Aboriginal Mental Health Worker (Macarthur Mental Health Centre)- Perm FT

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Aboriginal Health Worker
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South Western Sydney Local Health District
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REQ130019 Requisition #


Are you an experienced, forward thinking, enthusiastic and authentic individual dedicated to high quality and better value patient care?  Look no further, this is the job for you!

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time, 38 hours per week. 

Position Classification:  Aboriginal Health Worker

Remuneration: $54,220 – $79,857 per annum
Requisition ID:  REQ130019

Application Close Date: 24/11/2019

To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

 

In this role Aboriginality is a genuine occupational requirement, and is authorised by section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1997 (NSW).

 

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations. 

For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/
 


About The Opportunity

Macarthur Mental Health Centre is recruiting for an Aboriginal Health Worker to complement and enhance the current Mental Health Department. This position may be placed within either the Macarthur Infant, Child and Adolescent Team or Adult Community Team in Campbelltown. Life at South Western Sydney Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse and is always focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, Healthier Communities.

 
What We Can Offer You
  1. A meaningful career path in a growing culturally diverse community.

  2. MAXXIA salary packaging options, with savings up to $2000 per annum.

  3. Discounted gym membership / Corporate wellbeing programs, including Fitness Passport.

  4. Onsite staff parking (most facilities and services).

  5. Annual Leave + 17.5% Leave Loading.

  6. One Additional Day Off per month (ADO’s).

  7. Additional NSW Health Public Holiday between Christmas and New Years.

  8. Great Paid Maternity and Parental leave provisions for parents.

  9. Learning and development Opportunities, including in-house RTO and MyHealth Learning.

  10. Professional growth, acting and accelerated career progression opportunities.

     

Where You'll Be Working
At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.

 

Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.


What You'll Be Doing

The primary role of this position is to provide culturally safe, recovery orientated evidence based assessment and interventions to clients of the mental health service who identify as Aboriginal and their families.


Working within the multi-disciplinary team process, the process will also undertake mental health promotion and community liaison tasks in support of the development of culturally appropriate mental health services within the SWSLHD.


In negotiation with SWSLHD, to undertake appropriate further education to develop the necessary competencies of a Mental Health Professional.

 
How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.

 
Click ‘Apply’ to submit your application now.


Need more information?

  1. Click here for the Position Description

  2. Click here for SWSLHD Website
  3. Contact for role related enquiries and questions, please contact

    Ann Baker
    9616 4054
 
Interview Date Range:  27/11/2019 – 04/12/2019
 

Stepping Up – Close the Gap
Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment and onboarding process.

 

If you are an Aboriginal person and wish to obtain more information about applying for a role within South Western Sydney Local Health District, please contact the SWSLHD Aboriginal Workforce Team on SWSLHD-AboriginalWorkforce@health.nsw.gov.au.  

 
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