Aboriginal Health this weeks TOP #jobalerts @AMSANT@AHCSA @NATSIHWA @CATSINaM @NHMRC

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1. AMSANT Alice Springs : Indigenous Health Project Officer ( IHPO )

2. Congress Alice Springs : WOMENS HEALTH NURSE

3.Mawarnkarra Health Service WA program Manager

4. National Health and Medical Research Council 2017 – 2018 Indigenous Internship program

5 -12   Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation NSW 7 positions Social & Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB

13.AHCSA : Senior Health Policy & Strategy Officer
14. Greater Western Aboriginal Health Service (GWAHS) Aboriginal Health Worker/Practitioner 

15 .QAIHC : Regional SEWB Workforce Support Coordinator

16-17 : Galambila and Werin ACCHOs :Coffs Harbour or Port Macquarie Project Coordinator Suicide Prevention / Aboriginal Health Support Worker – Mental Health Project 

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1. AMSANT Alice Springs : Indigenous Health Project Officer ( IHPO )

About the Position

AMSANT is seeking a motivated individual with high level knowledge and awareness of the Health and Community Services Sector (Government and non-government) in the NT and on a national scale. The successful candidate will possess effective oral, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with Indigenous people while also maintaining sound cross cultural skills, strong analytical and problem solving skills and have a passion for contributing to improvements in Aboriginal health in the NT. Qualifications in Health/ Human Services or equivalent experience is essential with sound understanding of chronic disease and clinical background being highly desirable. Qualifications in Public Health, Health Promotion or Health Education is also desirable.

Contract Type & Salary

This is a full time role to 30 June 2018 with salary between $99,995 and $106,084 based on the successful applicant’s experience and qualifications. Generous salary packaging is also available.

Location
Alice Springs

How to apply
Download a copy of the position description and selection criteria from www.amsant.org.au

Your application should address the selection criteria and include a cover letter and two referee’s details. Email applications to hr@amsant.org.au

Application closing date
15th September 2017

For further information

Contact Human Resources on 08 8944 6666

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

2. Congress Alice Springs : WOMENS HEALTH NURSE

Full-time, Fixed Term 2 Year Contract based in SANTA TERESA

  • Base Salary: $98,982 – $106,314 (p.a)
  • Total Effective Package: $121,757 – $129,934 (p.a)*
  • Female Identified Position

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 Women’s Health Nurse who is interested in making a genuine contribution to improving health outcomes for Aboriginal people.

The Women’s Health Nurse works within a multi discipline team to provide culturally appropriate women’s health services and health promotions to Aboriginal women and children 0 – 8 weeks of age living in Santa Teresa.

This position participates in the after hour on call roster for medical emergencies. All after hour call outs are accompanied.

Central Australia 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 and Remote Benefits

For more information on the position contact Clinic Manager Jason King on (08) 8956 0911 and Jason.King@caac.org.au

Applications close: SUNDAY 1 OCTOBER 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 mailto:vacancy@caac.org.aufor more information. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

For more information about jobs at Congress visit www.caac.org.au

To apply for this job go to: http://www.caac.org.au/hr & enter ref code: 3736373.

3.Mawarnkarra Health Service WA program Manager

 Mawarnkarra Health Service is a community controlled Aboriginal health service providing access to and delivering quality medical services to improve the physical, spiritual, cultural, social and emotional wellbeing of the families of the Roebourne area.

We are seeking a Programs Manager to lead a team who provide programs focused on the physical, spiritual, cultural, social and emotional wellbeing of our clients. The successful applicant must have demonstrated relevant experience in program/project management, strong team management skills and the ability to successfully lead a team to achieve required outcomes and objectives.

The remuneration package for this position will be negotiated commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants must address specific Selection Criteria in order to be considered for the interview stage.

This position offers an attractive base salary together with a range of other benefits including rental assistance and a work vehicle.

A copy of the Position Description and Selection Criteria for the above advertised position can be requested from Shenae Murphy, MHS Human Resource Officer on 9182 0800 or email hrofficer@mhs.org.au

Applications are to be received no later than 4.00pm, Friday 15th September 2017. Applications can be emailed to hrofficer@mhs.org.au or sent via post to PO BOX 59 Roebourne WA 6718.

4. National Health and Medical Research Council 2017 – 2018 Indigenous Internship program

 
 
National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is pleased to invite eligible applicants to apply to the Indigenous Internship program.
The Indigenous Internship program provides a wide range of opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to gain insight into the work of the NHMRC, as well as to enhance their educational experience through practical work experience.
An internship with the NHMRC provides:
·         exposure to government processes and requirements in relation to funding health and medical research
·         experience in developing guidelines, identifying and promoting resolution of ethical issues
·         exposure to mechanisms and challenges of disseminating and increasing uptake of knowledge
·         better understanding of the rationale for, and demands of, public administration and accountability
A limited number of paid placements for internships are available in our Canberra and Melbourne offices.
 
