The Aboriginal Health Worker (Immunisation) contributes to the delivery of the immunisation services to Aboriginal persons and is expected to develop relationships with key stakeholders, including Aboriginal Medical Services and other immunisation service providers, chronic care, community care, housing for health and child and maternal services, in relevant settings.
Additionally, the Aboriginal Health Worker (Immunisation) will contribute to the broader immunisation portfolio.
This is a designated Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Position. An applicant's race is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under Section 14(d) of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.
This position is temporary part-time (8 hours per week) for a period of up to 30 June 2015 and is classified as an Aboriginal Health Education Officer. Note that employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
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Northern Sydney Local Health District is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Occupational Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Employees must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct.
Successful applicants will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. Please click on the link for further information: http://www0.health.nsw.gov.au/policies/pd/2011/pdf/PD2011_005.pdf.
Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. If you are successful for a position designated as child-related employment you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application#