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Community Liaison Officer

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service Brisbane
  • Department/Team: Dental Services
  • Location: Woolloongabba
  • Salary Range: $63,605 package per annum (inclusive of base salary of $55,634, 9.5% superannuation, 17.5% leave loading)
  • Employment Status: Full Time - 6 months fixed term
  • Reports To: Practice Manager
  • Direct Reports: Nil

About Us

ATSICHS Brisbane is a not-for-profit community owned health and human services organisation delivering on the unique health and wellbeing needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in greater Brisbane and Logan. We are the largest, most comprehensive Aboriginal Medical Health Service in Queensland.

Our services include medical and dental clinics, mums and bubs programs, an aged care facility, family and child safety services, foster and kinship care, social and emotional wellbeing services, kindergarten programs and a youth service.

"Our vision for the future is to deliver healthy, connected Indigenous urban communities.”

See more at our website - http://atsichsbrisbane.org.au

What we offer

  • Optional salary packaging, meal entertainment cards, and novated leases
  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia's leading Aboriginal Medical Services;
  • Competitive remuneration;
  • Ability to visibly see your impact on the business and its service;
  • Access to medical and dental services.  

About the role

As a key member of the ATSICHS Brisbane team, the Community Liaison Officer is expected to personally contribute to the shaping and achievement of the ATSICHS vision and goals.

Liaise with the community and clinic team as per the IUIH Model of Care. It is the role of the Community Liaison Officer to contribute, where possible, to ATSICHS comprehensive health support services to clients with the aim to achieve improved health outcomes for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. This includes effective: triage, prevention, education, support and recalls.

The Community Liaison Officer will provide information to ATSICHS clients with regards to their clinics and promote opportunities for improved health outcomes.

About you

Essential:

  • Previous demonstrable experience in relevant field.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet targets and performance outcomes.
  • Ability to support a continuous improvement model for achieving outcomes.
  • Decisive listening, influencing and persuasive skills.
  • Current valid driver licence
  • Working with Children’s Card (Blue Card) or be eligible to apply

Please note that it is a genuine requirement that this position be filled by an Aboriginal of Torres Strait Islander person in accordance with s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (QLD).

Desirable but not mandatory:

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in a Primary Health setting.
  • Previous experience of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.
  • Previous experience in a multidisciplinary health team. Previous knowledge/experience in chronic disease management.

For any further enquiries please get in touch with our People and Culture Team through (07) 3240 8900.

How to apply

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