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Community Liaison Officer

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service Brisbane

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, 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 health, connected Indigenous urban communities. To do this we are focusing on five strategic priorities:

  1. Champion healthy individuals and thriving families
  2. Build a strong and sustainable future
  3. Innovation and excellence
  4. Our partners
  5. Our people 

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

Community Liaison Officer

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

The Community Liaison Officer will provide three (3) Key Functions:

Role Functions 

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. 

Organisational Contributions 

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

Contribute to the Development of a Flourishing Team 

Support fellow staff in a team environment to build collegiality and a sense of belongingness within the team and ATSICHS family. Staff will actively participate in team activities and contribute to a flourishing workplace culture that promotes the ethos and values of ATSICHS Brisbane as a long standing Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation. 

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. 
  • 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 or 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 & Culture Team through (07) 3240 8900 or email on peopleandcutlure@atsichsbrisbane.org.au, using the subject line: Community Liaison Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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