We need you!
We're recruiting for the following positions:
- Indigenous Health Workers
- External Services Liaison Officer
- Life Promotions Officer
- Mental Health Clinician
Submit your application by 4.30pm Wednesday 29th September 2021
Indigenous Health Workers
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advanced Health Worker (OO4) or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Generalist Health Worker (OO3)
These positions are responsible for the delivery of advanced clinical primary health care services that assist in the prevention, early detection and management of health issues in Yarrabah and surrounding areas. In collaboration with other health professionals. and in response to community health needs, the successful applicant will work in partnership with the community and other government departments to address these needs.
Previous experience highly desirable but not necessary.
To provide general practice services focusing on Comprehensive Primary Health Care for the regular clients in the Yarrabah Region, this includes the encouragement of self reliance in the treatment of healthcare problems and the provision of early detection screening and prevention advice for people at risk of chronic disease or who currently have a chronic disease.
The Gurriny Yealamucka model of care emphasizes the need for a multi-disciplinary team approach to the provision of comprehensive primary health care to the people in our region.
External Services Liaison Officer
The position provides support and advocacy for all Indigenous clients who access Gurriny’s health services. The External Services Liaison Officer has an important role in the care, welfare and assistance of Indigenous clients accessing health services internally and externally whilst ensuring a culturally safe, appropriate and respectful client journey.
Minimum Certificate III in Business Administration or Medical Reception is required.
The overall role of the Remote School Attendance Strategy School Engagement Officer is to:
- Support the operation of the School Attendance service which enables and assists all children and young people, their parents and or carers to actively participate and attend school on a consistent and regular basis.
- Support the improvement of the school attendance rate of children and young people who are legally required to attend school under the guidance of the RSAS Team Leaders and RSAS Coordinator.
- Assist in the operation of a community - based school attendance program which includes support programs to empower students and their families under the guidance of the RSAS Team Leader and RSAS Coordinator.
- Support the work activities of the RSAS program to address social causes which impact on children and young people and their parents and carers to actively engage and attend school.
Life Promotions Officer
This role will be responsible to provide intervention and prevention to those at risk to self-harm including responding to individuals in crisis and concerned family members where there are suicide attempts and follow up with support. The position will engage the community in a range of health promotion activities that aims to increase awareness around suicide and self-harm.
Mental Health Clinician
The Family Healing Services Mental Health Clinician is a designated psychologist, accredited Mental Health Social Worker or Registered Mental Health Nurse/Health Worker qualified position. The role is accountable for providing clinical assessment, therapeutic intervention and case management of mental health healing service clients (adults, children and their families).
The position provides professional therapeutic intervention (individual/family/group counselling) to people of Yarrabah who fall into the low to moderate clinical acuity range category of mental health, and their family/supports. The position is concerned with instilling community confidence in Gurriny’s Model(s) of Care and primary health care mental health service principles.