Aboriginal Health Worker (Integrated Care Service) - PFT- Metropolitan Reception and Remand Centre, Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network
Category: Health / Medical Care
Job type: Full Time
Salary: $55k - $82k
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Aboriginal Hlth Worker
Remuneration: $55,492 - $81,731 p.a
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ257824
Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network is a state-wide Specialty Health Network delivering health care to adults and young people in contact with the forensic mental health and criminal justice systems across community, inpatient and custodial settings. An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic applicant to join our professional team in an expanding and dynamic service. Challenge yourself; why not consider working within our unique health care environment.
What you’ll be doing
The Aboriginal Health Worker will work within the Integrated Care Service (ICS) based in the health centres to increase access to health treatment and prevention services for Aboriginal people, and have a strong focus on the prevention and management of chronic disease with an emphasis on improving the patient journey from custody to community.
The Integrated Care Service aims to support and enhance the existing systems to provide an integrated model of care for adult patients in custody and on release into the community with chronic or complex health conditions. Furthermore, ICS is to monitor patients from entry at reception through custody and post release unto the community, ensuring they receive seamless, timely, appropriate and effective health care.
• We offer great Salary packaging and Fitness Passport to eligible staff to enhance benefits.
• Additional Allowances apply to this position
This is a dedicated Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander position. Applicants must be able to prove Aboriginal descent through parentage, identification as being an Aboriginal person and being accepted in the community as such. Exemption is claimed under Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act.JH&FMHN deems it appropriate to seek confirmation of Aboriginal status from applicants applying for Aboriginal identified positions or targeted positions either during the interview process or prior to commencement of the position.
Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.
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Applications Close: 10 October 2021
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