About the role

This is a new role suitable for an entry level placement or with existing experience in aged care supports.

In this role you will help Elders and elderly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients access appropriate Aged Care Supports.

 

You will support the primary health journey by understanding an individual clients needs and support them to obtain relevant referrals and reports supporting their My Aged Care application.  You will work with clients and their families to understand different Aged Care Services and offerings relevant to their needs.

You will work with the Senior Aboriginal Health Worker – Aged Care Supports to run community awareness sessions for clients and community members and build relationships with Aged Care Services Providers within the region.

 

This is an exciting role that will support our Elders and our elderly clients relevant services for their individual needs. For more information on the tasks and functions of the role please download the position description from the Galambila website www.galambila.org.au/careers

Please note Galambila Aboriginal Health Service considers that being Australian Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification under s.14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 NSW – the successful applicant will need to provide documentation that they are recognised by the Aboriginal Community as being of Aboriginal descent.

This is a unique opportunity in a successful organisation that will be both rewarding and challenging.  For more information on the tasks and functions of the role please download the application package.

Benefits and Perks

A competitive salary package with a base salary commencing at $50,600 through to $75,000 depending on existing skills and qualifications.

  • Salary sacrifice as a PBI organisation;
  • Additional leave for NAIDOC, Christmas, and Personal; and
  • Monday to Friday working hours with monthly Rostered Days Off.

This role is advertised across the 5 grades – level 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.  The appointment will be to the relevant level dependent on the successful candidate’s skills, knowledge and abilities in the role.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake Certificate IV studies (supported in the workplace) in Aboriginal Primary Health Care.  Appointment at Level 4 cannot occur until the successful candidate has successfully completed all mandatory assessment in the Certificate IV.  Appointment at Level 5 cannot occur until the successful candidate is registered with AHPRA as an Aboriginal Health Worker Practitioner.

This is a competitive package located in a beautiful part of Australia.

Skills and Experience

Please note Galambila Aboriginal Health Service considers that being Australian Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification under s.14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 NSW – the successful applicant will need to provide documentation that they are recognised by the Aboriginal Community as being of Aboriginal descent.

​​​​​​​To be successful in this role you will have a variety of skills including:

Essential

Determined: Researchers options and sets a clear path; deals with obstacles and impediments; has clear goals.

Analytical: Presents clear and logical arguments; takes a systematic approach when building towards improvements.

Flexible: Adapts to changing circumstances; prioritises work and addresses what is most important; takes advantage of new and emerging opportunities.

Resilient: Recovers from setbacks; learns from experience and identifies areas for self development.

Client focused: Prioritises needs of clients; aims for the best outcomes for clients; follows through with commitments.

Collaborative: Works with others to achieve common goals; engenders a spirit of teamwork; inspires trust.

Supportive: Encourages others to attain goals; listens actively and inspires confidence; demonstrates empathy when confronted with adversity.

 Desirable

  1. Previous experience in a health or community setting.

Licence

  1. Current ‘C’ Class driver’s licence is mandatory for this role.

 Qualifications

Aboriginal Health Workers are required to have or obtain qualifications in Aboriginal Primary Health Care.  If no qualifications are held at time of appointment, the employee will be supported in the workplace to obtain Certificate IV Aboriginal Primary Health.

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Certificate II, III, or IV in Aboriginal Primary Health Care

More details on what requirements you have to be successful in the role may be found in the application package.

 

How to apply

To apply for this role you will need to provide:

  • A completed Applicant Details Form;
  • Your updated Resume; and
  • A cover letter outlining your skills and experience relevant to the role.

You can submit your application either by email to HR@Galambila.org.au or online at www.galambila.org.au/careers.

For further information or inquiries please ring Jane or Jen on 02) 6652 0800

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