NACCHO TOP 10 #JobAlerts : This week in Aboriginal Health : #Doctors #GP #Aboriginal Health Workers / #Nurses / Health #Promotions

1.Nunkuwarrin Yunti Communications and Promotions Officer – Tobacco

2. QLD : ACRRM or FRACGP for Clinical Director Role

3. VAHS Aboriginal Health Promotion Officer

4. Armajun ACCHO  AOD Coordinator and AOD Caseworkers

5.Congress ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITY MANAGER\ Alice Springs

6. Congress EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST- CLIENT SERVICE ROLES

7. Congress ABORIGINAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER / REGISTERED NURSE

8. Congress General Practitioner

9.SA Aboriginal Health Educator/Liaison Officer

10. NT Medical Practitioner / General Practitioner

 

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1.Nunkuwarrin Yunti Communications and Promotions Officer – Tobacco

Opportunity to make a real difference in Health Improvement with the Aboriginal Community

  • Excellent remuneration of $63,777 – $67,978 plus super and salary packaging!
  • Keep your ideal work/life balance, with family-friendly hours & extra leave entitlements in this unique role!
  • Opportunities to advance your career within the organisation!
  • Applications Close COB 29th May 2017.

About the Organisation

Nunkuwarrin Yunti is the foremost Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation in Adelaide, South Australia, providing a range of health care and community support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

First incorporated in 1971, Nunkuwarrin Yunti has grown from a welfare agency with three employees to a multi-faceted organisation with over 70 staff who deliver a diverse range of health care and community support services.

 Nunkuwarrin Yunti is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service, managed by an all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Board whose members are chosen by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

About the Tackling Indigenous Smoking Program (Click for more Information)

The Tackling Indigenous Smoking Program aims to reduce smoking prevalence rates in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, by providing an innovative population health program that encourages changes in smoking behaviours and attitudes.

The program delivers culturally sensitive preventative health activities including community education, health promotion, and social marketing activities that promote quitting, smoke-free environments and encourage attitudinal and behavioural change.

About the Opportunity

Nunkuwarrin Yunti has an exciting opportunity for a Communications and Promotions Officer (Tobacco) to join their friendly team in South Australia, on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Team Manager, this position will see you assisting with the development and implementation of a number of culturally appropriate health promotion initiatives aimed at the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, to encourage a movement towards a smoke-free lifestyle.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with the development and implementation of localised innovative communication and public engagement strategies, inclusive of digital campaigns, that engage the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community;
  • Assisting with the management, implementation and logistics of key stakeholder community events, displays, and launches;
  • Helping to build the programs’ public image and increase public recognition, through the development and management of social media, print, online, radio, website, and email communications;
  • Planning, writing, editing, and publishing media communication materials across a number of digital and print platforms;
  • Planning and managing budget allocations in collaboration with the Team Manager; and
  • Planning, coordinating, and implementing community events with external stakeholders, such as open days, fun runs, and educational sessions.

The ideal candidate will have substantial vocational skill and experience to perform in the role or hold at least a Certificate IV or higher in media and communications, marketing, social science or other relevant vocational qualifications. You’ll have demonstrated experience in project management, with the confidence to develop and implement public engagement strategies, including digital campaigns that effectively target Indigenous people. The ability to effectively communicate with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in a culturally sensitive manner will be paramount to your success.

Strong computer literacy, with the ability to use all programs within the Microsoft Office Suite and a number of digital media platforms, will ensure you flourish in this role. Highly developed written and verbal communication skills will see you producing effective media materials, as well as identifying and nurturing effective relationships with key media stakeholders.

Whilst it isn’t a requirement of the role, candidates with experience working in population health programs, communications/public relations, and/or supporting large and small promotional events, will be viewed favourably. In addition, experience using the Adobe Creative Suite will be held in high regard.

To view the position description, click here.

For further information or any queries, please contact Andrew Schultz 08 8406 1600.

Applications close by COB 29th May 2017.

Please note: It is a requirement of this role that successful candidates have a current driver’s licence, and are willing to undergo a National Police Check prior to commencing employment with Nunkuwarrin Yunti.

2. ACRRM or FRACGP for Clinical Director Role QLD 

An opportunity has become available for a General Practitioner to accept the role of Clinical Director with an ever-growing Community Controlled Aboriginal Health Service in Queensland.

YOUR NEW JOB DESCRIPTION: This organisation is looking for a GP with ACRRM or FRACGP qualifications with the ability to supervise GP registrars. Previous Clinical Director experience will be highly regarded but not necessary.

Interest in making a long term positive impact on our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community is imperative.

You will deliver comprehensive primary health care services as part of the multidisciplinary team. You will demonstrate quality of care at a high level, strong leadership and continue quality improvements across the service. As the Clinical Director, you will implement development strategies and teaching models.