Eligibility
To be eligible you must be:  enrolled in an Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree in a health or medical research related field; able to work independently and as part of a team; and can provide evidence to confirm that you are of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.
 
Applications for the 2017-18 Indigenous Internship Program close on Friday 29 September 2017.
To find out more please see our Indigenous Internship Information, which details eligibility and selection, as well as the terms and conditions of the program.
If you have any questions, please contact the Indigenous Employment Coordinator TJ Oberleuter on 02 6217 9530.

5 -12   Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation NSW 7 positions Social & Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB

Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation are currently in the process of recruiting 7 new positions in their Social & Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) team.


This team will complement the existing Drug and Alcohol Unit within SEWB Team at Tharawal to provide a holistic approach to the wellbeing of our community.

Contact Tina Taylor at Tina.Taylor@tacams.com.au for more information.

13.AHCSA : Senior Health Policy & Strategy Officer
 

About AHCSA

The Aboriginal Health Council of S.A. Ltd. (AHCSA) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation governed by an Aboriginal Board. AHCSA is a membership-based peak body with a leadership, watchdog, advocacy and sector support role, and a commitment to Aboriginal self-determination. It is the health voice for Aboriginal people across South Australia, representing the expertise, needs and aspirations of Aboriginal communities at both state and national levels based on a holistic perspective of health.

About the Opportunity

AHCSA now has an exciting leadership opportunity for a Senior Health Policy & Strategy Officer to join their team in Adelaide, SA. This is a full-time, fixed term role to 30 June, 2019.

Reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, this pivotal role will see you supporting and implementing the objectives and policies of the AHCSA by assisting Aboriginal communities to identify their health service needs, and assisting the management of Aboriginal community controlled health services by advocating for their needs at a state and national level. As a senior role within AHCSA you will also provide support to the CEO and Deputy CEO by delivering proactive leadership to AHCSA generally and to their own work areas, specifically.

This is an exciting, senior strategic position within AHCSA and as such needs someone who can bring extensive experience in primary health care, community health or community development, particularly in the formulation, analysis and evaluation of policy.

It is crucial you have the ability to work collaboratively with Aboriginal communities, their leaders and health professionals, while respecting traditional culture, values and ways of doing business. Prior experience working alongside Aboriginal communities will be viewed favourably.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged to apply.

About the Benefits

This is a rewarding opportunity for a driven individual looking for an opportunity to bring their strategic direction and policy knowledge to make real change within the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive AHCSA Level 7 remuneration package of $96,114 plus super and salary sacrificing options to increase your take home pay.

AHCSA holds a strong commitment to the development of its people. You’ll be given ongoing opportunities for skills improvement and career advancement, including access to conferences focusing on personal and professional development.

Don’t miss this rewarding opportunity to make a positive impact on the health outcomes of Aboriginal communities in South Australia

Apply Now!

14. Greater Western Aboriginal Health Service (GWAHS) Aboriginal Health Worker/Practitioner

These positions will be located at Greater Western Aboriginal Health Service (GWAHS) which operates a Comprehensive Primary Health Care Service on behalf of Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service (WACHS) across Western Sydney, Nepean, and Blue Mountains.

Program Objectives

The Healthy for Life Program at GWAHS is to provide support to Aboriginal residents of the Blue Mountains Local Government Area with the following objectives:

  • Improve the availability and quality of child and maternal health care
  • Improve the prevention, early detection, and management of chronic disease
  • Improve men’s health
  • Improve long term health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
  • Position Requirements
  • Provide the delivery of quality care and support in the areas of Maternal and Child Health, Women’s/Men’s Health, and Chronic Disease.
  • Coordinate appointments and support for Healthy for Life programs including Maternal and Child Health and Chronic Disease
  • Provide Health Checks and Client Support as required as part of Healthy for Life Program Goals and Objectives
  • Coordinate client transport service for Healthy for Life Program Guidelines
  • Actively promote Healthy for Life Programs

Aboriginality is a genuine occupational qualification for the above position and is authorised under Section 14D of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage is considered essential and therefore Confirmation of Aboriginality may be requested.

Interested persons will need to contact Anthony Carter, WACHS Executive Manager GWAHS at Greater Western Aboriginal Health Service (02) 9832 1356 or email mailto:anthonyc@gwahs.net.aufor an information package which details the “Essential & Desirable Criteria” to be addressed in application or at www.wachs.net.au

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 13th September 2017.

No late faxed applications will be accepted.

Anthony Carter, WACHS Executive Manager GWAHS at Greater Western Aboriginal Health Service (02) 9832 1356 or email anthonyc@gwahs.net.au

16-17  : Galambila and Werin ACCHOs :Coffs Harbour or Port Macquarie Project Coordinator Suicide Prevention / Aboriginal Health Support Worker – Mental Health Project 

 

Who we are:

Galambila is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service located in Coffs Harbour, NSW.   Werin is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service located in Port Macquarie, NSW.

