Human Resource Officer



‘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 is a fixed term position supporting human resource and quality improvement services at OVAHS and based in the Kununurra office. The position is a contract position available from the date of employment for a period of 6 months, with possibility of extension.

The HR Officer will provide support to current and future projects with a strong focus on coordinating the organisations transition to online human resource, financial and training management systems.


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, Grade 5 $86,619.94 – 90,267.63
  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 profession development.


Applications Close: Ongoing


More information and JDF:

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Contact Katie Tyson (Human Resource and Continues Quality Improvement officer)  on 08 9166 2244 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
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