How to Apply

Applicants are required to provide:
  1. A cover letter with a detailed response to the essential criteria listed in the position description
  2. A copy of your current resume
  3. Details of 2 referees (one must be a current supervisor)
  4. Please send your completed application to the nominated person as per the job advertisement


We are currently seeking applications for the following position/s:


Aboriginal Community Support Worker- Connected Beginnings

Position Location

Mount Druitt

Type of employment

Contract

Hours per week

38

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

Yes

Minimum Qualifications

1. Aboriginality

2. Excellent communication skills with children, families and service partners.
3. Excellence in team work
4. Experience in case management of clients
5. Demonstrated time management and the ability to prioritize tasks.
6. Knowledge and understanding of the issues that impact on Aboriginal people and
 Aboriginal communities.
7. Current Driver’s License




About The Position

The Connected Beginnings Aboriginal Community Support Worker is responsible for facilitating healthcare screening and access to children referred into the Doonside and/or Mount Druitt Connected Beginnings Projects. This includes engaging families for health care from birth to five-year-old children to facilitate better outcomes by the time they start school with a focus on the following domains:
 • physical health and wellbeing
 • social competence
 • emotional maturity
 • language and cognitive skills
 • Communication skills and general knowledge
 This project delivers the health components of the Connected Beginnings Project that are led by education agencies Ngroo, Mount Druitt and Doonside.
 
The position reports directly to Team Leader Connected Beginnings.

  • Contact: Avijit Saha
  • Email: avijits@gwahs.net.au
  • Phone: 0477 983 375
  • Application closing date: Friday, 10 February 2023
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Medical Receptionist / Transport Officer

Position Location

Mt Druitt

Type of employment

Full Time

Hours per week

38

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

Yes

Minimum Qualifications

Essential Criteria

• Aboriginality
• Previous experience in reception which includes being able to manage your time and getting things done in a busy clinic reception.
• Ability to support the operations of a demanding client focused work environment.
• Excellent communication skills including the ability to communicate with local Aboriginal people
• Computer skills including experience with patient appointment programs and patient information recall systems
• Ability to work as part of a team.
• Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history, and current issues affecting lives of Aboriginal people

Desirable Criteria

Experience of working in general practice settings

About The Position

Key Duties

• Maintain the privacy and dignity of clients at all times
• Act with tact and diplomacy when dealing with information of a highly sensitive nature
• Work within strict confidentiality guidelines, ensuring all personnel and/or client information is kept secure
• Front desk, provide a high level of customer service
• Phone, prompt and professional answering and transfer of calls
• Coordinate clinic appointments, update Communicare and coordinate phone triage as required
• Reports provided as required
• Knowledge and understanding of the issues that impact on Aboriginal people and Aboriginal communities
• Compliance of EEO, WH&S and Ethical Work Practices

Client Transport/ Deliveries
• Timely pick up and transporting of clients/ hospital /home as scheduled
• Emergency pick up of clients as directed
• Timely delivery and or pick up of medications, pathology, supplies and equipment as directed.
• Maintain a log / record of all journeys/ pick ups

Vehicle Maintenance and Administration
• Responsible cleaning, maintenance and reporting of any damage to vehicle
• Ensure log book are used on a daily basis • Operation of vehicle and use of petrol card to being line with WACHS procedures
• Assist in maintaining the WACHS fleet, arrange servicing as required.

Note: Aboriginality is a genuine occupational qualification for the above position and is authorised under Section 14D of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 No. 48.

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Aboriginal Health Worker

Position Location

Mount Druitt

Type of employment

Full-Time

Hours per week

38

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

Yes

Minimum Qualifications

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. 
 This Position reports directly to the Clinic Team Leader.

About The Position

•Aboriginality
• Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Practice) or willing to obtain 
• Have demonstrated understanding of relevant clinical and social issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people;
• Have the ability to communicate and liaise with a broad range of people including adults, children, and clinicians;
• Have the ability to take initiative and to work independently;
• Have the ability to provide ongoing education on health promotion to clients;
• Have basic computer skills for entering data and e-mail communication.
• Working with Children and Criminal Record check clearances and a current NSW Drivers Licence

  • Contact: Deborah Payne
  • Email: deborahp@gwahs.net.au
  • Phone: 02 9836 7300
  • Application closing date: Monday, 21 November 2022
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Aboriginal Health Worker

Position Location

Penrith

Type of employment

Full-Time

Hours per week

40

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

Yes

Minimum Qualifications

• Aboriginality

• Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Practice) or equivalent or working 
 towards achieving the qualification.
• 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
• Immunisation Record; Including evidence of Health Worker Vaccinations (DTP,Hep B, MMR, Varicella, Annual 
 Influenza and COVID 19 vaccinations x 2).

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.

  • Contact: Kylie McCauley
  • Email: kyliem@gwahs.net.au
  • Phone: 02 4729 7300
  • Application closing date: Friday, 03 February 2023
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