Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Lead

Job posted: 30/01/2023
Applications close: 31/03/2023 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Goulburn Valley Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 12515

Reference: 12515

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Lead 

Local Public Health Unit, Shepparton

  • Fixed term full time
  • Monthly accrued ADO

 About GV Health

At GV Health we are so much more than a regional health service. As the largest employer in the region, we work with purpose and pride and are committed to respecting and embracing diversity, inclusion and accessibility for our people and community.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a fresh, new, integrated approach to efficient public health care delivery, health protection and team building in the Hume region of regional Victoria. The GVPHU team is rapidly growing and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Lead is a leadership role with a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing outcomes across the GVPHU catchment

Other key responsibilities for this role are the implementation of existing plans, liaising with key internal and external stakeholders, linkage and networking with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations and government agencies. They will work closely with Rumbalara Cooperative, Rumbalara Health and other community organisations, the GV Health Aboriginal Health team, other key GVPHU staff and community stakeholders to assist in delivering public health initiatives ensuring culturally appropriate implementation

We are looking for

  • This is an identified special measures role and only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples are eligible to apply, as per the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in a health, public health, health promotion or equivalent experience.
  • Sound knowledge of Aboriginal culture and experience in working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples/communities and organisations.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to communicate effectively and with impact, both verbally and in writing and via computer systems

Our offer to you:

  • Generous salary packaging, subsidised staff parking and discounted leisure memberships
  • Flexible work practices and options to purchase additional leave to help create some important work/life balance
  • Professional development and study leave to help reach your learning and career goals
  • Social club membership offering a range of events, functions and local community discounts
  • Our CREATE Outstanding reward and recognition program

Great things happen here in Shepparton. If you would like to learn more about what it is like to work, live and play in the Shepparton region pleasclick here. 

Applications close: 31 March 2023

Vaccination against COVID-19 and Influenza (where mandated) is a mandatory requirement for this role.

All appointments are made subject to satisfactory police check and Victorian ‘Employee’ Working with Children’s Check. Completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration is required prior to commencement. GV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

 Recruitment agencies should note that GV Health does not accept agency resumes. GV Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Lead

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Cherie Holland - 0473130393

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Lead