Research 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 negotiable

• Salary package: $76,009 – $82,200 gross pro-rata, plus 9.5% superannuation with salary packaging available in this part-time contract until 30th June 2021 with the possibility of extension

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 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.

The Research Officer is a key member of the Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) team and provides evidenced-based advice and support to the Secretariat and the Board of Directors through undertaking research and project activities related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait health and social and emotional wellbeing , allied health, workforce development , and the evaluation and monitoring of IAHA initiatives. This position also provides secretariat support to the IAHA Research Advisory Group and other key stakeholders.

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: to obtain a position description. Selection criteria must be addressed in your application. Applications must be received by 5pm (AEDT) on 30th October 2020


Research Officer documents

September 29, 2020


Posted by: Renae Kilmister