Aboriginal Health Unit Team Leader (As per award)

Job posted: 29/09/2020
Applications close: 23/10/2020 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | East Gippsland

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1486132

Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1486132

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | East Gippsland

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is a regional health service employing over 800 staff in the beautiful Victorian region of East Gippsland. Our relaxed lifestyle means that you can forget about traffic jams and get home on time to enjoy everything the region has to offer. East Gippsland is clean, green and beautiful, with significant natural and ecological advantages, large areas of national and state reserves and Australia’s largest inland water system – the Gippsland Lakes. We have colourful villages, turquoise lakes and rivers, isolated beaches and an easy living temperate climate as well as easily accessible high-country snow fields. East Gippsland also offers affordable housing, strong employment, quality healthcare, good education infrastructure and caters well to families.

Ongoing, Full Time

A new and exciting opportunity exists to lead our Aboriginal Health team to deliver a highly valued and important service to our consumers. We are seeking a driven and community focused nursing professional who has excellent leadership skills and is passionate about improving health outcomes in our local aboriginal community.

The Position:

This key role will provide leadership and coordination to the Aboriginal Health Unit (AHU) team and will work with the AHU team to ensure the delivery of culturally safe, timely and appropriate services to our consumers.  

The Team Leader will be responsible for ensuring the units service objectives are met and will play a lead role in facilitating relationships between the AHU, Aboriginal patients and other health professionals within BRHS as well as positive collaboration with the five ACCHOS of East Gippsland and other stakeholders.

The Department:

The BRHS Aboriginal Health Unit actively supports our local Aboriginal community to work towards improving their experience and outcomes in personal health and the health of community.  The Unit provides services which are culturally appropriate, accessible and responsive to the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who live in the Bairnsdale and East Gippsland area.

Key criteria you need:

  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse
  • A minimum of 3 year's experience working in a relevant role in the health industry
  • Experience leading a team with well-developed leadership skills with the proven ability to develop a high functioning and engaged team
  • A demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal culture and issues impacting on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people accessing culturally safe health care and services.
  • Understanding of hospital practices relating to records management, patient privacy, care planning, effective discharge and care coordination
  • Proven communication skills and ability to establish and maintain effective relationships internally and externally in community
  • Understanding of the Access and Support program aims of capacity building and promoting independence to live safely in the community

Why should you Apply?

This role offers a great opportunity to enjoy a new challenge and use your nursing knowledge and experience in a senior position.  You will enjoy a rewarding and diverse position with the opportunity to make an impact on our service delivery to achieve improved health outcomes for our local Aboriginal community. 


For more information contact: Linda Daniel, Director Community Wellbeing and Partnerships on 03 5150 3344.

View the full position description at www.brhs.com.au and application guidelines here

Applications by close of business: Friday 23rd October 2020

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Aboriginal Health Unit Team Leader (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award


Linda Daniel, Director Community Wellbeing and Par | 03 5150 3344

Aboriginal Health Unit Team Leader (As per award)