Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer

Full Time
Applications have closed

An enthusiastic and passionate worker is sought to provide support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients (ATSI), as well as secondary consultation to health professionals in order to improve access and care for ATSI patients at BHS.

The AHLO will assist BHS staff to provide culturally safe care to ATSI patients and families, ensuring they are followed up post discharge from Acute care with improved linkage and access to community services/ongoing support. The role aims to strengthen relationships and collaboration between Grampians region ATSI communities and Ballarat Health Services, emphasising the collaboration between Ballarat Health Services and Ballarat and District Aboriginal Cooperative. The role may be required to visit various locations within the Grampians region.

Ideally, you will have:

  • Relevant qualifications in Health, Disability, Education, Social Sciences, Community Development or Project Management
    Experience in working with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population
    Be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent

Employing around 4,300 staff, BHS’ mission is to deliver quality care to the communities we serve by providing safe, accessible and integrated health services resulting in positive experiences and outcomes. Our core values of Teamwork, Respect, Compassion and Accountability are central to our organisation and this role in delivering our outcomes.

To find out more about this opportunity please contact Emma Leehane on 0448 046 956.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory clearance of a current Police Record Check, Staff Immunisation clearance and Working with Children check.

All applications must be submitted online.

BHS is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.

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