Field Officer – Casual or Full Time

‘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 like minded individual to join our team of professionals, based at our office in Kununurra.


About the role – Multiple positions available!

This position works as a part of the OVAHS clinical team by providing safe and efficient transport of clients, goods, correspondence, and pathology. OVAHS aims to provide quality and patient focused health care with a focus on ensuring care is on the needs of Aboriginal patients within the context of their cultural identity, family, and social circumstances.

Please note: Due to the nature of the Field Officer role, applicants must identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander as a genuine occupational qualification in accordance with section 50 (d) of the Equal Opportunity Act (1984).


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. Above award wage: ACCHS Award 2020, Level 2: $67,559.44 (for FTE position)
  2. Rental allowance – $6,240 per annum pro rata
  3. 12-month Annual Airfare $1,800 on continued service
  4. 5 weeks accrued Annual leave per annum
  5. Additional 2-weeks of paid leave over the Christmas closure period, inclusive of public holidays
  6. Salary Sacrifice greatly increasing take-home pay
  7. Superannuation
  8. Ongoing professional development


Applications Close: Ongoing

OVAHS reserves the right to close the application period early if a suitable applicant is identified.


More information and JDF

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Contact: Hermelia Bin Omar (Medical Records and Reception Manager)  on 08 9166 2233 or via email


To apply, please submit the below documents to:

  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
Job Type: Casual Full Time
Job Location: Kununurra

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