Patient Journey and Transport (PATS) Worker


Client Services Team

Make a real difference in the health and wellbeing of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children of Roebourne and surrounding areas

Remuneration Benefits include:

  • Base Salary $63,000 to $79,000 p/a
  • 10.5% Superannuation
  • up to $15,900 Salary Sacrifice, plus $2,650 entertainment benefits
  • $13,000 Housing Allowance
  • $1,000 Electricity Allowance (Oct-Feb)
  • $1,000 Annual Airfare Allowance, after 12 months continuous employment
  • $3,055 (single) District Allowance
  • 4 weeks annual leave + 17.5% leave loading
  • 1 weeks Northwest Leave

The Position

The role of the PATS Journey Officer is to promote access to health services by ensuring medical appointments, including specialists’ appointments that are made for patients through to the safe transport of patients to and from their appointments in and around the West Pilbara region and to metropolitan centres such as Perth. 

The Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to manage Reception and front office duties where required. Responsible for any other administration duties as required inclusive of assisting the Maternal Child Health team
  • proficient ability to use Microsoft Office suite
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines, along with effective organisational skills
  • Ability to liaise with various staff in a medical service
  • Ability to liaise with patients of MHS who require medical appointments booked for them
  • Demonstrated capacity to work independently and in a collaborative manner with staff 
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve on a daily basis
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues effecting and impacting upon the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families
  • Commitment to ongoing participation in education, professional development, evidence based research and quality assurance

Candidates who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander are strongly encouraged to apply.

Other requirements

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate, (Requirement to be triple vax as per the WA Government mandate for all health care workers)
  • Current Drivers Licence;
  • Current Working with Children’s Check, Current Police Clearance, Current CPR Certificate (or willing to obtain)

About Mawarnkarra Health Service (MHS)

Mawarnkarra Health Service aims to deliver high quality clinical services and health programs to improve the physical, spiritual, cultural, social and emotional wellbeing for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, who call Roebourne, and surrounding areas, home. 

Our service is located within the City of Karratha, 30 minutes from Karratha. Visit 


Please address the Skills and Experience in your cover letter. Applications without a cover letter will not be accepted.

Please direct any queries to Human Resources at

MHS may commence appointment proceedings immediately, appoint by invitation or make no appointment at all. 

This opportunity is only open to candidates with the right to work in Australia.

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