Employment Opportunities at WNSW PHN
Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) is an agile and high performing organisation that responds to the identified needs of the community, Commonwealth and State health policy, and the development needs of primary health care providers.
Program Officer - Aboriginal Health Strategy and Programs
Location: Orange, Dubbo or Bathurst
Part time or full time maximum term contract until 30 June 2021 (with possibility of extension)
The Health Officer, Aboriginal Health Strategy and Programs is responsible for providing 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 Health Officer is responsible for assisting with the planning, development and integration of Aboriginal Health programs across the WNSW PHN. The Health 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.
For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Kim Whiteley on 1300 699 167.
Applications close 9am Monday, June 3, 2019.