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Jobs of the Week-MDAS


Mallee District Aboriginal Services Victoria

MDAS has opportunities for highly-motivated and organised individuals looking to work as part of a professional team committed to improving Aboriginal health and wellbeing.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are strongly encouraged to apply for all positions.

MDAS is committed to protecting children and young people from harm.  We require all applicants who are to work with children and young people to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment, a process that includes, but is not limited to, comprehensive reference checks, an identity check, a ‘working with children’ check and/or a ‘national criminal history record’ check.

MDAS is proud to be a LGBTI-friendly workplace.

This page is updated weekly.

This page is updated weekly.


You will have strong conceptual and analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and information to underpin strategy and policy development in health and other related fields.

Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential including the ability to produce complex documents, reports, briefs and submissions as well as writing simply and succinctly. Ideally, you will have demonstrated ability to engage appropriately with Aboriginal people.

For enquiries please contact Raylene Foster on 03 62340700, or email

For a position description and application form contact

Applications close 9th July 2018 and can be emailed or sent to:

Human Resources, Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre, PO Box 569, HOBART, TAS, 7001.


Ngaanyatjarra Health Service is currently seeking a Deputy General Manager to join the team. This position is a fixed contract for 2 years.

Location:  Alice Springs

Base salary $115,000 – $130,000 per annum commensurate with skills and experience, plus Remote Allowance, 9.5% Superannuation and annual airfare.  Access to Salary Packaging available.

The Role:

The Deputy General Manager is a newly established role to provide strategic leadership and management of the existing functions of People & Capability, ICT and Assets & Logistics teams.  This role provides critical and ongoing support to the General Manager in managing and administering the Ngaanyatjarra Health Service (NHS).

More Info apply

Director of Medical Services Durri ACCHO Kempsey

‘Durri’ means ‘To grow in good health’ so that’s the name the Community gave us. Our people are dedicated to achieving better health outcomes, and they see their impact on the faces of the people they meet every day. Join us and make this opportunity your own.

Work for our community, with meaningful reward…

Durri ACMS now has a unique opportunity for a full-time Director of Medical Services to join their clinic in Kempsey, NSW. Hours will be Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm, with no after hours or weekend work required.

This pivotal role will be primarily responsible for overseeing and consolidating a team of full-time and part-time General Practitioners that work across the Kempsey and Numbucca heads clinics.

Some of your key duties will include:

  • Supporting the team of GP’s and other Clinicians with medical supervision;
  • Coordinating team activity, including rostering to ensure adequate coverage in both clinics;
  • Acting as the go to person for all general practice queries;
  • Ensuring the clinics are achieving KPIs, in line with funding agreements;
  • Liaising with the GP team and acting as their representative when communicating with the CEO; and
  • Negotiating and engaging with various specialists and specialist services.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to take the next step in your career, embrace unique, complex challenges and benefit from broad exposure to a number of health conditions and a varied client base that you won’t find elsewhere. As Durri ACMS is undergoing an exciting period of fine tuning their model of care, you’ll play a key part in the future direction and success of the organisation.

You’ll join a dedicated, multidisciplinary team of health professionals delivering highly regarded and beneficial services to the local community.If you’re looking to contribute to vital health improvements for today and tomorrow, and want to contribute to closing the gap in Aboriginal healthcare, this is your chance.

In return for your dedication, you’ll be rewarded with a highly attractive remuneration circa $320,000 plus super and extensive salary packaging options. Additionally, you will receive 6 weeks’ annual leave, and negotiable relocation assistance is available.

Seize the opportunity to grow, develop your skills and move flexibly across Durri’s diverse services – you will be supported and encouraged every step of the way!

About Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service

We’ve been on a heck of a journey.

Over the past few years, we’ve transformed our approach to delivering vital primary health care, and have become an organisation to be proud of.

Our community is at the heart of everything we do, and they set the direction for our people, who have achieved so much. Join us and you’ll find a supportive and caring environment, built by professional, down to earth people who are dedicated to our mission.

Durri employs people who have a passion and genuine interest in working with Aboriginal Health Services. We understand the culture, the history and how Durri got to where we are today. We want people who are committed to contributing to vital health improvements for today and tomorrow.

If you’re an experienced GP looking to take your career in a new direction – Apply Now!

Wirraka Maya Health Service Aboriginal Health Service

Wirraka Maya Health Service Aboriginal Corporation is a community controlled Aboriginal health service providing holistic health care to Aboriginal clients in Port Hedland, South Hedland and surrounding communities. We are seeking a Senior Medical Officer (SMO) to join our organisation based in South Hedland.

As Senior Medical Officer, you will provide leadership to the medical services team and work closely with the Senior Management team on the coordination of service delivery and clinical needs in order to optimise service delivery and outcomes. The medical services team is made up of General Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers and a number of allied health professionals.

To be considered in this role you must have: 

  • Experience in developing and implementing primary health care services;
  • Experience in strategic planning and management;
  • Experience in setting and reporting against key deliverables;
  • Experience working in AMS is highly desirable;
  • VR GP is highly desirable.

