The closing date to submit applications for this vacancy has been extended.
This is a Recruitment Pool for Fixed Term Full Time and Fixed Term Part Time appointments, with the possibility of extension.
WA Health embraces diversity and is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service.
WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.
Eligibility to Apply: Pursuant of Section 50(d) of the Equal Employment Opportunities Act 1984, the occupant of this position must be of Aboriginal descent.
This position is subject to a Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at:http://www.checkwwc.wa.gov.au/default.htm
This is an "open-ended" recruitment pool, and as such the following should be noted:
- The panel will monitor this recruitment pool for applications, and will assess on a regular basis.
- Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur.
- Appointments may be made from this pool until 30/06/2017.
Position Profile: The Specialist Aboriginal Mental Health Service Metropolitan is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join their team as Indigenous Mental Health Liaison Officer. Successful applicants will be required to maintain a small caseload of clients, liaise and negotiate with Aboriginal communities and health professionals in Western Australia for the development, planning and implementation of culturally appropriate Mental Health Services. In addition, you will provide counselling, support, community development, inreach, education, training services, and clinical/cultural consultancy to Health Professionals/Inpatient Services, Community Based Mental Health and other service providers.
Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
- 9.50% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information go to http://www.treasury.wa.gov.au/cms/content.aspx?id=13341.
- Access to generous salary packaging arrangements.
- Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance.
- Flexible working arrangements.
- Flexible leave arrangements.
- Other professional and location based allowances
Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form.
For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Michael Mitchell on 08 9235 2400.
If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employment Services on 1300 553 680.
Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements.These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.
Alternatively you can request for an application information package to be sent to you by calling 08 6444 5815.
APPLICANTS MUST ENSURE THAT THEIR APPLICATION IS RECEIVED IN FULL USING ONE OF THE METHODS OUTLINED IN THE APPLICANT INFORMATION PACKAGE PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE AND TIME (PLEASE NOTE: EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED).
APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE AND TIME WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.