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:

Senior Manager - Birthing in Our Community (Fixed Term, Full Time - Maternity Leave Cover)

APPLICATIONS CLOSE - 26 JANUARY 2018

The successful applicant will be responsible for managing the program from our Salisbury Mums and Bubs Hub and ensuring the efficient delivery of the BiOC program. It requires effective collaboration, coordination and integration of partner organisations, service providers and other health services, with the goal of optimising access for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families to high quality, culturally safe, comprehensive care throughout the antenatal, birthing, postnatal and early childhood period.

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

Key Duties include

  • Managing, Developing and Coaching a team of specialised health professionals working collectively to deliver comprehensive care to ATSI community 
  • Working closely with BiOC partner agencies, the broader ATSICCHS network, and the HHS to continue to review and refine the BIOC program and specialised integrated MCH Services
  • Identify and build on opportunities to improve communication systems to ensure information is mutually shared between agencies to enhance the support of Indigenous clients and families; strengthen referral pathways and improve collaboration.
  • Work with key members of the BiOC Steering Committee to ensure partner services are collaborating to enable best practice and outcomes for clients
  • Work closely with the BiOC research and evaluation team to collect and collate data on need, access patterns, integration of services and service gaps to ensure the ongoing development of MCH services are informed by best available evidence

Key Requirements include

  • A Bachelor-level qualification in a health related field, and/or equivalent relevant experience
  • Post graduate qualifications (desirable)
  • Demonstrated practical experience leading health programs and teams
  • Current C Class Driver’s License and the ability to travel across south east Queensland as required.
  • Current Blue Card (working with children and young people) or willingness to apply for a Blue Card.

Enquiries about the position can be directed to Sue Kruske by email at Sue.Kruske@iuih.org.au or phone 0418882337.

Applications (Resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements above) must be submitted via SEEK.

 

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Business Intelligence Analyst / Developer (Full Time, On going)

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: FRIDAY 26 JANUARY 2018

This role…Reporting to the Manager – Data and research you will support IUIH’s usage of data to support business operations and development by identifying and delivering business intelligence solutions across the organisation.  

 

In doing this, you will:

  • Be responsible for the identifying critical business intelligence needs, and developing solutions that improve the impact of data across IUIH
  • Liaise with unit and senior managers to identify key business processes and associated data requirements
  • Utilise your skills in dashboard development and visualisation to support utilisation of data throughout IUIH business
  • Develop data warehouse solutions to suit business requirements
  • Support the data quality and governance across all areas of IUIH

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in Business intelligence or business analysis
  • Strong dashboard and data visualisation and analysis experience across different tools (Tableau preferred)
  • Data warehouse development experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills .
  • Strong relationship builder
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills

 In return, you will be rewarded with the opportunity to develop your career within this organisation that truly values its people.

 Enquiries regarding the position can be directed to: 

Lyle Turner, Manager – Data and Research by email at lyle.turner@iuih.org.au

Applications (Resume and brief Covering Letter) must be submitted via Seek

 

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Early Years Education Coordinator (Full Time, Ongoing)

APPLICATIONS CLOSE FRIDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2018

Our Early Years Education program aims to work alongside families to build strong and healthy environments to promote optimum early childhood learning and development particularly in the first four years of life, enabling smooth and successful transition into school. The Early Years Education Coordinator will lead the development and implementation of an Early Years Education program.

 

The position will be based at Windsor but will be required to work across the service sector of South East Queensland.

 

Competitive Salary Package will be negotiated based on qualifications, skills and experience with the successful applicant.  IUIH provides 17.5% annual leave loading plus, salary sacrifice.  

 

Key Duties:

  • Coordinate the design, development and implementation of a strategic regional plan aimed at optimizing access for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families to comprehensive, integrated Health and Early Years Education

  • Support the development of integrated health and Early Years Education programs that foster comprehensive early childhood learning and development, and specifically prepare Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families through playgroups, kindy and into school

  • Investigate and develop, in close collaboration with IUHI members, the business plan for the direct operation by SEQ ATSICCHS of integrated early childhood health and education facilities, including kindies

  • Work closely with IUIH data and evaluation team to collect and collate data on community need and early education access patterns to support ongoing development and refinement of the Early Years Education program

Key requirements:

  • Extensive experience working in the early childhood education sector

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders to provide a quality client service

  • Strategic and analytical thinker with the ability to manage projects independently

  • Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work independently in the completion of priorities which may have competing deadlines

  • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a commitment to improving cultural awareness

  • Ability to systematically identify opportunities for improvement in work systems and implement changes in collaboration with colleagues

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Qualification(s) in early childhood education

  • Previous experience working in a senior position in early childhood education

Enquiries about the position can be directed to Sue Kruske on 0418882337 or email sue.kruske@iuih.org.au

