IUIH and its members are constantly looking for healthcare workers, GP’s, allied health professionals, medical and health related students to fill short or long term vacancies within their growing operations.

Current job opportunities are listed below:

Credentialed Diabetes Educator

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements above) are to be submitted via Seek and close on Thursday 29 June 2017.

This position is designed to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with diabetes to manage their condition, prevent complications and live full lives. This may include 1:1 consultations, referrals to other members of the team and participation in the Work it Out program, IUIH’s award-winning inter-professional chronic disease rehabilitation program. 


This is an exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic and committed multi-disciplinary team working across the Moreton Bay region with weekly travel to Windsor required.

Competitive Salary Package based on experience + salary sacrifice + super + car allowance

Key Duties include: 
  • Provide clinical services to clients during hours of operation of the service, in keeping with accepted best practice standards
  • Provide culturally appropriate assessment and intervention including individual and group programs
  • Liaise with Queensland Health regarding services available and referral pathways

Key Requirements include:

  • Qualified Credentialed  Diabetes Educator with registration through ADEA 
  • Commitment to the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control
  • Experience working in a primary care setting with the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Current drivers licence and access to own car

 

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Enquiries about the position can be directed to Debbie Chen  by email at Debbie.chen@iuih.org.au

CARE COORDINATOR (ITC) (Ongoing, full time) - Wide Bay

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements above) are to be submitted via SEEK and close on Thursday 29 June 2017.

The purpose of the position is to implement the CCSS program. The Care Coordinator works collaboratively with patients to facilitate a person with a chronic condition to manage their health in a way that will result in an optimal health outcome.

This is an exciting opportunity to work at Ashfield Country Practice/Galangoor Duwalami Bundaberg.

Competitive Salary Package based on experience + salary sacrifice + other benefits available 

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Enquiries about the position can be directed to John Gill by email at john.gill@iuih.org.au 

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements above) are to be submitted via SEEK.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE THURSDAY 29 JUNE 2017

Case Manager

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements above) are to be submitted via Seek and close on Thursday 29 June 2017.

The Inner City Referral Service (ICRS) is a community based outreach service that utilises a referral/case management framework to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to better manage Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drug (ATOD) issues and improve their physical and emotional wellbeing.

The Case Manager will provide support in the delivery of the following activities:

  • Provide solutions focused, brief interventions and general support to clients
  • Coordinate and facilitate effective support structures, including external agencies in order to meet the complexity of client needs
  • Manage a case load of clients with varying needs and identified issues
  • Empower and foster independence and interdependence through participation and access to appropriate resources, opportunities and services within the community.

    Competitive Salary Package + salary sacrifice + other benefits available

    Key Duties include:

  • Assist in the coordination and delivery of services for clients identified with drug and alcohol and/or mental health problems, in accordance with a case management plan and/or team care arrangement
  • Provide education and culturally appropriate services to clients which include assessments, support, basic interventions and case management
  • Participate in the provision and review of quality case management practice

    Key Requirements Include:

  • Diploma in AOD or similar or equivalent relevant experience
  • Degree in Human Services, Social Work, Counselling, Occupational Therapy or Mental Health Nursing (desirable)
  • Demonstrated practical experience working with vulnerable clients associated with drug and alcohol and mental health conditions
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health services and ability to communicate
    sensitively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Ability to work as part of an inter-professional team

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Enquiries about the position can be directed to Leshay Maidment via email at leshay.maidment@iuih.org.au

Counsellor (MH/ATODS)

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements above) are to be submitted via Seek and close on Thursday 29 June 2017.

Based at Caboolture but working across the MATSICHS clinics and the Brisbane ATSICHS Northgate clinic, the position is responsible for providing culturally appropriate clinic and community based counselling in the areas of substance misuse and mental health, to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic and committed team and make a direct impact to improve health outcomes in the Indigenous community. 

Competitive Salary Package – Base salary will be negotiated with the successful application based on experience.  Other benefits include salary sacrifice, motor vehicle allowances and 17.5% annual leave loading. 

