Trainee (Hlth Mgr Lvl 1) - Aboriginal Population Health - Temp FT

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Project Manager
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REQ194588 Requisition #



Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until 05/01/2024, 38 hours per week
Location: Liverpool Hospital, Eastern Campus
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 1
Remuneration: $1,425.98 - 1,918.22 per week
Requisition ID: REQ194588
Application Close Date: 13/12/2020
 

In this role being an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person 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 and/or Torres Strait Islander 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/

 

There are wonderful opportunities to progress and excel in your career

 

 

About The Opportunity
Liverpool Hospital, Eastern Campus is recruiting for a Aboriginal Population Health Trainee to complement and enhance the current team.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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Workplace Giving Program

South Western Sydney Local Health District employees also have the opportunity to make a difference to help those less fortunate. Visit the Workplace Giving Program for more information.



What you'll be doing

The role of the Aboriginal Population Health Trainee is to:
•Support the capacity of the South Western Sydney Local Health District to mount effective preventive health strategies to address chronic diseases within the Aboriginal population in NSW.
•Develop the surge capacity of Aboriginal public health practitioners within the District who are able to support a culturally appropriate response to a variety of public health risks.
•Contribute to NSW Health’s commitment to Closing the Gap in Indigenous Health and in particular to the five priority areas described in the NSW Implementation Plan.
 
 

How to Apply

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

  1. Applicants must have successfully completed a recognised undergraduate degree and be able to meet the admission requirements for the postgraduate degree of Master of Public Health (MPH) at a university in Australia. Confirmation of university acceptance into an MPH is required for appointment. 
  2. Ability to meet the admission requirements for the postgraduate degree of Master of Public Health (MPH) at a university in Australia.
  3. Sound knowledge of social, cultural, political and health issues affecting Aboriginal people, families and communities, including demonstrated understanding of the social determinants of Aboriginal Health.
  4. Experience working in the health sector (including demonstrated skills in planning, implementing and evaluating health initiatives).
  5. Experience working in a multidisciplinary team and in partnership with community organisations, non-government and government agencies.
  6. Effective written and verbal communication skills, word processing and email skills.
  7. Demonstrated ability to self-direct and manage competing priorities, and a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines within work and between work and study.

 

 

Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Natasha McEwan on 02 8738 5701 or via email on Natasha.McEwan@health.nsw.gov.au

 

Interview Date Range: 16/12/2020 - 23/12/2020

 

 

Click ‘Apply’ to submit your application now.

 

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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