Join our team!

  • Use your experience  to make a difference in our region
  • Salary Sacrificing benefits available
  • Flexible working hours
  • Professional Development budget
  • Paid supervision
  • Rural location with many services available
  • Supportive, family-friendly and inclusive work environment
  • We recognise, respect and celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and cultural identity
  • Established, value-focused, Not for Profit Organisation
  • HealthWISE is a value-led organisation. Our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community.

Vision – Healthy Communities

Purpose – Creating better health for our communities

HealthWISE provides primary health care programs and clinical services across the New England North West area of NSW and an increasing range of services and programs in the Darling Downs West Moreton regions and Goondiwindi LGA. HealthWISE has been delivering federally funded primary health and social services for over 13 years. We are a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to creating healthy communities.

Of the 480,965 people in the regions we service in NSW and QLD, 6.7% are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander People, compared to 2.7% nationally, and over a quarter of our employees are Aboriginal.

By employing skilled and experienced local health care providers and a dedicated support team, we provide efficient and effective programs that improve access, increase awareness, decrease cost, empower communities and foster long term health.

HealthWISE is a flexible and inclusive organisation and is dedicated to providing a welcoming and culturally appropriate environment for everyone and promotes the safety of adults and children.

Current Positions Available

MENTAL HEALTH TEAM

Mental Health Data Officer - NSW or QLD

Suicide Prevention Initiative Program officer - NSW

ABORIGINAL HEALTH ACCESS TEAM

Aboriginal Outreach Worker - Moree

Did you know that HealthWISE now has over 100 staff spread amongst our 9 offices in NSW and QLD, with many outreach services to small and remote country towns?
Our staff may travel many kilometres a week to see our clients, as well as offering our services at our offices and via telehealth too.
You may not realise what services and programs we offer, but when you need them, know that HealthWISE will be there for you!

The video below proudly presents a snapshot of who we are today; showcasing our incredible team, our range of primary health care services across NSW and QLD,
and the community we serve.

We currently have no positions available. 

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We are a growing organisation, and do advertise regularly. 

Occupational Therapist 

  • Fulltime
  • Based in our Ipswich office
  • Supportive environment – work in a supportive, family-friendly and inclusive work environment
  • Work/life balance – we encourage a happy work/life balance and can offer flexibility around your hours

Due to our ongoing growth and expansion into Queensland, HealthWISE is offering an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our new interdisciplinary Allied Health team based in Ipswich. Our new team would offer outreach services to areas within the Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley, Somerset regions. 

The Opportunity

As the Primary Health Occupational Therapist in the newly formed allied health team, you will provide Occupational Therapy services to referred fee-for-service individual clients or groups of clients. These services will be provided to support GPs and community members to access the delivery of best-practice care for people across the Darling Downs West Moreton region.

As a HealthWISE Primary Health Occupational Therapist, you will work collaboratively with health practitioners (including GPs and allied health professionals), health services (including the Hospital Health Services and Aboriginal Health Services), and other education and support services to provide an integrated and inclusive approach to health care.

You will possess and apply specialised skills relevant to the role, will work within your scope of practice, and apply your skills, competence and training to provide a standard of services as required by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and relevant professional organisations. 

You will demonstrate your understanding and knowledge of /or experience in delivering services via Telehealth as related to this role. 

About you

  • Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy, registration with relevant professional association and demonstrated relevant experience in primary health care.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high quality and responsive client / carer / customer service in a one-on-one or group setting.
  • Commitment to ethical practice, professional conduct and professional development.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously in the delivery of clinical services, as well as an ability to work positively and co-operatively within a multi-disciplinary team environment, including with General Practitioners, Allied Health Professionals and educators.
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their health
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of and/or experience in delivering services via Telehealth
  • Demonstrated attitude and behaviours that are in keeping with the company’s values (empowerment, equality, client focus, community, passion for excellence, visionary)
  • Demonstrated commitment to the delivery of quality, consistent and continuous health services to local communities
  • Current unrestricted and unencumbered QLD Driver’s Licence 
  • Willingness to travel and work  after hours  if required
  • Willingness to consent to a National Police Check
  • Current Blue Card/Working With Children Check held or willingness to obtain  

DESIRABLE

  • Experience working with people with a disability
  • Experience working remotely with accountability.
  • Experience working with and engaging with regional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in a primary health care setting
  • Demonstrated understanding of Primary Health Care.

