Social Worker/Psychologist - Child and Youth
- : Health Workforce Queensland
- : 29-Mar-2018
- : Mt Isa & Western QLD QLD
Social Worker/Psychologist vacancy
Gidgee Healing is expanding and we are seeking allied health professionals to join our new team!
Gidgee Healing is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service based in Mount Isa and dedicated to making a long-term positive impact on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families within the region. Gidgee Healing provides a range of primary health care services across Mount Isa and the North West and Lower Gulf regions of Queensland and targets the following areas:
- Maternal and child health
- Chronic disease
- Care coordination
- Social and preventative health
To find out more about Gidgee Healing you can see them in action!
Gidgee Healing is employing our own Allied Health Professionals to work within the multidisciplinary team as an integral component of the comprehensive primary health care services we provide to local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. At the centre of our primary health care model is the use of health checks for all clients, with referrals on to Allied Health to assist in the management of chronic disease and other conditions.
What can we offer you?
Gidgee Healing can offer you a proactive and forward thinking team that is passionate about making a difference to the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. You will be part an extensive team and be fully supported through a robust Clinical and Cultural Governance Framework.
Gidgee Healing may provide professional development assistance and opportunities for employees who undertake the application process and meet the eligibility criteria. You may be further supported by Health Workforce Queensland through the provision of incentive packages and allied health scholarships for additional education, training and professional development.
This newly created team within Gidgee Healing gives you the chance to make the position your own, progress the role and further develop your allied health career.
Most roles will include outreach service delivery into the Lower Gulf of Carpentaria communities, working closely with local service providers and participating in community engagement activities to enhance local health service design and delivery of culturally responsive health care.
Following successful placement eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives
Who are we looking for?
Gidgee Healing are seeking both experienced and early career allied health professionals to join our team.
Please see the relevant Position Description for key responsibilities, key performance indicators, selection criteria, qualifications and experience. Job No: HWQAH 1861
How to apply?
If you're keen to join Gidgee Healing at an exciting time of business development and expansion, click the Apply Now link with the following documentation included:
- Cover letter describing how you meet the Selection Criteria, and
- Resume outlining your qualification and previous experience, including two professional referees.
Only applications that address the Selection Criteria will be considered.
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