This is a Fixed Term Full Time appointment until 30/06/2017, with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency.
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 Opportunity Act 1984, the occupant of this position must be of Aboriginal descent.
Preference for appointment will be given to Australian Permanent Residents.
Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.
This vacancy 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
Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of six (6) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.
Position Profile: We are currently seeking to appoint a suitably experienced and enthusiastic Aboriginal Mental Health Worker for the Pilbara Mental Health and Drug Service in Port Hedland. This position is responsible for enhancing the accessibility of mental health services to Aboriginal people and communities.
Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
- 9.5% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information go to: http://www.treasury.wa.gov.au/superannuation.aspx
- 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 Dennise Allen on 08 9174 1240.
If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employment Services on 1300 553 680 for immediate assistance during business hours.
Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online.
Referees: It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.
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.
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.