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WACHS is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation which strives to provide holistic health care to enhance the health and emotional well-being of the Aboriginal and non Aboriginal community of Wellington and surrounding districts.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to provide:

  1. A cover letter with a detailed response to the essential criteria listed in the position description
  2. A copy of your current resume
  3. Details of 2 referees (one must be a current supervisor)
  4. Please send your completed application to the nominated person as per the job advertisement

We are currently seeking applications for the following position/s:


Aboriginal Local Support Coordinator - Violence Prevention


Position Location

Warne Street, Wellington

Type of employment

Full time

Hours per week

38

Is this an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander identified position

Yes

Minimum Qualifications

  • Relevant qualifications to the role in Social work or willingness to undertake Cert IV in Aboriginal Family Wellbeing and Violence Prevention in a time frame that is determined by WACHS
  • There is a qualification pathway associated with this position which is supported by the organisation

About The Position

This position is part of the Social & Emotional Well Being Team in Wellington

The position aims to reduce the incidence of family violence in the community. Provide education and raise awareness of the impacts of family violence

The program provides individualised case management, crisis support, counselling, supported referrals

Closing Date

21 May 2021

Position Enquiries

Contact Cherie Colliss on 02 6845 9310 or email cheriec@wachs.net.au

Applications

Address to Cherie Colliss by email cheriec@wachs.net.au

All applications should address the selection criteria along with a current resume and 2 current referee's.

Applications should be addressed to contact person and submitted via email by closing date.


Apply Now

Aboriginal Family Health Worker - Violence Prevention


Position Location

Warne Street, Wellington

Type of employment

Full time

Hours per week

38

Is this an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander identified position

Yes

Minimum Qualifications

  • Relevant qualifications to the role in Social work or willingness to undertake Cert IV in Aboriginal Family Wellbeing and Violence
  • Prevention in a time frame that is determined by WACHS
  • There is a qualification pathway associated with this position which is supported by the organisation

About The Position

This position is part of the Social & Emotional Well Being Team in Wellington

The position aims to reduce the incidence of family violence in the community. Provide education and raise awareness of the impacts of family violence

The program provides individualised case management, crisis support, counselling, supported referrals

Closing Date

21 May 2021

Position Enquiries

Contact Cherie Colliss on 02 6845 9310 or email cheriec@wachs.net.au

Applications

Address to Cherie Colliss by email cheriec@wachs.net.au

All applications should address the selection criteria along with a current resume and 2 current referee's.

Applications should be addressed to contact person and submitted via email by closing date.


Apply Now

Transport Officer


Position Location

Maxwell Street, Wellington

Type of employment

Full Time

Hours per week

38

Is this an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander identified position

Yes

Minimum Qualifications

Mandatory Compliance Requirements
  • Drivers Licence
  • National Criminal Record Check
  • Working With Children Check
  • Immunisation Record; Including evidence of Health Worker Vaccinations (DTP, Hep B, MMR, Varicella, Annual Influenza)
Essential Criteria
  • Aboriginality
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Knowledge and awareness of Aboriginal culture and history, and current issues affecting the lives of Aboriginal people today
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Current drivers licence with good driving record
  • Demonstrated administration skills
  • Understanding of EEO, WHS within the workplace

About The Position

As the transport officer you will work closely with our busy clinic Team to support patients to their medical appointments.

Listed below are some of the key duties:

  • Transport Patients to and from scheduled appointments
  • Timely pick up and transporting of clients to and from hospital/home as scheduled
  • Timely picked and transporting of clients to and from specialist appointment from Wellington to Dubbo and Orange
  • Emergency pick up of clients as directed
  • Timely delivery and or pick up of medications, pathology, supplies and equipment as directed
  • Maintain a log / record of all journeys/pick ups
  • Responsible cleaning, maintenance and reporting of any damage to vehicle
  • Ensure log book are used on a daily basis
  • Operation of vehicle and use of petrol card to being line with WACHS procedures
  • Assist in maintaining the WACHS fleet, arrange servicing as required
  • Assist with some light maintenance duties
  • Assist and work closely with the reception staff such as general reception duties
  • Comply with WACHS policies and procedures
  • Follow all safety procedures and contribute to a safe work environment

Closing Date

21 May 2021

Position Enquiries

Contact Anita Dwyer on 0421759781 or email anitad@wachs.net.au

Applications

Address to Anita Dwyer by email anitad@wachs.net.au

Apply Now

Aboriginal Community and Therapy Support Worker - ACTT


Position Location

Brisbane Street, Dubbo

Type of employment

Part Time

Hours per week

24

Is this an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander identified position

Yes

Minimum Qualifications

  • Aboriginality
  • Relevant qualification in Aboriginal Primary Health Care/ Education and / or Community Services or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal children and families in health, community services or child related employment
  • Awareness of and sensitive to Aboriginal culture and history, and current issues affecting the lives of Aboriginal people
  • Ability to work unsupervised and/or as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated time management, organisational and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated high level of communication skills (verbal & written) including negotiation and advocacy skills and the ability to communicate with local Aboriginal families, Local health, Education and family support services
  • Demonstrated experience in the utilisation of Microsoft Office programs

About The Position

ACTT is a free Allied Health Service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children, aged up to 8 years of age, who live in Dubbo. The team consists of Speech Pathologists, an Occupational Therapist, Psychological services supported by Aboriginal Community and Therapy Support Workers

We are looking for an Aboriginal Community and Therapy Support Worker to join our multidisciplinary team (Allied Health professionals) in order to meet our growing demand

Part of the Aboriginal Community and Therapy Support Worker’s role is to:

  • Support, advocate and liaise for Aboriginal Children and their families in Dubbo referred ACTT
  • Build awareness and identify family strengths and vulnerabilities and tailor ongoing individual support for families referred to the ACTT
  • Develop networking partnerships with health, education and family support services to support families in establishing or re-establishing community networks to improve child outcomes
  • Promote ACTT services as culturally appropriate and accessible for the local Aboriginal community
  • Attend appointments with families and clients for support, as required
  • Assist clinicians with Outreach Groups and Screening of clients
  • Complete individual programs with clients under the direction of the managing clinician
  • Provide feedback to the managing clinician regarding the client’s progress
  • Provide clinical administration support to clinicians
  • Assist with the maintenance and hygiene status of equipment ie cleaning toys
  • Create new resources either for clinical or administrative support purposes

Closing Date

28 May 2021

Position Enquiries

Contact Jemima Quilty on 02 6881 8077 or email jemimaQ@wachs.net.au

Applications

Address to Karen Jarrett by email karenJ@wachs.net.au

Apply Now

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