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.

Membership Officer – Indigenous Allied Health Australia

Membership Officer – Indigenous Allied Health Australia

“The role is an identified position open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates only. This is intended to constitute a special measure in line with the Discrimination Act 1991 (ACT) subsection 27 (1)(b) and the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) subsection 8(1).”

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

Executive Assistant – 12 month contract – Indigenous Allied Health Australia

Executive Assistant – 12 month contract – Indigenous Allied Health Australia

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

Level 3 Podiatrist – Murrumbidgee Local Health District

Level 3 Podiatrist, Murrumbidgee Local Health District – Applications Close NA

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

Chief Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Officer

The Chief Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Officer and Deputy Director-General is a key leadership role. It will focus on increasing the system-wide visibility and importance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and improving health equity and outcomes for Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 

It is important to recognise that this role and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Division are not solely responsible for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and we must collaborate across all levels of the health system.

The recruitment process for the Chief Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Officer and Deputy Director-General is now open and can be found here.

On commencement, the successful appointee will engage with all stakeholders, including the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce and communities, to further shape the new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Division and its priorities.

Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser

The Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser, Aboriginal Health is responsible for leading and implementing strategies to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal people and communities in Victoria. This is a senior role representing the department externally and will have a key role building strong relationships with senior sector and intergovernmental stakeholders.

Reporting to the Deputy Secretary, Health and Wellbeing, the Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser will play a prominent role working within the department and sector to identify and provide strategic advice to Ministers, the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary on targeted priorities to improve health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the care continuum, from community through to acute care. The Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser will have a strong ability to create and maintain strong relationships, notably with Aboriginal organisations and the health service sector. 

 

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Leadership and Business Development Opportunity, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health BUSINESS MANAGER

Join the IAHA Team!!!!!

  • a dynamic Indigenous member organization in a significant business and career development role
     
  • Work to increase access to culturally responsive allied health care and improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
     
  • Canberra Based, Senior position (Salary package circa $125K plus)

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) is a national not-for-profit, member based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation. IAHA values our highly skilled ad diverse allied health workforce, and the contribution they make to improve people’s lives. We support our growing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health and
broader health workforce membership who are contributing significantly to the health system in building culturally safe and responsive services. As a national Aboriginal
and Torres Strait Islander led organisation, IAHA is focused on supporting the current workforce, growing the next generations of the allied health workforce, transforming
the health system to be culturally safe and responsive to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander needs and leadership in driving change and advocacy in policy and practices
embedding Indigenous led solutions.

This is a genuine leadership and management opportunity that will contribute widely to building and improving IAHA’s organisational business and corporate activities that
drive us into the future with our members and communities. You will be a member of a fast-paced, purpose-driven and supportive team based in Canberra, ACT.

We want to hear from applicants with experience in business or financial development and/or management with demonstrated experience in working with Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander peoples and/or organisations .

“The role is an identified position open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates only. This is intended to constitute a special measure in line with the Discrimination Act 1991 (ACT) subsection 27 (1)(b) and the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) subsection 8(1).”

If you are keen to move into a role with responsibility and gain high level experience in an innovative organisation and a dynamic operating environment – obtain a position
description and supporting documents, please contact Allan Groth on (02) 6285 1010 OR email: allan@iaha.com.au. Further enquiries can be directed to the CEO, Donna Murray on (02) 6285 1010 or donna@iaha.com.au Applications must be received by 8am (AEDT) on Monday, 18 February 2019.

Yiaga Ngarnga Scholarship

The Doherty Institute is looking to promote a new scholarship for an Indigenous student interested in commencing a PhD in 2019.

Named by the Wurundjeri Council, the Yiaga Ngarnga Scholarship for Infection and Immunity will support an Indigenous graduate with
demonstrated excellence in the area of immunology or infectious diseases research.

 

HOT NORTH 2019 Indigenous Development and Training Awards are due this Friday 8 February 2019.

The purpose of the Indigenous Development and Training Awards is to build Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clinical, public and allied health capacity in northern Australia, with the ultimate aim to improve health outcomes in the five themes supported by Hot North: skin health, respiratory health, antimicrobial resistance, chronic diseases, and vector borne and emerging diseases.

Two levels of award are available:

(a) Development opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders studying or working in the health sector in northern Australia (applications to support participation in the 2019 Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference in Darwin will be considered in this category). Awards of $1,000 to $10,000 will be considered.

(b)  Indigenous Traineeship leading to VET qualifications (awards of up to $25,000 will be considered)

Application guidelines 

  • Before applying, discuss your proposed activities with your region’s HOT NORTH coordinator.
  • Read the Terms and Conditions prior to completing the application form.
  • Have your application signed by a HOT NORTH Chief Investigator or Associate Investigator and your line manager.

Please note that all applications are to be sent to kevin.williams@menzies.edu.au by 8 February 2019.

HOT NORTH IDTA 2019 Application form

HOT NORTH IDTA Terms and Conditions 2019

Leadership and Business Development OPPORTUNITY Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health – BUSINESS MANAGER –

  • Join a dynamic Indigenous member organisation in a significant business and career development role
  • Work to increase access to culturally responsive allied health care and improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Canberra Based, Senior position (Salary package circa $125K plus)

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) is a national not-for-profit, member based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation.

IAHA values our highly skilled ad diverse allied health workforce, and the contribution they make to improve people’s lives. We support our growing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health and broader health workforce membership who are contributing significantly to the health system in building culturally safe and responsive services. As a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander led organisation, IAHA is focused on supporting the current workforce, growing the next generations of the allied health workforce, transforming the health system to be culturally safe and responsive to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander needs and leadership in driving change and advocacy in policy and practices embedding Indigenous led solutions.

This is a genuine leadership and management opportunity that will contribute widely to building and improving IAHA’s organisational business and corporate activities that drive us into the future with our members and communities. You will be a member of a fast-paced, purpose-driven and supportive team based in Canberra, ACT.

We want to hear from applicants with experience in business or financial development and/or management with demonstrated experience in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and/or organisations.

“The role is an identified position open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates only. This is intended to constitute a special measure in line with the Discrimination Act 1991 (ACT) subsection 27 (1)(b) and the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) subsection 8(1).”

If you are keen to move into a role with responsibility and gain high level experience in an innovative organisation and a dynamic operating environment – obtain a position description and supporting documents, please contact Allan Groth on (02) 6285 1010 OR email: allan@iaha.com.au. Further enquiries can be directed to the CEO, Donna Murray on (02) 6285 1010 or donna@iaha.com.au

 

RDWA – HEALTH WORKFORCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

HEALTH WORKFORCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Applications for scholarships and bursaries are now open.

RDWA is pleased to invite applications for Round 2 of the Health Workforce Scholarship Program for 2018-19. 

Medical, nursing and allied health professionals working in South Australia are encouraged to apply for a scholarship or bursary through the Health Workforce Scholarship Program. 

In the last twelve months, the Program has provided grants of up to $20,000 (up to $10,000 for up to two years) for more than 150 health professionals who have demonstrated how the funds will improve access to primary health care services for their local community. 

Scholarships are available for formal postgraduate studies and will be awarded for up to two years. 

Bursaries for training and up-skilling will be awarded as one-off payments to cover the cost of training or course fees, and/or cover or partially cover training related expenses.

The Applicant Information provides further details about eligibility, assessment of applications and conditions of awards, and can be viewed here.

To be considered, please submit your application by 5:00pm Monday 18th February 2019.

Apply now