NACCHO Aboriginal Health #Jobalerts as at 13 February 2019 : This week features #WA @TheAHCWA #NT @DanilaDilba @CAACongress @MiwatjHealth #NSW #Yerin ACCHO @Galambila Coffs Harbour @TISprogramme and GWAHS ACCHO #VIC Ballarat ACCHO Plus #QLD #SA #TAS

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1. ACCHO Employment NEWS

1.1 Job/s of the week 

1.2 NT Aboriginal Health Practitioner Scholarships. Close March 11


    2.1 Apunipima ACCHO Cape York

    2.2 IUIH ACCHO Deadly Choices Brisbane and throughout Queensland

    2.3 ATSICHS ACCHO Brisbane

    2.4 Wuchopperen Health Service ACCHO CAIRNS

3.NT Jobs Alice Spring ,Darwin East Arnhem Land and Katherine

   3.1 Congress ACCHO Alice Spring

   3.2 Miwatj Health ACCHO Arnhem Land

   3.3 Wurli ACCHO Katherine

   3.4 Sunrise ACCHO Katherine

4. South Australia

4.1 Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc

5. Western Australia

  5.1 Derbarl Yerrigan Health Services Inc

  5.2 Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services (KAMS)


6.1 Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (VAHS)

6.2 Mallee District Aboriginal Services Mildura Swan Hill Etc 

6.3 : Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-Operative 

6.4 Ballarat ACCHO

7.New South Wales

7.1 AHMRC Sydney and Rural 

7.2 Greater Western Aboriginal Health Service 

8. Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre ACCHO 

9.Canberra ACT Winnunga ACCHO

10. Other : Stakeholders Indigenous Health 

Over 302 ACCHO clinics See all websites by state territory 

NACCHO Affiliate , Member , Government Department or stakeholders

If you have a job vacancy in Indigenous Health 

Email to Colin Cowell NACCHO Media

Tuesday by 4.30 pm for publication each Wednesday 

1.1 Jobs of the week 

Human Resources Advisor AHCWA Perth

AHCWA is the peak body for the 23 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs) in Western Australia. We are an evolving organisation that acts as a forum to lead the development of Aboriginal Health policy, to influence and monitor performance across the health sector, to advocate for and support community development and capacity building in Aboriginal Communities.

We advocate for the rights and entitlements of all Aboriginal people throughout Western Australia, at a local, regional, State and National level.

To find out more about AHCWA, click here to visit our website.

About the Opportunity 

We are currently seeking an experienced and suitably qualified HR professional to provide comprehensive, high quality and culturally appropriate Human Resource services across AHCWA’s management team, employees’ and member services.

Working within the Human Resources team, your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

  • Providing consultancy and advisory services to management and employees on HR management issues
  • Providing high quality, flexible advice and support to Member Services in relation to the HR needs of the organisation and in line with legislative requirements and best practice
  • Facilitating organisational development activities to promote organisational effectiveness and workplace reform
  • Contributing to the development, implementation and revaluation of human resource policies, strategies, procedures and practices
  • Advising, supporting and coaching managers in relation to employee management issues including performance management and disciplinary action
  • Analysing and evaluating the delivery of human resources services and contributing to the development and implementation of solutions to improve and enhance service delivery

To view the full position description and selection criteria, click here.

To be successful in this position you will have Tertiary qualifications in Human Resource Management or a related field and sound experience in the provision of generalist human resource activities including knowledge and understanding of relevant standards and legislation.

Your highly developed interpersonal, negotiation and consultation skills will enable you to proactively establish and sustain effective stakeholder relationships and interact with management and employees at all levels of the organisation in the resolution of HR issues.

Most importantly, you must be able to effectively communicate, promote and uphold AHCWA’s initiatives and values.

About the Benefits

$83,207.97 – $94,302.37 + superannuation + salary sacrifice.

