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Aboriginal Health Worker Homeless Health Service

St Vincents Hospital

Job Description: Position Title: Homeless Health Service Aboriginal Health Worker Employment Type: Maximum Term, Full-Time Hours per week: 38 hours per week (occasional early starts as required) Position Grade: Aboriginal Health Education Officer Non-Graduate Salary: $54,383.00 - $80,097.00 AUD Annual Enterprise Agreement: The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations' Professional & Associated Staff Agreement 2009 Department Name: Homeless Health Service Position Summary: A vacancy exists in the above unit for a highly motivated Aboriginal Health Worker (AHW) – non-graduate role, to engage with and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

Working within a harm minimisation strengths-based framework, the AHW will support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experiencing or at risk of homelessness to access health services of their choice. The AHW will work closely with the Homeless Health Service staff in an outreach capacity to ensure the provision of culturally respectful and safe care and will have an important role in advocacy on behalf of their clients. The AHW will develop and maintain effective networks with both internal and external stakeholders and will assist in the cultural development, implementation and evaluation of health promotion and health education initiatives undertaken by the Homeless Health Service.

The position is full-time, working 8am – 4:30pm weekdays with occasional early starts. Maximum-term up to 30/10/2021 with the possibility of extending the contract. This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian.

For more information and how to apply, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.

gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check About St Vincent's Health Network Sydney: St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector.

As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable. We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates.

Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases - Policy Directive PD 2020_017. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the p.


Date15 February 2021

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type Full Time

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