Key Duties include: 

  • Undertake comprehensive assessment of clients’ mental health and ATODS issues, as well as their wider psycho-social needs and situation, and create individual treatment plans.
  • Provide targeted solutions focused counselling and support to clients;
  • Review client’s progress throughout the counselling process, and report on relevant data.
  • Manage a case load of clients with varying needs and identified issues.

    Key Requirements include: 
  • Qualifications in Counselling, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Nursing or Mental
    Health, with demonstrated counselling skills in the areas of mental health and/or ATODS 
  • Demonstrated experience in providing assessment, psychological counseling services to Aboriginal &   Torres Strait Islander people.
  • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people especially working with children and families.

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Enquiries about the position can be directed to Natalie Scott by email natalie.scott@iuih.org.au 

Psychologist - Child Focus

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements above) are to be submitted via Seek and close on Thursday 29 June 2017.

Working from MATSICHS Caboolture you will provide, in accordance with the Institute Model of Care, culturally appropriate clinical care and supportive health services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community as a member of a multi-disciplinary primary health care team, ensuring effective assessment, service delivery and referral practices are delivered in accordance with best psychology practice.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic and committed team and make a direct impact to improve health outcomes in the Indigenous community. 

Competitive Salary Package + salary sacrifice + other benefits available

Key Duties include

  • Manage a case load of complex cases; providing psychology services in accordance with a GP Mental Health Plan/Chronic Care Plan and/or team care arrangements as applicable
  • Provide culturally appropriate, comprehensive and flexible services to clients including assessment, goals for intervention, treatment planning and evaluation, psychology services and referral in accordance with professional, ethical and relevant Mental Health standards
  • Collaborate in the enhancement of the Social Health service delivery model with the IUIH Model of Care, to meet the needs of the community

Key Requirements include

  • Qualified as a registered psychologist and unconditional registration through AHPRA with currency of practice
  • Demonstrated experience in providing assessment, therapeutic and support services to children 
    Ability to work sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

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Enquiries about the position can be directed to Natalie Scott by email at natalie.scott@iuih.org.au

Psychologist - Child Focus

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements above) are to be submitted via Seek and close on Thursday 29 June 2017.

Working from MATSICHS Caboolture you will provide, in accordance with the Institute Model of Care, culturally appropriate clinical care and supportive health services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community as a member of a multi-disciplinary primary health care team, ensuring effective assessment, service delivery and referral practices are delivered in accordance with best psychology practice.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic and committed team and make a direct impact to improve health outcomes in the Indigenous community. 

Competitive Salary Package + salary sacrifice + other benefits available

Key Duties include

  • Manage a case load of complex cases; providing psychology services in accordance with a GP Mental Health Plan/Chronic Care Plan and/or team care arrangements as applicable
  • Provide culturally appropriate, comprehensive and flexible services to clients including assessment, goals for intervention, treatment planning and evaluation, psychology services and referral in accordance with professional, ethical and relevant Mental Health standards
  • Collaborate in the enhancement of the Social Health service delivery model with the IUIH Model of Care, to meet the needs of the community

Key Requirements include

  • Qualified as a registered psychologist and unconditional registration through AHPRA with currency of practice
  • Demonstrated experience in providing assessment, therapeutic and support services to children 
    Ability to work sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

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Enquiries about the position can be directed to Natalie Scott by email at natalie.scott@iuih.org.au

Occupational Therapist

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements above) are to be submitted via Seek and close on Thursday 29 June 2017.

The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) was established to provide a coordinated and integrated approach to the planning, development and delivery of primary health care services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations within the South East Queensland.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families often find accessing mainstream services difficult, even in urban areas. This position is designed to support families and children with developmental programs and dedicated occupational therapy interventions as needed. 

This position will also support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults with functional issues or needs in managing their chronic disease, including participation in the Work it Out program, IUIH’s award-winning inter-professional chronic disease rehabilitation program. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic and committed multi-disciplinary team working across the Logan and Gold Coast regions with weekly travel to Windsor required.

This role is suitable for a “Graduate” or more experienced therapist.

The position will be provided with the appropriate professional supervision and mentoring.