In addition, you will have access to a number of fantastic benefits including:

  • Mobile phone allowance
  • Ipad
  • Support to further invest in your career through additional professional development
  • Study leave options
  • Annual leave loading
  • Bring your dog to work day
  • Employee assistance program
  • Up to 2 days volunteer leave per year


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications close 20 February 2019 at 5pm.

For further information about this position please call Sarah Calder on 08 6145 1049 or email

As per section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA) AHCWA seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the different needs of our clients and stakeholders and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees.


Career News February 2018Danila Dilba Health Service is going through a dynamic period of expansion and growth. In this newsletter, we have information about a number of career opportunities, with 14 positions in total available in our leadership, clinical and community services team. Below are stories about some of the great work being done by our team:

Current Positions
Our current positions available are listed below. All employees must hold a current Drivers Licence, be willing to undergo a Police Check and be able to obtain working with children clearance.

Clinic Manager – Malak
*Total Salary $119,326 – $127,425
Full Time / 1 position / Darwin
This position is responsible for coordinating the delivery of quality, culturally sensitive, comprehensive primary health care clinical service programs at the Malak Health Clinic aimed at improving the health status of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander residents of the greater Darwin region. The position is also the second on call for after hour’s issues.
For further information, please contact Sharni Cardona on 0427 109 425 or email

Indigenous Outreach Worker – Clinical
*Total Salary $68,311 – $73,517
Full Time / 3 positions / Darwin, Rapid Creek & Palmerston
The Indigenous Outreach Worker will have sound liaison and negotiation skills to provide extensive support to identified clients of Danila Dilba Health Service to address social and family needs and to ensure their access to health services in the region.
For further information on Darwin and Rapid Creek positions, please contact Malcolm Darling on 0418 855 839 or email 
For further information on Palmerston position, please contact Corrine Swan on 0400 924 377 or email

Primary Health Care Nurse
*Total Salary $99, 795 – $106,627
Full Time / 1 position / Darwin
To facilitate the delivery of primary health care within Danila Dilba Health Services, by providing high quality, comprehensive and culturally appropriate clinical care to for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients odd the great Darwin Area.
For further information on the position, please contact Corrine Swan on 0400 924 377 or email

Clinical Project Officer
*Total Salary $94,924 – $106,627
Full time / 1 Position / Palmerston

The Clinical Project Officer will support DDHS client access to paediatric specialist services and support effective integration of these services into Primary Health Care. This position will work effectively with DDHS staff and the community to undertake a Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder project in accordance with project design and in collaboration with project partners and will play a lead role in Continuous Quality Improvement for child health in DDHS primary health care.
For further information please contact Tiana McCoy (General Manager – Palmerston Region) on (08) 8931 5700 or email

Continuous Quality Improvement Officer
*Total Salary $109,106 – $116,927
Full Time / 1 position / Darwin
The Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Officer will have the strategic vision to strengthen DDHS’s CQI capacity, as well as the skills and operational experience to facilitate the implementation of all aspects of CQI activities throughout our service. The CQI Officer will work effectively with the managers of both clinical services and community services to strengthen CQI capacity within clinics, with the intent to support improved service delivery and ultimately health outcomes for our clients.
For further information please contact Sarah Giles (Clinical Director) on 0429 022 272 or email

Nurse Home Visitor
Total Salary $99,795 – $106,627
Full Time / 1 Position / Darwin
The Nurse Home Visitor (NHV) works with the Family Partnership Worker and provides a comprehensive home visiting service to pregnant women with an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander baby and their families.
For further information please contact Flo Morcom on 0429 089 172 or email

Clinic-based Practitioner
Total Salary $98,253 – $103,247
Fixed Term Contract / 1 Position / Darwin
This position is responsible for providing high quality mental health and social and emotional wellbeing services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults and children.
For further information, please contact Joseph Knuth on 0417 404 419 or email

