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  


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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Executive Assistant to the Chief Operations Officer

This position provides administrative, project management and executive support to the Chief Operations Officer (COO) in an effective and efficient manner which fully supports the delivery of high quality, culturally appropriate activities and services.

To be considered for this role, you will have knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures at an Executive level; project management experience, intermediate-advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software; efficient and effective time management skills; highly developed written and verbal communication skills; a deep and empathetic understanding of issues affecting ATSI people.

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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.


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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Tobacco Action Worker

As a Tobacco Action Worker in the Social Support Unit, you will assist the Tobacco Action Coordinator in the delivery of culturally appropriate smoking cessation services and tailoring the needs of the Communities within the Goldfields. A qualification and/or experience in Health Promotions or relevant fields is desirable. Must be willing to undertake scheduled travel within the the Goldfields region and have experience in developing and maintaining effective networks, alliances and relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, families, and other health organisations.

Previous applicants need not apply. 

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Administration Assistant Clinical Services

This position provides administrative assistance to the Manager Primary Health, Assistant Manager Primary Health and other clinical employees in an effective and efficient manner which fully supports the delivery of high quality, culturally appropriate activities and services.

To be considered for this role, you will have at least 2 years experience in a primary health environment; knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures; intermediate-advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software; efficient and effective time management skills; highly developed written and verbal communication skills; a deep and empathetic understanding of issues affecting ATSI people.

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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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Sexual Health Practitioner

The Sexual Health Practitioner is responsible for increasing the testing of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s) and Blood Borne Viruses (BBV’s) to the at risk group across the Goldfields region.

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