Aboriginal Mental Health Trainee (Aboriginal Health Worker) Jobs in Sydney NSW at Southern NSW Local Health District

Title: Aboriginal Mental Health Trainee (Aboriginal Health Worker)

Company: Southern NSW Local Health District

Location: Sydney NSW

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time up to January 2023
Position Classification: Aboriginal Health Worker
Remuneration: $1,063.50 – $1,566.37 per week
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ272810

This is an identified Aboriginal position applicants must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent through proof of Aboriginality. Exemption is claimed under section 14 (d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) is seeking a dynamic Aboriginal Health Worker to join our team at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital!

Are you Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (N.B. An applicant’s race a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977, NSW)?

Do you have willingness and commitment to undertake the Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health) course?

Undertake the Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health) course. Under supervision, and as part of a multidisciplinary team, provide appropriate health care to consumers referred to the Mental Health Service and develop the necessary skills and knowledge to be a competent Mental Health Worker. Promote the mental health and well-being of the Aboriginal people and the wider communities and where possible, work in a holistic way to prevent the development of mental health problems.

Ability to travel for training and to attend university study blocks is a requirement of the position.

To be considered for this role you must have…

The ability to enrol in The Djirruwang Program at CSU involving some away learning

What you will get in return…

Opportunity for Salary Packaging

Become part of a high performing and supportive team

This is a Category A position. To be employed by NSW Health you are required to provide evidence of vaccination to comply with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy (PD2020_017)

All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles within NSW Health. For more information, please visit:http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/

For further details on the role, please viewthe Position Description

For enquiries, please contact Catherine Ryan on0477303536or via email at Catherine.Ryan2@health.nsw.gov.au

If you think this role is for you, then please address the selection criteria and submit your resume by the closing date.

Applications Close: 10 January 2022

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