Indigenous Health Project Officer, Full Time – Port Augusta

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Country & Outback Health Inc
Published
July 17, 2020
Location
Port Augusta, Australia
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Description

Country & Outback Health’s extensive primary mental health footprint extends throughout regional and remote South Australia. Our team is continuing to grow, and this exciting opportunity will give the right candidate the opportunity to make a difference to our communities.

About the role:

  • Undertake frequent travel to provide outreach services to clients and promote services with relevant health stakeholders
  • Provide support to other team members where required in the day to day provision of services
  • Achieve better treatment and management of chronic conditions for ATSI people, through better access to the required services, better care coordination and provision of supplementary services, including:
    - Increasing awareness, facilitate working relationships and communication exchange to maximising links between Aboriginal Health Services and mainstream primary health care services
    - Developing and implementing strategies to improve the capacity of mainstream primary care providers to deliver culturally appropriate services
    - Contribute to Aboriginal Health Needs Assessment and Planning
  • Ability to contribute to the design and co-ordinate projects, and compile reports to funders
  • Knowledge of and ability to collaborate with General Practices and other Allied Health Professionals in the provision of culturally appropriate service delivery
  • Be able to demonstrate previous experience in the delivery of services in a similar or same field.

Qualifications:

  • Qualifications and/or skills and experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • National Police Check, Department of Human Services Child-Related and Disability Services Employment Screening

What’s in it for you?

  • A supportive working environment
  • A competitive salary in recognition of your qualifications and experience
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Generous salary packaging options to increase your take home pay

Applications close 31st July 2020

For more information please contact Shaun Rieck, General Health Manager, on 8643 5600.

Please be aware that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and communities including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all ages, genders, ethnicities, religions, cultures, sexual orientations, people with lived experience and people with disabilities.

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