Senior Project Officer at IAHA! Closing November 11


This 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).

• 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

• Salary package: $85,088-$95,993 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 Project Officer is a key member of the Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) team and provides support to the Secretariat and the Board of Directors through undertaking a broad range of activities related to the application and development Indigenous health and wellbeing policy and evidence, allied health workforce policy, strategic communications, project monitoring, stakeholder engagement, evaluation and continuous quality improvement.

IAHA’s policy and research activities are essential to transforming the Australian health and education system applying and extended the evidence base for allied health workforce policy and professional development. It supports IAHA members to be engaged in policy and projects that are meaningful and translatable to their context, community, and the organisation.

This 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 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 30th October 2020

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September 29, 2020

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Posted by: Renae Kilmister