Research Assistant – Darwin, NT – James Cook University – click here to view the job description. For further information, please contact Dr Michelle Fitts, Project Officer, College of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Veterinary Sciences, James Cook University, P: 07 4781 3649; E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
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The NHMRC’s Indigenous internship program provides a wide range of opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to gain insight into the work of the NHMRC, as well as to enhance their educational experience through practical work experience. An internship with the NHMRC provides:
- exposure to government processes and requirements in relation to funding health and medical research,
- experience in developing guidelines, identifying and promoting resolution of ethical issues,
- exposure to mechanisms and challenges of disseminating and increasing uptake of knowledge, and
- better understanding of the rationale for, and demands of, public administration and accountability.
To find out more please click here, which details eligibility and selection, as well as the terms and conditions of the program.
Gidgee’s Allied Health team will replace the current arrangements with NWRH, providing services in Mount Isa and the Lower Gulf of Carpentaria.
- Mount Isa – Burke Street Clinic; Pioneer Clinic
- Lower Gulf of Carpentaria – Normanton and Karumba; Mornington Island; Doomadgee; Burketown; Gregory; Bidunggu
The team will be based in Mount Isa and will travel to other locations to provide services.
Positions we are recruiting include:
- Allied Health Team Leader
- Administrative Support Officer
- Allied Health Assistant (ideally an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person)
- Dietitian x2
- Exercise Physiologist
- Mental Health Clinician (OT, SW or Psych)
- Occupational Therapist
- Physiotherapist x2
- Podiatrist x2
- Psychologist x2
- Speech Pathologist
More more information and to apply click here.
The Aspen and Pratt Foundation’s Mental Health Scholarships are available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people who are studying a Master of Mental Health.
Applications will be considered from applicants who are:
• Of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
• Enrolled or intending to enrol into a post graduate Mental Health program
• Intending to commence study in 2017/18
Value of scholarship
Funding is provided for the normal duration of the course. Full time scholarship awardees will receive up to $20,000 per year and part time recipients will receive up to $10,000 per year. The funding is paid in monthly instalments throughout the study period of each year.
Applications for the 2017/18 round of the Aspen and Pratt Foundation’s scholarships will close on the 4th August 2017.
CV’s and a brief covering letter outlining the location of the as well as if your applying for a Full-time or Part-Time scholarship can be forwarded to, Chloe Peters via email@example.com
For any queries regarding the applications please contact Jade Murray via Jade Murray firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fred Hollows Foundation have partnered with the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) to offer an Indigenous student currently pursuing a career in Optometry with an exciting ‘Workforce Initiative’ scholarship opportunity. The successful applicant will be provided with up to 30 days of paid employment with IUIH (at a competitive hourly rate) in Brisbane where they will be provided with hands on experience across 17 clinics; the possibility of visiting rural Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; and a $5000 conference scholarship (to cover conference registration, travel and accommodation).
Applicants are required to:
- Identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
- Be currently enrolled (or planning to enroll) in undergraduate optometry study
- Submit an application form to IUIH
- May be required to attend an interview with IUIH.
Questions regarding this opportunity can be directed to Lisa Penrose, Manager of Eye Health services at IUIH; Email: Lisa.Penrose@iuih.org.au; or Kate Odgers-Jewell, Student Placement Coordinator at IUIH; Email: Kate.Odgers-Jewell@iuih.org.au.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduate Scheme provides structured training throughout the year designed to equip graduates with the skills to build a solid foundation for a career in the public service. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are offered ongoing full-time positions with their home business unit.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates are encouraged to participate in the departments Koori Mentoring Program and Koori Staff Networks for additional development and support.
Department of Justice and Regulation is currently seeking Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates in the following disciplines:
- Social work, social sciences, criminal justice or arts (with relevant majors)
- Law, public policy or economics
- Accounting, economic or business degree
To qualify for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduate Scheme you must:
- Identify as Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander
- Have completed an undergraduate degree prior to commencing
- Be prepared to undertake a Police Records Check; and
- Not have received a voluntary departure package from the Victorian Public Service in the past three years.
Please note these positions will be located in Melbourne and regional locations throughout Victoria.
Applications are currently open and close: Sunday 30 July 2017
House Call Doctor is launching the $10 000 Futures in Health Indigenous Scholarship, specifically aimed at supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students considering a career in medicine.
Indigenous Australians currently comprise just 0.3% of our national healthcare workforce, and the Futures in Health Scholarship has been designed to address this imbalance.
House Call Doctor believes that healthcare professionals should reflect the diversity of patients they care for. Doctors from diverse backgrounds offer unique perspectives that enable the medical workforce to be more understanding and responsive to patient needs, both on an individual and community level.
More information is available here
The UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme is part of the UNSW’s dedication to harnessing cuttingg-edge research to solve complex problems and improve the lives of people in local and global communities. Scientia scholars will have a strong commitment to making a difference in the world with demonstrated potential for contributing to the social engagement and/or global impact pillars of the UNSW 2025 Strategy. The Scientia Scheme is targeted in that applicants will apply to a specific research area with an identified supervisory team and application is by nomination.
- Work on high quality research projects with the best supervisory teams in world class environments
- $40K a year stipend for four years
- Tuition fees covered for the full 4 year period
- Coaching and mentoring will form a critical part of your highly personalised leadership development plan
- Up to $10k each year to build your career and support your international research collaborations
- At least 5 of these scholarships will be reserved for Indigenous research candidates.
There are 9 strategic research areas supported by the Scheme with a wide range of projects, this includes Global Health, Social Justice, Government and Health Policy, and, Indigenous.
For more information please click here.
The HETI Allied Health Team is pleased to announce that the NSW Allied Health Workplace Learning Grants program for 2017 is now open.
Application forms are now available at http://www.heti.nsw.gov.au/funding/
The Program provides financial support to teams of allied health professionals and/or allied health assistants seeking to further develop their knowledge and skills through workplace learning opportunities. Aboriginal Health Workers and Practitioners working in an allied health support role will also be included for this grant.
Eligible teams employed in NSW Health are able to apply for one-off grants of up to $4000 to support access to workplace learning opportunities which will enhance their ability to perform in their current role. Additional funding will be available to rural and remote teams if requested. This aims to assist in meeting any further costs associated with location such as travel to the workplace for an educator. In addition to a grant of $4000, rural based teams may request up to $500 extra and remote based teams may request up to $1000 extra.
All applications require endorsement from the Allied Health Director or equivalent position within their district or network.
There is no limit to the number of applications which can be lodged by NSW Health Local Health Districts/Specialty Health Networks provided the criteria are addressed for each application.
Please note that only one application per team will be accepted. For example:
|Accepted||Two separate applications for separate workplace learning activities from:
i. Smithvale Hospital Inpatient Physiotherapy team
ii. Smithvale Community Physiotherapy team
|Not accepted||Smithvale Hospital Inpatient Physiotherapy team submit 3 applications|
The timeline for the program is as follows:
|Grant funding applications open||Friday 21 April 2017|
|Grant funding applications close||Friday 26 May 2017|
|Applications reviewed and Application Review Committee meets to assess applications||29 May – 30 June 2017|
|Applicants notified of outcome via email||Monday 3 July 2017|
|Intra-health invoice raised by the cost centre manager||by COB Friday 28 July 2017|
Click here for Terms and Conditions and Frequently Asked Questions of the program.
For more information please visit the HETI website.