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$1,578 per week
Stable

Overview

Indigenous Health Workers assist with the coordination and provision of health care delivery to Indigenous communities.

Day-to-day

  • maintaining health records and statistics
  • acting as an advocate in the community they serve, and as a communicator and interpreter on behalf of clients and other health workers
  • providing clinical functions, such as case management and follow-up, independently or in consultation with other health care providers
  • providing health education to individual clients and staff in health facilities
  • providing cultural education to persons outside the cultural community and life skills education to the community they serve
  • providing counselling and referring clients to other health care providers where necessary.

Considerations

  • stressful.

To become an Indigenous Health Worker

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Mental Health Management

  • Computer Skills

  • Community Development

  • Organisational Skills

  • Health Promotion Programmes

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