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Generalist Health Worker (Identified) Full-time Job

1 week ago   Doctor / Physician   Townsville region   2 views
Job Details

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is world-class healthcare for northern Queensland.

Our purpose is `great care every day'.

Are you someone who is passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession?

Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our vision, purpose and values?

  • Put patients first in all that you do to optimise a seamless patient journey.
  • Are you a person who meets challenges head on.

About your opportunity:

The Mental Health Service Group is currently seeking to recruit a Health Worker - Generalist (Identified) to their team on a permanent full-time basis. This position sits within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing Assessment Engagement Services.

Unders25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander to work with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

As a member of the Cultural Assessment and Liaison Team (CALT), Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs Service and Specialist Services Program Area you will participate in and contribute to the delivery of a culturally sensitive and appropriate care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients who access the Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs Service.

Generous remuneration package value up to $73,721 p.a. comprising:

  • Salary range of $2355.90 to $2476.60 p.f. (HW3)
  • 4, 5, 6 weeks annual leave with 17.5% loading
  • 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 ), shift and locality allowances, employee wellness and assistance programs, and access to corporate discounts.

Requirements

  • It is a mandatory requirement to be and to remain vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Possession of Certificate III in
    • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait IslanderPrimary Health Care
    • Alcohol and Other Drugs
    • Mental Health
  • Under s25of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander to work with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
  • Appointment to thisposition requires proof of qualification and registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association.
  • Possession of class C drivers' licence.
  • Blue Card Check Requirements
  • All employees of the Mental Health Service Group may be required to work in other areas of the Service.
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role: Hepatitis A/B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Pertussis.
  • Pre-employment checks will be conducted.

Please refer to the Role Description for further details.

Why make the change?

With over 300 days of sunshine a year Townsville is the largest centre in Northern Australia, offering a laid back tropical lifestyle and is the gateway to the world famous Great Barrier Reef, stunning beaches, rainforests and the Outback. A vibrant, dynamic city, Townsville offers the perfect balance between spectacular natural attractions without sacrificing the benefits of a metropolitan city. No matter your lifestyle, Townsville offers families, couples and friends a place to call home.

Appreciate the change of pace as you immerse yourself in a tropical North Queensland lifestyle.

Interested..?

Contact: Robert Assan on 07 4433 8030.

Apply ONLINE by: Monday 10 October 2022.

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.