We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability.

HealthWISE is a flexible and inclusive organisation and is dedicated to providing a welcoming and culturally appropriate environment for everyone and promotes the safety of adults and children.

A Working With Children Check and a National Police Check are requirements for all HealthWISE employees. 

Apply for this job!

To submit your application for this position, the essential role criteria must be addressed in your cover letter, accompanied by your latest CV. 

The full Position Description:

Please contact Naomi Petty on 0438 743 240  or
naomi.petty@healthwise.org.au, to discuss or to
obtain a position description.

Please address all applications to Naomi Petty.

Primary Health Speech Pathologist (Paediatric)

  • Fulltime
  • Based in our Ipswich office
  • Supportive environment – work in a supportive, family-friendly and inclusive work environment
  • Work/life balance – we encourage a happy work/life balance and can offer flexibility around your hours

Due to our ongoing growth and expansion into Queensland, HealthWISE is offering an exciting opportunity for a Primary Health Speech Pathologist (Paediatric)  to join our new interdisciplinary Allied Health team based in Ipswich. Our new team would offer outreach services to areas within the Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley, Somerset regions.

The Opportunity

As the Primary Health Speech Pathologist (Paediatric) in the newly formed allied health team, you will have the qualifications and skills to competently provide evidence-based assessment, treatment and consultancy to HealthWISE clients and customers.

In this role, you will work collaboratively with carers, other health practitioners, (including GPs, allied health professionals and aboriginal health workers) and community stakeholders, for example, within the education sector, to provide an integrated and inclusive approach to health care for clients.

As a HealthWISE clinician, you will have access to professional development opportunities, clinical supervision and flexible working arrangements. As a successful applicant, you will act according to HealthWISE values, policy and procedures and code of conduct as well as maintain accurate clinical records, statistics, reports, related documentation and filing systems as required.

Personal qualities such as open and clear communication, a strength-focussed outlook and integrity will be crucial in meeting the objectives of this role. You will work co-operatively within the HealthWISE team and at all times maintain professional standards. You will demonstrate understanding and knowledge of /or experience in delivering services via Telehealth as related to this role.

About You

  • Tertiary qualifications in Speech Pathology and membership of Speech Pathology Australia
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective, accessible, Speech Pathology services
  • Demonstrated high-level interpersonal skills including consulting, liaising, negotiating and facilitating activities with a wide range of individuals and groups
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a diverse caseload 
  • Experience in providing services to children with a disability
  • Experience working remotely with accountability
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their health
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of and/or experience in delivering services via telehealth 
  • Demonstrated attitude and behaviours that are in keeping with the company’s values (empowerment, equality, client focus, community, passion for excellence, visionary)
  • Demonstrated commitment to the delivery of quality, consistent and continuous health services to local communities
  • Current unrestricted and unencumbered QLD Driver’s Licence 
  • Willingness to travel and work after hours  if required
  • Willingness to consent to a National Police Check
  • Current Blue Card/Working With Children Check held or willingness to obtain  

DESIRABLE

  • Experience working with and engaging with regional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in a primary health care setting

We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability.

HealthWISE is a flexible and inclusive organisation and is dedicated to providing a welcoming and culturally appropriate environment for everyone and promotes the safety of adults and children.

A Working With Children Check and a National Police Check are requirements for all HealthWISE employees. 

Apply for this job!

To submit your application for this position, the essential role criteria must be addressed in your cover letter, accompanied by your latest CV. 

The full Position Description:

Please contact Naomi Petty on 0438 743 240  or
naomi.petty@healthwise.org.au, to discuss or to
obtain a position description.

