Aboriginal Health Liaison Officer (AHLO)

An exciting opportunity exists for a Aboriginal Health Liaison Officer (AHLO) who is empathetic, enthusiastic and compassionate, to join our primary care team. This is a permanent full time position.   Robinvale District Health Service (RDHS) is a vibrant and dynamic rural health organisation providing health care services across the Victorian Mallee and parts of New South Wales. We operate under the Multi-Purpose Service (MPS) Model providing flexible and coordinated services which suit the needs of our communities. In addition to our role providing aged care and sub-acute services in Robinvale and Manangatang we also provide allied health services based on the primary care model of health ensuring we meet our communities health needs across the lifespan, address the broader determinants of health and empower individuals, families and communities to take charge of their own health.

RDHS works within a values driven care environment where our values of Respect, Professionalism, Care, Commitment and Collaboration influence the way we work and our vision to improve the health, wellbeing and strength of our communities.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Aboriginal Health Liaison Officer (AHLO) who is empathetic, enthusiastic and compassionate, to join our primary care team. This is a permanent full time position. The role works with the Indigenous Community Members to help maintain and improve their health through health promotion, education and assistance to access available services. The role also works with health services staff, including hospital and community health staff, to ensure services are culturally appropriate and accessible.

The successful applicant(s) will work and learn as part of a collaborative, supportive and multidisciplinary team of health professionals as part of our Health and Wellbeing Team.  In addition to being part of a workplace where staff are valued and included we offer the following benefits:

  • A culture that promotes work-life balance
  • Salary packaging/novated leasing
  • Professional development support
  • Free parking
  • Discounted health insurance

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Proof of  Aboriginality or Torres Strait Islander
  • Good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with professional and community groups
  • Skills to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Computer  literacy
  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • National Police Records Check that is clear and a Working with Children’s Check pass prior to the confirmation of appointment.

RDHS is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to providing a working environment that values and embraces diversity and inclusion.  Our organisation is committed to ensuring that our workforce reflects the community we serve.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer’s Mandatory Vaccination Directions, RDHS employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. Annual influenza vaccine is also mandatory and depending on your role, RDHS may require other vaccinations.

Closing Date: Monday 15th August 2022.

Applications received earlier than the closing date may be assessed, interviewed and offered employment prior to the closing date.

To apply please forward your application to;

People & Culture

Phone: (03) 5051 8189[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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