This vacancy is Aboriginal identified, please see Selection Criteria for further information. Additional general candidate information can also be located under our organisational profile attached to this advertisement. This information includes the new Working with Children Checks (WWCC) procedures.
Demonstrated ability to work autonomously as well as be an effective team player in a multidisciplinary environment.
An understanding and knowledge of Aboriginal social, cultural and economic issues; a capacity to flexibly develop local responses to community needs.
Experience or awareness of health promotion and education i.e. experience in facilitating small groups.
Possess a current NSW drivers licence and willingness to travel in the course of employment.
Demonstrated ability to effectivly use a computer; work with word processing and email software applications. (NB the prefered applications are Microsoft Word and Outlook. However, experience with other applications is considered relevant)
Aboriginality: Applicants for this position must be of Aboriginal descent through parentage, identify as being Aboriginal and be accepted in the community as such. All applicants must supply a letter of Aboriginality signed under the common seal from a recognised incorporated Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community organisation such as Land Council or Elders group, Aboriginal Medical Service, etc. Exemption is claimed under Section 14D of the Anti-discrimination Act 1977 (NSW). It is a genuine occupational requirement that this position is occupied by a male. Exemption is claimed under Section 31 of the Anti-discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
Relevant nationally recognised qualifications with a Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Practice) or Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Community Care) or willingness to undertake and complete.
Demonstrated effective communication skills and the necessary inter-personal skills to develop rapport and trust with Aboriginal people.