15 March, 2022

Indigenous Outreach Worker-Covid Care

•Full time, Fixed term•Have a real impact on the health and wellbeing of our Indigenous communities•Work with a down to earth team, dedicated to what we do We have a great opportunity for dedicated and experienced individual to join Covid in the home program 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 UsEstablished 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 roleThe Indigenous Outreach Worker will provide the core of service with OIWs conducting scheduled check ins utilising the covid wellbeing check clinical item and scripts on clinical indicators of issues of concern along with social well-being concerns.•You’ll IMPACT the community, helping close the gap in Indigenous healthcare and wellbeing, one helping hand at a time. •You’ll be PROUD, both work you do and who you work for. •You’ll work with a TEAM, alongside people who are down to earth and truly dedicated to what we do. •You’ll EXPERIENCE and learn something new every day through the variety of your role.•You’ll embrace the OPPORTUNITY to progress your career – follow your path at Danila Dilba. Responsibilities include: •Maintain regular contact with clients within the scope of practice that have been identified for the Covid care.•Escalate clinical concerns immediately to the Covid Care Coordinator•Refer to SEWB clinicians if there are mental health/SEWB concerns•Review client records with the RN/AHP.•Perform daily phone calls to moderate risk COVID clients and escalate care accordingly Are you the right person? The successful candidate will have: 1.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.2.Demonstrated ability to work within and maintain strict confidentiality guidelines and policies.3.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.4.The ability to interact with a range of health professionals including medical practitioners and allied health professionals.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!Interested? For further information, please contact Tiana McCoy on 08 8942 5400, Ext 329 or at recruit@ddhs.org.auClosing DateApplications must be submitted by 28 March 2022 via the online portal.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