Careers

The Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health Service Inc provides Primary Health Care to some 1,200 Aboriginal clients in Port Lincoln and surrounding areas, and is principally funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing through the Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Country Health SA. It also operates a number of allied programs such as Social and Emotional Wellbeing.

The Health Service has vacancies in its Community Controlled Health Service and applications are now invited for the following positions:

APPLICATION FOR TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT

Occasionally there are temporary vacancies which need to be filled quickly. Accordingly, a temporary employment register is being established. Positions include Registered and Enrolled Nurses; Aboriginal Health Workers; Support Workers and Administrative staff.

If you are interested in being included on this register, please fill in the 2 page employment application form which is available from the Reception Counter, PLAHS, 19a Oxford Terrace, Port Lincoln (entrance from rear carpark) or email reception@plahs.org.au.

Applications may be submitted at any time.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

EMPLOYMENT VACANCIES

Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health Service

Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health Service Inc (PLAHS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service, providing high quality, holistic community-based healthcare with an emphasis on Aboriginal primary health care.

Casual Aged Home Care Workers

Expressions of interest are invited from people who hold or are studying a Certificate III in Aged Care (or similar) and who are interested in casual home care work with PLAHS clients.

Duties involve providing assistance for assessed clients with household tasks, washing, showering, dressing, mobility, shopping, social activities etc.

Essential requirements also include current:

  • satisfactory DCSI Criminal History Checks (Aged Care and Child-related employment)
  • unrestricted driver’s license
  • a reliable vehicle
  • personal insurance

Please submit your Expression of Interest via the Application for Temporary Employment form which is available from the Reception Counter, PLAHS, 19a Oxford Terrace, Port Lincoln (entrance from rear carpark) or email reception@plahs.org.au and return completed to PLAHS.

For any queries please contact Maryanne Clements, Acting Team Leader Chronic Condition Self-Management by calling the office on (08) 8683 0162.

 

 

Aboriginal Health Worker – Full-time 1.0 FTE
PLAHS Employees Enterprise Agreement 2019, Health Worker

Pursuant to Section 92 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 an exemption is granted from the provision of S 52 (1) and S 103 of the Act to advertise this position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people only.

A full-time, ongoing is available in this Aboriginal community-controlled Health Service for an Aboriginal Health Worker in the Clinical Team.

The successful applicant will:

  • want to make a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of the Aboriginal community
  • contribute to the efficient delivery of clinical primary health care services
  • work with other health professionals in a multi-disciplinary health care approach
  • deliver culturally appropriate health education programs to the Aboriginal community
  • effectively utilise and maintain information systems such as Microsoft Office products, Communicare data entry and other required records
  • participate in quality assurance programs to ensure safe and effective health care

Position requirements include:

  • a current Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice and/or other relevant qualifications
  • reliability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team approach
  • effective communication skills with a wide range of people and organisations
  • sound IT competence in use of Microsoft Office products and data entry program
  • knowledge of relevant local resources and organisations
  • ability to maintain strict confidentiality and uphold privacy principles
  • current full unrestricted driver’s licence
  • satisfactory Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • Aged Care related DCSI Criminal History Check
  • National Police Certificate
  • compliance with PLAHS’ immunisation requirements to be provided prior to commencement

Aboriginal Health Worker Job and Person Specification

Enquiries to:  Antoinette Liddell, Clinical Coordinator – 86830162 or Antoinette.Liddell@plahs.org.au

Written applications MUST address all selection criteria in the Person Specification and include a covering letter and a current resume with names and contact details of three (3) work-related referees. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications in an envelope marked “Aboriginal Health Worker” can be forwarded to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Port Lincoln Aboriginal Heath Service Inc.
PO Box 1583
PORT LINCOLN SA 5606

                OR emailed to Carolyn@plahs.org.au

APPLICATIONS CLOSE STRICTLY AT 5:00pm Friday August 27th 2021

 

 

 

 

Doctors

Dr Alex van Rooijen
Dr Neville Carlier
Dr Christine Lucas
Dr Lauren Christian (visiting – please contact for appointments)
Dr Meredith Frearson (visiting – please contact for appointments)
Dr Natalir Pink (visiting Registrar – please contact for appointments)

Registered Nurses

Julie Glass
Donna Sellen
Heather Collins
Winnie Santos
Samantha Tressider
Neil Dunning
Rita Apelt
Kerry Green
Carmel Barry

Health Workers

Antoinette Liddell
Natasha Johncock
Maryanne Clements
Jerome Ah-Kit Burgoyne
Kingsley Bilney
Ronald Carbine
Shanae Coulthard
Deb Flavel
Tamika Miller

Integrated Team Care Coordinator

Neil Dunning

Aged Care Coordinator

Natasha Johncock

Trainee Health Worker

Amelia Ware

Health Support Worker

Robert Varcoe

Aged Care Worker

Katryn Stevens
Michelle Saunders

Counsellor

Anne Burns

SEWB Support Workers

David Dudley Jnr

SEWB Caseworkers

Clifford Warrior
Kingsley Ware
Jermaine Miller
Christina Lake

Hospital Liaison

Clifford Warrior

Administration

Carolyn Miller
Teresa Szumski
Sue Mills
Meredith Carlier
Brendan Pickett
Duarne Johncock
Kelly Carbine
Twania Flavel
Tahnee Weetra
Kyra Dudley

Health Promotion Officer

Morgan Hirschausen

NDIS Coordinator

Rachel Ware