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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


NDIS Remote Community Connector – Male

Type: Fixed Term – 12 Month Term Contract

Position Term: 12 Month Contract: 37.5 Hours Per Week

Summary of  the Position:

This position aims 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 the NDIS.

To be considered for this position, you must have:

ESSENTIAL:

  • Aboriginality is essential under Section 50D of the Equal Opportunity Act of 1984;
  • Have the ability to cultivate professional working relationships with participants and their families;
  • Experience working with persons with a disability and their families;
  • Have demonstrated skills to communicate culturally and appropriately with community members;
  • High level oral and written communication skills, including the ability to relate well to staff and to liaise effectively with key stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated commitment to confidentiality and a high level of accuracy;
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills and the ability to effectively determine priorities to ensure deadlines are met;
  • Work effectively as a member of a team in an environment of competing priorities;
  • Ability to travel on outreach throughout the Goldfields region as required;
  • Be able to satisfactorily gain NDIS Screening
  • Current Working with Children Check (vulnerable people) and National Police Clearance (within 3 months);
  • Current WA “C” Class drivers’ licence;

DESIRABLE:

  • Understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS);
  • Clinical or allied health background (e.g. Aboriginal Health Practitioner, Enrolled or Registered Nurse, Social Worker, Counsellor etc);

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Community Liaison Officer (12 Month : Fixed Term Contract)

Type: Fixed Term Contract

Position Term: 12 Month Contract: 37.5 Hours Per Week

Summary of  the Position:

The Community Liaison Officer facilitate the delivery of suicide prevention education and interventions and to coordinate post-vention efforts including providing support to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, families and communities throughout the Goldfields Region.

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Hold qualification in community service, social work or relevant human services/mental health area and/or nationally accredited training in suicide prevention;
  • Ability to facilitate the delivery of suicide prevention education and training;
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to consult, coordinate and liaise with a range of stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully engaging with all people in a culturally competent manner;
  • Ability to travel regularly throughout Goldfields Region;
  • An understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal people and knowledge of suicide prevention strategies;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong and productive partnerships with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities, Bega employees and liaise effectively with key stakeholders;
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated commitment to confidentiality and a high level of accuracy;
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills and the ability to effectively determine priorities to ensure deadlines are met;
  • Work effectively as a member of a team in an environment of competing priorities;
  • Current Police Certificate (within 3 months); WA ‘C’ Class Drivers licence, Working with Children Check;
  • Current CPR Certificate

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SEWB Outreach Worker Male & Female 50(d) (SEWB Pilot Program)

Type: Permanent  Full Time

Position Term: Ongoing, 37.5 Hours Per Week

Summary of  the Position:
The SEWB Outreach Worker will be responsible for providing support to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people and communities to strengthen their Social and Emotional Well-Being by connecting them to health care services, specialist services and culturally appropriate programs and activities. This position will support and run activities which promote education, prevention and early intervention for Aboriginal & Torres Straight Islander people with social and emotional wellbeing issues consistent with the SEWB Model of Service.

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • A qualification and experience in Community Service, Aboriginal Health Work, Social Work or equivalent;
  • Aboriginality is an essential criterion and is provided for in accordance with section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA);
  • Proven ability to build rapport, communicate and develop respectful and professional
    relationships with ATSI people;
  • Experience working with Aboriginal people in the area of social and emotional wellbeing;
  • Ability to plan and present promotional events which support the SEWB of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people;
  • Ability to develop and deliver SEWB activities and programs for ATSI people;
  • Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team, as well as independently when required;
  • Ability to use initiative and creativity to achieve service outcomes;
  • Strong ability to build strategic partnerships;
  • Ability to undertake regular travel and overnight/s stay
  • Computer literacy, proficiency in Microsoft suit
  • Current ‘C’ class drivers licence
  • Current National Police Clearance (valid within 3 months)
  • Current Working with Children Check

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To view a copy of the JDF – Male 
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SEWB Counsellor Male (SEWB Pilot Program)

Type: Permanent  Full Time

Position Term: Ongoing, 37.5 Hours Per Week

Summary of  the Position:

The Counsellor reports to and is directly accountable to the Cultural & Clinical Lead and is responsible for providing support in the delivery of Social and Emotional Wellbeing care to clients. The Counsellor forms part of the SEWB Multi Disciplinary team and works collaboratively with the team and Bega staff.

