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:


CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Position Location
Wellington or Mount Druitt, NSW with travel required

Type of employment
This position will be a three-year contract

Minimum Qualifications

  • Post Graduate Tertiary qualification in Business, Commerce, Management, Finance, Health or similar discipline
  • Extensive experience in management at a senior leadership preferably with an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of health issues impacting upon the health status of Aboriginal communities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning and achievement of strategic objectives
  • Demonstrated experience in ensuring an effective management system, policy and procedure framework and financial system for an organisation
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop a team at a senior level
  • High level of computer literacy; sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to hold all relevant security clearances such as National Police Check, Working with Children clearance etc.
  • Current valid Driver’s license, minimum of Class “c” or equivalent

About The Position
This position is responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of the organisation to ensure the achievement of the established strategic goals. Key objectives include:

  1. Ensuring that the organisation is a leader in delivering efficient and effective business operations, risk management and financial performance;
  2. Establishment of core organisational values in conjunction with the Board of Directors and ensuring these values are reflected in all aspects of the company and communicated to all stakeholders;
  3. Creating, implementing and maintaining high quality and service performance standards and developing systems to build key relationships and improve operational efficiency;
  4. Overseeing all functions within the organisation and providing direction and guidance to the organisation as a whole; and
  5. Ensuring and contributing to the operational and strategic decision-making process and providing authoritative advice to the Special Administrators/Board of Directors in relation to operational matters and company performance.

This position currently reports directly to the Special Administrators. At the conclusion of the Special Administration the position will report to the Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service (WACHS) Board of Directors.

Closing Date
9am, Monday 8 November 2021

Position Enquiries & Applications
Contact Kelli Dragos, Abundance Human Resources on 0419 419 554 or email kelli.dragos@abundancehr.com.au

All applications for this position are via Seek


Aboriginal Health Worker - Clinical Stream

Location: 

Palmerston Road, Mount Druitt

Type of employment 

Full time

Hours per week 

38

Is it an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander identified position 

Yes

Please list the minimum qualifications for the position 

  • 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.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of, respect for and compliance with culturally appropriate ways of working with Aboriginal individuals, families and 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
  • Driver’s License

About the position 

The Aboriginal Health Worker directs patient contact and provides 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

  • Contact: Jelis Fatema, Clinic Team Leader
  • Email: jelisf@gwahs.net.au
  • Phone: 02 98367300
  • Application closing date: Friday, 29 October 2021
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Social and Emotional Wellbeing Link Worker (Male)

Team

Social, Emotional Wellbeing Team

Location: 

Palmerston Road, Mount Druitt

Type of employment 

Full time

Hours per week 

40

Is it an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander identified position 

Yes

Please list the minimum qualifications for the position 

Relevant qualification- either relevant VET qualification (e.g. Cert IV Community Services, Mental Health, AOD Work) or equivalent tertiary qualification or working towards.

About the position 

The Social and Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) Link Worker is responsible for provision of support to clients of the GWAHS SEWB Program. The SEWB program provides support with needs related to Alcohol and Other Drugs, Mental Health and broader supports around grief and loss, trauma and abuse, domestic violence, removal from family and family breakdown, cultural dislocation, racism and discrimination.

The role includes both direct practical support such as transport as well as coordination of care provided by other providers, for example external psychological support, withdrawal management, primary health care, psychiatric care, counselling.

The position reports to the Team Leader - SEWB, GWAHS.

  • Contact: Jim Porter
  • Email: jimp@gwahs.net.au
  • Phone: 02 9836 7300
  • Application closing date: Friday, 12 November 2021
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