Aboriginal Health Worker

Position Location

Penrith

Hours per week

40

Is this an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander identified position?

Yes

About The Position

The Aboriginal Health Worker directs patient contact and provides provide a full range of primary care support services under the supervision of the General Practitioners and clinic staff in a way that fully supports a high standards of quality care. The Aboriginal Health Worker – Clinical Stream reports directly to the Team Leader Clinic.

Essential Criteria
• Aboriginality
• Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Practice)
• Demonstrated experience of working independently and/or showing initiative in relation to patient care
• Understanding and knowledge of specialist medical, allied health and support services locally
• Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills.
• Knowledge and understanding of the issues that impact on Aboriginal people and Aboriginal communities
• Demonstrated knowledge of the primary health care setting in a variety of locations or ability to develop this knowledge base in the brief period of time.
• Computer literacy and a high standard of report writing
• Working with Children and Criminal Record check clearances and a current NSW Drivers Licence

  • Contact: Kylie McCauley
  • Email: kyliem@gwahs.net.au
  • Phone: 02 4729 7300
  • Application closing date: Thursday, 18 August 2022


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