Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advanced Health Worker, Sexual Health Services, Medical Services – Cairns
Queensland Health (Organisation site ( http://www.health.qld.gov.au/ ))
Why should you join our team? We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of areas from medicine to maintenance, nursing to nutrition, paediatrics to patient liaison. Work for us and be part of a world-class health service that actively embraces technology, training, teamwork and supports your career ambitions. We are committed to your continued learning and development. Comprehensive and systematic training will assist you in your role and prepare you for your future career opportunities. Apply Now!
Are you keen to make a real difference in the community? We are looking for a dedicated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advanced Health Worker to join the specialised Sexual Health Services team. Further your career and discover the added benefits of working at Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service. APPLY NOW!
Salary rates $2395.80 – $2627.30 p.f., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (up to 17.5%) (OO4) (Applications will remain current for the duration of the vacancy).
Job Ad Reference: CAH352437
Other employment benefits may include: uniform allowance, shift penalties, professional development, salary sacrificing options ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/conditions/salary/sacrifice ), shift and locality allowances, and access to corporate discounts and employee wellness programs.
Temporary Full Time position available until 30 June 2021
Purpose of the Role
The Advanced Health Worker is required to provide culturally safe and effective sexual health service delivery and program management that focuses on health promotion, prevention, early detection and management of sexual health problems, HIV and STI’s with men, women and young people in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities with full accountabilities and delegation of a Registered Nurse / CNC to provide a high standard of care to support the delivery of an efficient and effective sexual health programs as part of the Cairns Sexual Health team.
Potential applicants are advised that the Aged Care Act 1997 requires Queensland Health employees and volunteers of aged care services to have a current National Police Certificate. Queensland Health will facilitate the applicants obtaining the above check.
Potential applicants are advised that the Corrective Services Act 2006 requires any person to be engaged by Offender Health Services Branch or to provide health services for any duration in a Queensland Corrective Services facility to undergo a Corrective Services criminal history check.
It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs): Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough) and Hepatitis B .