Aboriginal Health Promotion

Job posted: 13/03/2023
Applications close: 27/03/2023 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 59735

Reference: 59735

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About Monash Health

Monash Health provides a world of healthcare across south eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 22,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

Aboriginal Health and Engagement Program

Improvement and development of the Monash Health Aboriginal Health and Engagement program is an organisational priority. We work in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to develop and implement strategies, programs, and initiatives to improve the health and wellbeing of patients and employees, close the gap on health inequity and provide culturally safe environments and care.

This position is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identified role. Only Aboriginal Australians are eligible to apply as this position is exempt under the special measure provision, section 12 (1) of the equal opportunity act 2010 (VIC).

About The Role

Develop, implement, lead and report on the Monash Health Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Strategic Plan. In consultation with the Director Aboriginal Health, develop a model of care that provides governance and accountability framework to inform health programs on engaging with the local Aboriginal communities. This will involve the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the integrated Aboriginal Health promotion plan in a team environment, as well as working autonomously on individual portfolios of responsibility and/or projects.The Aboriginal Health Promotion Plan would partner with key stakeholders and ensure self-determination, shared decision making, spiritual healing, and greater trust in the healthcare system are central in the strategy. The plan will focus on preventing disease rather than treating illness. The team would partner with the community and Dandenong District Aborigines Cooperative Limited to strengthen existing primary healthcare programs.

About You

You must be an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander person to be eligible for the role. Potential candidates must identity as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person, demonstrate acceptance by their Aboriginal community and actively participate in Aboriginal cultural activities.

You must be passionate about supporting and advocating for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and dedicated to improving health outcomes for this priority population group.

You Are Also:

  • committed to a cultural mentoring
  • dedicated to cultural safe healthcare
  • enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively

What You Need:

  • Community Connections
  • Identity as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person and you’re accepted by the community and participate in cultural activities.
  • Demonstrated experience working in health and in particular Aboriginal Health
  • Australian working rights

What We Offer:

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your knowledge base
  • avenues to further develop your advocacy skills
  • mentorship & career guidance
  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences
  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake further studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, uniform and the Aboriginal Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.
To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Aboriginal Health Promotion

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


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Aboriginal Health Promotion