This is a Fixed Term Full Time appointment until 31 December 2013.
We currently have 2 positions available.
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 Employment Opportunities Act 1984, the occupant of this position must be of Aboriginal descent.
Other Conditions: This position 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: The Kimberley Mental Health and Drug Service is seeking an Aboriginal Mental Health Worker who will work as a member of the multidisciplinary regional mental health team and enhance the accessibility of mental health services to aboriginal people and communities.
We currently have 2 positions available, one in Broome and one in Fitzroy Crossing. Applicants are advised to indicate their preferred location in their application.
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% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information go to www.superchoice.wa.gov.au
• 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 Adam Vincent on 08 9194 2640.
Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online.
Applicants are advised to write a covering letter outlining their suitability for this position, and attach their current resume or curriculum vitae. 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.
If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employment Services on 1300 553 680.
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.