Our People to Live Stronger & Longer

Health Promotion Worker

  • Full Time position
  • $33 ph +11.5% superannuation + excellent salary packing and other tax benefits
  • This is an Identified Aboriginal position. Only applicants with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island heritage will be considered.

Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service (AWAHS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation. AWAHS provides first class Primary Health Care Services to the Aboriginal community who reside in Albury / Wodonga and surrounding areas.

Join us in our mission to create healthier futures together – we are seeking a Health Promotion Worker to assist in developing and implementing culturally sensitive health promotion initiatives to respond to identified needs and help empower individuals and communities to take control of their health journeys.

As the Health Promotion Worker, you will:

  • Play an important part in Community Development and Health Promotion
  • Identify local health promotion priorities and bring together programs and services to promote better health.
  • Participate in, promote, and develop community education, awareness and prevention programs that enhance the community’s understanding of health issues.
  • Raise awareness of Aboriginal Health issues and advocate for best practice approaches
  • Work collaboratively with other service providers to develop and implement cultural understanding within health staff’s work practices.

What you will bring to the role:

  • Your special insights, experience and knowledge of current health issues and population health theory & practice relevant to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Expertise and creativity in developing impactful social media campaigns.
  • Current & relevant cultural and health knowledge to share and educate. Established links with community
  • Passion to reduce health disparities and enhance the overall wellbeing of the local Aboriginal community.

If you want to play a crucial role in developing and implementing culturally sensitive health promotion initiatives and make a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal communities, apply today.

Applications close 29/07/2024

This position is subject to Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and is only open to applicants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. Proof of descent will be required. Please include your resume and a cover letter to Chiquita.walsh@awahs.com.au or phone 0414 713430 for a Position Description or information on this position.

Visit https://awahs.com.au/careers/

AWAHS is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all individuals are valued and respected.

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