Location: Dubbo, Orange, Bourke, Broken Hill
Full-Time maximum-term contract until 30 June 2021 (with possibility of further extension)
The Primary Health Program Officer, Aboriginal Health Strategy and Programs is responsible for providing a high level of program and administration support to Western Health Alliance Ltd (WHAL) trading as Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) Aboriginal Health Strategy and Programs portfolio, with a focus on improving the cultural safety of primary care services in the region.
The Primary Health Program Officer is responsible for assisting with the planning, development and integration of Aboriginal Health programs across the WNSW PHN.
The Primary Health Program Officer will collaborate with members of the Strategy, Engagement & Performance team and other WNSW PHN staff to generate relevant information and data needed to support the improvement, coordination and integration of Culturally Safe Primary Care Services for Aboriginal people living in our region.
The position will engage, and build a relationship with Regional Assemblies, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHO’s), Aboriginal Communities and the WNSW PHN Aboriginal Health Council to achieve outcomes regarding improving Aboriginal Health in Western NSW.
WNSW PHN considers that being Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification under s14 of the Antidiscrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
While WNSWPHN recognises that there are people of both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent living across the region; reference is being made as Aboriginal in recognition of Aboriginal people being the first people of NSW.
The position can be based in our Dubbo, Orange, Bourke or Broken Hill office.
Applications should be submitted via email (by the closing date and time) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The selection criteria as outlined in the position description must be addressed as part of your application.
This is an identified position in accordance with Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. Aboriginal applicants must demonstrate Aboriginality which forms part of addressing the selection criteria. While WNSW PHN recognises that there are people of both Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent living across the region, reference is made to Aboriginal in recognition of Aboriginal people being the first people of NSW.
Applications close 11.59pm Monday 13 July 2020.
For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Daniel Belshaw (Executive Manager – Strategy Engagement & Performance on 0437 227 627.