You are a respectful and professional person with a drive to provide exceptional service to community. You have a passion for health and wellbeing, particularly allied health. You thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment and can be flexible, innovative, calm and focused. You’re a team player and develop those around you through mentoring, coaching and collaboration, and lead others through actions.
About the role
The Waluwin Manager works in collaboration with the other units within Orange Aboriginal Medical Service (OAMS) Healthcare Division as part of a integrated and multi-disciplinary model of care in the delivery of holisitic and wrap-around services to OAMS diverse clients.
As part of the Executive Leadership Committee, the Waluwin Manager oversees the running of the brand-new facility, supervising staff, planning community events and program scheduling, as well maintaining a client load in chosen discipline.
The Manger is responsible for key reporting to Senior Management and attending meetings as appropriate.
To be successful in this role you will meet the following criteria and have:
- Bachelor’s degree in an related allied health discipline (physiotherapy, exercise physiology, occupational therapy or dietetics/nutrition)
- Demonstrated intermediate ability to balance the demands of management along with an established client caseload
- Adept communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
- Intermediate knowledge and understanding of medicare
- Ability to work within and apart of a multidisciplinary team
- An understanding of the related contemporary issues which impact health and wellbeing in Aboriginal communities and families
OAMS is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation that has been successfully providing health and human services to the whole Orange community since 2005.
The service started operations from Palmer Street in Orange with approximately seven staff; eighteen years later, OAMS now has over eighty-five staff ranging from Transport Support, Community Connectors, Doctors, Nurses, Dentists, Aboriginal Health Practitioners, Wellbeing & Support Coordinators, Managers, Administrative and Compliance, Plan Managers, Case Managers, and visiting specialist services across five sites within Orange.
OAMS is the leading regional community healing, care and wellbeing hub of choice.
OAMS is ethical and transparent, giving voice to a culture of safety through integrated services that are sustainable, accessible, responsive, innovative, relevant, embrace diversity, and are ‘ahead of the game’.
We are committed to providing services that result in improved quality of life for people in our community. We are focused on a holistic and friendly approach to the physical, social and emotional wellbeing of our clients, families and whole community. OAMS is committed to the privacy legislation and we are compliant in maintaining confidentiality.
We provide a range of services to our community which can be viewed in more detail on our website at www.oams.net.au
Orange has all the advantages of a city with country living vibes, excellent schools, hospitals and a university campus. The Central West of NSW is an amazing food and wine producing region with 4 seasons to enjoy and only 3 hours from Sydney and Canberra.
Applications close 20 May 2023.