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Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service (AWAHS) is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, health and wellbeing, child safety, diversity, and inclusion.

As a non-profit organisation, AWAHS was developed to provide and improve health outcomes for its local Aboriginal community, offering a range of culturally appropriate, flexible and professional services with focus on holistic health and wellbeing. Whilst primary care is at the forefront, AWAHS aims to nurture and maintain the overall quality of life for its community members.

Our benefits

Health & wellbeing

The health and wellbeing of our staff is integral to supporting the health and wellbeing of community.
There are a host of benefits, programs and people in place to support optimal health, including free weekly massages for all staff!

Work-life balance

We understand that life gets busy and our staff have other priorities outside of work.
We’re pleased to offer flexible working arrangements that support employees because we know that a balanced environment is testament to the teams success.

Cultural pride

As an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation we get to celebrate our culture in our work.
We observe significant days and events in a way which is meaningful to us and enjoy connection with community everyday!

Professional development

Through on-the-job training, traineeships and dedicated professional development events, we’re invested in empowering our team to achieve new skills that support career growth.

Generous incentives

From salary packaging and above-award salaries, to training opportunities and no expectation for overtime, a career at AWAHS is a balanced and rewarding choice.

Aboriginal Identified Position:

Working at AWAHS is an exciting experience where no two days are the same. Employees enjoy a dynamic work environment that is culturally diverse, friendly and supportive. Offering contemporary workspaces, opportunities for professional development across a multidisciplinary team, salary packaging benefits, and interesting and challenging work – a career at AWAHS is a rewarding experience.

To ensure transparency in the recruitment process, AWAHS advertises vacant position on this website and across other advertising mediums. We are unable to respond to unsolicited applications for jobs or keep CV’s on file.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community are encouraged to apply for all vacant positions.

To download a copy of the relevant position description or to apply for a role, click the tab below for the relevant vacancy.

An “Aboriginal Identified Position” refers to persons who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander only.

Aboriginality is a genuine, occupational qualification and is authorised by section 14 (d) of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977 NSW

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Please include in your application

  • Current resume
  • A cover letter addressing the selection criteria. Maximum 2 pages
  • Copies of relevant qualifications

 

Department: Social Emotional Wellbeing Team
Employment Status: Fulltime identified position. 

Closing Date: 29th July 2024 

 

Organisation
Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service Inc. (AWAHS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation. AWAHS provides first class Primary Health Care Services to the Aboriginal community who reside in Albury / Wodonga and surrounding areas. As a Bulk Billing Health Service there is no charge to our clients for the medical services provided.

Vision Statement
We support the Aboriginal community towards a better tomorrow. Our focus is to work alongside you to create generational health change.

 

Position Purpose

Join our Social & Emotional Wellbeing Team (SEWB) to support the Aboriginal community towards a better future. Our goal is to empower clients by delivering alcohol and other drug programs holistically, aligned with primary health care principles and goals.

 

Key Responsibilities:

    • Providing case management support to clients with drug and alcohol issues
    • Promoting a client-focused approach to engaging with clients affected by alcohol and other drug use issues, and
    • Empowering clients by delivering alcohol and other drugs programs and services from a holistic approach
    • Reducing the level of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug usage in the local Aboriginal community

Relationships and Reporting Lines Supervision
The position reports directly to the SEWB programs manager.

 

Requirements:

    • Experience either professional, community or family related in supporting Aboriginal people and their families who have alcohol and other drug issues
    • Case management, including consultation, assessment, support, referral & follow-up
    • Team care planning for SEWB clients
    • Providing outreach support & working in partnership with client to reach identified goals
    • Understanding of the current health issues relevant to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities

 

If you’re passionate about having a positive impact in the local Aboriginal community, making a meaningful difference in the lives of others and possess the qualifications and experience to excel in this role, we invite you to apply.  

Together, we can empower our community members to thrive and achieve their full potential.

This position is subject to Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and is only open to applicants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. Proof of descent will be required.

Department: Clinical Team 

Employment Status: 3 Days per week 

Award: Contract under the National Employment Standard 

Salary: As per contract 

Closing Date:  July 2024

 

Organisation
Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service Inc. (AWAHS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation. AWAHS provides first class Primary Health Care Services to the Aboriginal community who reside in Albury / Wodonga and surrounding areas. As a Bulk Billing Health Service there is no charge to our clients for the medical services provided.

Vision Statement
We support the Aboriginal community towards a better tomorrow. Our focus is to work alongside you to create generational health change.

 

Position Purpose:

Involved in closing the gap for the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community the GP will be directly responsible for providing healthcare services and associated referrals to AWAHS Clients. 