Please address all applications to Naomi Petty.

Speech pathologist 

  • Part-time (3 days)
  • Based in our Tamworth office

Why work as a Speech Pathologist with HealthWISE?

  • Flexible working hours – work/life balance with part-time work
  • Administration  and program support in Tamworth
  • Generous annual professional development opportunities
  • Supervision/mentoring tailored to your needs
  • Up to $15,900 in salary packaging
  • Cultural immersion training and values
  • A stable allied health team who love working with HealthWISE!

The Opportunity

HealthWISE is looking for an experienced speech pathologist to join our team in Tamworth.  This is an opportunity to work with a passionate allied health team including 3 other speech pathologists with more than 60 years combined experience between them! The work is predominantly paediatric and involves:

  • short-term interventions
  • school contracts
  • intervention for NDIS participants
  • group sessions
  • health promotion.    

About you

As a HEalthWISE Speech Pathologist, responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide speech pathology services to referred clients through programs such as:
    – Priority Allied Health Services (PAHS) – funded by HNECC PHN
    – Fee-for-service speech pathology services – including NDIS and preschool / school contracts; and
    – Medicare (MBS) services.
  • Provide quality, accessible speech pathology services to a mixed caseload (although predominantly paediatric) using caseload management strategies such as triage
  • Work to achieve positive outcomes for clients within the scope of funding available (eg. a limited number of sessions)
  • Provide timely communication and liaise effectively regarding client’s care with GPs and other health professionals, as appropriate (including completing care plans and service level agreements)
  • Become familiar with a range of local services and care providers in the region, and referral pathways to facilitate linkages for clients and their carers
  • Develop partnerships with Aboriginal Health services and community groups to ensure the education and communication of health issues are culturally appropriate, easily accessible and understood by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
  • Promote program objectives, activities and events through the media, newsletters and on the HealthWISE website, in collaboration with other members of the Communications and the HealthWISE team.
  • Provide speech pathology education and advice, presentations and resource development for speech pathology and other PHN programs
  • Attend regular team meetings to promote an integrated approach to service delivery and a harmonious team environment; support professional networking and development; and review program planning, progress and outcomes.
  • Develop and maintain professional contacts, partnerships and networks as appropriate, and promote collaboration between HealthWISE and other service providers.
  • Work collaboratively with your manager to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the speech pathology programs and activities, with particular regard to accessibility, health outcomes and cost effectiveness.
  • Prioritise workload demands in a manner that permits timely delivery of clinical services, clinical supervision, consultation and ongoing professional development.
  • Collect, collate and record data to meet program deliverables.
    Other:
  • Display an attitude and behave in a manner that is in keeping with the company’s values (empowerment, equality, client focus, community, passion for excellence, visionary).
  • Actively contribute to the growth and financial sustainability of HealthWISE through identifying new business opportunities, efficiencies, cost savings and innovative solutions.
  • Ensure confidentiality is maintained in accordance with professional guidelines, and legislative and organisational requirements, to build and maintain trust within key stakeholder groups.
  • Other duties as required within the Primary Health Speech Pathologist’s skills and experience.

We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability.

HealthWISE is a flexible and inclusive organisation and is dedicated to providing a welcoming and culturally appropriate environment for everyone and promotes the safety of adults and children.

A Working With Children Check and a National Police Check are requirements for all HealthWISE employees. 

Apply for this job!

To submit your application for this position, the essential role criteria must be addressed in your cover letter, accompanied by your latest CV. 

Please contact Alicia Pratt on 02 6792 5514  or
alicia.pratt@healthwise.org.au, to discuss or to
obtain a position description.

