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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Senior Health Worker Coordinator Full-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North   8 views
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Are you passionate about outcomes for children and young people across Queensland?

We're committed to providing life-changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow.

About the Child and Youth Mental Health Service

The Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) at Children's Health Queensland specialises in helping infants, children and young people up to the age of 18 years who have complex mental health needs.

CYMHS works collaboratively and in a recovery-oriented way with infants, children and young people and their families. This means we recognise and help build on individual and family strengths for better health and wellbeing. By working together, we support children, young people and families to get back on track to reach their optimal mental health.

CYMHS has a number of teams across the Greater Brisbane and Pine Rivers regions. We serve our local communities, and we outreach across Queensland through some of our specialist programs. We provide community and hospital based services, outreach and telepsychiatry programs, early intervention, forensic and other specialty services.

Each year CYMHS takes pride in providing quality mental health services to more than 2500 Queensland children and young people, and their families.

Your Opportunity:

The position of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Senior Health Worker (Adolescent and Family Mental Health) provides cultural mental health input to service delivery as a member of the multi-disciplinary team to optimise social, emotional and health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adolescents and families. The Senior Health Worker will promote and support the provision of person centred, culturally safe, efficient, effective, clinically relevant and culturally appropriate mental health services.

An Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Senior Health Worker and Co-Ordinator at the HWOO8 level:

  • May manage and supervise other Health Workers and assist in managing resources for the delivery of an individual health service or composite services within a health care facility.
  • Exercises a high degree of autonomy, initiative and judgement in the use of resources under their control and in day-to-day resolution of issues and problems.
  • Exercises accountability and responsibility for the quality of work.

What CHQ HHS can offer

Apart from contributing to the development of Australia's best paediatric health service, you will also benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities and supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing. Additional benefits include:

  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at CHQ HHS here ( ).

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Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.