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Advanced Indigenous Health Worker (Sexual Health) Full-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Brisbane - West,Ipswich region   4 views
Job Details

About the role

The Advanced Indigenous Health Worker functions within the Indigenous Sexual Health Unit and is hosted at by the West Moreton Public Health Unit.

A primary responsibility is the delivery of clinical & educational services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. This includes effective liaison and communication with correctional facilities, youth detention centres, relevant health providers and welfare support services in order to ensure that service delivery for communicable diseases and immunisation is appropriate to needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in West Moreton.

About you

Our ideal candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Proven clinical knowledge, expertise and skills in Sexual Health & Blood Borne Virus service provision and care interventions working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients. The ability to provide relevant clinical service advice to health care professionals and operational supervisors regarding service delivery outcomes and improvement opportunities
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples (including patients, carers and communities) within a health-related context and having a clear understanding of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, protocols and health related procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (both written and verbally), including preparing complex reports. The proven ability to respond directly to concerns of patients, carers and family members in an appropriate manner.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in information systems and use of this information for improving Indigenous Health outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to actively participate in a working environment supporting quality human resource management practices including employment equity, anti-discrimination, occupational health and safety and ethical behaviour.

Mandatory Requirements:

About West Moreton

West Moreton Health is one of the most rapidly evolving health services in the south east corner, with a community growth expected to almost double to more than 588,000 by 2036. Our vision is for a robust hospital and health service that includes fit-for-purpose spaces, interconnected buildings, multi-disciplinary health services, research, education and community partnerships.

To read more on how West Moreton Health are committed to transforming and optimising our care, to meet the health care needs of our growing and diverse community Follow this link ( https://www.westmoreton.health.qld.gov.au/masterplan )

Benefits

17.5% annual leave loading (Additional allowances/ entitlements may apply), 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include:

professional development, salary sacrificing options ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/conditions/salary/sacrifice ), ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/conditions/salary/sacrifice ) wellness programs and the Employee Assistance Service (EAS).

To apply

Further information regarding this role please download and read the attached Role Description and Information Packages. You will need to submit your Cover Letter, CV or Resume including the names and contact details of two referees and a short response (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant to the role.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for all West Moreton Health vacancies.

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.