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.
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HEALTH WORKFORCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Round 3 of the Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) is now open.

RDWA is providing scholarships and bursaries for medical, nursing and allied health professionals (including Aboriginal health workers) working in rural and remote South Australia through the HWSP.

HWSP is designed to improve access to health services for people living in rural and remote areas by supporting privately employed health professionals to increase their skills, capacity and/or scope of practice.

Scholarships of up to $10,000 per year are available for formal postgraduate studies and are awarded for up to two years.

Bursaries for training and up-skilling are 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 Guidelines provides further information about eligibility, assessment of applications and recipient obligations.

RDWA encourages eligible health professionals to apply.  General Practitioners, mental health professionals and health professionals working in Aboriginal Health Services or where the professional development activity relates to improving service provision to Aboriginal people in locations MMM 3-7 in South Australia have been identified as priorities for this Program.

Apply using the online application form. You will need to complete the form in one session.  To complete the application will need the following information:

  • Course/activity name
  • Course/ activity provider name
  • Course/ activity location
  • Course/ activity dates
  • Course/ activity costs
  • Employer name and address
  • Up to 100 words describing how the course will assist you in addressing an identified community health need
  • Up to 50 words describing how you will increase your skills and use the increased skill in servicing your community
  • Up to 50 words describing how you will increase your capacity to provide health services
  • Up to 50 words describing how your scope of practice will be increased in your current role

Applications will close at 5pm Friday 26 April 2019.  APPLY  HERE

HWSP is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Health and is managed nationally by the consortium of Rural Workforce Agencies and locally by RDWA.

If you have questions or would like to discuss how this program may be able to support you, or you would like to be notified when the next round opens, please contact us.

Contact

Anna Leditschke 
P: 08 8234 8277
E: workforce@ruraldoc.com.au

NSW Rural Doctors Network – Health Workforce Scholarship Program

The Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) provides scholarships and bursaries to help health professionals in rural and remote Australia retain and enhance their skills, capacity and scope of practice. The Program is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Health, administered in New South Wales by NSW Rural Doctors Network (RDN).

The HWSP is available to medical, nursing, midwifery, allied health, dental and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionals providing primary health care in the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) sector, non-government organisations and private practice.

 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

You must meet the eligibility requirements to apply. These requirements are set out in detail in the HWSP Applicant Guidelines. Please read these carefully before commencing an application. You can also read the HWSP Frequently Asked Questions.

ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership & Scholarship Grants Program 2018-19 – Applications are open!!!

The aim of leadership grant is to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to undertake learning activities that will enhance their leadership skills and abilities to better equip them to lead and engage within the ACT on behalf of their communities.

The aim of the Scholarship Grant is to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People to undertake study and training that will further develop their skills and qualifications to increase their employment prospects within the ACT. 

Total funding available for the leadership & scholarship grant program is $160,000. Individuals may apply for a grant of up to $5,000 (GST exclusive). Community Organisations may apply far a grant of up to $10,000 (GST exclusive). 

Applications open until the end of the financial year or until funds are expended, whichever occurs first. Assessment panels will convene monthly to assess applications. For more information about the grants program and how to apply visit www.smartygrants.com.au or www.strongfamilies.com.au

 

Aboriginal Women’s Health Project Coordinator – The Sutherland Hospital

Aboriginal Women’s Health Project Coordinator – The Sutherland Hospital

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

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.