Eligibility: Open to Everyone Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Port Pirie Regional Health ServiceIndicative Total Remuneration: ASO2 $61,383 - $66,030 p.a / ASO3 $70,666 - $75,281 p.a - Temp F/T (up to 30 June 2021) The Drug and Alcohol Worker will assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes to meet the needs of Aboriginal people and work in conjunction with relevant community groups, health workers and organisations. This positon is responsible for the promotion of drug and alcohol related services, health education and support to the Aboriginal community in port Pirie and the mid north area. The role involves working with both community and services by providing advice, information and assistance for prevention, early identification and harm minimisation for drug and alcohol relation issues. The Drug and Alcohol worker is responsible for acting as a cultural broker assisting Aboriginal clients to access appropriate health services and assisting these services to meet the needs of Aboriginal people. This position is multi-classed as ASO2 or ASO3 and classification will be determined by whether you have Certificate III in Aboriginal &/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Certificate III (Practice or Community Care). Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. 748745 Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Worker ASO2 - Job 748745 Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Worker ASO3 - Job Flexibility StatementThe South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
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