Key Responsibilities: 

 
  • Undertake comprehensive primary health care clinical consultations in a holistic manner, and in keeping with best practice.
  • Work in a cooperative manner with clients taking into consideration their culture practices and beliefs, especially in relation to health, wellbeing and Western Medicine. 
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement programs and support senior managers with any change processes to improve health outcomes, services efficiency and client and staff satisfaction, and support accreditation of the health service.
  • Provide appropiate care and services to patients of all age ranges and level of health care needs. 
  • Respond to medical/health problems presented by patients including history taking, diagnosis, investigation, treatment and referral as appropriate. 
  • Provide management of long-term conditions in line with national guidelines and pathways.
  • Prescribe pharmacological management and other means of health treatment, for patients as appropriate to need.
  • Provide appropriate health promotion and preventative health care advice to all patients attending the practice. 
  • Ordering diagnostic tests as required.
  • Referring to other providers, internally and externally, as appropriate. 
  • Ensure that revenue is maximised by claiming appropriate Medicare Benefit Schedule items. 
  • Ensure clients are managed using GP  management plans, team care arranfements, mental health care plans and ATSI Health Checks  when appropiate as per the Medical Benefits Schedule. 
  • Monitor incoming results checks, documentation and intra mail and respond in a timely manner. 
  • Provide medical support for nursing and front desk staff. 
  • Facilitate Emergency Management Training. 
  • Facilitate S8 reviews 
  • Assist Aboriginal Health Workers and registered nurses with their clinical assessments and provide clinical advice as required.
  • Provide leadership role in education and supervision of medical students. 
  • Provide clinical leadership to other staff. 
  • Provide advice to the senior managers on medico-legal and ethical issues. 
  • Medical liaison with other health bodies. 
  • Development of clinical models of care. 
  • Maintain Continuous Professional Development (CPD), ensuring up to date knowledge of and implementation of current medical best practice. 
  • Collaborate with the Senior GP and Clinical Manager on clinic operational matters and improvements. 
  • Involvement in managing urgent after hours results through Dorevitch Pathology. 
  • Additional duties as directed by the Senior GP or Clinical Manager. 

Relationships and Reporting Lines 

  • The position reports directly to Clinic Manager and supervised by the Team Leader General Practitioner. 
  • The General Practitioner will work collaboratively with all team members at AWAHS 
  • The incumbent will engage with AWAHS clients, support services, other Aboriginal Organisations, Government bodies and key stakeholders. 
 

Requirements:

  • Relevant and Australian recognised medical degree.
  • Fellowship with the Australian College of General Practice (FRACGP) and/or Fellow of the Australian college of Rural and remote Medicine (FACCRM)
  • To be eligible to be a supervisor with the Regional General Practice Training Provider (Murray City Country Coast GP Training) 
  • Current and appropriate registration with the Medical Board of Australia or be eligible of such 
  • Current Medical Idemnity Insurance for General Practice. 
  • Satisfactory participation in quality improvement and continuing professional development to at least the same standards as the Royal Australian College of General Practice’s (RACGP) Quality Assurance and Continuing Professional Development (QA&CPD) Program 
  • Experience in working with an Aboriginal Health Service – preferred 
  • Current Drivers licence.
  • Full vaccination status COVID-19 
 

If you’re passionate about having a positive impact in the local Aboriginal community, making a meaningful difference in the lives of others and possess the qualifications and experience to excel in this role, we invite you to apply.  

Together, we can empower our community members to thrive and achieve their full potential.

This position is subject to Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and is only open to applicants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. Proof of descent will be required.

Department: SEWB Team 

Employment Status: Fulltime identified position 

Salary: As per contract 

Closing Date: 29th July 2024

 

Organisation
Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service Inc. (AWAHS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation. AWAHS provides first class Primary Health Care Services to the Aboriginal community who reside in Albury / Wodonga and surrounding areas. As a Bulk Billing Health Service there is no charge to our clients for the medical services provided.

Vision Statement
We support the Aboriginal community towards a better tomorrow. Our focus is to work alongside you to create generational health change.

 

Position Purpose:

to create healthier futures together – we are seeking a Health Promotion Worker to assist in developing and implementing culturally sensitive health promotion initiatives to respond to identified needs and help empower individuals and communities to take control of their health journeys.

 

Key Responsibilities: 

 
  • Play an important part in Community Development and Health Promotion
  • Identify local health promotion priorities and bring together programs and services to promote better health.
  • Participate in, promote, and develop community education, awareness and prevention programs that enhance the community’s understanding of health issues.
  • Raise awareness of Aboriginal Health issues and advocate for best practice approaches
  • Work collaboratively with other service providers to develop and implement cultural understanding within health staff’s work practices.
 
 

Requirements:

  • Your special insights, experience and knowledge of current health issues and population health theory & practice relevant to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Expertise and creativity in developing impactful social media campaigns.
  • Current & relevant cultural and health knowledge to share and educate. Established links with community
  • Passion to reduce health disparities and enhance the overall wellbeing of the local Aboriginal community.