In return you will offered unmatched job satisfaction and a highly sought after work-life balance. As the Clinical Director, you will be rewarded a highly base salary of $310,000 with benefits including but not limited to rental allowance, relocation cost, CPD allowances, vehicle plus much more!

Further details are available by contacting Shannon Edwards on

0406 178 041 or  Shannon.edwards@ywrec.com

3. VAHS Aboriginal Health Promotion Officer


Employer: Victorian Aboriginal Health Service
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Health Promotion, Indigenous, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 16 May, 2017.
Applications close: 26 May, 2017.


Short Description

The Health Promotion Project Officer will work as part of the Healthy Lifestyles and Tobacco Team to implement local health promotion activities with a focus on tackling Indigenous Smoking initiatives. The successful applicant will need to be able to think creatively and participate in health promotion activities which require dressing up and participating in performances and videos for community events.

To apply, applicants must have experience in the following:

  • Demonstrated experience in health promotion, experience in smoking cessation and / or Aboriginal Health
  • Demonstrated project management, negotiation, time management and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively develop, deliver, evaluate and report on projects and programs effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with the local Aboriginal Community
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and develop partnerships and relationships with other health professionals and organisations
  • The demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multi skilled team
  • Be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent (provided for by Section 12 of The Victorian Equal Opportunity Act 2010)

Please note: To be a successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as undergo a National Victorian Police Check, hold a valid Working with Children Check prior your appointment and complete a Safety Screening Statutory Declaration.

Salary Packaging available.

How to apply for this jobFor a copy of the Position Description and Key Selection Criteria please contact Merindah Brown on (03) 9419 3000 and if you wish to find out more about the position please contact Laura Thompson on (03) 9403 3305.

Closing Date: Friday 26th May, 2017.

Applicants should address the selection criteria and state full details of qualifications and experience including referees to:

Mr Michael Graham, CEO, Victorian Aboriginal Health Service
186 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy 3065

Or employment@vahs.org.au, using the subject line: Aboriginal Health Promotion Officer application via EthicalJobs.
Supporting materials  Aboriginal Health Promotion Project Officer_QCC_2017.docx

– See more at: http://www.ethicaljobs.com.au/Members/VAHS/aboriginal-health-promotion-officer#sthash.RdZyMXgZ.dpuf

4. Armajun ACCHO  AOD Coordinator and AOD Caseworkers

About the Organisation

Armajun Aboriginal Health Service is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service (ACCHS) managed by members of the local Aboriginal communities based in Inverell, NSW with outreach services located in Glen Innes, Armidale, Tenterfield, and Tingha.

Armajun Aboriginal Health Service offers culturally appropriate Aboriginal health care services including Drug and Alcohol Support, GP services, and Dental services. The organisation also promotes the healthy lifestyles, well-being, and good health of the community by providing comprehensive and holistic services.

About the Opportunity

Armajun Aboriginal Health Services now has multiple full-time roles available for experienced Drug and Alcohol Caseworkers (identified positions) and a passionate Drug and Alcohol Coordinator to work across their Tenterfield, Inverell, and Glen Innes office hubs.

As a Drug and Alcohol Caseworker, you will be responsible forproviding and supporting access to a range of drug and alcohol services in the community, both on an outreach basis and from the Hub location. You will also advocate on behalf of clients and refer and integrate clients for client centred related services.

To be successful in this role you will hold a Certificate IV drugs and alcohol, welfare, social work, or equivalent. You will also have demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal people and community.

The ideal candidates will have Aboriginality*, effective written and verbal communication skills, and a strong understanding of the needs of those dealing with drug and alcohol issues in the community.

*Aboriginality is a genuine occupational requirement of this position, exemptions claimed under Section 14D of the Anti-Discrimination Act, NSW 1977.

Please note: Candidates are required to hold a current driver’s license and have the ability to travel overnight within the region if required.

Reporting to the Program Manager, as a Drug and Alcohol Coordinator, you will be responsible coordinating and providing a range of evidence-based drug and alcohol treatment and support services, including direct clinical services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, both on an outreach basis and from the Hub location. You will also provide support to a dedicated team of AOD caseworkers to ensure services are being provided and implemented in line with the organisational framework.

To be successful in this role you will hold a tertiary qualification in a health or welfare discipline and be eligible for membership or registration with an appropriate professional body. You will also have demonstrated experience in staff supervision, support, and training. Candidates with previous experience working in rural primary health care in an Aboriginal community will be highly regarded.

This role requires an individual who is a passionate and enthusiastic leader and who displays a strong understanding of service planning within a multidisciplinary health service delivery model.

Please note: Candidates are required to hold a current driver’s license and have the ability to travel overnight within the region if required.