For your commitment and dedication, you’ll be offered a highly attractive remuneration package commensurate with skills and experience, alongside a range of benefits.

Candidates joining Wirraka Maya Health Service Aboriginal Health Service will receive:

  • Salary packaging options;
  • Fully furnished housing;
  • Maintained car provided;
  • No on-call requirements;
  • 10 Days paid study leave; and
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave.

Applicants must obtain a copy of the position description and address all selection criteria. A copy of the position description and selection criteria may be obtained by calling the Human Resources Officer on 08 9172 0446 or emailing Applicants who do not address the selection criteria may not be considered.

WMHSAC may commence appointment proceedings immediately, appoint by invitation or make no appointment at all. This opportunity is only open to candidates with the right to work in Australia.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. 

For further enquiries, please contact Human Resources Officer by phone on 08 9172 0446 or via email to

Apply Here


Purpose of the position:

The CEO establishes the core values and strategy of the workplace and is accountable for developing, communicating and executing strategic plans to facilitate the sustainable business success of the AH&MRC. The CEO will lead the development of annual goals and will work with Senior Management Team to guide the successful implementation of strategies that promotes the organisation’s values.

The AH&MRC CEO is ultimately responsible to the Chairperson and the Board of Directors (the Board) for implementing strategic and operational policy and for the continued growth and viability of the organisation.  The CEO will be building the confidence, reputation and profile of the AH&MRC amongst the Members and across the Aboriginal health sector of NSW.  The CEO will develop and grow the organisation’s services to members and provide strategies and advice to the Board.

Depending on the notice period of the successful applicant this position is expected to commence around August/September for a period of a three (3) year contract, based in our Surry Hills office (66 Wentworth Ave, NSW).


  1. Knowledge of the Aboriginal Health sector
  2. Demonstrated experience working at a high level
  3. Current CEO experience and management
  4. This vacancy is an identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander recruitment under Part 22, section 22.9 of the AH&MRC Constitution. Applicants for this role must satisfy the Aboriginality criteria you will need to provide information on how you satisfy the Aboriginality

A detailed position description is attached which includes the duties of the position and the salary.

EOI should be forwarded to the HR department via email to included with the application should be a current CV and a Cover Letter outlining the above criteria.

Please contact the HR Department via email should you wish to discuss the position further.

Applications close Friday, 22 June 2018

 Download AHMRC_CEO_PD_May_2018


General Practitioners Awabakal

We are currently seeking two dedicated and talented General Practitioners to join our growing team. A strong interest in, and commitment to Aboriginal Health is a must. You will form an essential part of our multidisciplinary team, serving the local community in strong consultation with a network of excellent nursing, allied health and administration specialists.

Our GP’s will rotate across our Medical Facilitates based at Hamilton, Raymond Terrace and Cardiff, and through Outreach programs.

Why work for Awabakal?

Awabakal is a dynamic and innovative community organisation with the support and wellbeing of the Aboriginal community in Newcastle, Hunter Valley, Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens at the heart of everything we do.

Our highly skilled teams across medical, aged care, housing and preschool services are passionate and driven to provide the most progressive and flexible services to our local Aboriginal communities and we actively empower our staff to be creative and forward thinking.

The positions:

You will work as an integral part of Awabakal’s Medical team, and report to the Senior Medical Officer.

The role will require you to provide quality, integrated, best practice primary health care to the patients of the Aboriginal Medical Service, both within the confines of the medical practice and through Outreach programs.

You will improve the health of the Awabakal community by improving patient access to appropriate treatment and health care plans.

What you need to be successful:

Professional medical registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA)

Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners FRACGP

Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM) or equivalent

Accredited GP registrar supervisor (desirable)

Demonstrated relevant experience as a General Practitioner as a vocationally registered/fellow in a community setting

Demonstrated experience of working effectively with Aboriginal clients and community

Demonstrated understanding of cultural issues impacting access to care for Aboriginal people

Extensive experience with patient consultation

Experience with Medicare Billing

Current Class C Drivers Licence


Our teams are professional, hardworking and passionate, best describing our culture as innovative, flexible and supportive and we are committed to ensuring our leadership team members reflect our important organisational values.

A competitive salary will be negotiated with the right candidate, to match skills, experience and qualifications.

Please note as part of Awabakal’s recruitment process, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake and provide a current Working with Children and National Police Check, and demonstrate evidence of current registration, and original qualifications.

All General Practitioners employed by Awabakal are required to maintain individual medical indemnity insurance, always, and as appropriate to their position at Awabakal. Medical indemnity insurance is an essential requirement of registration with the Medical Board of Australia.

How to Apply:

To apply please forward your resume and supporting covering letter, or alternatively contact Dr Dean Wright on 0419 638 796 or Jessica Gossage, Human Resource Consultant on (02) 4940 8743 for a confidential discussion.

