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The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
REQ384827 Requisition #
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  1. Tertiary qualification/s in a health-related field or communications, or equivalent work experience or combination of study and work experience.

  2. Strong written and verbal communication including the capacity to develop written and visual communication for various audiences and platforms, and skills in liaising with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and communities.

  3. Demonstrated ability to manage stakeholder relationships and liaise effectively with internal and external colleagues.

  4. Demonstrated high level of organisational and time management skills including ability to self-direct, prioritise workload, monitor progress of workflow and innovate.

  5. Demonstrated ability to engage effectively with organisations in health or related sectors, to promote initiatives or programs with an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander focus.

  6. Knowledge and experience in Indigenous Health, with knowledge of immunisation and vaccine- preventable diseases in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and an understanding of the broader health issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are desirable.

  7. Experience in the use of relevant computer software packages including Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word).

  8. Aboriginality is a genuine occupational qualification for the above position and is authorised under Section 14D of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.


SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity - we acknowledge the vibrancy that a diverse workforce brings to enhance both our workplace culture and our service delivery to children, young people and their families and carers. We encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply. If you identify as an Indigenous Australian or as a person with a disability, please contact us if you would like some more information about our recruitment process.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course (2 doses) of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (IM011 immunisation medical exemption form) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.

Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.

Aboriginal Australian”, check that the following statement appears in the advert text as well as in the Selection Criteria” In this role Aboriginality is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised by section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimation Act 1997”


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For role related queries or questions contact Carol Corbett on Carol.Corbett@health.nsw.gov.au

Alternatively if you have any questions around the role and want to speak with an Aboriginal person/representative from the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network please contact Wayne Dargan on 0486012545

For technical support please contact the customer services team on 1300 679 367 and select option 3.

Applications Close: 1/04/2023

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