If you’re passionate about having a positive impact in the local Aboriginal community, making a meaningful difference in the lives of others and possess the qualifications and experience to excel in this role, we invite you to apply.  

Together, we can empower our community members to thrive and achieve their full potential.

This position is subject to Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and is only open to applicants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. Proof of descent will be required.

Department: SEWB Team 

Employment Status: Fulltime identified position – 12 month contract 

Salary: As per contract 

Closing Date: 29th July 2024

 

Organisation
Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service Inc. (AWAHS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation. AWAHS provides first class Primary Health Care Services to the Aboriginal community who reside in Albury / Wodonga and surrounding areas. As a Bulk Billing Health Service there is no charge to our clients for the medical services provided.

Vision Statement
We support the Aboriginal community towards a better tomorrow. Our focus is to work alongside you to create generational health change.

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to develop and maintain the intake referral process to the SEWB team
  • Act as Duty Officer and be responsible for being the first contact for administrative and triage support for client referrals from internal and external stakeholders
  • Build a positive rapport with a wide range of clients, as well as other social services, community, government agencies and medical referrers
  • Work closely with local community and partner services to provide holistic and integrated care
  • Enhance service coordination, client access and equity and motivate and engage community participation
  • Provide strong links and professional partnerships between relevant staff and local agencies
 

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience and well-developed skills in the delivery of assessment and referral services to individuals, families, and communities with diverse and complex cultural, emotional, and social needs
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and have established links with the local community.
  • Ability to relate well to staff and clients
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Willingness and commitment to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Applicants must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent (NB Race is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised by Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977, NSW)

 

If you’re passionate about having a positive impact in the local Aboriginal community, making a meaningful difference in the lives of others and possess the qualifications and experience to excel in this role, we invite you to apply.  

Together, we can empower our community members to thrive and achieve their full potential.

This position is subject to Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and is only open to applicants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. Proof of descent will be required.

Employment Status: Fulltime 

Closing Date: 29th  July 2024

 

Organisation
Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service Inc. (AWAHS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation. AWAHS provides first class Primary Health Care Services to the Aboriginal community who reside in Albury / Wodonga and surrounding areas. As a Bulk Billing Health Service there is no charge to our clients for the medical services provided.

Vision Statement
We support the Aboriginal community towards a better tomorrow. Our focus is to work alongside you to create generational health change.

 

Position Purpose:

You will play a crucial role in offering professional and informative reception and administration services to loyal clients, the community, clinicians, and the amazing AWAHS crew at both our Albury and Wodonga Medical Centers.
 

Key Responsibilities: 

This Role is all about being the welcoming face of our medical clinic, the first friendly contact for our clients. If you’re passionate about helping the community achieve better health outcomes and making their medical journeys smoother. 

 

Relationships and Reporting Lines Supervision
The position reports directly to the Office Manager.

 

Requirements:

  • Experience in reception/administration work, to provide high quality and culturally competent reception and administrative services to patients, doctors and peers. 
  • Knowledge of appointment bookings and scheduling. 
  • Strong skills and knowledge when working with Microsoft office and computers.
  • Understanding and respect for Aboriginal health, culture, and history. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken. 
  • Skills in managing and actioning documentation confidentually, and within required timeframes. 
  • A commitment to the community and having our clients best interest at heart. 
  • Time management, knowing how to pioritise your work and lending a hand to others in your team. 
  • Current Drivers License. 

 

If you’re passionate about having a positive impact in the local Aboriginal community, making a meaningful difference in the lives of others and possess the qualifications and experience to excel in this role, we invite you to apply.  

Together, we can empower our community members to thrive and achieve their full potential.

This position is subject to Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and is only open to applicants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. Proof of descent will be required.

Employment Status: Fulltime Identifies position

Closing Date: 29th  July 2024

 

Organisation
Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service Inc. (AWAHS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation. AWAHS provides first class Primary Health Care Services to the Aboriginal community who reside in Albury / Wodonga and surrounding areas. As a Bulk Billing Health Service there is no charge to our clients for the medical services provided.

Vision Statement
We support the Aboriginal community towards a better tomorrow. Our focus is to work alongside you to create generational health change.

 

Position Purpose:

As a Mental Health Worker, you will assess the mental health wellness needs of clients and their families and join us in promoting acceptance of people with mental health issues and reducing stigma in the community.

Key Responsibilities: 

 
  • Experience working in the mental health sector and/or a Certificate in the field of health/social or behavioural sciences,
  • Demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures with established local community connections
  • Ability to cultivate effective relationships with peers and clients
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Commitment to collaborative teamwork and the delivery of comprehensive community services

 

Relationships and Reporting Lines Supervision
The position reports directly to the SEWB Program Manager.

