Clinic Nurse - Wellington Aboriginal Health Service
Wellington Aboriginal Health Services
Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service (WACHS) aims to empower targeted Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to take control of their individual, family and community health and wellbeing needs through the community controlled model.
WACHS is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service offering a Primary Health Care Service and an Integrated Care program, supported by 4 FTE Doctors, as well as a number of specialist clinical staff and AHW’s, a Specialist Programs Unit incorporating Social & Emotional Wellbeing, Child & Family Support, Drug & Alcohol, Aboriginal Family Health, Aboriginal Local Support, a Healthy for Life (H4L) Program, Maternal & Child Health Worker, Aboriginal Health Workers, Youth Health Worker and Dietitian targeting Maternal & Child Health and Chronic Diseases, regional programs including Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program, Aboriginal Children’s Therapy Team, Tackling Indigenous Smoking Program, as well as a Human Resource / Financial Management section.
WACHS is a not-for-profit organisation that provides specific health and specialist programs to support clients/patients in addressing their health, wellbeing needs and issues in a culturally appropriate way. As well as providing these specific health related services, our service endeavours to provide self-determination and empower Aboriginal people in Wellington, Dubbo, Moree, Western Sydney, Penrith, Nepean Blue Mountains, as well as other towns and communities through our regional programs to take control and responsibility for their health and well-being.
Wellington Aboriginal Health Services are currently looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Clinic Nurse to join their team of health care professionals.
- Endorsed Enrolled Nurse (NSW) or Registered Nurse
- Previous experience in providing health services to Aboriginal communities and a thorough working knowledge of health issues impacting on Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people.
- Previous experience working within a structured policy environment and the ability to implement and monitor staff compliance.
- Demonstrate a good standard of interpersonal and communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to establish effective internal and external workplace relationships.
- Well developed organisational and time management skills
- Demonstrated ability to work individually and as part of a team
- Awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history, and current issues affecting the lives of Aboriginal people.
- Knowledge and understanding of the issues that impact on Aboriginal people and Aboriginal communities
- Willingness to undertake professional training
- Display an understanding of the individuals rights to determine their own path in life
- Current Drivers Licence
- Understanding of EEO, H&S, EAPS and Ethical works practices and the ability to implement and model these standards within the workplace.
If this sounds like you please follow the links to apply. If you would like more information about this position, please contact NAH@nswrdn.com.au