Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Service Role - Community Family Partnership Worker (Male)

Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Service Role – Community Family Partnership Worker (Male) - Katherine, NT - Full-time

 

About Us

Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Service is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation delivering primary and clinical health care services to the Aboriginal people in Katherine and surrounding communities. Wurli prides itself on delivering a range of health and wellbeing services to the community in a style and manner that makes clients feel welcome and comfortable. Services include acute and general care, chronic disease, Women’s & Children health, men’s health, alcohol and other drugs, social and emotional wellbeing and client support services.

 

Wurli Wurlinjang Family Partnership Program (WWFPP) is a collaboration between the Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program (ANFPP) National Program Centre and the Commonwealth Department of Health and Wurli. ANFPP is an evidence-based home visiting program with a focus on early intervention and prevention of physical and emotional risk and issues for women pregnant with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander baby. The program is voluntary for all eligible women and involves a series of home visits during pregnancy until the child’s second birthday.

 

The Community Family Partnership Worker position supports the WWFPP team on a broad range of cultural issues and liaises with clients, family and community members. 

 

This is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identified Role.

Wurli is looking for candidates who can demonstrate:

  • Good local connections and community knowledge
  • Professional presentation
  • Sound interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Organised
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Sound knowledge of and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture
  • Intermediate computer skills, including the ability to use MS Office Suite (including Outlook) and Communicare or equivalent systems
  • Current National Police Records Check and Working with Children’s Clearance
  • Current Northern Territory Driver’s License

 Please ensure your application includes:

  • A current resume or curriculum vitae (cv)
  • a cover letter/email which provides a clear and concise overview of your ability to meet the key requirements of the role (prerequisites, qualifications/experience and competencies)
  • current National Police Certificate (not less than 3 months old from date of issue)

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact a member of our Human Resources Team on (08) 8985 0000

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.

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