Overview

Western NSW Local Health District

Dubbo Health Service is undergoing remarkable transformations under the Dubbo Hospital Redevelopment Project. Join our ever-growing team!

To be considered for interview, candidates must address the Selection Criteria in the Position Description.

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Aboriginal Health Worker
Remuneration: $54,383.00 – $80,097.00 pa plus super
Hours per week: 38
Location:
Dubbo, NSW

Aboriginal Health Worker – Transition to Practice
Dubbo Health Service

About the role:
Passionate about Aboriginal Health? Want to work with a Deadly Aboriginal Health Team and Health Service; working toward better health outcomes for our Peoples. Then this job is for you.

The Aboriginal Health Worker (transition to practice) will work in the acute hospital as an integral part of the Aboriginal Health Workforce. Working in a regional hospital provides experience in a broad range of areas and opportunity to share knowledge and skills with junior staff and students.

Dubbo Hospital Aboriginal Health is a small unit providing a service to inpatient wards such as medical, surgical, ICU and paediatrics as well as servicing the emergency department, home visits and occasional outpatients.

This is an identified position in accordance with Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. Whereby being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent is a genuine qualification required to undertake this role to ensure the approach to service provision is effective, appropriate and culturally safe.

Where you’ll be working:  
Dubbo Health Service is a major rural referral hospital and part of the Western NSW Local Health District. It provides a range of acute inpatient and ambulatory care services including general medical and surgical, maternity, gynaecology, paediatrics, rehabilitation, critical care, renal dialysis, oncology, palliative care, hospital in the home and diagnostic services. The Health Service also offers a wide range of primary and community health services including child and family health services, mental health services and antenatal and post-natal services. 

Dubbo Health Service is currently undergoing a major transformation under the Dubbo Hospital Redevelopment Project to provide expanded and upgraded clinical services to the people of Western NSW. For more information about the redevelopment of Dubbo Health Service please visit www.dubbohospitalredevelopment.health.nsw.gov.au.

About us:
WNSWLHD is the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities – which include 25 multipurpose services and 4 district health services.

Watch our video to see what it is like working with Western NSW Local Heath District.

Some of the benefits of working with us include:

  • Genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment.
  • Interesting and challenging work that will bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast track your career. 
  • Greater autonomy and responsibility to reach your full potential.
  • Opportunities to make an impact and shape the future of rural health through involvement in projects, innovations and research.
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including access to a mentoring program and in-house training with our Organisational Development Unit and eLearning system. 
  • Access to Fitness Passport and free and confidential counselling services.

 

How to apply:
Candidates must read the Position Description and address the Selection Criteria for the role, providing examples where required. You must also upload a copy of your current CV as part of your application. For assistance, see our Guide to Employment with WNSWLHD. For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit NSW Public Health System Awards.

Applications will close 2 August 2021 – 11:59pm.

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Megan Smith on
0448 471 839 or megan.smith@health.nsw.gov.au

Talent Pool
If we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.