About the Organisation
Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services LTD (KAMS) is a well-established regional Aboriginal community controlled health service, founded in 1986, which provides centralised advocacy and resource support for 6 independent member services, as well as providing direct clinical services in a further 6 remote Aboriginal communities across the region.
KAMS has successfully delivered high-quality, accessible comprehensive primary health care services over its 22 years of operation and has provided innovation and national leadership in areas such as health information management and evidence based best practice in primary health care.
The Kimberley region is located in the northern part of Western Australia and covers about 421,000 square kilometres. The Kimberley has only three towns with a population of more than 2,000 (Broome, Derby and Kununurra), and the total population is around 37,000. In addition to the sealed Route 1 which runs along the southern part of the area, the unsealed Gibb River Road runs through the heart of the region from Derby to the highway near Kununurra. Access to much of the region is by dirt road, air or sea.
About the Opportunity
KAMS now has an opportunity for a Driver to join their friendly, multidisciplinary team in Bidyadanga, WA, on a casual basis. Reporting to the Bidyadanga Health Centre Manager, you will be required to work as part of a team transporting supplies and equipment, clients to scheduled appointments, and including emergency transfers from the health centre
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
- To perform all duties in accordance with KAMS policies and procedures.
- Work effectively without supervision to complete client transport requirements/duties
- Liaise with the Health Centre Manager or Coordinator regarding client transport requirements for the day.
- Be available for on-call driver duties according to the health centre staff roster
The ideal candidate will have a current “C” class manual WA driver’s licence.
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Please note: It is a requirement that successful candidates be willing to undergo a National Police Check prior to employment with KAMS.
About the Benefits
KAMS is an organisation that truly values its team, and is committed to improving employee knowledge, skills and experience. In addition, staff development programs are not only encouraged but are often paid for by KAMS. This role is a highly attractive opportunity for someone with a desire to develop their professional knowledge and experience in the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health!
While you will face diverse new challenges in the role, you will also enjoy an attractive salary package including a base salary of $43,893 plus super and a further host of benefits, including:
- District allowance $2,920 p.a.;
- Annual airfares subsidy to the value of $1,285 p.a. (after 12 months of service);
- 5 weeks annual leave p.a.;
Please note: People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.
This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills, advance your career and enhance your cultural knowledge in stunning outback locations. Make a positive difference — Apply Now!
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