Please address all applications to Alicia Pratt

Position closes 29 October 2021

Would you like to learn a little bit more about the life of a HealthWISE speech pathologist?  Meet Rany Chou and Linda Foskey… 

Primary Health Speech Pathologist (Paediatric)

  • Fulltime
  • Based in our Ipswich office
  • Supportive environment – work in a supportive, family-friendly and inclusive work environment
  • Work/life balance – we encourage a happy work/life balance and can offer flexibility around your hours

Due to our ongoing growth and expansion into Queensland, HealthWISE is offering an exciting opportunity for a Primary Health Speech Pathologist (Paediatric)  to join our new interdisciplinary Allied Health team based in Ipswich. Our new team would offer outreach services to areas within the Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley, Somerset regions.

The Opportunity

As the Primary Health Speech Pathologist (Paediatric) in the newly formed allied health team, you will have the qualifications and skills to competently provide evidence-based assessment, treatment and consultancy to HealthWISE clients and customers.

In this role, you will work collaboratively with carers, other health practitioners, (including GPs, allied health professionals and aboriginal health workers) and community stakeholders, for example, within the education sector, to provide an integrated and inclusive approach to health care for clients.

As a HealthWISE clinician, you will have access to professional development opportunities, clinical supervision and flexible working arrangements. As a successful applicant, you will act according to HealthWISE values, policy and procedures and code of conduct as well as maintain accurate clinical records, statistics, reports, related documentation and filing systems as required.

Personal qualities such as open and clear communication, a strength-focussed outlook and integrity will be crucial in meeting the objectives of this role. You will work co-operatively within the HealthWISE team and at all times maintain professional standards. You will demonstrate understanding and knowledge of /or experience in delivering services via Telehealth as related to this role.

 

About You

  • Tertiary qualifications in Speech Pathology and membership of Speech Pathology Australia
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective, accessible, Speech Pathology services
  • Demonstrated high-level interpersonal skills including consulting, liaising, negotiating and facilitating activities with a wide range of individuals and groups
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a diverse caseload 
  • Experience in providing services to children with a disability
  • Experience working remotely with accountability
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their health
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of and/or experience in delivering services via telehealth 
  • Demonstrated attitude and behaviours that are in keeping with the company’s values (empowerment, equality, client focus, community, passion for excellence, visionary)
  • Demonstrated commitment to the delivery of quality, consistent and continuous health services to local communities
  • Current unrestricted and unencumbered QLD Driver’s Licence 
  • Willingness to travel and work after hours  if required
  • Willingness to consent to a National Police Check
  • Current Blue Card/Working With Children Check held or willingness to obtain 
     

DESIRABLE

  • Experience working with and engaging with regional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in a primary health care setting

 

We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability.

A Working With Children Check and a National Police Check are requirements for all HealthWISE employees. 


Apply for this job!

To submit your application for this position, the essential role criteria must be addressed in your cover letter, accompanied by your latest CV. 

The full Position Description:

Please contact Naomi Petty on 0438 743 240  or
naomi.petty@healthwise.org.au, to discuss or to
obtain a position description.

Please address all applications to Naomi Petty.

Aboriginal Outreach Worker – Indigenous Australians Health Program (IAHP)

  • Fulltime
  • Location: Moree
  • Identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be an active member within your community.

Due to our ongoing growth, we currently have an exciting opportunity available for a motivated and driven Aboriginal Outreach Worker to join our team.

Located in MOREE and servicing Moree and Narrabri with transport provided, you will work closely with other members of the Aboriginal Health Access Team, as well as the broader HealthWISE team to achieve the outcomes of this program in an effective and patient focussed manner.

We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce. HealthWISE considers that being Aboriginal for this position is a genuine occupational qualification under s14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

If you are motivated and driven and have a passion for excellence and empowerment while contributing to the team, this is the opportunity for you!

Why join us?

  • Attractive remuneration – receive a competitive salary with Salary Sacrificing benefits available, and a Professional Development budget
  • Supportive environment – work in a supportive, family-friendly and inclusive work environment
  • Work/life balance – we encourage a happy work/life balance and can offer flexibility around your hours

At HealthWISE, our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications, ensuring we successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Aboriginal Outreach Worker – IAHP is a non-clinical role where you will be working collaboratively with patients, general practitioners, practice staff, Aboriginal Health Services and allied health practitioners to provide appropriate multidisciplinary care and services for Aboriginal people.