Competitive Salary Package – $60,000 - $75 000 based on experience + salary sacrifice + super + car allowance

Key Duties include: 

  • Provide clinical services to clients during hours of operation of the service, in keeping with accepted best practice standards
  • Provide culturally appropriate assessment and intervention for children including individual and group programs
  • Liaise with Queensland Health and Education Queensland regarding services available and referral pathways
  • Provide culturally appropriate assessment and intervention for adults with a chronic condition including individual and group programs (The Work it Out Chronic disease rehabilitation program)

Key Requirements include:

  • Qualified Occupational Therapist with registration through AHPRA with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
  • Commitment to the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control
  • Experience working in a primary care setting with the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Current drivers licence and access to own car

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Enquiries about the position can be directed to Chrisdell McLaren by email at chrisdell.mclaren@iuih.org.au

Speech and Language Pathologist

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements above) are to be submitted via Seek and close on Thursday 29 June 2017.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families often find access to mainstream services difficult, even in urban areas.  This position is designed to support families and children with developmental programs and dedicated speech and language pathology interventions as needed.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic and committed multi-disciplinary team working from Windsor and travelling to Deception Bay and Woodridge.

Competitive Salary Package based on experience + salary sacrifice + other benefits available

Key Duties include:

  • Provide clinical services to clients in line with accepted best practice standards
  • Liaise with Queensland Health and Education Queensland regarding services available and referral pathways
  • Provide culturally appropriate assessment and intervention for children including individual and group programs

Key Requirements include:

  • Qualified Speech and Language Pathologist with registration through Speech Pathology Australia
  • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Experience working in a primary care setting with the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Current drivers licence and access to own car

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Enquiries about the position can be directed to Catherine Castan by email at catherine.castan@iuih.org.au

Manager Family Wellbeing Services

Applications (Resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements above) are to be submitted via Seek. Applications Close on Monday 10 July 2017

MANAGER FAMILY WELLBEING SERVICES

(Ongoing, full time)

The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) was established to provide a coordinated and integrated approach to the planning, development and delivery of primary health care services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations within the South East Queensland Region.

We are seeking an exceptional applicant to lead Family Services at MATSICHS in the Moreton region (Morayfield, Strathpine, Deception Bay and Caboolture). 


The successful applicant will lead the development of the Family Wellbeing Services and developing localised and tailored responses to vulnerable families who are at risk.  The position will be responsible for developing, expanding, monitoring and continually improving intensive family support, targeted secondary support and universal support to vulnerable and ‘at risk’ families, as part of an integrated model of comprehensive primary health care and family-centred health care within the Indigenous community.

Competitive Salary Package based on qualifications, registration and experience plus other benefits available including salary sacrifice

Key Duties include

  • Manage, motivate and lead the Family Services teams to provide quality, value-added services in all aspects of children, youth, family and recovery management services in accordance with community needs,
  • Work with key stakeholders and senior management within IUIH and MATSICHS to ensure a collaborative, integrated approach to enable best practice and outcomes for individuals and their families in the area of Family Services,
  • Oversee the ongoing development and refinement of community engagement activities aimed at increasing promotion, awareness, access and engagement of Family Wellbeing Services by Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander individuals and families,
  • Oversee implementation of enhanced case management/coordination and referral systems to a suite of health, wellbeing and cultural enhancement services,
  • Oversee the development and refinement of the services and service delivery in line with the Human Services Quality Framework (HSQF) standards, ensuring both documentation and practices are in line with accepted standards. 

Key Requirements include

  • A Bachelor-level qualification in human services or related field, and/or equivalent relevant experience,
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, motivate and lead a multidisciplinary team that works comprehensively with vulnerable and at times, complex families,
  • Demonstrated understanding in the application of theoretical frameworks and experience in the delivery of Family Wellbeing Services, and working with Indigenous individuals, families and communities who have experienced trauma, including acute, ongoing and intergenerational,
  • Current Blue Card (working with children and young people) or willingness to apply for a Blue Card.

 

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Enquiries about the position can be directed to Sue Kruske by email Sue.Kruske@iuih.org.au or telephone 07 3648 9500.  


Deadly Choices Tobacco Officers

Enquiries about the position can be directed to Keiron Lander by email keiron.lander@iuih.org.au or by phoning 07 3648 9500. Applications (Resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements above) can be submitted via Seek.