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

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Clinical Optometrist - (Full Time, Ongoing)

The role:

  • Provide clinical assessments within a Primary Health Care setting
  • Promote Optometry within the organisation and across the region
  • Liaise with health professionals including GPs, and other health workers on patient care
  • Advocate for appropriate patient care
  • Work with the regional eye health unit to assist integration of Optometry services where required
  • Provide appropriate clinical and general care, including referral to appropriate Ophthalmology and tertiary providers as required

 About you:

  • Registration through AHPRA with relevant qualifications in Optometry with demonstrated experience as a practicing Optometrist.
  • Ability to contribute to complex patient case management team care
  • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Be a team player, keen to be part of a multidisciplinary health care team, dedicated to building a sustainable eye health program around the SE Qld region.

 Enquiries about the position can be directed to Lisa Penrose by email at Lisa.Penrose@iuih.org.au

Applications (Resume and brief Covering Letter) must be submitted via Seek 

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Medical Information System Trainer / Data Support Officer (Full Time, On going)

APPLICATIONS CLOSE FRIDAY 19 JANUARY 2018

This role…Reporting to the Manager – Data and Research you will support IUIH staff through the preparation and delivery of on-site training around the effective use of the Medical Information System used at IUIH - MMEx (and other software), and activities that support the process of continuous quality improvement (including data analysis and feedback to support services in addressing gaps and improving overall service delivery). 

In doing this, you will:

  • Be responsible for the preparing and delivering MMEx training to new and existing staff, through induction sessions, on-site group training and responding to queries from individual staff
  • Be aware of MMEx updates, and revise training material as required
  • Maintain an up-to-date working knowledge of other software systems used by IUIH staff, and deliver training and support as required
  • Work with the Data and Research team, and other CQI staff, to deliver timely and relevant data back to clinics to support a culture of quality improvement
  • Help to drive CQI activity within IUIH and contribute to developing new and innovative CQI processes 

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering medical information system and e-health training
  • Experience working with medical information systems
  • Understanding and experience in quality improvement initiatives
  • Strong time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong relationship builder
  • Knowledge of primary health care service delivery

Enquiries regarding the position can be directed to: 
Lyle Turner, Manager – Data and Research by email at lyle.turner@iuih.org.au
Applications (Resume and brief Covering Letter) must be submitted via Seek
APPLICATIONS CLOSE –  Friday 19 January 2018

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Legal Administration Support Officer (Full Time, On going)

APPLICATIONS CLOSE - 19 JANUARY 2018

This role…The position is primarily responsible for administrative support of the legal services provided at Moreton ATSICHS and secondarily connecting the ATSI health services with the Murri Court defendants. The position will work under the guidance and direction of Legal Counsel.  The position will be based at Windsor but require very regular travel throughout the Moreton ATSICHS clinics and at the Murri Court in Brisbane CBD. 

 

In doing this, you will:

  • Manage referrals, make bookings and prepare the appointments for the legal clinics

  • Attend at and manage clients and documentation at the legal clinic days at various MATSICHS clinics

  • Maintain and manage the client legal documents and records

  • Follow up legal clients

  • Attend at the Murri Court in Brisbane to be the liaison between the Court, the defendant and the health service.

  • Arrange Murri Court medical bookings as required, and report back to the Murri Court on outcomes as required.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Experience working with limited supervision in an administration role, with proven successes in managing and maintaining an office with limited direction.

  • Demonstrated ability to take direction, determined priorities and manage workloads in order to meet agreed timelines and objectives.

  • Proven competence in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

  • An open drivers licence

  • A blue card (or capacity to obtain a blue card).

Desirable:

  • Experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

  • Knowledge and experience of court systems, processes and procedures

 This means you need to have:

  • An enthusiasm and capacity to provide excellent administrative support

  • An ability to work autonomously and meet goals and deadlines

  • Effective communication skills – written, verbal and interpersonal

  • Attention to detail

  • An ability to work under pressure, prioritise and meet deadlines

 In return, you will be rewarded with the opportunity to develop your career within this organisation that truly values its people.

 

Enquiries regarding the position can be directed to Simone Matthews, Legal Counsel by email at Simone.Matthews@iuih.org.au

 

 Applications (Resume and brief Covering Letter) must be submitted via SEEK

 

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Podiatrist (Full Time, On going)

APPLICATIONS CLOSE - FRIDAY 19 JANUARY 2018

We are currently seeking a Podiatrist to join an enthusiastic and committed multi-disciplinary team to improve the foot health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people including  travelling to IUIH member services located throughout SEQ.

 

The Podiatrist will provide comprehensive, culturally appropriate primary health care initiatives including prevention of diabetic foot complications and inactivity through foot pain.

