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Community Support Worker (ATODS - Mornington Island) [Identified] Full-time Job

2 months ago   Nursing   North West Qld   8 views
Job Details

North West Hospital and Health Service (NWHHS) ( )

  • Unique locations
  • Friendly communities
  • Regional, rural and remote $$$ incentives

Mornington Island (Gunana), the largest of the North Wellesley Islands located in the Gulf of Carpentaria, is currently home to a community of approximately 1500 people.

The Island achieved self-governance in 1978 and is now controlled by the Mornington Shire Council ( ).

The Traditional Owners of Mornington Island are the Lardil people.

The Mental Health and Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Services ( )are responsible for delivering mental health and ATOD services throughout the NWHHS. Its primary objective is to ensure access to a comprehensive range of treatment and support services across the continuum of care including early intervention, prevention and promotion.

This role will develop, support and assist with implementing initiatives, in accordance with community wishes and priorities, to reduce harm associated with the misuse of alcohol and other drugs and to improve mental wellbeing.

The position is community based, and the incumbent will be expected to work with a broad range of individuals across both ATODS & Mental Health teams.

Permanent full-time role, 76 hours p.f.

About the benefits

Our HHS values professionalism, leadership capability, excellence and resilience in our staff.

To attract top tier candidates we provide generous remuneration packages and employment benefits that include:

Base salary ranges between $68,740 and $76,828 p.a. (AO3)


Under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Indigenous to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community.

C Class Motor Vehicle Licence is required for operation of fleet vehicles.

Pre-employment screening: working with children (Blue Card) and criminal history checks.

This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role and may require evidence of vaccination or immunity to: Hepatitis A/B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis, Tuberculosis and COVID-19.

A 3-month period of probation may apply.


Contact: Ruth Dewar 07 4744 9100.

Apply ONLINE by: Thursday 12/01/2023.

Download the Role Description for future reference and interview preparation.

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.