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Aboriginal Health Worker Practitioner (Identified)

Yerrabi Yurwang Child & Family Aboriginal Corporation
  • 35 Hours per week


Yerrabi Yurwang Child & Family Aboriginal Corporation was established in 2019, due to the high unmet health and wellbeing needs of the local Aboriginal Community residing in Canberra’s North-western Ngunnawal region. Yerrabi Yurwang means to ‘walk strong’ and was bestowed upon the organisation by our esteemed and respected Ngunnawal Elder Aunty Agnes Shea OAM, who was also a Founding Board Member of Yerrabi and our Inaugural Patron.

Yerrabi operates in the Northwest of the Australian Capital Territory, part of the traditional lands of the Ngunnawal People.

Yerrabi is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, which means it is owned and operated by Aboriginal People, for Aboriginal People, and so, we are committed to the principle of self-determination, whereby we seek to engage and facilitate the empowerment of Aboriginal People and their Families who utilise Yerrabi’s services.


As Aboriginal Health Worker Practitioner you will join our dedicated team to provide competent patient-centred care that addresses health needs and promotes wellness. Such care is based on latest evidence and guidelines and meets legislative requirements.

Purpose of position: is to enhance the clinical services provided to clients of Yerrabi Health Service with the aim of improving health outcomes for Aboriginal People by implementing the following best practice standards.


See Attached Position Description.


  • Certificate 4 or higher in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Practitioner)
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as an Aboriginal Health Practitioner or eligible to obtain
  • Experience relevant to the role and working in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the principles of primary health and associated skills to perform assessments, plan and implement health care strategies
  • Proven high level of written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Working with Vulnerable Persons Check
  • Current drivers licence.


  • This is a designated position in accordance with s42, Discrimination Act 1991 and is only open to Aboriginal People. Aboriginal heritage is considered essential and therefore a Confirmation of Aboriginality will be requested.


Please send any queries to [email protected], using the subject line: Aboriginal Health Worker Practitioner (Identified) enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description is attached.

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