Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker, Queensland Health | [VZ139]

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker, Queensland Health | [VZ139]

18 Dec
Queensland Health

18 Dec

Queensland Health


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Child Health Service, Brisbane

Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service (CHQ HHS) is a recognised leader in paediatric healthcare, teaching and research. With a dedicated team of more than , people, our point of difference is in the way we provide care to children, young people and their families every day. This is through our steadfast commitment to providing patient and family-centred care at every level of our service and our continuous drive for service and operational excellence.

Are you passionate about outcomes for children and young people across Queensland?

We're committed to providing life-changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow.

About the Queensland Children's Hospital 

The Queensland Children's Hospital (QCH) (formerly The Lady Cilento Children's Hospital), which opened on November , is Australia's largest and most advanced paediatric facility. Located in South Brisbane, the -bed hospital features more than , square meters of facilities spread across levels.

As Queensland's single specialist paediatric facility, Children's Health Queensland's (CHQ) at the QCH is the hub of a dedicated network of paediatric services available at other Brisbane and Queensland hospitals. Expanding on CHQ's state-wide remit, the QCH also supports regional hospitals through telemedicine and outreach services. This means children and young people can access the services they need as close to home as possible.

The hospital precinct includes the Centre for Children's Health Research, the Children's Hospital Foundation, Ronald McDonald House South Brisbane (opened in ) and a new Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Service building.

Your Opportunity:

The Advanced Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker (Child Health) role:

- functions within the multi-disciplinary team to promote and deliver efficient, effective, clinically relevant, culturally safe and appropriate patient outcomes in the specific area of Child and Family Health.

- supports in the provision of comprehensive, holistic health care services delivered to Aboriginal and Torres Strait people aged to years and their families.

- provides health care services within both the hospital and community settings across the HHS. 

- To perform this role, it essential that the person who holds the position be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. It is therefore a genuine occupational requirement under section of the Anti-Discrimination Act that applicants are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Employment opportunities are not limited by race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age, sexuality, gender or other protected attributes. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

What CHQ HHS can offer

Apart from contributing to the development of Australia's best paediatric health service, you will also benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities and supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing. Additional benefits include:

- Up to .% employer superannuation contribution

- .% annual leave loading

- Salary packaging

- Employee Assistance Program

- Work/life balance, variety and flexibility 

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at CHQ HHS here ( ).

Some roles within Queensland Health are designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk roles'. A VPD risk role is a role in which the incumbent may be exposed to the risk of acquisition and/or transmission of a VPD. Please refer to the attached Role Description for more information and what requirements may exist.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights ( ) and diversity ( ).

Applicants are encouraged to apply online; Please review the Role Description for more information on application process requirements. Agency referrals will not be accepted for this position

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