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
  • 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.
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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. 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.

By employing skilled and experienced local healthcare 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, wellbeing and inclusion of all children.

We currently have several positions advertised. Please scroll down to see all available.

Community Support Worker – GUNNEDAH

  • Fixed-term position until 30 Jun 2021
  • 70hrs per fortnight – part-time
  • Identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be an active member within the community is an essential criteria for this position

Reports to: IAHP Team Leader

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this role is to provide support to Aboriginal community members and their families, in accessing primary health care services, as well as enabling best-practice care to be delivered by GPs and other health professionals.  

The position is a non-clinical role in which the successful applicant will work closely with numerous stakeholders, including the Care Coordinators of the ITC team, Aboriginal Health Workers of the IAHP team, community services agencies, Allied health providers and particularly with General Practices in working toward the delivery of a holistic health care approach to Aboriginal community members.  

The successful person shall apply their community knowledge, skills and training to achieve the Health Access team goals and outcomes on time and within the approved budget. The position shall add value to all activities and services of HealthWISE.

ESSENTIAL

  • 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
  • Identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be an active member within the 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 experience using a computer, in particular, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook software packages
  • Excellent oral communication skills as well as high level organisational and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to the delivery of quality, consistent and continuous health services to local communities

DESIRABLE

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

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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. 

HealthWISE considers that being Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification under s14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

__________________________

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 role criteria accompanied by your CV will not be considered.

The full Position Description:

Please contact Jye Millgate on 02 6766 1394 or
Jye.Millgate@healthwise.org.au, to discuss the requirements or to obtain a position description.

Please address all applications to Jye Millgate
by the closing date, 5 pm Monday 23 November 2020.

Community Support Worker – MOREE

  • Fixed-term position until 30 Jun 2021
  • 70hrs per fortnight – part-time
  • Identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be an active member within the community is an essential criteria for this position

Reports to: IAHP Team Leader

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this role is to provide support to Aboriginal community members and their families, in accessing primary health care services, as well as enabling best-practice care to be delivered by GPs and other health professionals.  

The position is a non-clinical role in which the successful applicant will work closely with numerous stakeholders, including the Care Coordinators of the ITC team, Aboriginal Health Workers of the IAHP team, community services agencies, Allied health providers and particularly with General Practices in working toward the delivery of a holistic health care approach to Aboriginal community members.  

The successful person shall apply their community knowledge, skills and training to achieve the Health Access team goals and outcomes on time and within the approved budget. The position shall add value to all activities and services of HealthWISE.

ESSENTIAL

  • 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
  • Identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be an active member within the 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 experience using a computer, in particular, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook software packages
  • Excellent oral communication skills as well as high level organisational and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to the delivery of quality, consistent and continuous health services to local communities

DESIRABLE

  • Hold a Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care, or a willingness 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.

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

HealthWISE considers that being Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification under s14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

__________________________

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 role criteria accompanied by your CV will not be considered.

The full Position Description:

Please contact Jye Millgate on 02 6766 1394 or
Jye.Millgate@healthwise.org.au, to discuss the requirements or to obtain a position description.

Please address all applications to Jye Millgate
by the closing date, 5 pm Monday 23 November 2020.

Or, contact Sally Urquhart  
(02) 6766 1394
  or  sally.urquhart@healthwise.org.au, to discuss the requirements and to obtain a position description.

Please send all applications to Sally Urquhart sally.urquhart@healthwise.org.au,  by closing date:
5 pm, Friday, 11 September 2020.

Interested in working with us?

HealthWISE provides a range of primary health care services across New England North West New South Wales.

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: anne.williams@healthwisenenw.com.au

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