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Bi Cultural Community Health Worker - Mowbray and Hobart


Employer: Australian Red Cross
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Multiculturalism & Diversity, Health Care & Allied Health
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Hobart

Job posted on: 14 March, 2019.
Applications close: 28 March, 2019. (Expired)

  • Casual role
  • Based in Mowbray and Hobart, TAS

Who are we

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.

About the role

This position is responsible for assisting newly arrived individuals, groups and communities of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (especially those from refugee backgrounds), to better understand and independently access the health system. The role will also assist in minimising the risk of harmful traditional health practices occurring and providing training to Service Providers around the needs of new arrivals.

What you will bring

  • Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to present information in a clear, comprehensive format.
  • Connection with, and ability to relate well to people regardless of cultures, attitudes, religious beliefs, socio-economic level and gender.
  • Understanding of health issues (including harmful traditional practices such as FGM) that affect new arrivals and their connection to the Tasmanian health system.
  • Demonstrated ability to assist in the planning and coordination of information or training session.

Benefits

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work that you do will help improve outcomes for vulnerable people. Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements. 

For further enquiries please see position description below or contact Xavier Lane-Mullins on 0477 700 991.

Position Description:Download File BCHW PD 2015.pdf

How to apply for this job

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