Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service
Durri ACMS offers the following attractive salary package for the position:
- $70,227.04 pa to $80,304.64 pa salary
- Benefits include 9.5% superannuation, salary sacrifice, training and development and Employee Assistance Program
Durri ACMS aims to promote and deliver improvement in the health and wellbeing of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their families in the Macleay & Nambucca Valleys and to advance their social, cultural and economic status. The Organisation places a strong focus on a client centred approach to the delivery of services.
The Maternal Children and Family Health Unit aims to support safe nurturing environments for women, infants children and their families, increase uptake and utilisation of services with an emphasis on early intervention and prevention, provide streamlined coordinated care and positive experiences for clients to encourage continued engagement with services.
- The Nurse Home Visitor must have registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and a current annual practicing certificate is essential
- Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and current registration to be provided prior to the commencement of duty
- All persons appointed to positions within Durri ACMS’s ANFP Program will be required to successfully complete national ANFP training courses as a work activity
- On-line learning
- Travel away from Kempsey for periods of 5 – 10 days may be required
- On-site training and a combination of learning format
- It is a condition of employment that all employees are holders of a current and valid Working with Children and Police Check
- Commitment to work within the principles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community control including a willingness to develop the leadership of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff
- Demonstrated commitment and preparedness to seek, accept, understand and implement cultural advice and information from staff, patients, colleagues and/or Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community members regarding home visiting services planning, delivery and evaluation activitiesDemonstrated commitment and preparedness to seek, accept, understand and implement cultural advice and information from staff, patients, colleagues and/or Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community members regarding home visiting services planning, delivery and evaluation activities
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience in cross-cultural communication, team communication, and community education that demonstrates respect for client needs and in using approaches that empower and maximise the health and well-being of clients and their families
- Demonstrated capacity and commitment to undertake intensive, employment-related professional training including classroom and on-line learning, training in the use of mobile computerised technologies; training to achieve competency in the ANFP Program service guidelines and associated materials, and reliability in the use of clinical assessment tools
- Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and within a multi-disciplinary team, to deal with client matters of a sensitive and confidential nature and to respond to competing organisational demands
- Ability to use Microsoft products and the ability to use or willingness to gain proficiency in the Communicare patient information management system
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of contemporary and traditional Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander culture as well as the ability to provide information and advice to and/or from
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.