Position Details
Reference Number 18877
Position Title Aboriginal Liaison Officer
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Directorate Office of CEO
Division CEO - Operations
Location Northern Health (all campuses)
Award Classification 10 - Admin Officers - HS3 - GRADE 3
Salary (Fortnight) $0.00
Hours 80.00
Position Summary

Northern Health


Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer

Full Time, Ongoing


Northern Health is a dynamic health service, providing vital public healthcare to residents of Melbourne’s northern suburbs and the surrounding regional communities. Our campuses offer services to a diverse community across acute, subacute, ambulatory and community programs.


We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer with high-level communication, organisational, and time management skills to join its dynamic Aboriginal Support Unit.


The Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer (ALO) helps the health service provide culturally appropriate health care to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. The ALO provides support for Aboriginal patients and their families to facilitate health care treatment, and plays an important role in the development and implementation of the Reconciliation Action Plan. The ALO is also responsible for training staff in culturally competent practice.


While the position is mainly based at the Northern Hospital in Epping, you may be required to work across different campuses of Northern Health.


We can offer:


·       The opportunity to join a friendly and progressive team in a rapidly expanding and dynamic organisation.

·       Encouragement to grow, innovate and partake in ongoing training and development programs.

·       Benefits including salary packaging, monthly accrued day off, flexible working arrangements, access to EAP, library access and onsite car parking with vehicle allowance available.


Next Steps . . .


If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the 'Apply' button and follow the prompts. Please answer the selection criteria and provide a CV with two referees.


Enquiries: Emiliano Zucchi, Manager Transcultural & Language Services | Aboriginal Support Unit - M. 0409 405 257 | Email emiliano.zucchi@nh.org.au or Karen Bryant, Senior Aboriginal Liaison Officer T. (03) 8405 8476 | Email Karen.Bryant@nh.org.au


Selection Criteria Essential: Are you of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background?
Contact Person Emiliano Zucchi
Contact Number 0409405257
Contact Email emiliano.zucchi@nh.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Karen Bryant
Alternate Contact Number (03) 8405 8476
Alternate Contact Email Karen.Bryant@nh.org.au
Closing Date 17/12/2018
Position Description
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