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Position Details
Reference Number 372090
Position Title Aboriginal Transport Officer
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity Far West Local Health District
Geographical Location Balranald
Award Classification Health Employees' (State) Award - Community Aide
Salary $24.84 - $26.42
Hours per Week 24
Number of FTE 0.63
Purpose of Position
  • Provice safe, comfortable and timely transport of clients to medical related appointments.
  • Destinations within and external to the Balranald Shire
  • We offer Salary Packaging options for our eligible staff.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff, to Far West LHD, and to the health of the Aboriginal people and communities in our District. Please visit our Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up.
  • Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia. For more information please see www.immi.gov.au
  • 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
Selection Criteria Current Drivers License.

Demonstrated effective oral and written skills.

Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Basic computer skills.

Have an understanding of Primary Health Care.

Being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is considered a genuine occupational qualification as per section 14 of the NSW Anti Discrimination Act 1977

Current First Aid Certificate

Demonstrated ability to adhere to the defined standards of ethical and professional conduct consistent with the current NSW Health Code of Conduct and/or relevant professional standards where applicable.
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Patricia Croft
Contact Number 0350719800
Contact Email Patricia.croft@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 05/03/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view