Coordinator, Health Services (Identified)

'Keeping Our Generations Growing Strong'

A rewarding opportunity has become available for a motivated community minded professional to work at Wuchopperen to achieve the vision of improving quality of life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Full Time

Based in Cairns

The Coordinator, Health Services will have operational responsibility for the coordination of primary health care clinical services and program areas.  This position will provide leadership to administrative and clinical staff including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers, Registered Nurses, General Practitioners in the delivery and evaluation of the effectiveness of primary health care initiatives, aimed at improving the health outcomes for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples.

This successful applicant must hold a Certificate IV or higher in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care and experience as a Generalist Health Worker.

Benefits of working with Wuchopperen:

  • Generous salary sacrifice benefits
  • 5 Weeks annual leave
  • 15 days personal leave
  • Commitment to professional development
  • 12% Superannuation Contribution

Applicants for the above position will:

  • Demonstrate relevant experience and/or qualifications
  • Possess a current driver’s licence
  • Hold a current Blue Card (for suitability to work with children and young people)

Note: Revised legislation requires applicants to hold a blue card prior to commencement. Refer to Qld Government’s Blue Card Services for more information.

How to Apply:

To be eligible for interview, applicants must respond to the selection criteria in the position description and provide an identified reference; applicants who do not provide this will not be considered.

The above is an Identified position. It is a genuine occupational requirement that an Identified position be filled by an Aboriginal person or Torres Strait Islander person, as permitted by and arguable under section 25 of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act (1991).

Please download Position Description for more information.

Closing date for applications:  5 pm on Thursday 16th September 2021.

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