Guide for Applicants

Thank you for your interest in joining Bega Garnbirringu Health Services.

Please read carefully our Guide for Applicants for instructions on how to apply for our vacant positions.

** Please click the position title for the detailed position description**

If no vacancies are listed and you are interested in working with Bega, we invite you to lodge an expression of interest (EOI) and resume to recruitment@bega.org.au


Male – Tobacco Action Worker (Health Promotion) 

The Tobacco Action Worker assists in the delivery of a culturally appropriate smoking cessation program, tailored to the needs of the ATSI community of the Goldfields region.

As a member of a multidisciplinary team you will contribute to promoting, undertaking and supporting a range of programs, activities and workshops regarding strategies to address quitting smoking; and contribute to the development and provision of community educations and engagement regarding the effects of tobacco and supporting healthy eating.

This position will involve a high level of engagement and collaboration with key stakeholders including consumers and their families and carers, Bega employees, General Practitioners, local health district staff, Department of Educations and other Government and Non-Government organisations.

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Male – Community Engagement Worker (S50D)

The purpose of this position is to provide and facilitate support for our clients to access relevant services to address homelessness, substance misuse, violence and social dysfunction.

Under the direction of the Social Worker, you will promote individual and community wellbeing, reduce substance abuse through the provision of referral and access to culturally appropriate AOD prevention, education, treatment, rehabilitation and aftercare services for the ATSI people of the Goldfields region, including Ninga Mia and Boulder camp.

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NDIS Remote Community Connector (S50D)

The purpose of this position id to engage, inform and assist people living in Aboriginal remote communities through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) pathway process and provide information about services available through NDIS.

This position acts as the cultural broker between the community and the Agency by providing relevant information and referring people with disabilities and their families to the NDIS coordinator.

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Medical Receptionist 

Under the direction of the Reception Coordinator, you will be the first point of contact for clients accessing Bega in a culturally appropriate, professional courteous manner.

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Payroll Officer

This position provides an accurate, timely and efficient payroll service to Bega employees and assist in the timely preparation of payroll data, statistics and other reports required.

Key responsibilities and functions include providing advice, assistance and information to management and employees on payroll entitlements related matters; data entry; and assisting the Chief Financial Officer with quality assurance, data integrity and complex payroll and personnel related calculations and transactions.

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People and Culture Manager

This position provides a proactive and professional Human Resource and Industrial Relations service to Bega and their staff by ensuring compliance with relevant Acts, Legislation and Awards; responsible for the development and implementation of Human Resource initiatives including, not limited to, recruitment, workforce planning, organisational development, workplace culture, Industrial Relations, and a strategic focus on enhancing Bega’s reputation as an Employer of Choice.

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Expression of Interest: General Practitioner

About the Position

This position is a highly varied role that will see you working as part of a multi-disciplinary clinic team to deliver a comprehensive, holistic, culturally appropriate primary health care service to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of the Goldfields Region.

Outreach travel throughout the Goldfields with the Mobile Clinic team, up to 3-4 nights as required.

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Relevant qualification and registration with AHPRA as a Medical Practitioner
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of comprehensive primary health care and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services
  • Primary health care experience with advanced clinical skills and competencies needed to work effectively within an Aboriginal primary health care setting
  • Understanding of the issues affecting the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people including social determinants of health
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise with people from a wide range of cultural and social backgrounds
  • Demonstrated understanding of applicable accreditation standards including RACGP
  • Demonstrated commitment to confidentiality and a high level of accuracy
  • Work effectively as a member of a team in an environment of competing priorities

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SEWB Counsellor

Under the direction of the SEWB Coordinator, Counsellors are to ensure the delivery of culturally appropriate social and emotional health support to the Aboriginal community of the Goldfields.

To be considered for this role, you will hold tertiary qualifications in Counselling or related field; demonstrated ability to provide a counselling service based on sound knowledge of the psycho/social/emotional health and life-cycle factors; ability to plan, develop, implement and evaluate individual and group treatment programs; efficient and effective time and caseload management skills; highly developed written and verbal communication skills; a deep and empathetic understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal people and a genuine passion for Aboriginal health and well-being is vital to your success in this role.

This position requires travel to the Northern and Southern Goldfields areas on a regular basis.

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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Early Childhood Support (ECS) Program

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Early Childhood Support (ECS) program is to approach, engage and support children under 7 years with developmental delay or disability through timely access to early intervention supports delivered by community service providers. The aim of the NDIS ECS approach is to support families to assist children to gain and use functional skills to participate meaningfully in their daily activities and achieve the best possible outcomes throughout their life.

Physiotherapist

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Speech Therapist

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Health Practitioner (AHP, EN, RN) (Clinical Services, New Directions, Mobile Clinic)

This position provides health clinical assessment and treatment, care coordination, client support and community development activities to clients and families of the Goldfields.

To be considered for this role, you must hold a current AHPRA registration as an Aboriginal Health Practitioner, Enrolled Nurse or Registered Nurse; have an understanding of scope of practice in line with relevant state board; demonstrated ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team environment; efficient and effective time management skills; highly developed written and verbal communication skills; a deep and empathetic understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal people and a genuine passion for Aboriginal Health and well-being.

Applicants must hold a current WA drivers licence; police certificate (not older than 6 months); current working with children’s check.

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Registered Nurse (Mobile Clinic)

This position works within a small team environment with the aim of improving the health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through the provision of comprehensive and culturally appropriate primary health care services.

The primary function of this position is to provide high quality nursing practice including assessment, examination, treatment and case management, along with contributing to the development of models of holistic health incorporating continuity of care.

This position requires travel to the Northern and Southern Goldfields areas on a regular basis, up to 3-4 days at a time.

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Social Worker 

Within a multi-disciplinary and professional team context, provide an ethical, accountable and culturally appropriate social work service to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community of the Goldfields region. This includes therapeutic intervention, community development, professional consultation and community education.

Provide direction to the Community Engagement Workers and ensure a comprehensive program of activities is maintained and carried out.

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