Jobs and Opportunities Board

The opportunities listed below are for your information only. Indigenous Allied Health Australia does not seek to endorse any of the positions, organisations, initiatives, material or statements contained within.
If you have any enquiries about these opportunities please do not contact Indigenous Allied Health Australia, but rather contact the specified organisation or person directly.
Do you have a job, scholarship, clinical placement or other opportunities that you would like advertised through IAHA networks? Please send through to admin@iaha.com.au.

Department of Justice and Regulation’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduate Scheme 2018

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

Apply Here

$10 000 Futures in Health Indigenous Scholarship

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 

 

Indigenous PHD Familiarisation Program for Health Science Students and Grads

The Melbourne Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, based at the University of Melbourne, has a focus on Indigenous PhD recruitment and support.

This year’s Familiarisation Program is specifically tailored to Indigenous doctors, allied health professionals and health science students who are considering a PhD.

Over three days, the program includes workshops and networking opportunities that will enable you to:
• connect with some of Australia’s prominent Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers
• participate in specialised learning focusing on PhD applications, grant writing, and research skills
• engage with leading research institutes about possible partnership projects
• develop your research proposal ideas with other Indigenous PhD students; and
• learn more about the support available at the University of Melbourne for Indigenous PhD students.

This fully-funded program runs from 31 July until 2 August 2017 and will be held at the University of Melbourne’s Parkville campus. Expressions of interest from health practitioners across Australia are encouraged.

To express interest in the program or for more information, please contact Warwick Padgham, Senior Project Officer, on (03) 8344 0828 or email padghamw@unimelb.edu.au

For more information about the Melbourne Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, visit www.poche.mdhs.unimelb.edu.au

Volunteering Opportunity Remote NT

National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy is an Indigenous Not For Profit organisation located in Redfern NSW, and working primarily in NSW and the NT. 

Their NT based program utilises skilled volunteers from a variety of fields to deliver sport, health and educational programs in 8 remote NT communities four times per year and is open to volunteers nationally.

The program is open to both Indigenous and non-Indigenous applicants, but the Acedemy feel it is essential to encourage higher numbers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander team members.

They rely on the support of volunteers with over 100 individuals joining our team to deliver programs across Australia each year. 

The selection process has become highly competitive with demand across the country from skilled, qualified and inspirational Australians.  To qualify applicants must by 21yrs and over, have experience working with children, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to inspire and motivate young people.

Click here for more information 

 

Jobs at Western Sydney Local Health District

The following positions are currently available with Western Sydney Local Health District

Mental Health Clinician – Full Time –Cumberland –  click here for further details –  applications close 29 June 2017.

Radiographer – Part Time – Various Locations  –  click here for further details –  applications close 21 June 2017.

Mental Health Consultant – Prevention and Community Engagement with Refugee populations – Full Time – Cumberland –  click here for further details –  applications close 21 June 2017.

Occupational Therapist – Domiciliary Care – Full Time – Westmead –  click here for further details –  applications close 23 June 2017.

Social Worker – SMART Unit – Full Time – Westmead –  click here for further details –  applications close 23 June 2017.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. 

The positions listed in this post are for your information only. Indigenous Allied Health Australia does not seek to endorse any of the positions, organisations, material or statements contained within. If you have any enquiries about these positions please do not contact Indigenous Allied Health Australia, but rather contact the specified organisation or person directly

Job at Anglicare SQ

The following position is currently available with Anglicare SQ 

Identified Foster & Kinship Care Case Worker – Full Time –Anglicare SQ – Children and Families – Gympie, QLD –  click here for further details –  applications close 30 June 2017.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. 

The positions listed in this post are for your information only. Indigenous Allied Health Australia does not seek to endorse any of the positions, organisations, material or statements contained within. If you have any enquiries about these positions please do not contact Indigenous Allied Health Australia, but rather contact the specified organisation or person directly

UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme

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

 

 

Job at Western Sydney Local Health District

The following position is currently available with Western Sydney Local Health District

Sonographer – Westmead –  click here for further details –  applications close 14 June 2017.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. 

The positions listed in this post are for your information only. Indigenous Allied Health Australia does not seek to endorse any of the positions, organisations, material or statements contained within. If you have any enquiries about these positions please do not contact Indigenous Allied Health Australia, but rather contact the specified organisation or person directly

Job with Gidgee Healing

The following position is currently available with Gidgee Healing

Clinical Team Leader – Mount Isa –  click here for further details –  applications close 16 June 2017.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. 

The positions listed in this post are for your information only. Indigenous Allied Health Australia does not seek to endorse any of the positions, organisations, material or statements contained within. If you have any enquiries about these positions please do not contact Indigenous Allied Health Australia, but rather contact the specified organisation or person directly

Jobs with Northern Territory Government

The following position is currently available with Northern Territory Government

Principal Policy Officer, Aboriginal Workforce Development, Department of Health – Darwin –  click here for further details –  applications close 29 June 2017.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. 

The positions listed in this post are for your information only. Indigenous Allied Health Australia does not seek to endorse any of the positions, organisations, material or statements contained within. If you have any enquiries about these positions please do not contact Indigenous Allied Health Australia, but rather contact the specified organisation or person directly