Aboriginal Hospital Liasion Officer

Job posted: 12/07/2021
Applications close: 02/08/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 41675

Reference: 41675

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Seeking three (3) enthusiastic Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officers (AHLO's) to join Wilim Berrbang in permanent, full-time positions with job-sharing arrangements  considered.  This is due to new funding and offers the opportunity for innovative service delivery models across Western Health.

The AHLO provides a liaison and support service to Aboriginal patients, their families and carers across Western Health.  The AHLO will help ensure that Western Health is culturally sensitive, safe and welcoming to Aboriginal people and help patients navigate the hospital system.

To be Successful in this Role you will

  • Identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander

  • Commit to the Western Health values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence, and Safety.

  • Have an understanding of Aboriginal health issues, systems and policies at the local, state and federal level.

  • Demonstrate a commitment and capability to make a positive difference in Aboriginal health and wellbeing.

  • Have a sound knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture, society and kinship networks.

  • Demonstrate an ability to work as a member of a team with a range of community and professional groups.

  • Be able to work autonomously within a variety of settings.

  • Have well-developed interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills.

About Us

Our workforce of over 9,000 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 comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 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 and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

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

Aboriginal Hospital Liasion Officer

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Tanya Druce - 83450951

Aboriginal Hospital Liasion Officer