Indigenous Outreach Worker – (Mental & AOD)
Total Salary $68,311 – $73,517
Full Time (Fixed Term) / 3 Positions / Darwin
The Indigenous Outreach Worker will work in partnership with Primary Health Care teams to support individuals and families to build resilience using an approach that builds on community and cultural strengths.
For further information, please contact Joseph Knuth on 0417 404 419 or email

Indigenous Outreach Worker – AOD Aftercare
Total Salary $68,311 – $73,517
Full Time / 1 Position / Darwin
The Indigenous Outreach Worker – AOD Aftercare will have sound liaison and negotiation skills to provide extensive support to identified clients of Danila Dilba Health Service (DDHS), scheduled for completion of AOD rehabilitation.
For further information, please contact Joseph Knuth on 0417 404 419  or email



Full-time position. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Yerin Incorporating Eleanor Duncan Aboriginal Health Centre is looking for a suitably qualified person to be a part of our multidisciplinary team as a full-time Registered Midwife. The position holder will sit within the Dhanggan Gudjagang Team (Maternal/Child & Family) and work within the Primary Health Care Team in order to improve access through delivering initiatives that respond to the local needs of the community.

You will need to be able to multi-task, have excellent communication skills, be well organised and able to effectively time manage. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate their ability to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. You will participate in a team environment but also be able to work independently.

A Competitive Salary Package is available including salary sacrifice.

For a confidential discussion about the position requirements, please contact Program Manager Georgee Moore via phone – 02 4351 1040 or email –

All applicants must obtain an Employment Package and address the Essential and Desirable criteria in the Position Description.

To download the Position Description and Employment Package, please visit Alternatively, contact Jo Stevens via email at or Ph: 02 4351 1040.

Applicants must be female – under Section 31 (2) (h) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977

Job applications close Monday 25 February 2019 at 5pm.


Rumbalara Justice, AOD –Alcohol & Other Drugs and Family Violence Programs and Services now have the following vacancies based at the High Street, Shepparton office

Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative – Cultural Safety Advisor

We advertise this position as an Identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander position only in line with ‘special measures’ under the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 Section 12 example 1.

 Full time position- 38 Hours per week

The Cultural Safety Advisor will have a significant role to work closely with all family violence services in the area to ensure they provide a culturally safe service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.

In this role you will support team members working in the Intensive Family Support (IFS) service to strengthen their practice with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families to deliver an inclusive service that is respectful and responsive to the diversity of our clients’ circumstances.

The Cultural Safety Advisor will also be required to assist in the development and delivery of professional development programs to our Member, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services.

Minimum qualifications required to be considered for this position include: Tertiary qualification in Community Services, Social Work, Youth Work or related discipline.

Salary Packaging is a benefit available for Part or Full Time Employees

Your application must include a copy of your Victorian Employee Working with Children Check and a police check obtained within the last 2 months.

For consideration for an interview, you must obtain a Position Description from Marieta on (03) 5820 6405 or email:  or download the Position Description from  and address the Key Selection Criteria, include a current resume, copies of qualifications and a cover letter.

Applications close at 4pm on Friday, 15th February 2018 and are to be addressed to:

Human Resources Dept.

Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-Operative
PO Box 614
Mooroopna Vic 3629

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community are encouraged to apply

Galambila Aboriginal Health Service : Coffs Harbour  Chief Executive Officer

Closing Date is Monday, 18 February 2019

The Organisation

Galambila Aboriginal Corporation trading as Galambila Aboriginal Health Service is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service located in Coffs Harbour, NSW. Galambila is a leading provider of high quality, culturally relevant, comprehensive primary health and related care services. Galambila serves the Aboriginal communities of Coffs Harbour, Urunga, Bellingen and Woolgoolga.

Important Information

An offer of employment will be a three year contract term.

Galambila is an equal opportunity employer and all applications for vacancies are based on merit. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Galambila Aboriginal Health Service considers that being Australian Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification under s.14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 NSW – the successful applicant will need to provide documentation that they are recognised by the Aboriginal Community as being of Aboriginal descent. Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents or have legal entitlement to work in Australia.