In this position, you will assist to increase the capacity of GPs and other health professionals in delivering a holistic health care service to Aboriginal patients while working within the guidelines of the Indigenous Australians Health Program across identified communities within the NENW region.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Promote all Aboriginal Health Access Programs (IAHP, ITC, and IMH) to the community
  • Work within the guidelines of an Aboriginal primary health care framework that assist to increase the capacity of GP’s, Allied Health, Specialist and other health professionals in delivering holistic care services to Aboriginal people
  • Promote cultural awareness and competence within the primary health care workforce and environment;
  • Ensure client and community confidentiality is maintained to build and maintain trust within stakeholder groups;
  • Facilitate access to and follow-up of direct health care activities for Aboriginal people that meets best practice guidelines, and source specialised support and consultation where needed
  • Advocate for the rights and needs of individuals and their families
  • Support the GPs in providing early intervention and preventative services where requested
  • Assist with community access to specialist clinics
  • Participate in the development and delivery of health promotion and education strategies, ensuring feedback from the community is incorporated into planning as well as the goals of the organisation
  • Assist to develop partnerships with other health services and Aboriginal community groups to ensure the education and communication of health issues are culturally appropriate, easily accessible and understood by the community

ROLE CRITERIA – Essential

  • Identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be an active member within your community
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal people and their health

Demonstrated ability to:

  • Communicate sensitively and to effectively engage with Aboriginal people and Communities in a way that fosters mutual respect and regard
  • To work independently, as well as work positively and co-operatively within a team environment as well as within tight time schedules and in accordance with variable workload demands
  • Work remotely and autonomously with accountability
  • Demonstrated attitude and behaviours that are in keeping with the company’s values (empowerment, equality, client focus, community, passion for excellence, visionary)
  • Demonstrated commitment to the delivery of quality, consistent and continuous health services to local communities
  • Current unrestricted and unencumbered NSW Driver’s Licence
  • Willingness to travel and work  after hours if required

DESIRABLE

  • Hold a Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care, or willing to work toward the same
  • Have experience working with health service agencies, non-government organisations, community groups and medical professionals at all levels. 

We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability.

HealthWISE is a flexible and inclusive organisation and is dedicated to providing a welcoming and culturally appropriate environment for everyone and promotes the safety of adults and children.

A Working With Children Check and a National Police Check are requirements for all HealthWISE employees. 

To apply for this position

The Essential Role Criteria must be addressed in your cover letter, accompanied by your latest CV. Applications without a cover letter addressing the Essential Role Criteria accompanied by your CV will not be considered.

 Full position description:

Please contact Russell Cook, Aboriginal Health Worker on 02 6752 7196   or russell.cook@healthwise.org.au, to discuss this position.

Please send all applications to Russell Cook: 
russell.cook@healthwise.org.au
by  5 pm, Thursday, 4 November 2021.

Mental Health Data Officer

  • Part-time 0.6
  • Location negotiable – within New England North West region or Darling Downs West Moreton region based from one of our offices: https://healthwisenenw.com.au/services/
  • Supportive environment – work in a supportive, family-friendly and inclusive work environment
  • Work/life balance – we encourage a happy work/life balance and can offer flexibility around your hours

Due to our ongoing growth, HealthWISE is offering an exciting opportunity for a Mental Health Data Officer to join our Mental Health Team, working with teams across town/s and service areas in the New EnglandNorth West region and Darling Downs West Moreton region.

The Opportunity

The Mental Health Data Officer is responsible for the administration of data collection within the Mental Health portfolio and supporting the delivery of innovative and equitable services and activities across the region, within a timely manner and within approved budgets.

The Mental Health Data Officer provides data and usage information that will support the Mental Health Program and Data Manager to effectively develop and manage the services and activities in accordance with contractual requirements and the strategic goals of HealthWISE.

