Health Promotion Officer – Immunisation

‘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.

The Health Promotion Officer – Immunisation plays a crucial role in promoting and ensuring the health and well-being of the Aboriginal community through effective immunization and vaccination strategies. This role involves planning, coordinating, and implementing immunisation programs while respecting the cultural and community-specific considerations of the Aboriginal population of the Ord Valley. The Health Promotion Officer will collaborate closely with healthcare professionals, community leaders, and stakeholders to raise awareness, provide education, and facilitate access to immunisation and vaccination services.

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. Above award wage: ACCHS Award 2020, Grade 4 ($79,992.42 – 81,919.03)
  2. Rental allowance – $6240 per annum pro rata
  3. 12-month Annual Airfare $1800 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: 20 November 2023


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Please contact Derek Donohue (Nurse Practice Manager) on 08 9166 2266 or email


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