This is not an Aboriginal Identified Position however, Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, as an AOD Coordinator, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary circa $86,500 negotiable with skills and experience plus salary sacrificing options.

As a AOD Caseworker, you will enjoy competitive remuneration circa $38,950 – $54,120 negotiable for the right candidates and salary sacrificing options.

Join this vibrant NFP organisation to make a difference to Aboriginal health in remote communities – Apply Now!

How to Apply

Click here for more information http://kamsc-ovahs.applynow.net.au/jobs/89211

5.Congress ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITY MANAGER\ Alice Springs

Reference: 3522029

Are you an experienced HR Generalist looking for a new challenge!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an HR generalist to lead projects that will develop organisational capability, performance, development and engagement of Congress’ growing workforce. You will be an expert advisor at both operational and strategic levels with the ability to design and deliver practical and pragmatic solutions to develop organisational capability.

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (Congress) has over 43 years’ experience providing comprehensive primary health care for Aboriginal people living in Central Australia.

As well as a wonderful lifestyle and rewarding work, Congress offers:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Six (6) weeks annual leave
  • 9.5% superannuation
  • Generous salary packaging
  • A strong commitment to Professional Development
  • Family friendly conditions
  • Relocation assistance (where applicable)
  • District allowance

For more information on the position please contact General Manager Human Resources, Kim Mannering on 0437 459 638 and email: kim.mannering@caac.org.au.

Applications close: Monday 5 June 2017.

*Total effective package includes: base salary, district allowance, superannuation, leave loading, and estimated tax saving from salary packaging options.

Contact Human Resources on (08) 8959 4774 or vacancy@caac.org.au for more information.

For more information about jobs at Congress visit http://www.caac.org.au/hr.

6. Congress EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST- CLIENT SERVICE ROLES

Alice Springs
Reference: 3511700
  • Client Service Officer
  • Across Multiple Sites​
  • Base Hourly Rate $25.84 – $31.10

Aboriginal Identified

Due to expansion of service locations in Alice Springs Congress is seeking experienced Client Service Officers who will provide a high standard of client service and general administrative support to various Congress Clinical Teams, the roles may involve evening and weekend shiftwork.

Congress offers the following:

  • Competitive salaries and allowances
  • Six (6) weeks’ annual leave
  • Generous salary packaging up to $30,000 per annum
  • A strong commitment to Professional Development
  • Relocation assistance (where applicable)
  • Access to selected Congress health services at no cost for self and eligible family.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Application close: MONDAY 31 JULY 2017.

For more information about jobs at Congress call Human Resources on (08) 8959 4774 or email vacancy@caac.org.au or visit www.caac.org.au/hr.

Applications Close: 31 Jul 2017

7. Congress ABORIGINAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER / REGISTERED NURSE

Alice Springs
Reference: 3510743
  • Base Salary: $60,781 – $95,023 (p.a.)
  • Total Effective Package: $77,473 – $117,342 (p.a.)*
  • Fixed Term Contract

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (Congress) has over 40 years’ experience providing comprehensive primary health care for Aboriginal people living in Central Australia. Congress is seeking a Aboriginal Health Practitioner / Registered Nurse who is interested in making a genuine contribution to improving health outcomes for Aboriginal people.

The Aboriginal Health Practitioner / Registered Nurse provides comprehensive primary health care. The position works within a multidisciplinary team and is integral to ensuring cultural integrity and high standards of clinical care to clients accessing our Sadadeen Clinic.

Alice Springs offers a unique lifestyle in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere in the heart of Australia. It is within easy reach of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Watarrka (Kings Canyon) and a host of other world heritage sites.

As well as a wonderful lifestyle and rewarding work, Congress offers the following:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Six (6) weeks’ annual leave
  • 9.5% superannuation
  • Generous salary packaging
  • A strong commitment to Professional Development
  • Family friendly conditions
  • Relocation assistance (where applicable)
  • District allowance

For more information on the position please contact Clinic Manager, Tanya Gardner on (08) 7999 6400

Application close: FRIDAY 26 MAY 2017.

*Total effective package includes: base salary, district allowance, superannuation, leave loading, and estimated tax saving from salary packaging options.

Contact Human Resources on (08) 8959 4774 or vacancy@caac.org.au for more information. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

For more information about jobs at Congress visit http://www.caac.org.au/hr.

Applications Close: 26 May 2017

8. Congress General Practitioner

Alice Springs

Reference: 3326264

  • Base salary between $179,818 and $208,556 depending on experience (includes district allowance)
  • Paid annual leave 6 weeks plus 1 week paid professional development leave
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Medicare incentive scheme
  • NFP salary sacrifice up to $30,000 pa
  • General Practice Rural Incentives Program (as at 1 November 2016). Congress operates in MM6 and MM7 regions, providing access to annual gross payments of up to $35K and $60K respectively depending on performance.
  • Working with a large team of general practitioners
  • Access to Congress provided selected medical services at no cost for self and eligible family..

