Job posted: 14/03/2023
Applications close: 28/03/2023 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Bass Coast, Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Bass Coast Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health

Reference: 13627

Reference: 13627

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Bass Coast, Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Aboriginal Health Liaison Officer

Part Time

About Bass Coast Health 

Bass Coast Health (BCH) is the sub-regional health service for the Bass Coast and South Gippsland Shires, with sites at Wonthaggi, Cowes, San Remo.

In order to support our rapidly growing population, we're growing our services and the complexity of our organisation. This includes adding a new $115 million hospital expansion and renovated facilities to ensure we meet the increasing health care needs of our region.

Position Summary

The Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer will influence the BCH’s delivery of culturally appropriate care to members of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community by empowering them and their family to participate fully in their health care management, to achieve better health outcomes.

Requirements of the position are:

  • Must identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Demonstrated commitment to the care and support to the Aboriginal Community
  • Demonstrated experience with assisting clients with cultural safety in a health setting
  • Local community knowledge
  • An understanding of holistic approach to health care
  • Demonstrated experience of working with knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and how to effectively communicate with Aboriginal people is essential
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively and sensitively with Aboriginal young people, families, Communities and service providers
  • Demonstrated ability to be organised and effectively manage responsibilities and own priorities
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and ability to liaise with key stakeholders
  • Relationship management skills and the ability to deal with a diverse, and often competing, range of expectations and Community needs.
  • Demonstrated sound organisational and administrative skills, including the ability to prepare submissions and reports
  • Demonstrated competency in using databases, Microsoft Office programs and communication tools, such as social and other emerging media
  • A valid Police Check
  • COVID-19 Vaccination in accordance with the Chief Health officer -COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Directions
  • Healthcare to whom the mandatory vaccination (influenza vaccination) directions apply, will be required to be vaccinated annually
  • Valid Police Check
  • Working with Children Check
  • COVID-19 Vaccination in accordance with the Chief Health officer COVID-19 Mandatory vaccination Directions
  • Flu Vaccination 

What’s in it for you

BCH is in a significant growth phase, creating an exciting environment for staff to develop their careers while simultaneously having a direct impact on regional communities.

BCH staff also enjoy the following perks:

  • A culture which supports your wellbeing and personal growth
  • Salary packaging, including novated leasing
  • Health and Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible work options and work life balance
  • Study support
  • A coastal lifestyle in the beautiful Bass Coast region

For further information please contact Steve Fuery on 0459 068 719  or contact Human Resources via email hr@basscoasthealth.org.au

As a Child Safe organisation, Bass Coast Health promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with disability.

Bass Coast Health celebrates and supports our employees and community and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. BCH welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as LGBTIQ+ and people with disability.

Bass Coast Health is a smoke free organisation


Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Steve FUERY - (04) 5906 8719