Health

Darling Downs Health’s region is a large geographic area covering approximately 90,000 square kilometres. We are one of the largest employers in the region, with a diverse team of more than 6,000 staff. We deliver frontline health services across our 28 facilities and treat more than 85,000 admissions to hospital, see greater than 158,000 people through our Emergency Departments, support the birth of almost 3,000 babies and perform more than 19,000 breastscreens.

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas throughout our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work culture that values and respects diversity in the workplace. We also believe that all our employees should be treated fairly, with dignity and with respect. Darling Downs Health is committed to providing a safe, secure and supportive workplace that aligns with our values of Compassion, Integrity, Dignity, Innovation and Courage.

As a Darling Downs Health employee, you will receive competitive remuneration and have access to:

A wellness program;
Generous superannuation;
Flexible work arrangements;
Career training and development; and
Salary packaging.

How to Apply

For full details of this position, please ensure you download the Role Description from SmartJobs, https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-DD2311525975, which provides information on how to apply and outlines pre-employment checks that will be undertaken for the successful applicant. Please provide a current CV or resume and a short statement (maximum 2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant for the role to allow the panel to assess your suitability.