Employment Opportunities

Director Health and Ageing
  • Base/Location:86 Hare Street, Echuca
  • Reports To:Chief Executive Officer
  • Hours:37.5 hours per week
  • Award:Individual Permanent Employment Contract based on Health SCHADS Award Level 8 HS8
  • Position Scope:

    Njernda Aboriginal Corporation is an independent not-for-profit Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service, governed by a Board of five Directors. Our primary population catchment is the Echuca and Moama Murray River region with services reaching out to the Loddon Mallee region.

    Njernda is recognised for leadership in Aboriginal health in partnership with its other services related to family, childcare and education, aged care and youth and youth cultural healing. Njernda’s health service provides quality health care with AGPAL accreditation.

    We have a strong history of successfully planning, implementing, and evaluating a range of health and ageing programs across the life course, including chronic health care programs.

    Njernda employs approx. 150 staff.

    This position of Director Primary Health Care Services provides an opportunity for an experienced and successful leader to provide evidence informed models of primary health care service directed toward achieving greater client empowerment and breaking cycles of health inequity.

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Executive Director Corporate Services
  • Base/Location:Njernda Aboriginal Corporation
  • Reports To:Chief Executive Officer
  • Hours:Full time (37.5 hrs per week)
  • Award:Competitive salary
  • Position Scope:

    Lead, innovate, drive change. Oversee the corporate functions of our Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation, recognised for leadership in Aboriginal children, youth, and community services; family services; and health, and aged care services.

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Primary Healthcare Practice Manager
  • Base/Location:84 Hare Street Echuca Vic
  • Reports To:Executive Director Health and Ageing
  • Hours:Permanent Full Time – 37.5 hours per week
  • Award:As per award
  • Position Scope:

    Njernda believes in a holistic view of health that recognises the interconnectedness of body, mind, and spirit – not just of the individual but of their family and the Community. Our primary population catchment is the Echuca and Moama Murray River region with services reaching out to the Loddon Mallee region.

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Traineeships – Aboriginal Health Workers (x2)
  • Base/Location:84 Hare Street, Echuca. Vic.
  • Reports To:Executive Director Health and Ageing
  • Hours:37.5 hours per week Full time
  • Award:ACCHO Award Grade 1 Level 1
  • Position Scope:

    Aboriginal Health Worker Traineeships allow Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people that have a keen interest in developing a Healthcare career to enrol and complete a Primary Healthcare course/certificate. Qualifying as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Worker, will enable you to develop both clinical skills and the ability to respond to the social and cultural needs of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander patients whilst working in a correctional environment.

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