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

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. 

Please like us on Facebook, as all our positions vacant are posted there.

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.

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.

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.

Receptionist – Tamworth

  • Part-time
  • Based in Tamworth – Head office

HealthWISE is recruiting a part-time Receptionist – Tamworth. 

The purpose of this role is to provide administrative support to the Tamworth office as required and to act as the first point of contact for clients and stakeholders, ensuring their initial impression of HealthWISE is a positive one. The Receptionist will manage operational functions for the office in which they are located and other HealthWISE offices as directed by the Corporate Services Manager. Working as part of the Admin Team is an integral aspect of this role along with the ability to anticipate, organise and prioritise the workload as well as the ability to work proactively.

The Receptionist is required to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of /or experience in delivering services via Telehealth as related to this role.

Why join us?

  • Salary Sacrificing benefits available, and a generous 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.

About you

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • 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 willing to obtain
  •  Excellent phone manner and the ability to talk to clients from varied backgrounds and cultures
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team whilst also being able to work independently
  • Sound knowledge of, and experience with the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Demonstrated sound written and oral communication skills
  •  Experience with general reception duties
    Demonstrated commitment to the delivery of quality, consistent and continuous health services to local communities
  • Experience with clinical software including billing ie. Best Practice

It would be desirable if you:

  •  Experience working with and engaging with regional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in primary health care setting as relevant to this role
  • Understanding of the primary health care sector

We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce and welcome and 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. 

What’s next?

If you have the skills, experience, and passion to be a successful addition to our team, we would love to hear from you!

To submit your application for this position, the essential role criteria outlined in the Position Description must be addressed in your cover letter, accompanied by your latest CV. Applications without a cover letter addressing the role criteria and CV will not be considered.

Please contact Operations Officer Melissa Cavallaro, melissa.cavallaro@healthwise.org.au
for more information about this position.

Please address all applications to Operations Officer Melissa Cavallaro: melissa.cavallaro@healthwise.org.au

Position closes Friday, 16 July 2021 at 5pm.

Team Leader – Indigenous Mental Health

  • Fulltime – 76 hours per fortnight
  • Based in Tamworth

HealthWISE is recruiting a full time Team Leader – Indigenous Mental Health to be based in our Tamworth office. The HealthWISE Mental Health team offers non-crisis mental health services.

The Team Leader – Indigenous Mental Health, is responsible for the clinical oversight, line management, leadership for HealthWISE staff and contractors and program management of the HealthWISE Aboriginal Mental Health services and activities approved by the Manager – Aboriginal Health Services, in accordance with contractual requirements and the strategic goals of HealthWISE.

They will apply specialised clinical skills relevant to the role, will work within their scope of practice, and utilise their skills, competence and training to provide a standard of services as required by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or relevant professional organisations, such as the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Why join us?

  • Salary Sacrificing benefits available, and a generous 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.

About you

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) in a relevant discipline, and relevant clinical experience as a mental health clinician working with adults, children and adolescents with mental health disorders.
  • Membership of a professional association.
  • Demonstrated competency in the delivery of evidence-based therapies in the treatment of mental health disorders. 
  • Evidence of training and experience in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander mental health and demonstrated understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people and their health.
  • Demonstrated practical experience in program management, planning, development, implementation, management, reporting and evaluation, including budget management skills preferably in a primary care or integrated care setting.
  • Demonstrated line management experience, including an ability to supervise and support staff remotely.
  • Demonstrated ability to work positively and co-operatively within a multi-disciplinary team environment, including General Practitioners, Medical Specialists and Allied Health Professionals.
  • Demonstrated attitude and behaviours that are in keeping with the company’s values (empowerment, equality, community, client focus, passion for excellence, visionary).
  • Demonstrated high level communication, time- management, organisational and problem-solving skills, including the ability to meet timeframes and manage priorities in order to meet the requirements of the role and the organisation.
  • Demonstrated skill and experience using a range of computer software packages, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and  Best practice.  
  • Ability and willingness to work at occasional weekend and after-hour events.
  • Current unrestricted Driver’s Licence and a willingness to travel

It would be desirable if you:

  • Identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander or a person of Aboriginal heritage. HealthWISE considers that being Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification under s14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
  • Are familiar with the national PMHC MDS.

We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce and welcome and 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. 

What’s next?

If you have the skills, experience, and passion to be a successful addition to our team, we would love to hear from you!

To apply for this position, we encourage you to contact Jay Ramirez on 02 6766 1394 or jay.ramirez@healthwise.org.au, to discuss the requirements and obtain a position description. 

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 and CV will not be considered.

Position closes 12 July 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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