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Advanced Health Worker (Identified)


Townsville

The Mental Health Service Group are currently seeking to recruit an Advanced Health Worker to their team on a permanent full time basis. This position sits within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing Assessment Engagement Services.

It is a genuine occupational requirement that it be filled by an Aboriginal person or Torres Strait Islander person as permitted by, and arguable under, Sections 25, 104 and 105 of the QLD Anti-Discriminatory Act (1991).

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Health Service Support
Classification HW5
Workplace Location Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/TV432265
Closing date 16-Aug-2022
Job duration Permanent full time
Contact person Russell Catchpole
Contact details 07 4433 9519
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The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is one of excellence… to emerge the leader in health care, research and education for regional Australia.

About your opportunity
As a member of the Cultural Assessment & Liaison Team (CALT), Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing Assessment Engagement Services (A & TSI WAES) Program Area you will participate in and contribute to the delivery of a culturally sensitive and appropriate mental health care service to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients who access the Child and Youth Mental Health Service Team.

What's on Offer?
Generous remuneration package value up to $93,498 p.a. comprising salary range of $2959.80 to $3141.00 p.f. (HW5), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75% employer contribution to superannuation.

Other employment benefits may include: Professional development, Salary sacrificing options, Shift and locality allowances, Corporate discounts, Wellness programs and the EAP.

Role Requirements: 

  • Possession of Diploma in either: 
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
    • Mental Healt Peer Work
    • Mental Health
    • Alcohol and other Drugs
  • It is a genuine occupational requirement that it be filled by an Aboriginal person or Torres Strait Islander person as permitted by, and arguable under, Sections 25, 104 and 105 of the QLD Anti-Discriminatory Act (1991).
  • Potential applicants are advised that the Commission for Children and Young People Act 2000 (Qld) requires Queensland Health to seek a ‘working with children check' from the Commission for Children and Young People prior to appointment to this position.
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association.
  • Possession of class C drivers licence.
  • All employees of the Mental Health Service Group (MHSG) may be required to work in other areas of the Service.
  • Employees must maintain vaccination protection and provide evidence confirming they have received the prescribed number of doses of COVID19 and Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD).

Why make the change?
Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (over 320 days/year). Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic.

Appreciate the country town `feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow. Living in Townsville; a vibrant, dynamic city and the largest regional centre in Northern Australia allows easy access to The Strand and Magnetic Island. Plus, the city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events and a bustling nightlife.

Interested..?
For a confidential discussion please contact Russell Catchpole on 07 4433 9519.
Applications close on Tuesday 16 August 2022.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

Please download the Role Description for future reference.

This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role:
Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella and Pertussis.

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