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MercyCare Aboriginal Health and Community Officer Full Time in Joondalup WA

MercyCare

Branch Joondalup WA AU

Position:
Aboriginal Health and Community Officer
Location:
Joondalup WA

Determinants of health and service users. Understand the relationship between, Primary Health service. MercyCare is seeking an Aboriginal Health and Community…

MercyCare is seeking an Aboriginal Health and Community Officer
to join our team in the Merriwa Community Hub on a full-time basis
(subject to government funding). This role will be a unique
opportunity for an Aboriginal Health Professional to explore new
ways of working in a place based setting to engage community and
service providers to improve access and build capacity in the
delivery of culturally safe services.

Minimum requirements

Identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and
be an active member with in the local Aboriginal Communities
(section 50 (D) and section 27(2) of the Equal Opportunities
Act.

A knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal Torres Strait
Islander societies and cultures and an understanding of the
issues, particularly in the health area which are affecting
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people and a
demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and effectively
with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people.

Hold qualifications in community development and
engagement.

Understand the relationship between, Primary Health service
provision, place based community services, the social
determinants of health and service users.

Particular experience and an understating of issues
affecting the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and or Torres
Strait Islander families and children.

Experience with community engagement and developing
Advisory Groups and convening meetings for its
constituents.

National Police Clearance (obtained within the last 6
months)

To Apply

Applications close on 1 May 2017. Shortlisting
for this position will commence immediately and the position may
close earlier than stated if we have found a suitable
candidate.

We welcome and encourage
applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,
people with disability and people from culturally diverse
backgrounds.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Joondalup, WA, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-18
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