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Indigenous Health Project Officer

Kalwun Development Corporation
  • Job Type: Specified Term - Full Time
  • Location: Miami

Kalwun Development Corporation Ltd is an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community controlled organisation currently seeking to fill the following vacancy within our Health and Wellbeing Services division. Kalwun Health and Wellbeing Service delivers a primary health care service to the people of the Gold Coast & surrounding communities.

 * This is an identified position, applicants must be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person *

About the Role

We are looking for a Project Officer, Integrated Team Care, to foster collaboration and support between the mainstream primary care and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sectors. This this is a fixed term, full time role for six months, based at the Miami clinic.

Position Duties

  • Collaborating with local Indigenous health services and mainstream health services in a partnership approach for the delivery of primary care services
  • Improve the capacity of mainstream primary care services to deliver culturally appropriate services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Improve the integration of care across the region, including cross-sector linkages and the development of a regional plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health for the Gold Coast region
  • Increase the uptake of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific Medicare benefits schedule items, including Health Assessments for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and follow up items
  • Support mainstream primary care services to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to self-identify

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Minimum Certificate 3 in the Health and/or Human Services sector
  • Ability to facilitate training workshops
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to establish, develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders
  • Confident in the use of a range of computer software, including, but not limited to;
    • MS Office Suite
    • Data management systems

What we offer

Kalwun values the contributions of all staff and is committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all staff feel accepted, included and welcomed. Our Employees enjoy a variety of benefits including:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Salary sacrifice of $15,000 per annum which can significantly increase your take home pay
  • Company that is focused on improving the health and wellbeing of our community
  • Five weeks of annual leave per year
  • Additional paid personal leave

Additional Information

  • This position requires the successful applicant to satisfy a national criminal history check and hold a current drivers' license.
  • *IDENTIFIED POSITION - To perform this role it is essential that the person who holds the position be an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. It is therefore a genuine occupational requirement under section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 that applicants are Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders. A Confirmation of Aboriginality will need to be provided. 

To apply

Please send a current CV with a cover letter outlining your suitability for the position and addressing each of the selection criteria.

How to apply

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