Aboriginal Care Coordinator (BRHC)

  • Full Time

Website Kimberley Renal Service

About this Job

About the Opportunity

Kimberley Renal Services now has an opportunity for an Aboriginal Care Coordinator to join their KRS team in Broome WA, on a Full Time basis.

Reporting to the Integrated Service Manager you will assist patients with activities of daily living whilst attending the Renal Health Centre.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Establishing and implementing effective care coordination services within the region to support Aboriginal patients to seek more proactive chronic disease management and care.
  • Provide relevant information and education about renal illness and treatments and assist clients to access services.
  • To engage with Aboriginal renal patients in outreach home setting.
  • Increase cultural awareness for renal staff new to the area of Aboriginal health.
  • Work within the multidisciplinary renal team and advocate for the rights of renal clients and their family.
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve access to mainstream primary health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

About You

To be successful in this position, you will need to be committed to the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control and Understanding of Aboriginal culture and willingness to create a culturally safe environment.

You will also work in accordance with OSH and Infection Control policies to maintain a safe working environment.

Please note: To be eligible for this role you will need to identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person, you will be required to hold a current ‘C’ Class Driver’s Licence and your employment will also be subject to a National Police Clearance.

About the Benefits

KRS is committed to improving employee knowledge, skills, and experience, with staff development programs, not only encouraged but often paid for by the organisation. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career and help make a change in Aboriginal health practices.

There are also a wide range of fantastic additional benefits for the role, including:

  • Attractive annual base salary of $76,416 p.a. (pro rata) plus super;
  • Accommodation Allowance of $7,800 p.a.;
  • Annual airfares of $1,285 p.a. on 12 months continuous service;
  • Salary packaging, up to $30,000 per annum optional;

Don’t miss this exciting and rewarding opportunity to have a positive impact on the health outcomes of Indigenous communities in the spectacular Kimberley Region. Apply Now!

Please note: KAMS reserves the right to close this vacancy prior to closing date.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.