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Aboriginal Medical Service Cooperative Limited is looking for an Aboriginal Health Worker Trainee / Practitioner

Job title: Aboriginal Health Worker Trainee / Practitioner

The Aboriginal Medical Service Redfern (AMS) was established in 1971 and was the first Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) in Australia. We are a multi-disciplinary health care facility with Medical, Chronic Care, Drug & Alcohol, Mental Health, Dental and Public Health units. We work together to provide a high level of patient care whilst servicing our local community needs. 

Do you want to:

  • make a difference to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in Redfern?
  • work as part of an experienced team supporting the delivery of high quality services?
  • leave your mark on an organisation?

We are seeking Aboriginal Health Worker trainees/practitioners to assist in providing clinical and primary health care to our community. Our Aboriginal Health Worker trainees/practitioners work in a multidisciplinary health team to facilitate patient centered and culturally appropriate health care.  

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care with AHPRA Registration (Aboriginal Health Practitioner position)
  • Or a willingness and ability to complete the TAFE Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (24 month fixed term traineeship)
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Good understanding of issues related to Aboriginal social and emotional wellbeing
  • Effective interpersonal skills, problem solving skills 
  • Demonstrated strong computer skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and respectfully when engaging with Aboriginal people 
  • Hold a current Driver’s License.

Please send your current resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria to recruitment@amsredfern.org.au

Applicants are required to have the right to work in Australia. Police checks and Working With Children Checks form part of the recruitment process.

For more details please contact them:

Practice contact number: : 02 9319 5823

Practice contact email: recruitment@amsredfern.org.au

Aboriginality is considered a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.