Hunter New England and Central Coast PHN is a not for profit organisation primarily funded by the Commonwealth government to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the primary health care system.
What do we do?
HNECC PHN supports GPs and other health professionals, and delivers a range of programs.
Supporting health care professionals with:
We also fund and manage healthcare and support programs for people in the community including:
We are committed to improving health outcomes in our communities and that means Closing the Gap in Indigenous health.
We are looking for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who want to work in the primary health sector and would be interested in training to become an Aboriginal Health Worker.
We are offering ten (10) scholarships to complete a Certificate III course in Primary Health Care. Applicants will be funded to attend TAFE in Dubbo for one week a month for 8 months, starting May/June 2017. Airfares/travel, accommodation and meals will be paid during training.
Successful applicants will receive $2,500 at the start of the course to pay for any equipment and stationery you will need to study.
On completion of your Certificate III you will receive another $2,500 and we will work with you to try and match you with a general practice in your local area where you can work as an Aboriginal Health Worker.
If you would like to know more about these scholarships, or would like to apply for one, give Pania a call on 0429 232 898, email her at email@example.com