- Melbourne > Fitzroy
- Job posted on: 9th Jun 2022
- Applications close:
The Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (VAHS) was established in 1973 to address the specific medical needs of Victorian Aboriginal communities. The organisation has expanded steadily over past 40 years to provide a comprehensive range of medical, dental, and social services for our community.
As well as providing a variety of medical services, VAHS is committed to supporting the well-being of the community through contributions to community events and activities. VAHS is also committed to assisting research into the ongoing needs of the community.
VAHS is a child safe organisation, committed to child safety and wellbeing, and recruits’ staff in accordance with the Child Safe Standards Victoria.
The primary function of the sexual health and blood borne (SH/BBV) Aboriginal Health Worker (AHW) position is to provide high quality services including assessment, examination, treatment and case management, along with contributing to the development of models of holistic health incorporating continuity of care.
The SH/BBV AHW works within a clinical team environment with the aim of improving the health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through the provision of comprehensive and culturally valid primary health care services.
To be considered for this role you must have the following.
This position is not available to persons not of Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander descent. (Permitted under The Victorian Equal Opportunity Act 2010 s12 “A person may take a special measure for the purpose of promoting or realising substantive equality for members of a group with a particular attribute’”)