Galambila Aboriginal Health Service and Werin Aboriginal Corporation are collaborating on suicide prevention programs in the region.  The new project will identify improved access pathways for the Aboriginal community, to culturally safe mental health services in the Mid North Coast. This project will identify sustainable skills, structures, systems and develop resources to support, improved mental health service access for Aboriginal people.  The project will work with a panel of experts to define the scope of the project including identifying existing suicide prevention strategies, and identifying existing support services.  The project will include detailed and in-depth analysis of strategies and services to enhance further collaboration and coordination of care to minimise gaps in mental health and / or suicide prevention support and service delivery for Aboriginal people.

The role will be required to travel regularly between Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour.  The home location will be negotiated with the preferred candidate.

5. Project Coordinator Suicide Prevention 

The Project Coordinator will:

  • Coordinate the delivery of the project to enhance the capacity of Aboriginal people to engage in mental   health and/or suicide prevention services.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and communities to enhance the capacity of service providers and the health system to improve access for Aboriginal people and deliver culturally competent mental health and/or suicide prevention services to Aboriginal people
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to pilot new models of, or approaches to, mental health services/ suicide prevention services for Aboriginal people to demonstrate the effectiveness and/or efficiency of these models/approaches to achieve service integration and improved access to stepped care options across the service spectrum.

Your role responsibilities:

  • Undertake comprehensive stakeholder engagement in the community ;
  • Manage all aspects of a project;
  • Work in partnership with stakeholders and service providers to build their cultural competency to effectively deliver culturally appropriate Mental Health and / or suicide prevention services and programs to Aboriginal clients and community members;
  • Provide secretariat support to the panel of experts;
  • Undertake evaluation and analysis of projects and services.
  • Provide supervision, leadership, and management for one direct report; and
  • Provide advice and assistance to Galambila AHS and Werin Aboriginal Corporation team members.

To be successful in the role you will:

  • have demonstrated ability to manage projects, plan workloads, identify resource requirements and deliver outcomes against defined objectives;
  • have extensive community and stakeholder engagement skills;
  • have well developed communication skills including the ability to be sensitive, and respectful of Aboriginal Community members affected by suicide;
  • have demonstrated ability to undertake analysis and evaluation of programs and services.

More details on the role responsibilities and the Selection Criteria can be obtained from the application pack.

Application packs can be obtained by emailing your request to Jane at mailto:HR@Galambila.org.au or Jen at Jen.Cook@Galambila.org.au.  Alternatively you may obtain directly from the Galambila website.

Applications will close 5pm Tuesday, 12 September 2017

 

 Aboriginal Health Support Worker – Mental Health Project 

As the Aboriginal Health Support Worker – Mental Health Project you will be responsible for supporting the Project Coordinator implement and deliver the Mental Health Access Improvement Project by:

  • Supporting the delivery of consultation and stakeholder engagement to enhance the health of Aboriginal people primarily focusing on the mental health access improvement project;
  • Reviewing the social and emotional wellbeing needs of Aboriginal clients and identifying existing resources, services, service delivery structures, and the accessibility of services against these needs; and
  • Supporting the service delivery improvements that focuses on social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal clients and community members.

Your role responsibilities:

  • Support the comprehensive stakeholder engagement in the community;
  • Provide project support to the Project Coordinator ;
  • Work closely with the project coordinator in the delivery of building service providers cultural competency to effectively deliver culturally appropriate Mental health and / or suicide prevention services and programs to Aboriginal clients and community members;
  • Support the evaluation and analysis of programs and services.
  • Provide recommendations and advice on the health care needs of Aboriginal clients and community members;
  • Work closely with the project coordinator to develop, implement and evaluate programs, resources and activities relating to Aboriginal health and wellbeing, illness and distress, including provision of education and information on health care issues to clients, community groups and organisations.

To be successful in the role you will

  • have a proven ability to build rapport with community members, clients and other stakeholders;
  • have extensive knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal traditional culture and history;
  • Ability to function in a multi-disciplinary team; and
  • Proven ability to prepare a variety of types of documentation including briefing notes, reports, and correspondence.

More details on the role responsibilities and the Selection Criteria can be obtained from the application pack.

Application packs can be obtained by emailing your request to Jane at HR@Galambila.org.au or Jen at Jen.Cook@Galambila.org.au.

Alternatively you may obtain directly from the Galambila website.

How to apply?

To submit your application for this role you will need to provide:

  1. Applicant details form;
  2. Your current resume;
  3. A cover letter highlighting your experience in project management and community engagement.

Applications will close 5pm Tuesday, 12 September 2017. 

For more information, opportunity to discuss the role or to submit your application please contact Jane Lennis or Jen Cook By phone: 02) 6652 0850

Email: mailto:HR@Galambila.org.auor mailto:Jen.Cook@Galambila.org.auDrop in: Corner of Harbour Drive and Boambee Street, Coffs Harbour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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