The Mental Health Data Officer is required to work both independently and as a part of the multidisciplinary Mental Health team and broader HealthWISE team, to achieve the objectives of the programs and the organisation in an effective, integrated and person-centred manner.

As the Mental Health Data Officer, responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • High volume of data entry
  • Data cleansing removing any duplicative or incorrect information
  • Work under the direction of the Mental Health Program and Data Manager and will add value to all activities and services of HealthWISE.
  • Demonstrate understanding and knowledge of / or experience in delivering services via Telehealth as related to this role.
  • Participate in the accurate capture, collation, and reporting of activity and key performance indicators of the Mental Health service.
  • Support the Mental Health Program and Data Manager to ensure all contract deliverables
    within the scope of the position are met and reported within the prescribed timeframe and within the approved budget.
  • Ensure best-practice clinical governance through the administration of continuous quality processes, such as sub-contractor compliance audits and maintaining quality data reports.
  • Comply with HealthWISE policies and procedures, Code of Conduct and relevant legislation and regulatory standards.
  • Actively participate with members of the Mental Health Team and the wider HealthWISE team to inform program planning, development, implementation, and evaluation to ensure a quality, multidisciplinary, coordinated and integrated approach to data integrity.
  • Attend regular meetings with the Mental Health team and the broader HealthWISE team to promote an integrated approach to service delivery and a harmonious team environment; support professional networking and development; and review program planning, progress
    and outcomes.
  • Display attitudes and behaviours in keeping with the company’s values (empowerment, equality, client focus, community, passion for excellence, visionary).
  • Promote cultural awareness and competence within the HealthWISE team and in interactions with consumers, stakeholders and communities.
  • Other duties as reasonable within the Mental Health Data Officer’s skills and experience.

ROLE CRITERIA – Essential

  • Demonstrated experience in program administration.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as positively and co-operatively within a multi- disciplinary team environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding, experience and respect for Aboriginal communities and their culture.
  • Demonstrated attitude and behaviours that are in keeping with the company’s values (empowerment, equality, client focus, community, passion for excellence, visionary).
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, time- management and organisational skills, the ability to meet timeframes and manage priorities in order to meet the requirements of the role.
  • Demonstrated high level interpersonal skills, including the ability to consult, liaise and negotiate with staff, General Practitioners, and other health professionals.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    Competence using a range of computer software packages, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the delivery of quality, consistent and continuous health services to local communities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the delivery of quality, consistent and continuous health services to local communities.
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their health.
  • Current unrestricted and unencumbered NSW Driver’s Licence.
  • Willingness to travel and work after hours if required
  • Willingness to consent to a National Police Check
    Current Working With Children Check held or willingness to obtain.

We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability.

HealthWISE is a flexible and inclusive organisation and is dedicated to providing a welcoming and culturally appropriate environment for everyone and promotes the safety of adults and children.

A Working With Children Check and a National Police Check are requirements for all HealthWISE employees. 

Apply for this job!

To submit your application for this position, the essential role criteria must be addressed in your cover letter, accompanied by your latest CV.

The full Position Description  

Please contact Lynn Hall on 02 6766 1394 or lynn.hall@healthwise.org.au, to discuss this position.
Please address all applications to Lynn Hall.

Position closes 22 October 2021

Allied Health Program Officer

  • Part-time
  • Based in our Ipswich office
  • Supportive environment – work in a supportive, family-friendly and inclusive work environment
  • Work/life balance – we encourage a happy work/life balance and can offer flexibility around your hours

Due to our ongoing growth and expansion into Queensland, HealthWISE is offering an exciting opportunity for an Allied Health Program Officer to join our new interdisciplinary Allied Health team based in Ipswich. Our new team would offer outreach services to areas within the Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley, Somerset regions.

At HealthWISE, our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications, ensuring we successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community.

The Opportunity

In this role you will be able to work collaboratively with HealthWISE staff, health practitioners, health services and other stakeholders to provide an integrated and inclusive approach to allied health care.

