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Position Details
Reference Number 408954
Position Title Aboriginal Health Worker
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 07/08/2018)
Entity Southern NSW Local Health District
Geographical Location Queanbeyan
Advertised Award/Classification Aboriginal Health Worker
Salary $26.02 - $38.33
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

To provide flexible, holistic and culturally sensitive health services to Aboriginal clients and community, to improve health outcomes and better access to health services for Aboriginal people.


This is a Temporary Full Time position, working 38 hours per week until 7 August 2018, and classified as Aboriginal Health Worker. This position is located Queanbeyan which belongs to Southern NSW Local Health District.  


Australian Citizen/Resident or Independently, Legally Able to Live/Work in Australia

Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia.  For more information, please see www.immi.gov.au







An eligibility list will be created for future temporary and permanent full time and part time positions.  Previous applicants need not apply.


The career opportunities are endless with NSW Health. Check out the Stepping Up website for Aboriginal job applicants. www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au

Selection Criteria 1. Must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent (NB applicant’s race is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised by Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977, NSW) and have established links with their local Aboriginal community.

2. Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture, historical contexts which may influence health and relevant Aboriginal Health and other national and state policies/strategies.

3. Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with Aboriginal individuals, families and communities and network with other services and health professionals.

4. Experience and knowledge of: confidentiality, documentation and information management, relevant legislation, ethics and duty of care and mandatory reporting requirements in an Aboriginal primary health care environment.

5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team, sound written and oral communication skills.

6. Strong organisational skills, capacity to successfully manage competing priorities, maintain attention to detail, meet deadlines under pressure and take initiative where appropriate.

7. Demonstrated computer skills and ability to maintain client and program records, provide statistical data and reports to management as required.

8. Unrestricted Drivers Licence and ability and willingness to travel for work purposes.
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 Rick Shipp
Contact Number 0248273913
Contact Email richard.shipp@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 13/10/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view