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Indigenous health worker

Indigenous health workers help connect Indigenous people with health care services. Health care is growing in Victoria. Indigenous health workers are in demand. 

What is an Indigenous health worker? 

Indigenous health workers support Indigenous people with health care. In this role you may: 

  • provide health education and counselling 
  • connect people with services 
  • perform community advocacy or outreach 
  • maintain records. 

You may work in a hospital or clinic, or in a government or community organisation. 

Find out more about Indigenous health workers(opens in a new window) and these related jobs on the Victorian Skills Gateway(opens in a new window)

Search for related VET courses on the Victorian Skills Gateway(opens in a new window)

You may be eligible for government funding to help pay for your course.

Average salary

The average weekly earnings for Indigenous health workers in Australia is $1,590.

Source: Labour Market Insights(opens in a new window)

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