Culture Care Connect Suicide Prevention Worker – CAAC – Alice Springs

  • Base salary range $83,089 – $96,895 
  • Up to $7,000 for relocation, as well as scholarship and bursary grants available
  • 6 weeks annual leave, salary packaging & remote benefits
Why Central Australia Aboriginal Congress?
Congress is a comprehensive Aboriginal community-controlled health service, providing primary health care services to Aboriginal Australian persons in Alice Springs and various remote communities in Central Australia.
 
What’s in it for you?
  • Salary of $83,089 – $96,895 
  • Total Package: $103,197 – $118,732
  • Maximum Term or Casual contracts (flexible contract terms considered)
  • Up to $7,000 for relocation assistance
  • Eligible for scholarship and bursary grants through NT PHN
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous salary packaging
  • District allowance and remote benefits
 
What’s the role?
  • Contribute to a localised service delivery model for aftercare services through a co-design approach with local community, using NACCHO’s National Model of Care, and other resources, as a framework. 
  • Provide aftercare services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals who have been referred following a suicide attempt or suicidal crisis in line with agreed service delivery model.
  • Coordinate and deliver tailored training programs for small groups within the community who have been affected by suicide (specific training opportunities are available for this role to be accredited in a range of evidence-based programs, e.g. ATSIMHFA, Safetalk, Safeyarn, ASIST).
  • Build and maintain strong referral pathways, including but not limited to the following services: acute care services, primary care services, schools, police, funeral services, Alcohol and Other Drug Services, mainstream and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-led mental health services.
  • Participate in the Aftercare Services Community of Practice, established to support ACCHOs in setting up and maintaining Aftercare Services, and facilitate sharing of best practice and expertise.
 
Is this the right role for you?
  • Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care or equivalent training and/or relevant experience.
  • Mental Health qualifications and/or experience.
  • Understanding or knowledge of the wider allied health workforce
  • Demonstrated written, verbal and interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate sensitively in a cross-cultural environment with Aboriginal clients and staff.
  • Possess an NT Working with Children Check (Ochre Card) and a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
  • Current NT driver’s licence or ability to obtain.
 
NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.
 
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Ashleigh McDonald on 08 8982 1056 or email recruitment@ntphn.org.au

Job Information

Job Reference: AD-1305
Salary: Total Package: $103,197 - $118,732
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Medical and Nursing
Job Locations: Central Australia
Job Types: Allied Health
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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

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To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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