Aboriginal Mental Health Worker

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Department of Health
Australia

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Aboriginal Mental Health Worker

Job ID: 11301
Job Views: 27
Location: Geraldton
Post Code: 6530
Category: Healthcare & Medical
Employment Type: Full-time, Casual
Posted: 14/05/2024

Description:

Salary:  HSO Level G4 $83,028 - $88,287 p.a pro rata (plus 11% superannuation) Location:  Geraldton Unit/Division:  Midwest -> Mental Health & Community Alcohol & Drug Services Work Type:  Casual, Fixed Term - Full Time Position No:  00605153 Closing Date:  2024-05-27 4:00 PM (YYYY-MM-DD) Attachments: 2021 application information package wachs.pdf
Aboriginal Mental Health Worker CH605153 HSO Level G4 May 2023.pdf
wachs - r5 - application form - pdf.pdf
wachs pre-employment health assessment policy.pdf
wwc applicant advice 2017.pdf
This is a Fixed Term Full Time appointment for six months with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency.

Casual appointments will also be considered.

Eligibility to Apply: Pursuant of Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984, the occupant of this position must be of Aboriginal descent.

Job Requirements:

Position Profile:  An opportunity exists for a motivated and suitably experienced Aboriginal Mental Health Worker to join our team in Geraldton. The occupant of this position will work as a member of the multidisciplinary regional Mental Health Alcohol & Drug team and enhance the accessibility of Mental Health services to Aboriginal people and communities.

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

This vacancy is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: https://workingwithchildren.wa.gov.au

Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA). Any offer of employment with WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn. Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of twelve (12) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.

Area Profile: The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) Midwest health region of Western Australia covers more than 470,000 square kilometres, nearly one fifth of the State, with its population concentrated along the coast. The region is located in the northern middle section of Western Australia and incorporates three health districts - Gascoyne, Geraldton, Midwest and Murchison, is recognised for its unique natural environment and is a culturally diverse region with Aboriginal people representing 13% of the overall population.

Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

  • 11% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information click here.
  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • Other professional and location based allowances

Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form.

For Further Job Related Information:  We encourage you to contact Violet Evans on 08 9956 1999.

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.

How to Apply:

Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online.

It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.

Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria in no more than 2-3 pages and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements.

These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.

LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

WA Health embraces diversity and is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service.

WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.

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