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There are 5 JOBS AT Apunipima Cairns and Cape York

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There are 4 JOBS AT IUIH Brisbane

+ IUIH Connect South Manager (Ongoing, Full Time position location – Springwood) + Prison Transitional Care Coordinator (Fulltime position based at Windsor) + Kitchen Hand (Permanent Part Time Position) + Regional Nurse Reliever (Ongoing, Full Time position)

There are 15 jobs at ATSICHS Brisbane

As part of our commitment to providing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community of Brisbane with a comprehensive range of primary health care, youth, child safety, mental health, dental and aged care services, we employ approximately 150 people across our locations at Woolloongabba, Woodridge, Northgate, Acacia Ridge, Browns Plains, Eagleby and East Brisbane.

The roles at ATSICHS are diverse and include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Aboriginal Health Workers
  • Registered Nurses
  • Transport Drivers
  • Medical Receptionists
  • Administrative and Management roles
  • Medical professionals
  • Dentists and Dental Assistants
  • Allied Health Staff
  • Support Workers

Current vacancies

NT Jobs of the week 28 positions in the NT Alice Spring ,Darwin East Arnhem Land and Katherine

Director, Primary Health Care

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (SHSAC) is an independent, community controlled health service, directed by a Board of representatives from the remote Aboriginal communities. SHSAC has a philosophy of community participation and a strong focus on Care Coordination and Chronic Disease prevention and management including population health, health promotion and awareness.

The Director, Primary Health Care (DPHC) plays an Executive leadership role ensuring the organisation is operationally sustainable and responsive to the needs of people within the remote areas. This includes effective planning and management of human, financial and physical resources and the evaluation of services, ensuring effective systems are in place to support daily practice and the maintenance of all health related accreditation and standards underpinned by high quality service delivery.

Your new role

As the DPHC, you’ll provide professional direction to staff, influence the achievement of the strategic and operational goals, and provide progressive planning and operational service delivery advice to the Executive Management Team. As an advocate for change, you’ll shape an environment of strategic thinking, develop policies and cost savings measures, MOU’s and provide regular analysis of community health data.

Taking the lead in the review of activities and operations Clinic by Clinic including staffing levels, resource and accommodation requirements, you’ll collaborate with other managers and health service providers to ensure their participation in the activity and service delivery planning processes. You’ll manage and regularly review structures, budgets and operational costs across 9 Clinics in excess of $9m; audit all fiscal expenditure under your control and ensure full compliance and oversight of all clinical governance matters.

Via sound forward planning, you’ll support the Health Centre Managers with innovative and effective plans and solutions to workforce, recruitment and retention issues arising from working in rural and remote areas, to ensure an improved, merit based qualified and adequate remote health workforce across all of the Health Centres.

With the ability to inspire confidence and trust, and resolve workplace conflict, you’ll drive an effective, positive and united culture; fostering cohesive, respectful communication and a ‘one team’ outlook throughout remote clinics and head office. Continuously working to maximise access to accredited health services by community members, you’ll forge strong relationships at both community and professional level, working proactively to strengthen regional consensus and solidarity on health service delivery policy.

What you’ll need to succeed

You’ll have proven Executive / Senior level expertise in the management of complex operational and contentious issues in a health context, providing strategic leadership and advice with the management of clinical operations and strict budgets, complex projects, policy development, and improved resource mobilisation and efficiency. With contemporary problem solving, people and risk management skills, you’ll have the capability to lead significant change and negotiate through differences to achieve positive outcomes.

With a relevant tertiary qualification (i.e. Masters, MBA or PhD) and current health practitioner registration or eligibility, you’ll have a thorough understanding of the provision of advanced clinical care and health programs, and clinical leadership.

What you’ll get in return

On offer is an attractive package for a 1 year maternity cover contract. Benefits include salary packaging, 6 weeks Leave, 10 days study leave and relocation.

What you need to do now If you’re interested, please click apply now or forward a copy of your CV to

PLEASE NOTE – Please direct all applications to Hays who are exclusively managing the recruitment for this vacancy on behalf of Sunrise Health

There are 8 JOBS at Congress Alice Springs


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Durri servicing the Macleay and Nambucca Valleys – making a difference


Durri’s vision is to achieve and maintain better health and wellbeing outcomes for our Aboriginal people and communities.

Durri aims to be an employer of choice in Aboriginal health, supporting a skilled and flexible workforce.

Durri is a great place to work – a family friendly and culturally sensitive work environment that values people.

If you have a passion for indigenous health and are committed to closing the gap, then why not join us?

Please view our current vacancies .

We are currently hiring for 2 Senior Policy & Research Officers
The link to the role on Ethical Jobs is here:

ACCHO Member : Stakeholder PHN Murray

Position: Aboriginal Access Advisor Intern

Location : Bendigo

Closing Date : 24 June

More Info apply:

Job Ref : N2018 – 37

Academic Leader: Indigenous Health (Identified*) – 180357

School of Medicine

Closing Date: 02/07/2018

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