Deadly Choices Tobacco Officers
(2 x Fulltime, Fixed Term positions)

The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) was established to provide a coordinated and integrated approach to the planning, development and delivery of primary health care services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations within the South East Qld Region. 

The IUIH is a lead agency working in partnership with key stakeholders to support the effective implementation of the Council of Australian Governments ‘Closing the Gap’ initiatives.

The Deadly Choices Program provides a best practice and culturally tailored approach to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health education, promotion and prevention, with a focus on tobacco and smoking cessation.  The program is delivered by IUIH to communities across the South Queensland and Central Queensland regions.

Two positions with different designated community service delivery areas are available, both will require the successful applicant to travel, drive their own vehicle to different program sites across the region.

The specific locations for program delivery will be centred in the:

Oxenford, Capalaba and surrounding area
North Brisbane, South Brisbane and surrounding area

This is an exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic and committed team of preventative health professionals and make a direct impact on chronic disease in the community 

Key Duties include: 

  • Undertake facilitation, instruction and role modelling of key health messages and Deadly Choices education program modules, including; leadership, chronic disease, physical activity, nutrition, harmful substances, tobacco and smoking cessation, into Schools and Communities and on scheduled Community Days
  • Distribute health information/program materials and support participants in making healthy lifestyle choices and understanding of risk factors
  • Promote CCHS services and refer participants for Aboriginal Health Checks, to other health programs and clinical advice for chronic diseases

Key Requirements include: 

  • Certificate III or above in Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care – Community Care or equivalent preferred, or preparedness to undertake VET Training
  • Experience working in Healthy Lifestyle or similar Health or Community engagement/development programs, is desirable.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of smoking prevention and cessation programs.
  • Good interpersonal skills that demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate negotiate and liaise with clients and members of the community, general and technical staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within the designated communities and with Aboriginal youth - required

A competitive salary package with indicative base salary of $50,000 plus various benefits including; superannuation, 17.5% annual leave loading and salary sacrifice.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE – 4:00pm on FRIDAY 7 JULY 2017


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.


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Enquiries about the position can be directed to Sue Kruske by email Sue.Kruske@iuih.org.au or telephone 07 3648 9500.  


Family Practitioner

Applications (Resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements above) are to be submitted via Seek

FAMILY PRACTITIONER 
(Ongoing, full time)

Moreton Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service (MATSICHS) has established the Family Wellbeing Services (FWS) to strengthen cohesion and the capacity of individuals and their families, to raise healthy and strong children to be able to achieve their full potential.  The Family Wellbeing Services supports an early identification approach that allows for care coordination into target health and social/wellbeing services and family enhancement programs within a cultural framework that understands trauma and its ongoing impact on families. 

We are seeking an exceptional applicants for the roles of Family Practitioners that will work across MATSICHS in the Moreton region (Morayfield, Strathpine, Deception Bay and Caboolture).  

The successful applicant will respond to the complexity of family’s needs and identify a range of appropriate interventions.  As part of the support plan Family Practitioners will be involved in regular case conferencing, facilitating referrals to specialist services within MATSICHS and externally, playing an advocacy role, and ensuring families have access to the appropriate range of services to meet their needs.

Competitive Salary Package based on qualifications, registration and experience plus other benefits available including salary sacrifice

Key Duties 

  • Undertake comprehensive assessment of family in consultation with the family and work with the family to develop an action plan that sets out goals, priorities and actions
  • Manage a caseload ensuring systematic contact and follow up with families to ensuregoals, priorities and actions are met in conjunction with Family Wellbeing Workers and other team members (eg psychologists, counsellors) to enhance levels of support and case support planning
  • Provide direct support and advocacy work to facilitate case management goals including parenting support and education
  • Provide therapeutic services directly to families re emotional regulation – parents and children – promoting secure relationships within the broader practice framework of the Parenting Under Pressure (PuP) Framework

Key Requirements

  • A qualification in human services and/or related field, and/or equivalent relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with vulnerable people and their families,including individual youth work and community engagement / development programs,
  • Current Blue Card (working with children and young people) or willingness to apply for a Blue Card.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE – 9:00am on 10 July 2017



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Enquiries about the position can be directed to Krystal Commandeur by email Krystal.Commandeur@iuih.org.au or phone 073488 8126.