Galambila provides a smoke-free work environment and promotes a no-smoking culture for staff where they are encouraged and supported not to smoke.


Galambila offers the following attractive salary package for the Chief Executive Officer:

  • Base salary $145,000 p/a includes salary sacrifice up to $31,177 (PBI status);
  • Additional benefits include: 11% superannuation; additional leave; ongoing professional development.

How to apply

To apply for this role you will need to provide:

  • A completed Applicant Details Form;
  • Your updated Resume; and
  • A maximum two page cover letter outlining your skills and experience relevant to the role;
  • Confirmation that you are recognised as being of Aboriginal descent from the Aboriginal community.


final – application package – ceo

final – applicant details form – ceo Word File

You can submit your application directly by email to – alternatively please drop in your application to Galambila Aboriginal Health Service, Corner of Harbour Drive and Boambee St, Coffs Harbour.

For further information or inquiries please ring Jane Lennis or Peter McFadyen on 02) 6652 0850

Incomplete or late applications may not be considered for interview.

Applications must be received on or before 5pm Monday, 18 February 2019

Galambila are recruiting for Aboriginal Health Workers – Do you know anyone who has a passion for working with out communities and focusing on health promotion activities?

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Ready Mob team.

We are recruiting across the region so vacancies at Port Macquarie (co located with our partner Werin Aboriginal Corporation Medical Clinic) Kempsey and here at Coffs Harbour.

Spread the word.

Ballarat ACCHO Various Positions 

  • Aboriginal Children in Aboriginal Care (Section 18) – Team Leader: Full Time
  • Aboriginal Children in Aboriginal Care (Section 18) – Case Manager x 2: Full time
  • Aboriginal Children in Aboriginal Care (Section 18) – Admin and Program Support Officer: 0.6 EFT
  • Program Manager—Care Services: Full time
  • Strong Culture Strong Families—Program Coordinator: Full time
  • Senior Therapeutic Care Clinician—Care Services: 0.8 EFT
  • Case Support Worker—Care Services: Full time
  • Heath Program Manager—Medical Clinic: 30 hours/ Part time
  • Clinical and Therapeutic Mental Health Clinician: 0.9 EFT
  • General Practitioner
  • Personal Assistant to the Director of Governance and Human Resources (Organisational Development Assistant)   12 month maternity leave position – part time 30 hours
  • Human Resources Co-ordinator—Full time

To express an interest in one of the above positions please forward a cover letter outlining your response to the key selection criteria and your resume to Emily Carter –  BADAC Human Resources Administrator at

Applications close 4pm Friday 15th February 2019

Galangoor Duwalami Primary Healthcare Service is seeking a General Practitioner

Come for the experience, fall in love with the people and the lifestyle, stay for a lifetime.

About the Opportunity

Galangoor Duwalami Primary Healthcare Service is seeking a General Practitioner to join us in creating Healthy Living, Healthy Communities and a Healthy Future on Queensland’s fabulous Fraser Coast.

A rare and rewarding opportunity awaits you to work in Aboriginal Health at an innovative Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS) with a multi-skilled and experienced team and growing client group.

Imagine being able to put your medical skills and expertise to work within a modern practice, only minutes from beautiful beaches and in one of the most desirable places to live in Australia.

If you’re in search of a more flexible and liveable lifestyle and looking to relocate, or maybe a local GP keen to make a change – we should talk.

About the Role

Galangoor provides a comprehensive suite of Primary Healthcare Services with a wraparound approach to addressing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and social inequities.

You’ll be joining our two doctors and friendly and supportive inter-disciplinary team, to deliver primary healthcare services with a focus on preventative medical care and linking clients with ongoing support services.

You will have the full support of three Aboriginal Health Practitioners and a growing team of Aboriginal Health Workers, as well as other nursing and allied health staff.

In return we offer a fulfilling career move, relaxed lifestyle and a chance to genuinely make the position your own.

