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Multicultural Health Liaison Officer (516017)

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - NW Region
North West Regional Hospital

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Band 4 Range 1 Lvl 1
Salary:$67,134 to $77,389 pro rata, per annum
Employment Type: Part Time
Region: North West
Location:North West Regional Hospital

Hours/Period of Appointment

Permanent, part time, day worker, working 38 hours per fortnight.

Notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Who are we?

The Tasmanian Health Service is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our community.  We are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Multicultural Health Liaison Officer to Improve access for people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds to services provided by the Tasmanian Health System and enable them to gain maximum benefit from these services.

Reporting to the Manager - Social Work Services, this role encompasses a wide range of responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • promoting knowledge and understanding, within the CALD communities of the North West Region, of health care services provided by THS and facilitate and promote effective communication between parties pertaining to the needs and concerns of these communities.
  • working collaboratively with relevant THS and community stakeholders to ensure that systems appropriately support culturally and linguistically diverse patients.
  • providing education to managers and staff to facilitate an understanding of culturally and linguistically diverse cultures, heritage and values.

Do you have?

  • Qualifications in a health or welfare related discipline.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and work with people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, health care providers and other service providers.
  • Ability to plan, conduct and evaluate cultural awareness education programs.

What can we offer?

  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Attractive Salary Package
  • Dynamic team environment
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

Essential Requirements

  • Current Driver's Licence.
  • The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.  The following checks are to be conducted:
  1. Conviction checks in the following areas: a) Crimes of Violence, b) Sex Related Offences, c) Serious Drug Offences, d) Crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Desirable Requirements

  • Qualifications in a health or welfare related discipline.
  • Current Driver’s Licence.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

Download File 516017 Multicultural Health Liaison Officer Band 4 (January 2019) HAHSA (1).pdf
Download File 516017 Multicultural Health Liaison Officer Band 4 (January 2019) HAHSA (1).docx
Download File THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf
Download File THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Online applications via ‘Apply Now’ are preferred. Click the blue ‘Apply Now’ button

 If you apply Online,

  • Please do not send additional paper copies of the application through the mail
  • Please do not include Application for Employment form.

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Submitting applications by email -


Complete the following application form and email your application to the listed contact person including the below form:

Download File Application for Employment (Form 201).pdf

Download File Application for Employment (Form 201).docx


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Submitting applications by Post -


Post your application with the above application form to:

Tasmanian Health Service
Human Resources and Organisational Development
Box 258
BURNIE  TAS  7320

 
In order to be considered for this position it is a requirement that you address the selection criteria which are located in the Statement of Duties.

For more information

Sharlene Meldrum
Manager - Social Work Services
sharlene.meldrum@ths.tas.gov.au
0459 840 565

Better health and quality of life around Tasmania. Visit us at www.ths.tas.gov.au

 

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