Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service
Durri ACMS offers the following attractive salary package for the position:
- $58,114.16 pa to $69,258.80 pa.
- Benefits include 9.5% superannuation, salary sacrifice, training and development and Employee Assistance Program
This position is responsible for providing culturally appropriate prevention, early intervention and clinical services in the area of alcohol and other drugs, and to ensure the achievement of agreed program performance indicators and improvement of health outcomes of clients. The key objectives of the role include:
- Ensure that alcohol and other drugs educational and promotional components of the program are effective and culturally appropriate
- Plan and implement the Durri alcohol and other drugs misuse program with the Program team
- Work collaboratively with the Addiction Specialist with all alcohol and other drugs clients
- Assess alcohol and other drugs misuse and associated harms in the Aboriginal community and design and implement harm minimisation strategies.
- Demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in alcohol and other drugs servicesDemonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in alcohol and other drugs services
- Sound knowledge of community health, public health and Aboriginal Health
- Certificate III Aboriginal Health or willingness to work toward same
- Experience working with health service agencies, non-government organisation, community groups and medical professionals at all levels
- Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with the local community
- Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to demonstrated empathy when required
- High level of written and verbal communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to work flexibly within tight time schedules and in accordance with variable workload demands
- Ability to build relationships with all levels of the organisation
- Demonstrated commitment.
Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service (Durri ACMS) is the preferred provider of crucial primary health care and associated services which address the wellbeing of the Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and wider communities of the Macleay Valley and Nambucca Valley regions.
Durri aims to be an employer of choice in Aboriginal health, supporting a skilled and flexible workforce.
Durri is a great place to work - a family friendly and culturally sensitive work environment that values people.
If you have a passion for indigenous health and are committed to closing the gap, then if you are successful in your application, we will welcome you to join our committed team of health professionals.