As the Allied Health Program Officer, you will

  • Liaise with employed and sub-contracted clinicians, as well as General Practitioners and other health professionals
  • Assist in the management of referral demand and the clinical capacity of clinicians providing Allied Health Programs
  • Liaise with Medical Specialists and Allied Health staff to meet the deliverables of the Fee For Service Programs
  • Manage data and reporting to meet the deliverables of the Fee for Service Programs
  • Provide administrative support to clinical staff and others as approved by Allied Health Team Leader
  • Provide input and support to the Team Leader in the planning, development, promotion, evaluation and reporting of program services and activities
  • Undertake reception duties including the processing of private billing payments
  • Demonstrate understanding and knowledge of /or experience in delivering services via Telehealth as related to this role 

About you

  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to quality program administration preferably in a primary health care setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously, as well as an ability to work positively and co-operatively within a multi-disciplinary team environment, including with General Practitioners, Medical Specialists and Allied Health Professionals.
  • Demonstrated project management and organisational skills, including the ability to meet timeframes and manage priorities in order to meet the requirements of the role.
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of and/or experience in delivering services via Telehealth
  • Demonstrated understanding, experience and respect for Aboriginal communities and their culture
  • Demonstrated high-level written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience using patient management systems
  • Demonstrated attitude and behaviours that are in keeping with the company’s values (empowerment, equality, client focus, community, passion for excellence, visionary)
  • Demonstrated commitment to the delivery of quality, consistent and continuous health services to local communities
  • Current unrestricted and unencumbered QLD Driver’s Licence 
  • Willingness to travel and work after hours  if required
  • Willingness to consent to a National Police Check
  • Current Blue Card/Working With Children Check held or willingness to obtain 

DESIRABLE

  • Understanding of the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) and NDIS administration.

We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability.

HealthWISE is a flexible and inclusive organisation and is dedicated to providing a welcoming and culturally appropriate environment for everyone and promotes the safety of adults and children.

A Working With Children Check and a National Police Check are requirements for all HealthWISE employees. 

To submit your application for this position, the essential role criteria must be addressed in your cover letter, accompanied by your latest CV. 

The full Position Description

Please contact Naomi Petty on 0438 743 240  or
naomi.petty@healthwise.org.au, to discuss. 

Please address all applications to Naomi Petty.

Applications close 30.10.21

Suicide Prevention Initiative Program officer

  • Full time
  • Location negotiable –based at one of our offices within New England North West service region https://healthwisenenw.com.au/services/

  • Supportive environment – work in a supportive, family-friendly and inclusive work environment

  • Work/life balance – we encourage a happy work/life balance and can offer flexibility around your hours

Due to our ongoing growth, HealthWISE is offering an exciting opportunity for a Suicide Prevention Initiative Program officer to join our Mental Health Team to work with our team across town/s and services areas in the New England North West region

At HealthWISE, our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications, ensuring we successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community.

The Opportunity

The Suicide Prevention Initiative (SPI) Program Officer in our SPI Program will be part of a team to provide effective and efficient support to the HealthWISE mental health team and greater community in the New England North West region under the funding of the Ministry of Health NSW.

The role will be responsible to provide support for the Suicide Prevention Aftercare program and working within a collaborative model of care with mental health service providers to enhance services provided by the program.

As the Suicide Prevention Initiative Program officer, responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Promote cultural awareness and competence within the HealthWISE team and in interactions with consumers, stakeholders and communities.
  • Comply with all relevant legislation (e.g., privacy), regulations and professional standards.
  • Receive, screen and process referrals in line with documented procedures in a timely and effective manner, and assist allocation to appropriate providers. Including and not limited to direct contact with clients.
  • To provide administration support to the HealthWISE Mental Health Team and/or other Governance and Networking Committees.
  • The SPI Program Officer is required to work both independently and as a part of the multi- disciplinary Mental Health team, broader HealthWISE team and stakeholders to achieve the objectives of the programs and the organisation in an effective, integrated and person-centred manner.
  • Assist in Planning and supporting of community events with the Mental Health Team for the organisation.
  • Attend relevant stakeholder meetings.
  • Administrative support of the SPI committee. E.g. Invitations, meeting preparation, minute taking, review of action items.
  • Assist in data collection and reports for contractual obligations.
  • Assist in meeting safety and risk assessment requirements for community events.
  • Be the first point of contact for referrers to respond to general enquiries about NSW Ministry of Health commissioned Suicide Prevention Aftercare services in the New England North West region.
  • Demonstrate understanding and knowledge of /or experience in delivering services via Telehealth as related to this role

