An exciting opportunity is available for a trainee in public health medicine to gain skills in remote Aboriginal health and epidemiology. This unique 12 month position will be co-hosted by Maari Ma Aboriginal Corporation (MM), a community controlled regional health service based in Broken Hill, and the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH) at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra. This position will be based in Canberra where the trainee will work with staff at RSPH on research and teaching activities, with frequent trips to Broken Hill for fieldwork with MM staff on projects aimed at improving population health and service delivery for the local population. The trainee will gain valuable hands-on experience in public health medicine in a remote Aboriginal setting, while supported by staff at NCEPH to strengthen their skills in epidemiology, teaching and research methods
Would you like to work at Maari Ma and Study for a qualification?
Maari Ma is offering an opportunity to join the Oral Health Team in a trainee role.
Your role will be to promote oral health for parents and children in clinics, groups, at home, in communities and schools and support the Oral Health Therapist and/or Dentist in the conduct of routine dental screening examinations and preventative and restorative clinical dental services.
You will be required and supported to undertake a Certificate III in Dental Assisting. Travel and overnight stays in the region is required as part of the role and for training blocks located in Dubbo.
The PHCS Workforce Support Officer is responsible for providing timely and efficient administrative support to the PHCS Executive Manager (EM) to enable the EM to complete the human resource administrative functions required to recruit and retain clinical and general staff in the PHCS setting.
The work also includes managing timelines and key dates with managers and liaising with external agencies to provide a variety of services.
Occasional travel within the region is a requirement of the position.
This position will be involved in the provision of quality child and family health services to families caring for children 0-5 years of age. The CFHN will use a strength-based and wellness focus, building on parental confidence and skills through the provision of information, education, resources, guidance and role modeling safe responsive care.
The CFHN will travel regularly to Wilcannia and assist GPs and the visiting Paediatrician to provide child focused services, focusing on ATSI health checks and developmental checks. Overnight stays are required.
Position is located in Balranald - The Practice Administration Assistant works within a team to facilitate access to health services for Indigenous people with quality reception and administration support for patients and service providers.
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Maari Ma is an award winning service that has been providing services to the Aboriginal communities of the Far West region of NSW for over 20 years. The skills, values and commitment of our staff are key to our success.
The benefits of working with us include great training and career development opportunities, generous leave entitlements including 5 weeks annual leave, rostered days off and salary packaging (which increases your take home pay by several thousand dollars a year). We also offer health and wellbeing programs, including corporate discount rates for fitness and aquatic centre membership.
We think that Maari Ma is a great place to work. We have a great team of committed people who also think so. Read on to see what they have to say about working at Maari Ma.
Interested in working at Maari Ma Health?
Please email your Expression of Interest including a current resume to Workforce@maarima.com.au
Professional Standards and Ethics at Maari Ma Health
The purpose of Maari Ma‟s Code of Conduct is to provide a framework for decisions and actions in relation to conduct within and affecting employment. This Code describes the standards of conduct and personal and professional behaviour expected of our workforce to enable us to continue our work and promote Maari Ma in our communities with pride and commitment.
Prior to employment at Maari Ma Health you must agree to our code of conduct by signing and returning the following document, linked below, to Workforce@maarima.com.auDownload the Maari Ma Code of Conduct