Position Details
Reference Number 37427
Position Title AHLO - Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer
Employment Status Casual
Location All Sites
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Ngarra Jarra
Hours per Week 0.00
Position Summary

Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer, Casual

(Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identified position) 

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer (AHLO) to join our Ngarra Jarra Aboriginal Health Program.  This is a casual position (required to replace leave) Guaranteed 3 days of work per month for this year (2021)  on top of other requests to replace leave within the team. This position is predominantly based in acute health with the opportunity to work across campuses as required.  

Austin Health considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under s 28 of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic). This role will suit someone who has experience working in Aboriginal communities. Additionally, we are looking for someone who has good communication skills, computer skills, can multi-task and can work with people from a variety of backgrounds. Previous experience in providing support and advocacy to Aboriginal families in the health services industry is desirable, but not essential. 

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is committed to increasing employment for Aboriginal people and is currently developing a new Employment Plan and a second Reconciliation Action Plan. For more information please visit Austin Health's website. 

If you require further details about this position, please contact Debra Leahy, Social Work Manager 94965433 or Cath Bradley, Ngarra Jarra Aboriginal Health Program Team Leader 94965560. 

Contact Person Deb Leahy
Contact Number (03) 9496 5433
Contact Email debra.leahy@austin.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Catherine Bradley
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 5560
Closing Date Open Ended
Position Description
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