Employment Office Liverpool, NSW, Australia
07 Nov, 2017Permanent Full Time
About the Organisation The Gandangara Local Aboriginal Land Council (GLALC) owned, Gandangara Health Service (GHS) is committed to serving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the broader community with their expertise in cultural, economic, social and spiritual services and to achieving a better future for Indigenous Australians. About the Opportunity * GHS now has a rewarding opportunity for an Indigenous Health Promotions Officer to join the Marumali team based in Liverpool, NSW on a full-time fixed term basis (until 30 June 2018) with the possibility to extend subject to funding. * This is not a traditional nursing role! Whilst there will be some clinical work, your main responsibility will be to manage and promote the Marumali program. * Reporting to the Health Services Manager, you will be responsible for identifyin g the roadblocks Aboriginal clients may face when trying to access healthcare, education and transport. * Once these obstacles have been identified, you will be responsible for providing effective strategies to ensure clients are receiving efficient and effective access. * To be successful in this role, you will be an Enrolled Nurse or Registered Nurse with previous experience in a similar role and/or background in community development. * Individuals of Aboriginal or Torres Strait descent are strongly encouraged to apply. Please note : Candidates are also required to hold a full NSW driver's licence. About the Benefits * This is an amazing opportunity to join a tight-knit and long serving team who are driven to make a real difference in the lives of the local Aboriginal community. * In addition, you will enjoy an attractive remuneration package circa $78,000 including super and generous sa lary packaging. * You will also have access to one of three fully maintained pool vehicles. * Working for Gandangara Health Service you will be well supported in increasing your skills and knowledge throughout your career development. * GHS puts a strong emphasis on job satisfaction and understands that its people are integral to the services they provide. If you think you have all the above skills and experience, then this position is for you - Apply Now!