Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service
- Durri ACMS offers the following attractive salary package for the position of AHW Salary range from $46,612.80 to $64,771.20 per annum
- Benefits include 9.5% superannuation, salary sacrifice, training and development and Employee Assistance Program
This position is responsible for assisting Aboriginal families with a range of health and health related matters, identifying ways to improve health outcomes, working within the Child Health Program and with the Child Health team, and clients, to ensure the achievement of agreed program performance indicators and improvement of health outcomes of clients.
The key objectives of the role include:
- Ensure child health care is delivered in a culturally appropriate and culturally safe manner to the community;
- Ensure that educational and promotional components of the program are effective and culturally appropriate;
- Plan and implement care components with the Child Health Nurses; and
- Assess and improve child health and family health in the Aboriginal community.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Minimum Certificate III qualification in Aboriginal Health or willingness to obtain within 6 months , obtain Certificate IV within 18 months and application for a provider no within 1 month of completing Cert IV Certificate , Nursing or related field
- Sound knowledge of community health, public health and Aboriginal Health
- A through knowledge of and association with the local Aboriginal community
- Experience working with health service agencies, non-government organisation, community groups and medical professionals at all levels
- Continuous developing professional competence and qualifications
- Ability to hold all relevant security clearances including National Police Check and Working with Children clearance
- Current valid driver’s license, minimum of Class “C” or equivalent
- Current First Aid Certificate , or ability to obtain
- Current immunisations and willingness to participate in staff immunisation program
- Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with the local community
- Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to demonstrated empathy when required
- High level of written and verbal communication skills
- Analysis and problem solving skills
- Sound level of numeracy and demonstrated attention to detail
- Demonstrated ability to work flexibly within tight time schedules and in accordance with variable workload demands
- Ability to build relationships with all levels of the organisation and the community
- Demonstrated ability to perform baseline observations
- Professional appearance and presentation
- Demonstrated commitment
Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service (Durri ACMS) is the preferred provider of crucial primary health care and associated services which address the wellbeing of the Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and wider communities of the Macleay Valley and Nambucca Valley regions.
Durri aims to be an employer of choice in Aboriginal health, supporting a skilled and flexible workforce.
Durri is a great place to work - a family friendly and culturally sensitive work environment that values people.
If you have a passion for indigenous health and are committed to closing the gap, then if you are successful in your application, we will welcome you to join our committed team of health professionals.