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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health WorkerQueensland Government
Are you passionate about outcomes for children and young people across Queensland? We're committed to providing life-changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow. About the Queensland Children's Hospital The Queensland Children's Hospital (QCH) (formerly The Lady Cilento Children's Hospital), which opened on 29 November 2014, is Australia's largest and most advanced paediatric facility. Located in South Brisbane, the 359-bed hospital features more than 80,000 square meters of facilities spread across 12 levels.
As Queensland's single specialist paediatric facility, Children's Health Queensland's (CHQ) at the QCH is the hub of a dedicated network of paediatric services available at other Brisbane and Queensland hospitals. Expanding on CHQ's state-wide remit, the QCH also supports regional hospitals through telemedicine and outreach services. This means children and young people can access the services they need as close to home as possible.
The hospital precinct includes the Centre for Children's Health Research, the Children's Hospital Foundation, Ronald McDonald House South Brisbane (opened in 2016) and a new Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Service building. Your Opportunity: The Advanced Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker (Child Health) role: functions within the multi-disciplinary team to promote and deliver efficient, effective, clinically relevant, culturally safe and appropriate patient outcomes in the specific area of Child and Family Health. supports in the provision of comprehensive, holistic health care services delivered to Aboriginal and Torres Strait people aged 0 to 8 years and their families.
provides health care services within both the hospital and community settings across the HHS. To perform this role, it essential that the person who holds the position be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. It is therefore a genuine occupational requirement under section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 that applicants are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.
Employment opportunities are not limited by race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age, sexuality, gender or other protected attributes. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. What CHQ HHS can offer Apart from contributing to the development of Australia's best paediatric health service, you will also benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities and supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing.
Additional benefits include: Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution 17.5% annual leave loading Salary packaging Employee Assistance Program Work/life balance, variety and flexibility You can find out more about why it's so great to work at CHQ HHS here.
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