Aboriginal health worker

Oonah Health & Community Services Aboriginal Corporation

Oonah Health and Community Services Aboriginal Corporation was established in 2009. Its purpose is to establish and operate a base from which an integrated program of health, wellbeing, education and employment services for the Aboriginal community is delivered within a cultural framework of respect, caring and sharing. 

The Aboriginal health worker's role is part of the Steps Outer East program which will be delivered from three key ‘service hubs’ in each of the three Outer East Local Government Areas. Oonah covers the Yarra Ranges in partnership with Inspiro, Carrington Health in Knox and AccessHC in Maroondah. The Stepped Care journey emphasises comprehensive clinical staging, regular clinical reviews, connections to wider services and support for families.

Closing date: 

11pm, 10 June 2020


Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)



Job category: 

  • Senior management

Type of vacancy: 

Part time

Salary and conditions: 

$71,136 per annum plus superannuation

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Grade 4 Level 3

Part time - 4 days per week

Job description/overview: 

The Aboriginal health worker (AHW) is responsible for;

  • managing the intake, triage and care coordination for the EMPHN Mental Health Stepped Care Model for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in the eastern metropolitan region (EMR)
  • building relationships and work in collaboration with a range of internal and external stakeholders to engage and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in the EMR to manage their health care needs
  • providing care coordination services and to improve access to health services.

For more details download a copy of the position description (PDF).

Contact person and how to apply: 

Applications must be in writing and include a letter addressing the applicant's experience, skills and competencies as detailed in the position description, together with a current CV. Selection will be based on the applicants' responses.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more information contact Anne Jenkins manager@hicsa.org.au or phone 03 5962 2940.

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