Current Vacancies

Aboriginal Health Practitioner / Health Practitioner Clinical Services

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.

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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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Aboriginal Health Practitioner / Health Practitioner – 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.

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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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Community Care Educator

To deliver education and training of potential Aboriginal Health Workers in Primary Health Care 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.

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Type: Permanent Full Time

Position Term: Ongoing, 37.5 Hours per week

Summary of  the Position:

To deliver education and training of potential Aboriginal Health Workers in Primary Health Care 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 be considered for this position, you must have:

ESSENTIAL:

  • Certificate IV or Higher in Mental Health or Community Services Qualifications.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, deliver and evaluate effective and appropriate training and education programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of cultural factors and social determinants particularly relating to Aboriginal Health.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Primary Health Care
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to operate within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills along with an ability to adapt to changing needs;
  • Current Working with Children Check and Current Police Clearance (valid within 3 months)

DESIRABLE:

  • Knowledge of 2015 RTO Standards.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of cultural factors and social determinants particularly relating to Aboriginal Health.
  • WA “C” Class drivers’ licence.
  • Demonstrated high-level word processing skills and sound knowledge of Microsoft Office software packages.
  • Ability to travel around the region as required.

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General Practitioner

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.

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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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SEWB Counsellor Male (SEWB Pilot Program)

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.

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

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.

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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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Tobacco Action Worker – Female

This position will assist in the delivery of a culturally appropriate smoking cessation program, tailored to the needs of the communities within the Goldfields region. This position forms part of a multidisciplinary team and 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 education and engagement regarding the effects of tobacco and supporting healthy living.

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Type: Full Time

Position Term: Full Time, Ongoing

Summary of  the Position:

This position will assist in the delivery of a culturally appropriate smoking cessation program, tailored to the needs of the communities within the Goldfields region.

This position forms part of a multidisciplinary team and 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 education and engagement regarding the effects of tobacco and supporting healthy living.

To be considered for this position, you must have:

ESSENTIAL:

  • Demonstrated and applied understanding of smoking cessation principles and strategies
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, planning, implementing and evaluating smoking cessation programs
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to develop meaningful relationships whilst respecting traditional culture and values
  • Demonstrated commitment to confidentiality and a high level of accuracy
  • Work effectively as a member of a team in an environment of competing priorities
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of cultural factors and social determinants particularly relating to Aboriginal Health
  • Ability to travel within the Goldfields community and stay overnight/s
  • WA “C” Class drivers’ licence
  • Current Working with Children Check WA
  • Current National Criminal History Check Certificate (Police Clearance – valid within 3 months)

DESIRABLE:

  • Qualification and / or experience in health promotion, primary health care or population health
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills and the ability to effectively determine priorities to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Proficient computer skills

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