Location: Dubbo, Orange, Bathurst, or Broken Hill.
Full-time maximum term contract to 30 June 2023 (with possibility of further extension).
WNSW PHN is currently seeking a motivated individual who has a passion for primary healthcare and community wellbeing to join our Aboriginal Health & Wellbeing team as Primary Health Program Officer.
The Primary Health Program Officer 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 Wellbeing portfolio, with a focus on improving the cultural safety of primary care and general practices 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 Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing 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 any one of our main offices including, Dubbo, Orange, Bathurst or Broken Hill.
If you have any questions about this position after you have read this document, please contact Nikki Trudgett on 0400 609 155.
Applications should be submitted via email by 11.59pm 20 January 2021 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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