Advanced Health Worker, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Identified, South Continuing Care Team, Mental Health Services, Edmonton



Are you keen to make a real difference? Further your experience here by joining our dedicated team in the South Continuing Care Team, Mental Health Service protecting and enhancing the health of the community in Far North Queensland. Here you will have the opportunity to develop and share knowledge within a diverse and challenging healthcare environment. We have an exciting opportunity for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advanced Health Worker to assist to provide care and treatment to a unique patient group in Tropical Far North Queensland.

Apply Now Salary commencing from $60,981 p.a. (OO4), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.

75%) and annual leave loading (up to 17.5%). Applications will remain current for 12 months.

Job Ad Reference: CAH344820 Temporary Full Time for 12 months. Other employment benefits may include: uniform allowance, shift penalties, professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, and access to corporate discounts and employee wellness programs. Purpose of the Role As directed by the Clinical Lead of the South Continuing Care Team (SCCT), you will participate in the delivery of mental health care services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to ensure services received are considerate of the cultural needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people accessing the South Team Mental Health Service.

This role is designated as Indigenous Identified. Under s.25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld), it is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person.

It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) during their employment: Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough). Existing staff engaged prior to 1 July 2016 (and have not had a break in service) are not subject to this new condition of employment unless they are moving from one Hospital and Health Service to another Hospital and Health Service within Queensland). Existing staff that have previously submitted this evidence since 1 July 2016 will not be required to resubmit.

It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be vaccinated against or not susceptible to Hepatitis B. Proof of vaccination or non-susceptibility is a condition of employment for all staff (new and existing) who have direct contact with patients or who in the course of their work may be exposed to blood/body fluids or contaminated sharps. It is strongly recommended that you complete the VPD Evidence Form and prepare your documents prior to meeting with the selection panel; however you will only be required to supply the evidence if you are the preferred applicant.

If you are the preferred applicant, your application for employment will not be successful unless you comply with this Qu.

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25 May 2020


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