Team Leader Chronic Disease Care Coordinator
‘Cape York Communities own solutions to live long healthy lives, strengthen our culture and regain our spirit’.
We aim to achieve the vision by:
- Eliminating health inequalities
- Strengthening community control of health outcomes
- Increasing access to culturally appropriate services
- Educating better
- Advocating for communities
- Influencing social issues that impact on health
We aim to achieve the Mission through:
- Respect and honesty
- Focusing on community
- Responsibility for action
- Motivation and striving to achieve
- Promoting a positive attitude and sense of humour
- Integrity and loyalty
- Understanding and agreement
For further information please visit www.apunipima.org.au
An attractive salary package is available for this position, dependant on qualifications, and experience. Five weeks annual leave and the option of generous salary sacrifice, a great team environment, supportive networks and a diverse role make for an exciting opportunity. In addition there are opportunities for professional development and a supportive work environment.
Apunipima’s employees enjoy the benefits of salary sacrifice up to the maximum allowable under current Federal legislation for Public Benevolent Institutions
Currently the benefit is offered through Eziway Salary Packaging (information pertaining to this will be given on request).
The contribution is currently 9.5% of the employee’s gross base salary.
The position is based in Cairns in Far North Queensland with regular travel to Cape York in 4WD or light air craft
Cairns is home to more than 130,000 people from all corners of the world and is renowned for its tourism attractions like the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics World Heritage rainforest.
There is something here for everyone and it is the perfect location to come home to after days of travel.
Cairns offers new comers fantastic choices in accommodation, private and public schools and sporting facilities.
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Information about some of our communities
How do I apply?
By following the process below you are presenting your application in the best possible way.
- 1.Covering Letter – This is an opportunity to state the reason you are interested in the position and why you are interested in working with
- 2.Resume / Curriculum Vitae - This is a summary of your work history and qualifications and training you have.
- 3.Selection Criteria Statements - Briefly outline how you meet each of the selection criteria in no more than oneThe selection criteria can be found in the attached position description.
- 4.Referees / References – Provide at least two recent work related referees.
At least one of these referees will ideally be your current line manager or alternatively a manager you reported directly to the past. If possible a second referee should be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait islander person able to speak on behalf of your ability to communicate effectively, and your credibility, with Aboriginal and Torres Strait peoples.
When does the position close?
We will accept applications up to 5.00pm on Friday 7th November 2014. If you require additional time please do not hesitate to let us know.
Human Resources Advisor
Apunipima Cape York Health Council
PO Box 12045
CAIRNS DC QLD 4870
All applications are acknowledged upon receipt.
How will I know I have been shortlisted for interview?
The interview panel members will review all applications and assess how well your application meets the selection criteria. If shortlisted you will be contacted by phone within one week of the applications closing.
I’ve been invited to interview, what should I expect?
It is likely interviews will take place around two weeks after shortlisting. You will meet with a panel, generally comprising of more than one person. We will always aim to make you feel comfortable and at ease. Questions will focus on the selection criteria, your skills and experience and also your reasons for applying. If attending an interview in person please bring your qualifications with you.
I cannot attend in person and will be having a phone interview
We will be contact with you to obtain your phone number and will confirm the time difference between Cairns and your location if any. Please fax copies of qualifications prior to interview on (07) 4038 4269
I’ve attended my interview what is the next step?
The panel will reach a decision on the best applicant or applicants for the role and will then contact the referees that you have provided.
Your referees will be asked a series of questions about you and your performance in your previous or current role.
Offer of employment
If you are successful we will contact you and a verbal offer will be made. Once you verbally accept and provide a start date we will provide you with a written offer of employment.
Once the offer of employment has been accepted by the successful candidate, candidates that have attended interview will be notified by telephone and feedback offered and all other unsuccessful candidates will be notified via the method of application.
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We wish you luck with your application!