FASD Prevention Program Worker

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‘Team, balance, community, benefits, environment, autonomy, connecting…’

These are some of the top reasons our staff rate OVAHS as an Employer of Choice in the Kimberley region.

We do what we love, and we love what we do. Our vision is to improve the health and well-being of Aboriginal people in our region, and that’s why the delivery of quality and culturally-secure primary and allied health services is our passion. We work adaptively and with transparency to determine, prioritize, and meet the health and well-being needs of Aboriginal people in our region.

OVAHS is a not-for-profit, multidisciplinary primary health care service delivering clinical, allied health and mental health throughout Kununurra and surrounding communities. We are looking for a likeminded individual to join our team of professionals, based at our office in Kununurra.


About the role

This role works closely with the FASD Prevention Program Coordinator to provide high quality and culturally appropriate FASD awareness and health promotion to the local community, including the delivery of antenatal and female health workshops.

The focus of care is on the needs of Aboriginal clients within the context of their cultural identity and social circumstances.

Please note: Due to the nature of the FASD Prevention Program Worker role, applicants must be female as a genuine occupational qualification in accordance with section 27 of the Equal Opportunity Act (1984).

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons are strongly encouraged to apply.


What you can expect from working at OVAHS:

As well as working in a positive team culture and supportive environment, OVAHS offers multiple benefits to employees, including and not limited to:

  1. Generous salary – above Award wages
  2. Rental allowance – $6240 per annum
  3. Aircon Subsidy included into the annual salary
  4. 12-month Annual Airfare $1800 on continued service
  5. 5 weeks accrued Annual leave
  6. An additional 10 days paid Christmas leave
  7. Salary Sacrifice up to $30,000
  8. Superannuation
  9. Training and development


More information

To access the full job description and more information about working with us, visit the Careers page on our website https://www.ovahs.org.au/our-team/ or contact Jenni Rogers (Health Programs Manager)  on 08 9166 2209 or via email hpm@ovahs.org.au

To apply, please submit the below documents to: katie.tyson@ovahs.org.au

  1. A Cover Letter addressing each of the selection criteria (located within the attached job description)
  2. A current CV/Resume along with the names of a least two referees
  3. A completed Application form
  4. A completed Pre-Health Employment Declaration Form


Applications Close: 30th January 2023

We reserve the right to close off this position before the closing date.

OVAHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category: FASD
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kununurra

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