 

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

 

In doing this, you will:

  • Promote podiatry within the organisation and region
  • Liaise with health professionals including GPs and other health workers on patient care 
  • Work with a regional podiatry model and aid in implementation
  • Provide appropriate clinical care; biomechanical, general care, surgery, diabetic foot care, provision of orthotics and appropriate footwear

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Qualified Podiatrist with unconditional registration through AHPRA and demonstrated experience as a practicing Podiatrist
  • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with a sound understanding of the cycle of care

  • Working knowledge of health issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and a commitment to improving health outcomes

In return, you will be rewarded with the opportunity to develop your career within this organisation that truly values its people.

 

Enquiries about the position can be directed to Paul Addicott, Podiatry Clinic Lead by email at paul.addicott@iuih.org.au

 

Applications (resume and brief covering letter) are to be submitted via SEEK to be considered.

 

 

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Community Liasion Officer (Full Time, Ongoing)

APPLICATIONS CLOSE - Friday 19 January 2018

The role…reporting to the Practice Manager - Strathpine MATSICHS, the Community Liaison Officer will be responsible for local community engagement, marketing and promotion activities to actively increase awareness, access and uptake of health and wellbeing services.  The role works closely with key stakeholders in the community.  

In doing, this you will:

• Establish and maintain effective and strategic relationships with networks throughout local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
• Continually monitor implementation of key marketing strategies; identify those with greatest effectiveness in reaching the target population in the local area; identify barriers that may impact on access to health services and incorporate specific strategies to overcome these
• Conduct promotional visits to local community groups, schools, sporting groups, social service agencies and others, promoting the service and programs and providing practical information and advice regarding access and engagement
• Actively identify and encourage potential new clients to engage with the service

To be successful in this role, you will have:
• Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities especially in North Brisbane that shows your respect for traditional culture, values and ways of doing business
• Demonstrated experience in community engagement and development programs in the health or community sector
• A current Blue Card (working with children and young people) and Drivers License as the role entails outreach services

Enquiries regarding the position can be directed to: 
Layla Scott – Practice Manager, Strathpine MATSICHS by email at Layla.scott@iuih.org.au

Applications (Resume and brief Covering Letter) must be submitted via Seek

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Trainer - Aged Care and Disability (Full Time or Part Time, 6 Month Fixed Term Contract)

APPLICATIONS CLOSE - FRIDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2018

This role…Reporting to the Aged Care Training Coordinator, this role will involve training Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Certificate III Individual Support (with Disability Skill-set) training, including the coordination and assessment of on-the-job training for each student in partnership with the RTO where relevant.

In doing this, you will:

  • Working with the Organisational Development Team to implement Cert III Individual Support (with Disability training program in Brisbane’s South.
  • Develop an IUIH Training Program Schedule for Cert III Individual Support in Brisbane’s South
  • Monitor and assist students enrolling in the programs
  • As required, provide direct Training and Assessment services as part of the program
  • Coordinate additional training and assessment services as required

Selection Criteria:

  • Sound knowledge of health and well-being issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and a strong commitment to improving well-being outcomes
  • Sound knowledge of training and Vocational Education Providers
  • Demonstrated experience in Training and/or Vocational education sector
  • Demonstrated links with local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and/or groups
  • Ability to work autonomously and display initiative, self-motivation, time management and solution focused skills.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written skills with particular emphasis on interpersonal communication skills, confidentiality and record keeping

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and VET sector experience preferred
  • Cert III Individual Support (preferably with Disability Skill-set or relevant experience)
  • Demonstrated practical experience working in health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Previous experience in a relevant industry, service or an equivalent level of expertise and experience to undertake the range of activities required

In return, you will be rewarded with the opportunity to develop your career within this organisation that truly values its people.

Enquiries regarding the position can be directed to:

Karen Dungey, Trainer and Assessor by email at Karen.Dungey@iuih.org.au

Applications (Resume and brief Covering Letter) must be submitted via Seek

 

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Team Leader, Family Support Worker - Salisbury Mums & Bubs, Birthing in Our Community

APPLICATIONS CLOSE - THURSDAY 25 JANUARY 2018

We are currently seeking Expressions of Interest for a permanent ‘Team leader - Family Support Worker’.

 

The position will be based in Salisbury working within the Birthing in Our Community model. The Mater Hospital, ATSICHS Brisbane and IUIH formed a partnership in 2013, with the shared goal of achieving equity in birth outcomes, health status and life expectancy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families in urban South East Queensland. The outcome of this partnership is the Birthing in Our Community (BiOC) program.

 

This important initiative represents a practical response to develop and expand culturally competent maternity care and ensuring mothers and babies get the best possible support for a good start to life. It brings together the best of specialised hospital services with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled health care.

 

The position will lead, manager and also perform the role of a Family Support Workers who provide social and emotional support and health education to women and family members throughout the women’s pregnancy and up to six weeks following the birth.

