ABORIGINAL OPTIMAL CARE PATHWAYS WORKER
- Part-time 38 hours per fortnight, fixed term to 31 December 2023
- Culture that supports work-life balance
- Attractive salary packaging
Sunraysia Community Health Service (SCHS) is a dynamic organisation promoting health, wellbeing and independence in a social model of health. The organisation is a source of primary and preventive care for our community members who are at risk of poor health outcomes, and experience acute health disparities. SCHS understands the influence of the Social Determinants of Health upon health inequities experienced by community members and work with consumers and community members, to structure their care around the context in which they live and work.
This is an exciting new opportunity for an individual to join SCHS to develop, initiate, monitor and report against a pilot project to implement defined components of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Optimal Care Pathway. Working with the Loddon Mallee Integrated Cancer Services (LMICS), this position will develop strong links and relationships with ACCHOs, Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officers, Aboriginal community and to increase LMICS capability for work in this area.
Ideal candidates will have a qualification in a Health or Welfare related discipline along with experience in:
- Implementing health promotion initiatives within the Aboriginal community.
- Experience or developing knowledge of best practice within the field of Aboriginal health and/or Optimal Care Pathways.
- Delivering a wide range of Primary Health Care Services to Aboriginal clients with Chronic Disease and/or complex needs.
For a confidential discussion, please contact Rachael Giddens, Team Leader Health Promotion on (03) 5022 5444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute a special measure under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Confirmation of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent is required.
Applications must be received by 8am 11 July 2022.
PLEASE NOTE: SCHS is committed to the application of the Child Safe Standards. All positions are subject to thorough credentialing and safety screening prior to commencing employment. This includes reference checks and National Police Check for all SCHS employees. Any prospective employee who has resided and worked overseas in the past 10 years for a continuous period of 12 months or more will be required to undergo an International Criminal History Check. Where applicable, employees may also be required to hold a current Working With Children check issued in the state of Victoria and have a current NDIS Clearance (NDIS Worker Screening Check).
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Department of Health Guidelines for Immunisation of Health Care Workers require all staff to demonstrate immunity to specific preventable diseases. As part of the recruitment process, the preferred applicant is required to provide evidence of immunisation (and/or serology) to confirm they are protected from risk.