Community Health Nurse

Footscray, Australia

Reference: 5741620

  • Join our diverse workforce and enjoy our inclusive workplace culture; Australian Workplace Equality Index (LGBTIQA+ inclusive employer) Bronze Award 2021
  • Contribute to a shared goal of health and social equity
  • Thrive through a culture of professional growth, workplace flexibility and staff health & wellbeing initiatives, flexible roster and hours to provide a work life balance.

cohealth leads the way in reducing health and social inequity in partnership with people and the communities in which they live. We are committed to providing inclusive and culturally safe health services that protect the human rights of all people of all gender identities, sexualities, ages, cultural backgrounds, faiths and abilities.

About the role

This position sits within the Covid Response Cluster and works as part of the High Risk Accommodation Response (HRAR) to prevent Covid transmission and improve preparedness and outbreak management for residents and workers in the high rise estates.

Working from a Social Model of Health framework, this role will work with the community to gain a deeper understanding of the health, wellbeing and social needs and strengths of individuals, families and the community. A major focus of the role with be health promotion, health education/counselling, care navigation and warm referral to appropriate health and community services, and advocacy with relevant stakeholders and service providers.

Who are we looking for?

  • Experience working with community members in vulnerable circumstances who have may have experienced issues related to their mental health, family violence or alcohol and other drug use
  • Demonstrated understanding of the social model of health and the importance of community engagement
  • An understanding of the individual needs of people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and the impact of trauma
  • Demonstrated experience creating a welcoming and safe environment for a diverse client population
  • Current WWCC Check
  • Registered Nurse Division 1 with registration with current practicing registration with AHPRA.

Why join us?

As part of our team, you will thrive through a culture of professional growth, workplace flexibility and staff health & wellbeing initiatives, flexible roster and hours to provide a work life balance.

Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued, and people experience a feeling of belonging. Our aim is for everyone to thrive in their roles.

Application process

Click on apply now to be directed to cohealth's careers page. You will be asked to upload your resume (CV) and answer four questions. Please note a cover letter is not required.

Please see the Position Description for all details.


Applications Close: 17 Dec 2021