Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW

Practice Manager – Kempsey

dollar icon $115,000 to $120,000
pin icon Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service

Information for Applicants
Thank-you for enquiring about a position advertised by Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service. Durri is an equal opportunity employer and applies merit based selection techniques. For over 40 years, Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service has provided essential and culturally appropriate health care to Aboriginal people located in Kempsey, Nambucca Heads and its surrounding communities.
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Please read the following information carefully, as it will help you to understand the selection process and to prepare your application.
Selection is based on the assessment of each applicant in relation to the requirements of the job identified in the Position Description for the advertised vacancy as well as being a team player with developed interpersonal skills and having the ability to work in an open, friendly and professional environment.
The selection criteria consists of skills, knowledge and abilities required to successfully undertake the position as detailed in the position description.
The first stage of the selection process is based on your written application. The applicants who Durri considers best demonstrate their capacity to meet the criteria will be short-listed for interview.
Your application represents you, therefore it is vital that it is well organised and provides all the required information. The following is a guide to assist you in preparing your application. The application should consist of five parts:
1. Completed position application form – see page 5.
2. Covering letter
A covering letter not exceeding one page is required.
3. Resume
Your resume should provide details on your education qualifications, work history, special skills or qualifications, training details and referees, plus any other information which may assist your claim for the position you seek. Be clear and informative. Include names, position titles, addresses and telephone numbers of two (2) referees (current addresses and telephone contact numbers).
4. Selection criteria – see page 12.
Each statement should concisely and adequately illustrate how you meet the criteria. Try to provide evidence of your work with examples. You can also include transferable knowledge, skills or ability in areas relevant to the requirements of the job, which you have developed outside the workplace as evidence of your capability to meet the selection criteria.

Give complete and relevant information. Your application is a tool to sell your skills and abilities and is the first stage of the selection process. It should be well presented and supply as much detail as necessary to fully explain your capabilities and experience.
Do not simply state that you meet the requirements of the job. Give examples which demonstrate how you meet each criteria.
If you do not address each selection criteria your application will not be considered.
5. Supporting information
Send supporting information with your Position Application form with evidence of your qualifications that you have included on your resume; referee names with current address and telephone numbers; current police check; working with children check and confirmation of Aboriginality for identified positions.
Late Applications
Late applications will not be considered for interviews.
Should you be invited to attend an interview, it is important that you plan and prepare adequately. In some instances, telephone interviews can be arranged depending on circumstances.
The interview provides us the opportunity to confirm your qualification, knowledge, experience and personal qualities against the needs of the position. It also provides you the opportunity to find out more about the position.
All interviews are conducted by a Selection Panel. The Selection Panel will ask you a number of questions to determine how well you meet the requirements of the job.
Bring any documents or examples of your work that you consider may assist with your application.
You will be notified of the results of your application.
Reference Check
Reference checks are used to supplement the final decision and may be conducted prior to, or after the interview.
Referees may be asked to provide information on your past employment and work performance, relevant to the requirements of the job.
Should you have any objection to this action, your concerns should be raised with the Selection Panel so that alternative arrangements can be made.


Application: Email the Recruitment Officer at hr@durri.org.au Or post marked confidential to: Recruitment Officer – Human Resources
Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service
PO Box 136
Kempsey NSW 2440
Closing Date: Tuesday 30 June 2022 at 5.00 pm – with no extensions or incomplete applications being accepted.

Applications close on 30/06/2022.

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