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Counselling or Psychology and/or appropriate professional registration in Western Australia;
  • Minimum 3 years experience working in mental health and/or drugs and alcohol) settings;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current issues, standards and trends in the delivery of mental health and SEWB services to Aboriginal people;
  • Effective organisational and time management skills, the capacity to successfully manage competing priorities, maintain attention to detail and meet deadlines;
  • Highly developed Interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated high level of written and verbal communication skills, including report writing, policy development and data collection;
  • Knowledge of the local community able to travel throughout the Goldfields Regions;
  • Demonstrated assessment, case management and treatment skills
  • High level oral and written communication skills, including the ability to relate well to staff and to liaise effectively with key stakeholders;
  • Current Police Clearance (within 3 months) and Working With Children Check;
  • Ability to travel and stay overnight/s as required;
  • Current WA ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence.

Desirable:

  • Aboriginality is advantageous in this role but is not an essential requirement;
  • Hold accreditation with the AASW or specific field of service governing body, with the possession of a Medical Provider Number (or working towards);
  • Membership with the Australian Counselling Association or equivalent.

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Senior Medical Officer (SMO)

Type: Permanent Full Time

Position Term: Ongoing, 37.5 Hours per week

The Senior Medical Officer is responsible for medical leadership of clinic General Practitioners, including staff performance management and workforce coordination. Working closely with senior management, the Senior Medical Officer will contribute to clinical governance and provide medical care to clients of Bega Garnbirringu Health Service.

Summary of the Position:

Take a leadership role and participate as a member of the Bega team to ensure the delivery of quality comprehensive primary and related health services and programs, in a GP setting, to Bega’s clientele in a timely manner;

Ensure all clinicians complete electronic patient records by promptly entering all patient consultations at the point of consultation and related patient information into the electronic patient record systems in use by Bega, where such recording is technologically supported;

Encourage clinicians to claim Medical item numbers ensuring the accuracy of data and that full benefits of the system including new opportunities and item numbers are utilised as comprehensively as possible;

Participate in and support performance management of GP’s and, as requested by other Managers/Coordinators, other clinical workers;

Professional leadership, guidance and support for all clinical, medical and health promotion staff;

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Possess Fellowship of FRACGP or FACRRM
  • 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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Aboriginal Health Practitioner / Health Practitioner – Mobile Clinic

Type: Permanent Full Time

Position Term: Ongoing, 37.5 Hours per week

Summary of the Position:

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 health care 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.

To view a copy of the JDF (Aboriginal Health Practitioner) Click Here

To view a copy of the JDF (Health Practitioner) Click Here 

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General Practitioner – Mobile Clinic

Type: Permanent Full Time

Position Term: Ongoing, 37.5 Hours per week

About the Position – General Practitioner Mobile Clinic

Summary of the Position:

This General Practitioner (Mobile Clinic) will provide a culturally safe GP service within a comprehensive primary health care environment to the Aboriginal Communities of the Northern & Southern Goldfields Region.

Actively participates as a member of the Bega clinic team to ensure the delivery of quality comprehensive primary, emergency and related health services and programs to Bega’s clients;

Provides comprehensive health care clinics for ATSI people in both Northern & Southern Goldfields Regions;

Works with mobile clinic staff to ensure comprehensive health care is being provided to rural and remote clients.

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

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Possess Fellowship of FRACGP or FACRRM
  • 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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General Practitioner

Type: Permanent Full Time

Position Term: Ongoing, 37.5 Hours per week

Summary of 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.

Actively participates as a member of the Bega clinic team to ensure the delivery of quality comprehensive primary, emergency and related health services and programs to Bega’s clients;

Ensure Bega and clients benefit from all Medicare approved service opportunities, including the active pursuit of and participation in initiatives such as the GPMP/TCA, Adult Health Checks, Child Health Checks, GP Management Plans and Team Care Plans based on the levels of training, and as per national KPI standards as may be operative from time to time;

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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Aboriginal Health Practitioner / Health Practitioner Clinical Services

Type: Permanent Full Time

Position Term: Ongoing, 37.5 Hours per week

Summary of Position:

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 health care including assessment, examination, treatment, and case management, along with contributing to the development of models of holistic health incorporating continuity of care.

To view a copy of the JDF (Aboriginal Health Practitioner) Click Here

To view a copy of the JDF (Health Practitioner) Click Here

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Clinical Educator (Nindila Training Centre)

Type: Permanent Full Time

Position Term: Ongoing, 37.5 Hours per week

Summary of  the Position:

The Clinical Educator will coordinate and facilitate the delivery of HLT40213 Certificate IV in Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice and other training products on the RTO scope in line with Nindila’s policies and procedures in a time efficient manner and in consultation with the Training Manager.

To contribute as a team member to successful company performance and achievement of individual and team based Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).

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