NSW Government

Employment Type: Full Time Permanent
Position Classification: Aboriginal Health Worker
Remuneration: $60,398.00 – $87,301.00 pa (+ superannuation + are available to reduce your taxable income and increase your take-home pay)
Requisition ID: REQ456844
Location: Hours Per Week: 38
Applications Close: 14 February 2024, 11:59pm

Aboriginal Health Worker- Transition to Practice
BreastScreen NSW

About the role

Based in Orange, the BreastScreen Aboriginal Health Worker contributes to the delivery of high quality health promotion and clinical services within the Western NSW area. This position aims to improve Aboriginal health, engagement and reduce health inequity in Western NSW and Far West Local Health District.

The Aboriginal Health Worker is responsible for ongoing development of Aboriginal engagement which aims to increase the recruitment of Aboriginal women into the BreastScreen NSW service and support Aboriginal women while attending assessment clinic appointments.

Travel across Western and Far West NSW to coordinate yarning circles and attending assessments clinics in Dubbo and on occasions Broken Hill is an inherent aspect of the role.

Located in Orange, NSW.

Travel to fixed sites, including Bathurst, Dubbo and Broken Hill.

Applicants should be aware that being female is a genuine occupational qualification for this position as described under Section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977 (NSW).

At Breast Screen NSW, we aim to improve the survival rates of women with breast cancer by providing free screening mammograms to women aged 40-74 throughout the Western and Greater Western region of NSW. Women aged 75+ are also eligible to attend.

BreastScreen NSW is part of the national BreastScreen Australia program, which is jointly funded by the Commonwealth, and state and territory governments.

This service aims to detect breast cancer early, before it has a chance to spread. Early detection of cancer increases the treatment options available and improves the chance of survival.

BreastScreen Western NSW has four sites that are fixed which are Bathurst, Broken Hill, Dubbo and Orange. The mobile Screening van travels thought out West and Far west NSW to reduce the impact of travel for these rural and remote women.
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A career with Western NSW means you can challenge yourself, make an impact and shape the future of rural health. To explore the benefits of a career in our Local Health District, visit the .

To apply for this role:

· Click ‘Apply’

· Create a profile in the Recruitment & Onboarding (ROB) System or sign in using your existing login

· Upload your current resume

· Answer the selection criteria

Role-related enquiries: Please contact Deon Adamson on (02) 6369 3607 or at Deon.adamson@health.nsw.gov.au for more information.

Additional information for applicants:

· This is an identified position in accordance with Section 14 (d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977– only suitably qualified Aboriginal people are eligible for this position and are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit .

· All suitably qualified Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply for this position. This is a targeted position under . Where possible, affirmative action will be applied to support employment of eligible persons.

· This recruitment may be used to create an Eligibility List for similar roles in the future (ongoing or temporary) that may arise in the next 18 months.

· Western NSW is committed to creating a safe and accessible workplace that promotes diversity, inclusion and belonging. As a vibrant and diverse region, rich in community and culture, we welcome applications from all people to build a respectful workplace dedicated to delivering the best health outcomes for our community.

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