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Aboriginal Health Worker (identified Female)- Malabar - Full Time Or Part Time-royal Hospital For Wo

Last update 2024-04-18
Expires 2024-04-17
ID #2101203232
87,301 AU$
Aboriginal Health Worker (identified Female)- Malabar - Full Time Or Part Time-royal Hospital For Wo
Australia, New South Wales, Sydney,
Modified April 4, 2024

Description

Employment Type :  Temporary Full Time until 11 July 2024 Position Classification : Aboriginal Health Worker Remuneration : $60,398.00 - $87,301.00 per annum plus Superannuation Hours Per Week : 38 Requisition ID : REQ471946 Come and work with us! What you'll be doing The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is 'exceptional care, healthier lives'.

SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.

The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is 'exceptional care, healthier lives'.

SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.

The Health Worker (AHW) works in partnership with Malabar Midwives to provide cultural support and care coordination to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander babies, women, and families.

The AHW will be an important member of the multidisciplinary team based at The Royal Hospital for Women and extending to the local community centres at Malabar and La Perouse.

The AHW will provide a link between members of the Aboriginal Community and the health service to promote early attendance at antenatal care and promote maternal and infant health and wellbeing.

The AHW is an advocate for the women and their families, empowering them and enabling their participation in their family's care, identifying obstacles to ongoing care, and finding solutions that will enhance care outcomes.

The AHW will assist the midwives to provide antenatal, postnatal care and early parenting and health information.

Benefits •    A workplace culture with a foundation that promotes person centred care approaches and staff wellbeing  •    Orientation and supported transition into your new role •    Salary Packaging – up to $9k for living expenses + $2.6k meal & entertainment + novated leasing •    Corporate health and fitness program •    Inner city location with direct access to eastern suburbs beaches, restaurants and transport links that are right at the front door  •    Monthly rostered days off (RDOs) The Royal Hospital for Women  is a multi-faceted tertiary referral and teaching hospital offering women a wide range of comprehensive women's health services.

It is one of the world's leading hospitals for mothers and babies and for women with benign gynaecological and gynae-oncology conditions.

The hospital is committed to the provision of excellence in health care for women as well as continued research into how to best provide that care.

The Royal Hospital for Women  is the only stand-alone Women's Hospital in New South Wales providing unique opportunities for innovative clinical practice initiatives.

It is part of South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) and is co-located with other hospitals on the Randwick Hospitals Campus.

The Campus offers one of the State's most comprehensive ranges of facilities and expertise in health care.

The Royal Hospital for Women is close to some of Sydney's best beaches, restaurants and sporting facilities and only fifteen (15) minutes from the Sydney Central Business District and harbour, adding a quality lifestyle to the satisfaction that comes from working within a committed and decided team.

The Royal Hospital for Women is situated between the University of New South Wales and Coogee Beach.  Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

All workers and new recruits are required to receive 2 doses of a Therapeutic Goods Administration approved or recognised COVID-19 vaccine to commence employment/ engagement or continue to work within a NSW Health service.

 A worker and new recruit will be considered compliant if they have a medical contraindication to all available Therapeutic Goods Administration approved or recognised COVID-19 vaccines and provide medical contraindication evidence in line with the policy requirements.

In addition, all Category A workers and new recruits are required to receive one dose of the seasonal influenza vaccine annually to be considered compliant.

Category A workers and new recruits who are non-compliant with seasonal influenza vaccination or have a medical contraindication to influenza or COVID-19 vaccinations must comply with all other infection control risk reduction strategies as directed while working in a Category A position.

SESLHD is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community.

This will help ensure our employees, our patients and their carers, feel supported.

We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply.

Support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates and we have an Aboriginal Employment Consultant that can provide support.

If you have any questions or would like guidance on the recruitment process, please contact the SESLHD Aboriginal Employment Team via email to: ****** Selection Criteria Being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

Holds or aspires to hold a minimum Certificate III qualification in Aboriginal Primary Health Care or a minimum Certificate III health qualification in the area of care in which the Aboriginal Health Worker works.

Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture, historical contexts which may influence health, and relevant Aboriginal health and other national and state policies/strategies.

Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with Aboriginal individuals, families and communities, and network with other services and health professionals.

Knowledge of: confidentiality; documentation and information management; relevant legislation; ethics and duty of care; and mandatory reporting requirements in an Aboriginal primary health care environment.

Competent computer skills utilising varied and appropriate software programs (eg word processing, data management systems and spreadsheets).

Knowledge of quality improvement and experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of health promotion and health education programs.

Need more information?   1) Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards   2) Find out more about applying for this position For role related queries or questions contact Olivia Becker on ****** Applications Close: 10 March 2024

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Aboriginal health worker (identified female)- malabar - full time or part time-royal hospital for women

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