ROLE CRITERIA – Essential

  • Certificate IV in Mental Health
  • Ability to work within a interdisciplinary mental health team
  • Experience with general administrative duties including referral management
  • Sound knowledge of, and experience with the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team whilst also being able to work independently
  • A can do attitude and excellent problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated sound written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated attitude and behaviours that are in keeping with the company’s values (empowerment, equality, client focus, community, passion for excellence, visionary)
  • Demonstrated commitment to the delivery of quality, consistent and continuous health services to local communities
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their health
  • Current unrestricted and unencumbered NSW Driver’s Licence
  • Willingness to travel and work after hours if required
  • Willingness to consent to a National Police Check Current Working With Children Check held or willingness to obtain

We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability.

HealthWISE is a flexible and inclusive organisation and is dedicated to providing a welcoming and culturally appropriate environment for everyone and promotes the safety of adults and children.

A Working With Children Check and a National Police Check are requirements for all HealthWISE employees. 

Apply for this job!

To submit your application for this position, the essential role criteria must be addressed in your cover letter, accompanied by your latest CV. 

The full Position Description

Please contact Lynn Hall on 02 6766 1394 or lynn.hall@healthwise.org.au, to discuss this position.
Please address all applications to Lynn Hall.

Position closes 22 October 2021

Paediatric Speech Pathologist –
Expression of Interest

  • Fulltime
  • Toowoomba, Darling Downs region
  • Supportive environment – work in a supportive, family-friendly and inclusive work environment
  • Work/life balance – we encourage a happy work/life balance and can offer flexibility around your hours

Due to business growth, HealthWISE is asking for expressions of interest from Speech Pathologists with experience in Child and Youth caseloads. This position will be providing speech interventions via outreach to Primary and Secondary level students within Darling Downs and South West Queensland region.

Requirements

  • Speech Pathology Australia membership
  • AHPRA registration essential
  • QLD Drivers License
  • Blue Card and Police Check Certificates required for role. 

Please contact Naomi Petty on 0438 743 240 or naomi.petty@healthwise.org.au to discuss or to obtain a position description.

Mental Health Clinician, Child and Youth –
Expression of Interest

  • Full time
  • Toowoomba, Darling Downs region
  • Supportive environment – work in a supportive, family-friendly and inclusive work environment
  • Work/life balance – we encourage a happy work/life balance and can offer flexibility around your hours

Due to business growth, HealthWISE is asking for expressions of interest from Mental Health Clinicians with experience in Child and Youth clinical caseloads. This position will be providing low to moderate level interventions via outreach to Primary and Secondary level students within Darling Downs and South West Queensland region.

Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Nurses, or Mental Health trained Occupational Therapists encouraged to apply.

Requirements

  • Professional Body membership (APA, ACMHN, AASW, OTA)
  • AHPRA registration essential
  • QLD Drivers License
  • Blue Card and Police Check Certificates required for role. 

Please contact Naomi Petty on 0438 743 240 or naomi.petty@healthwise.org.au to discuss or to obtain a position description.

Interested in working with us?

HealthWISE provides a range of primary health care services across New England North West NSW and South East QLD.

We are always interested in hearing from allied health and mental health professionals who may be interested in working with us.

Please email a copy of your CV to:

NSW based –  anne.williams@healthwise.org.au

QLD basednaomi.petty@healthwise.org.au

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