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Aboriginal Health Pathway Worker - Pathway to Good Health

Job posted: 14/05/2024
Applications close: 21/05/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Western Region | Melton

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 54094

Reference: 54094

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Melton

Are you passionate about addressing health inequity and having a positive impact on young people in statutory care?

Western Health is seeking an Aboriginal Health Pathway worker to work within the Pathway to Good Health Program, as part of its Integrated Community Health Service. This is a 0.4FTE part-time, permanent position. Working within a dynamic and diverse multidisciplinary team and in collaboration with key stakeholders you will be supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children in Out of Home Care (OOHC) to access comprehensive health supports and address significant unidentified and unmet health needs.

You will be supported to progress your career with high quality supervision and professional development opportunities by working alongside medical and allied health clinicians from our specialist programs and clinics.

To be Successful in this Role, you will have:

  • Knowledge and familiarisation of the local Aboriginal culture and community
  • Able to engage and build positive networks within the local Aboriginal community
  • Respect for and understanding of the client’s right to informed choice, independence and determination of services required and delivered
  • The ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team

About Us

Our workforce of over 12,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldene, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Aboriginal Health Pathway Worker - Pathway to Good Health

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Julian Milinovich - 0474385880

Aboriginal Health Pathway Worker - Pathway to Good Health