Employment

Gagawaaymbanha (Welcome) to AWAHS careers!

The 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 organization, AWAHS was developed to provide and improve health outcomes for our local Aboriginal community with a range of culturally appropriate, flexible, reliable, professional and viable health and wellbeing services to strengthen, nurture, enhance and maintain the overall quality of life in our community members.

Employees of AWAHS enjoy working in a multidisciplinary team, friendly work environment, salary packaging benefits, interesting and challenging work, contemporary workplace practices and the ability to give back to the local community.

To ensure transparency in our recruitment process, we advertise our vacant position on this website and in other advertising mediums, and we are unable to respond to unsolicited applications for jobs or keep resume/CVs on file.

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

To download a copy of the relevant Position Description

Click the tab at the bottom of the relevant vacancy

 

How to apply

To apply for any of the positions identified below email your application
to careers@awahs.com.au

Include in your application:

  • Current Resume
  • A cover letter addressing the selection criteria listed above.  Max 2 pages
  • Copies of relevant qualifications

 

Aboriginal Identified Position

Any “Aboriginal Identified Position” means that only persons identified as Aboriginal will be successful

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

 


MEDICAL RECEPTION ADMINISTRATION OFFICER- Albury

Aboriginal Identified Position
CASUAL POSITIONS AVILABLE

The Medical Reception Administration Officer is to provide high quality reception and administrative services and support to the patients, doctors and staff at Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service, all of which is to done in a caring and supportive manner.

To be successful you will have:

  • A strong administrative background
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great computer skills
  • Preferably have experience working in a community, health or medical organisation
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of ATSI cultures

 

 


MENTAL HEALTH WORKER- Wangaratta

Aboriginal Identified Position

FULL TIME POSITION

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team you will be engaging with clients and their families affected by mental health and associated issues.  This challenging but very rewarding role will see you interact with a range of supporting organisations and stakeholders in order to get the best outcomes for your clients.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Qualifications and/or extensive experience relevant to the role
  • Proven ability to negotiate with internal and external partners to achieve successful program implementation and sustainability.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the highest standards of personal integrity and excellent time management skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current health issues relevant to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities

Applications close 31st July, 2020

 


ABORIGINAL GATHERING PLACE PROJECT COORDINATOR- Wangaratta

Aboriginal Identified Position

PART TIME POSITION .4 FTE

$45- 50 per hour

Working with the steering committee you will be responsible for developing a gathering place in Wangaratta. The role will be responsible for the development from the business planning stage through to opening of the facilities and potentially the ongoing management of the Gathering Place.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Qualifications and /or extensive experience in project management / community development project work.
  • Excellent computer skills –Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated experience in undertaking project work with, or advocating for, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
  • Proven ability to negotiate with a range of internal and external partners to achieve a successful project- on time, on budget and what the community requires
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ABORIGINAL MENS SHED COORDINATOR- Albury

Aboriginal Identified Position

Part time position- 2 days per week

The Men’s shed has proven to be a very successful program to the point that we now require a person focused on identifying and delivering appropriate programs and projects that meet the requirements of its members and entices new members.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Relevant qualifications and /or extensive experience from a trade or delivery of community programs background.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with men, particularly men of all abilities, and the ability to provide tailored programs and services to meet their needs.
  • Excellent communication, leadership and time management skills with an ability to create a positive environment 
  • Proven computer skills- Microsoft Office
  • Clear understanding of risk management and WH&S issues relevant to a Men’s shed program. E.g. demonstrated understanding, Furniture Making, Cabinet Making, Metal Work and Wood Work

 


 

ABORIGINAL MENTAL HEALTH WORKER- Albury

Aboriginal Identified Position 

Full time position

 

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team you will be engaging with clients and their families affected by mental health and associated issues. This challenging but very rewarding role will see you interact with a range of support organisations and stakeholders in order to get the best outcomes for your clients.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Qualifications and/or
  • Proven ability to negotiate with internal and external partners to achieve successful program implementation and sustainability. extensive experience relevant to the role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the highest standards of personal integrity and excellent time management skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current health issues relevant to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities

 


ABORIGINAL ALCOHOL & OTHER DRUGS SUPPORT WORKER- Albury

Aboriginal identified position

Full time position

This role provides support, education and empowerment to individuals and their families affected by alcohol and other drugs use issues. A multifaceted approach will see you working across the community to reduce alcohol and other drugs usage and its affects.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Qualifications and/or experience (personal or work) relevant to the role
  • Experience and/or demonstrated passion in working with Aboriginal people and their families who have Alcohol and/or other Drug issues.
  • Proven administration and computer skills including – Microsoft office
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the highest standards of personal integrity and excellent time management skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current health issues relevant to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities

EXTENDED TRANSITION/ NDIS SUPPORT COORDINATOR – Albury

Full Time Position

Coordinate, facilitate and maintain access to required services for clients with complex needs as a result Mental Health issues. Where appropriate assist client’s transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The NDIS Support Coordinator plays an integral role for NDIS participants in interpreting their NDIS plan, assisting them to establish supports in their plan and develop their capacity over time to coordinate and manage their own supports.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Extensive experience relevant to the role
  • Qualifications in the field of health, social or disability an advantage but not essential.
  • Demonstrated experience in NDIS support coordination
  • Demonstrated skill in establishing empowering and supportive partnerships with participants and their families with complex needs.
  • Understanding of the current health issues relevant to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities.
  • Advanced computer skills- Microsoft Office

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply

 


ABORIGINAL FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER

Aboriginal Identified Position

Part time position- 2 days per week

Working within the Building Stronger Foundations program and in collaboration with other AWAHS staff you will provide culturally sensitive, comprehensive and integrated community based support to Aboriginal children and their families within the Albury Wodonga and surrounding area. This will include facilitation and/or implementation of physical, emotional and social health assessments, consultation, case management, group work, education, supportive counselling and referral as required

To be successful in this role you will have;

  • Qualifications and/or extensive experience relevant to the role
  • Demonstrated understanding of the health issues impacting Aboriginal infants, children and their families.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the highest standards of personal integrity
  • Demonstrated organisational skills, with the ability to work proactively and independently to coordinate multiple deliverables and demands.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills

 

We will be filing this role as soon as a suitable candidate is identified so get your application in NOW

 


CHILD & FAMILY HEALTH NURSE

Part time- 2 days per week

Working within the Building Stronger Foundations Program you will provide culturally sensitive, comprehensive and integrated community based child and family health nursing services to Aboriginal children and families within the Albury Wodonga and surrounding area.

To be successful in this role your will have

  • Registered nursing qualifications
  • Post graduate qualifications in Maternal & Child Health Nursing
  • Nursing experience within primary health care, health promotion and early intervention setting
  • Knowledge of the Victorian Maternal and Child Health Framework and Program Standards an advantage
  • Understanding of the current health issues relevant to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply

 

OUR MISSION

“Our mission is to provide and improve health outcomes for our local Aboriginal community with a range of culturally appropriate, flexible, reliable, professional and viable health and well being services, to strengthen, nurture, enhance and maintain the overall quality of life of our community members.”

OUR LOCATIONS

ALBURY

664 Daniel St

WANGARATTA

86-90 Rowan Street

WODONGA

Trotman Building

Level 4 111-113 Hume Street