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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

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:

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