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The is committed to building a workplace culturethat values diversity and embodies our\u00a0. Weactively promote the employment of all minority groups. For assistance withyour application to this position visit\u00a0. Employment Type :\u00a0Permanent\u00a0Full Time Position Classification :\u00a0Aboriginal Hlth Worker Remuneration : $51,608.00 - $76,009.00 Hours Per Week :\u00a038 Requisition ID :\u00a0REQ28299 Number of FTE: \u00a01.0 Applications Close: \u00a026 Mar 2018 Where you'll be working Warren Multi-Purpose Health Service, apart of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautifulregion, visit our website\u00a0. What you'll be doing The Aboriginal Health Worker Transition to Practice works as key member of the multi-disciplinary team to provide flexible, holistic and culturally sensitive primary health care services, including direct clinical care, to Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities to achieve better health access and outcomes; while they work towards meeting requirements for registration with AHPRA as an Aboriginal Health Practitioner. Selection Criteria: Be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent (pursuant to Section 14 (d) of the Anti-discrimination Act 1977. Hold or be willing to work towards a minimum Certificate IV Aboriginal Primary Health Care (Practice) and be willing to work towards AHPRA standards to meet Registration as an Aboriginal Health Practitioner. Understanding of the following factors and how they influence Aboriginal people, their cultural understanding of health issues and their health outcomes- Australian history, socio economic influences, the complexities of chronic disease and preventable lifestyle illness. Ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team. Demonstrated capacity to plan, develop, deliver and evaluate health promotion and education initiatives and the ability to use computer programs required to plan, deliver or document this care (including capacity to learn relevant programs, including those for patient records and data reporting). Ability to effectively communicate, collaborate and consult with others, document care well and interact sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal people. Current NSW Drivers Licence and the ability to travel within the local area and throughout Western NSW LHD (as necessary).
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