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (Congress) has over 40 years’ experience providing comprehensive primary health care for Aboriginal people living in Central Australia. Congress is seeking a General Practitioner who is interested in making a genuine contribution to improving health outcomes for Aboriginal people.

This position is based in Alice Springs with a town of 27,000 people, with good access to good schools, flights, amenities.

For more information on the position please contract, Medical Director, Sam Heard 0438 556 050 or sam.heard@caac.org.au.

For more information about jobs at Congress call Human Resources on (08) 8959 4774 or email vacancy@caac.org.au or visit www.caac.org.au/hr.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Applications Close: 30 Jun 2017

9.SA Aboriginal Health Educator/Liaison Officer

GPEx is the South Australian Training Organisation which delivers training to doctors selected to specialise in general practice in Australia.

We are a provider of the Australian General Practice Training program that is administered by the Department of Health and funded by the Australian Government.

GPEx is built on GPExpertise, centered on GPExperience and is a vision of GPExcellence

The role of Aboriginal Health Educator/Liasion Officer involves liaison and engagement with core stakeholders, program partners and other GPEx staff in the implementation of the ATSI Strategic Plan.

Reporting to the Director Medical Education Operations the key responsibilities will be:

  • Assist in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the ATSI Strategic Plan.  This will include:
    • Developing and supporting the role of cultural mentors within identified Aboriginal health training posts
    • Supporting the increase of Aboriginal health training posts by assisting the identified Aboriginal Health Services in becoming accredited training posts
    • In collaboration with the AGPT team, Aboriginal health team and relevant Medical Educators, assist with the integration of Aboriginal health within GPEX’s training program
    • Help facilitate the Aboriginal Health and Culture Workshops for registrars and staff
    • Contributing to internal and external communication of the GPEx Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Strategic Plan
    • Preparing, contributing to and managing relevant correspondence
    • Assist with the development of communication strategy to promote Aboriginal health training posts to registrars.
  • Prepare internal and external reporting, submissions and grant applications as required
  • Develop and maintain successful working relationships with key stakeholdersCandidates will ideally have relevant experience working in a health, education or policy environment.Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.The position is full time until December 2018 and will be located in our new offices at 132 Greenhill Road, Unley.Further information and a position description can be obtained via our website at http://www.gpex.com.au or by contacting the People and Culture Support Officer Sarah Magill on 08 8490 0400 or via email sarah.magill@gpex.com.au.Applications to Rebecca Pit Manager People and Culture rebecca.pit@gpex.com.auApplications close Wednesday 7 June 2017.

10. NT Medical Practitioner / General Practitioner

Job No: 89281
Location: Ngukkur, Katherine region, NT
Closing Date: 8 Jul 2017
  • Rewarding opportunity for experienced GP to join a well-established Community Controlled Health Organisation! 
  • Contribute to the improvement of medical services for a number of remote communities!
  • Highly attractive remuneration package circa $330,000 including a number of fantastic benefits!

About the Opportunity

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation now has a rewarding opportunity for a Medical Practitioner / General Practitioner to join their dedicated team in Ngukurr, within the Katherine Region of the Northern Territory.

As a Remote Medical Practitioner (RMP) at SHSAC, you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, led by the Director of Public Health and Planning. The role will involve provision of primary health care, support for and sharing of skills with other health centre staff and participation in key primary health care initiatives and community consultation.

To be considered for this position you must have the following:

  • Registration as a General Practitioner with AHPRA;
  • An understanding and commitment to the principles of Aboriginal community control in primary health care delivery; and
  • Broad based experience in primary health care appropriate to working in a rural/remote location.

Your dedication will be rewarded with a highly attractive salary package negotiable with skills and experience and salary packaging options.

You will be working in brand new, state of the art facility and also have access to a huge range of other benefits including:

  • 6 weeks leave per year;
  • Up to 10 days study leave;
  • Fully subsidised air-conditioned housing, utilities, subsidised phone rental and up to $100 in phone calls;
  • Salary packaging options up to $15,899 per packaging year;
  • Full support from the health team; and
  • Generous relocation and repatriation.

About the Organisation

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (SHSAC) is a community Controlled Health Organisation providing medical services to a number of remote communities throughout the Katherine region including Barunga, Manyallaluk, Wugularr, Bulman, Mataranka, Jilkminggan, Minyerri, Ngukurr and Urapunga.

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation works in partnership with Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN), who provide support services to health professionals and organisation across the Northern Territory. NT PHN offers support and assistance to eligible nurses and allied health professionals who are relocating the to the NT for the purposes of employment.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity in which you can truly make a difference – Apply Now!

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