The network seeks to build the capacity of the health and wellbeing sectors in the Outer Northern Metropolitan catchment of Melbourne to respond to wellbeing and health care concerns experienced by people of refugee backgrounds and address health inequality through agreed local system development and prevention action. Agreed priorities will focus on the local ethnic groups including Afghan, Tamil, Burmese, Iranian, Syrian and Iraqi migrants targeting high-risk groups that have difficulty engaging with Australian healthcare services. In addition, the ORHN aims to improve service coordination for recent arrivals and those with more complex needs.
Applications close 10am, Friday, 6th October 2017.
This is a fixed term contract until June 2019.