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Aboriginal Health Nurse

The GEO Group Australia

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We are looking for an Aboriginal Health Nurse!

Work within our multi-disciplinary Health Services Team

Excellent remuneration package of up to $80-85k p.a. + super on offer.

About the Company: 

Junee Correctional Centre is part of The GEO Group in Australia and is the leading provider of privately managed correctional services in NSW and Victoria. Junee is in regional New South Wales and is located 40 kilometres north-east of Wagga Wagga. For more information, please visit: www.geogroup.com.au

About the Role: 

A new position to join our experienced Health Services Team at Junee Correctional Centre, the Aboriginal Health Worker, will be responsible for providing culturally competent and safe primary health care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients within the Correctional Centre. Primary health care services will include assessment, planning, treatment and evaluation of care. The role will be required to refer, communicate and collaborate with other health professionals to advocate for the cultural and health needs of their patients. 

Our ideal candidate will identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and possess effective communication and interpersonal skills. Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal family structure, culture, customs and its impact on health outcomes for the indigenous community is essential.  

This position will operate Monday to Friday - providing opportunity for work life balance.

To obtain further information about this role and to download the position description, click HERE

Skills and Experience: 

You will need to have:

  • Relevant health qualification, either;
  1. Certificate III Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary health Care (or equivalent) 
  2. Certificate IV Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary health Care (or equivalent) 
  3. Current registration with the AHPRA as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Practitioner)
  4. Registered or Enrolled Nurse with AHPRA 
  • The ability to provide culturally competent and safe care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Good verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to perform primary health assessments, planning, treatment and evaluation 
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team environment 

Culture and Benefits:

We are always looking for people to join our company who share the values that we stand for: INTEGRITY   RESPECT   ACCOUNTABLE   AGILE   INNOVATIVE

Joining GEO is your chance to make a real and lasting difference in the lives of prisoners, their families and the community. You will benefit from:

  • A safe working environment. 
  • Competitive salaries, subsidised meals, free parking and uniform provided.
  • Internal career opportunities and progression. 
  • Access to our free and confidential Employee Assistance Program.
  • Many other employee (and family) benefits.

How to Apply:

To apply, we ask that you complete a short questionnaire below, as part of the application process. At the end of the questionnaire, you will be required to attach a one-page cover letter and current resume.

Please note; it is now mandatory for all our employees to have had both Covid-19 vaccinations, to work at the Junee Correctional Centre (you will be asked to attach your evidence to your application).

To obtain further information about the application and recruitment process, please contact HR Officer, Sarah Bishop on (02) 6930 5583.

To find out more about this role and your suitability, please contact our Health Services Manager, Ross Shackleton on (02) 5905 6483.

Make a real difference - Apply Now!

Closing Date for Applications - Saturday 9th July 2022, at Midnight (extended)  

 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are highly encouraged to apply

Apply Now

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Job details
Date posted
30 Mar 2022
Healthcare & Medical
$90k ~ $100k
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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