Policy Officer at IAHA! Closing November 11

• Join a dynamic Indigenous member organisation

• Work to increase access to culturally responsive allied health care and improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

• Canberra, ACT or Darwin, NT based position – remote arrangements maybe considered for suitable applicants

• Salary package $76,009 – $82,200 gross full-time, plus 9.5% superannuation with salary packaging options available.

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) is a national not-for-profit, member based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation. IAHA values our highly skilled and diverse allied health workforce, and the contribution IAHA members make to improve people’s lives. We promote and support growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health workforce. This workforce is vital to improving peoples’ lives and the capability, cultural safety and responsiveness of the services they work in and with.

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 professionals, 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.

The Policy Officer is an important member of the IAHA team and provides support to the IAHA Executive and, through them, the Board of Directors. The PO has a key role in progressing policy and evidence related initiatives. The position contributes substantially to the development and implementation of policy initiatives, submissions and responses in relation to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, with a focus on allied health and the allied health workforce.

IAHA provide a culturally safe and responsive workplace and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you are keen to work in an innovative organisation and make a real difference, contact IAHA on (02) 6285 1010 OR email: admin@iaha.com.au to obtain a position description. Selection criteria must be addressed in your application. Applications must be received by 5pm (AEDT) on Friday 30th October 2020


Policy Officer documents

September 29, 2020


Posted by: Renae Kilmister