 

Key Requirements include:

  • Demonstrated ability to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and their leaders, respecting traditional culture, values and ways of doing business
  • Lead, support, coach and develop a team of Family Support Workers throughout the women’s pregnancy journey and six weeks following the birth.
  • Identify, lead and participate in continuous improvement initiatives to deliver comprehensive care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Families.
  • Ability to effectively identify psychosocial factors influencing pregnancy and parenting, and provide support and/or referral to specialist services.
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating positive behaviour change with individuals, families and community groups.
  • Provide support for pregnant women and their families to quit smoking and to remain quit, through the Stop Smoking in Its Tracks program.
  • Ability to contribute effectively to the BiOC clinical and operational performance, the IBUS study, and workplace health and safety requirements through providing of evidence based care and information, and adhering to the relevant workplace instruction, policies and procedure In return, you will be rewarded with the opportunity to develop your career within this organisation that truly values its people.

 

Enquiries regarding the position can be directed to Kristie Ivory, Manager BiOC on 0447424215 or by email at Kristie.Ivory@iuih.org.au

Applications (Resume and brief Covering Letter) must be submitted via SEEK

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Paediatric Coordinator (Full Time, Ongoing) - Goodna

APPLICATIONS CLOSE - FRIDAY 26 JANUARY 2018

The Maternal Child Health Program aims to support family functioning and promote childhood development and wellbeing. It also aims to contribute to improved health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families through better access to coordinated and multidisciplinary care.

 

Competitive Salary Package will be negotiated based on qualifications, skills and experience with the successful applicant. IUIH provides 17.5% annual leave loading plus, salary sacrifice.

 

Key Duties

  • Receive and triage internal referrals for children requiring specialist secondary level care

  • Coordinate care for specialist paediatrican services

  • Deliver clinical services including preventative health checks and more targeted assessment of the infant and child

  • Facilitate case conferencing to optimize team care for children and their families

Key requirements

  • Registration with AHPRA as a registered nurse with post graduate qualifications in a health related area

  • Ability to demonstrate good clinical skills in the area of maternal and child health

  • Ability to work effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander co-workers, children and families

  • Experience in the delivery and coordination of programs

  • Demonstrated organisational skills, including an ability to multi-task, to plan, set and prioritise workloads to meet deadlines, and to work independently, efficiently and effectively.

 In return, you will be rewarded with the opportunity to develop your career within this organisation that truly values its people.

 

Enquiries about the position can be directed to Julie Mackenzie phone 3436 9600 or email

julie.mackenzie@iuih.org.au

 

Applications (Resume and Cover Letter) must be submitted via SEEK

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Early Years Operations Manager (Full Time, Ongoing)

APPLICATIONS CLOSE - 26 JANUARY 2018

The Early Years Manager will oversee program areas that aim to support family functioning and promote childhood development and wellbeing and includes maternity care, well child services, paediatric programs and the Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program. It works closely alongside other Wellbeing and Wellness Programs (the Youth Programs; Family Wellbeing Services; Social Health) to ensure families and children have access to the full suite of wraparound care that is essential to health outcomes.

Competitive Salary Package will be negotiated based on qualifications, skills and experience with the successful applicant. IUIH provides 17.5% annual leave loading plus, salary sacrifice.

Key Duties

  • Manage the maternity and early childhood service teams to provide quality, value-added services 
  • Oversee the operation of the Australian Nurse Family Partnership programs in both north and south Brisbane sites.
  • Promote integration of specialist maternal and early childhood services with our primary care clinics as well as our social health and wellbeing teams
  • Promote group based activities that enhance effective parenting and social and emotional wellbeing
  • Assist in the development of a workforce that supports child and family wellbeing, underpinned by theories of attachment and trauma informed approaches to intergenerational trauma and the complex cultural-psycho-socio issues
  • Provide timely and comprehensive reports to the IUIH Senior Management for purposes of compliance against funding criteria as well as for purposes of feedback and internal communication of key information
  • Support implementation of monthly Quality Improvement meetings with all teams
  • Develop and refine existing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to monitor progress and performance of early years programs.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Management experience working in the maternity, child or family health sector
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders to provide a quality client service
  • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a commitment to improving cultural awareness
  • Ability to systematically identify opportunities for improvement in work systems and implement changes in collaboration with colleagues
  • Proficient with computer applications and database management and the ability to learn other software programs as needed

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Post Graduate Qualification(s) in health
  • Previous management experience in maternal, child or family health sector

PRACTICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work out of normal hours of duty as reasonably required from time to time
  • Current C Class Driver’s License (Qld) and ability to travel across South East Queensland as required

Enquiries about the position can be directed to Sue Kruske on 0418882337 or email sue.kruske@iuih.org.au.

 Applications (Resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements above) must be summited via SEEK.

 

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