Our People to Live Stronger & Longer

SEWB Intake Officer

Intake Officer
Full time role – 12-month contract

  • $83,980 pa
  • Excellent salary packaging benefits + 11.5% superannuation
  • 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.

We provide a multidimensional concept of health care and meaningful pathways for clients to access all domains of health and wellbeing – social, emotional, cultural, spiritual, ancestral and community.

We are seeking someone exceptional to join our Social Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) team and:

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to develop and maintain the intake referral process to the SEWB team
  • Act as Duty Officer and be responsible for being the first contact for administrative and triage support for client referrals from internal and external stakeholders
  • Build a positive rapport with a wide range of clients, as well as other social services, community, government agencies and medical referrers
  • Work closely with local community and partner services to provide holistic and integrated care
  • Enhance service coordination, client access and equity and motivate and engage community participation
  • Provide strong links and professional partnerships between relevant staff and local agencies

Essential requirements for the position include:

  • Demonstrated experience and well-developed skills in the delivery of assessment and referral services to individuals, families, and communities with diverse and complex cultural, emotional, and social needs
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and have established links with the local community.
  • Ability to relate well to staff and clients
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Willingness and commitment to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Applicants must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent (NB Race is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised by Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977, NSW)

If you thrive on assisting people in achieving their best health outcomes and are passionate about using your knowledge and network contacts to help steer the Aboriginal community towards a better tomorrow, we invite you to apply.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to chiquita.walsh@awahs.com.au or call 0414 713 430 for a confidential discussion.

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

Applications close: 29/07/2024

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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