Hearing Health Clinical Community Liaison Advisor- Identified Role (Perth/ WA based)
- Fixed term full time position till June 2024 with possibility to extend
- Position based in Perth however we are flexible on location for the right candidate in Western Australia (ideally within easy access to major airport)
- This role is an identified role for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander candidate as part of our commitment to our Reconciliation Action Plan
- If you love regular travel and community work, this will be a perfect opportunity to join our team to complete specialised ear health training!
Hearing Australia is a national organisation supporting over 275,000 children and adults with hearing loss each year. Our clients are at the heart of everything we do, and we have a reputation for excellence in research and client care. With a large national workforce and network of 180 hearing centres, our vision is to deliver the best hearing solutions for anyone, anytime, anywhere.
This role supports Audiologists and Health Services with hearing assessment and rehabilitation processes, including ensuring that clients and families are connected with Hearing Australia’s services when needed and that their progress through referral and treatments pathways is seamless and timely and closely monitored.
Key responsibilities include but not limited to:
- Deliver ear and hearing screening checks for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and adults
- Work with health services to deliver local events and to improve local awareness and understanding of ear and hearing health
- Provide clinical support for audiologists in the delivery of rehabilitation services and hearing assessments for children aged less than 3 years
- Assist audiologists by ensuring that parents and carers have understood the outcomes of an appointment and the required next steps
- Monitor progress of clients through the client journey and assist families and clients to navigate referral pathways
- Complete client reports and ensure all the client data are entered accurately in the client database system
To be successful in this role you will need:
- Certificate IV, Diploma or higher in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Allied health, Community Service (public health) management or a similar field is highly desirable
- A current driver’s license
- Must identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be accepted by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a community or health related role is desirable
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Willingness and flexibility to travel to other locations to undertake clinical work
- Beginner to intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and Outlook.
- Strong time management skills and ability to manage competing priorities
- Strong attention to detail and data entry accuracy
We will require the successful candidate to be willing to have a Police Check, working with children check and National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) worker screening check conducted (we pay) and must have rights to work in Australia.
Why work for Hearing Australia?
Hearing Australia provides world leading research and hearing services for the wellbeing of all Australians. We put our clients and people at the heart of everything we do. Helping thousands of Australians across the nation every day to rediscover the sounds they love. When you change lives, it’s more than just a job.
Visit www.hearing.com.au to discover more!
Hearing Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.