 

Requirements:

  • Engage with families, carers, and clients affected by issues using a client-focused approach.
  • Provide case management to support clients effectively.
  • Deliver culturally sensitive and holistic programs and services to promote social and emotional wellbeing among Aboriginal people.
  • Increase accessibility of mental health services within the local Aboriginal community.
  • Empower the local Aboriginal community to take charge of their health and family wellbeing.

 

If you’re passionate about having a positive impact in the local Aboriginal community, making a meaningful difference in the lives of others and possess the qualifications and experience to excel in this role, we invite you to apply.  

Together, we can empower our community members to thrive and achieve their full potential.

This position is subject to Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and is only open to applicants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. Proof of descent will be required.

Department: Social Emotional Wellbeing Team
Employment Status: Fulltime position 

 

Closing Date: 14 June 2024

 

Organisation
Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service Inc. (AWAHS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation. AWAHS provides first class Primary Health Care Services to the Aboriginal community who reside in Albury / Wodonga and surrounding areas. As a Bulk Billing Health Service there is no charge to our clients for the medical services provided.

Vision Statement
We support the Aboriginal community towards a better tomorrow. Our focus is to work alongside you to create generational health change.

 

Position Purpose
Are you ready to lead with purpose and drive positive change within Aboriginal communities? We’re seeking a a dedicated individual to join us to lead Social & Emotional Wellbeing Team (SEWB)

This role is integral to our vision of enhancing the holistic wellbeing of our First Nation community members. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the SEWB Team, ensuring the effective delivery of services and programs. 
  • Oversee the implementation of Mental Health, AOD, Family Violence and NDIS client facing. 
  • Oversee the implementation of Aboriginal Health Promotion and Cultural Programs. 
  • Provide mentorship, support and guidance to team members, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement. 
  • Develop, administer, and evaluate programs aimed at promoting spiritual, social, and emotional wellbeing within Aboriginal Communities. 
  • Utilise your extensive management experience to drive strategic initiative and achieve organisational objectives. 
  • Ensure compliance with the best practices, cultural safety and regulatory requirements in all aspects of program delivery and management. 
  • Manage budgets and financial resources effectively to maximise the impact of our programs and services.

 

Relationships and Reporting Lines Supervision
The position reports directly to the CEO.

 

 

Requirements:

  •  Degree qualification in counselling, social work or related field and/or extensive community services management experience relevant to the role
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues related to the spiritual, social, and emotional wellbeing of local Aboriginal Communities.
  • Proven experience in the implementation of Best Practice principles.
  • Demonstrated experiences in the development, management, administration, and evaluation of programs, preferably within the health and wellbeing field. 
  • Successful track record in mentoring and managing staff and fostering a collaborative work environment. 
  • Strong budgeting and financial management skills.
  • Current driver’s license and clear Police Check. 
 

If you’re passionate about having a positive impact in the local Aboriginal community, making a meaningful difference in the lives of others and possess the qualifications and experience to excel in this role, we invite you to apply.  

 

 

Together, we can empower our community members to thrive and achieve their full potential.

 

This position is subject to Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and is only open to applicants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. Proof of descent will be required.

Employment Status: Fulltime & Casual positions

Closing Date: 21st  June 2024

 

Organisation
Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service Inc. (AWAHS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation. AWAHS provides first class Primary Health Care Services to the Aboriginal community who reside in Albury / Wodonga and surrounding areas. As a Bulk Billing Health Service there is no charge to our clients for the medical services provided.

Vision Statement
We support the Aboriginal community towards a better tomorrow. Our focus is to work alongside you to create generational health change.

 

Position Purpose:

 

The transport driver is directly responsible for ensuring that AWAHS patients/clients are safely transported to / from thier mediacal / specialist appointments on time. The role promotes AWAHS service in the community as well ensures that the transport services is undertaken in a manner that enhances the professional image of the organisation.

 

Key Responsibilities: 

As a professional AWAHS Driver, you will be responsible for safely transporting our patient/clients to and from their medical or specialist appointment all while ensuring their safety, comfort and wellbeing. You will also be required to keep the vehicles clean, use the computer for administration and be someone who can be dependable and reliable. 

 

Relationships and Reporting Lines Supervision
The position reports directly to the Office Manager.

 

Requirements:

  • You will need a driver’s license
  • You will need your certificate of Aboriginality
  • Police Check 
  • Working with Children Check
 

If you’re passionate about having a positive impact in the local Aboriginal community, making a meaningful difference in the lives of others and possess the qualifications and experience to excel in this role, we invite you to apply.  

Together, we can empower our community members to thrive and achieve their full potential.

This position is subject to Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and is only open to applicants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. Proof of descent will be required.

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