Download the full info and contact details 

galangoor gp recruitment general practioner

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Diabetes Educator

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Diabetes Educator/Health Practitioner to work for Diabetes Queensland to improve the health and wellbeing of Queenslanders.

We are currently seeking an experienced, positive and self-motivated Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Diabetes Educator for parental leave cover to January 2020 with a possibility to extend to June 2020.

The key responsibilities will include;

  • Deliver evidence based education sessions with key messages on diabetes prevention and management, to Diabetes Queensland members, NDSS registrants, families and carers, community groups, members of the general public and health professionals both face to face, phone or via email.
  • Deliver group education programs, as required within scope of practice.
  • Travel throughout Queensland as required to support program delivery.
  • Provide general information relating to diabetes over the telephone and email via the NDSS Helpline on a rostered basis.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential client information and requested information in CRM databases.
  • Completion of administrative tasks, correspondence and reporting requirements
  • Engage with health professionals to promote Diabetes Queensland and the NDSS registration and services when required
  • Participate in diabetes education and fundraising events

If you love being challenged and are seeking a personally fulfilling role in an organisation that makes a difference to the lives of others, then this is the job for you.

Diabetes Queensland is an equal employment opportunity employer and encourages people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please see our website for a position description outlining the selection criteria. For enquiries regarding this role please phone Diabetes Queensland People Services on 07 3506 0943.

To apply please send your resume, together with your cover letter addressing the selection criteria for the role to

Applications close COB Friday 22 February 2019.

1.2 National Aboriginal Health Scholarships News 

The Territory Labor Government is boosting health services with applications now open for Aboriginal Health Practitioner Scholarships.

Aboriginal Health Practitioners play a crucial role as cultural brokers and agents of change ensuring comprehensive primary health care is provided and culturally appropriate health care is delivered through prevention, early detection and early intervention.

The scheme aims to build the capacity and capability of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Health Practitioner profession and workforce.

There are four scholarships available, providing students with $5000 per year over two years of study for the Certificate IV Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Practice).

The Scholarship provides financial support to students studying the Cert IV Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Practice).

Apply and more info HERE 

Applications close 11 March 2019,

2.1 JOBS AT Apunipima ACCHO Cairns and Cape York

The links to  job vacancies are on website

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

2.4 Wuchopperen Health Service ACCHO CAIRNS 

Wuchopperen Health Service Limited has been providing primary health care services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for over 35 years. Our workforce has a range of professional, clinical, allied health, social emotional wellbeing and administration positions.

  • We have two sites in Cairns and a growing number of supplementary services and partnerships.
  • We have a diverse workforce of over 200 employees
  • 70 percent of our team identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

Our team is dedicated to the Wuchopperen vision: Improving the Quality of Life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like to make a difference, and improve the health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, please apply today.

Expressions of Interest

We invite Expressions of Interest from:

  • Aboriginal Health Workers
  • Clinical Psychologists
  • Dietitians
  • Diabetes Educators
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Medical Officers (FAACGP / FACCRM)
  • Registered Nurses
  • Midwives
  • Optometrists
  • Podiatrists
  • Speech Pathologists

In accordance with Wuchopperen’s privacy processes, we will keep your EOI on file for three months.

 Current Vacancies

NT Jobs Alice Spring ,Darwin East Arnhem Land and Katherine

3.1 JOBS at Congress Alice Springs including


More info and apply HERE

3.2 There are 30 JOBS at Miwatj Health Arnhem Land


More info and apply HERE

3.3  JOBS at Wurli Katherine

More info and apply HERE

3.4 Sunrise ACCHO Katherine

Sunrise Job site

4. South Australia

   4.1 Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc

Nunkuwarrin Yunti places a strong focus on a client centred approach to the delivery of services and a collaborative working culture to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients. View our current vacancies here.


5. Western Australia

5.1 Derbarl Yerrigan Health Services Inc

Derbarl Yerrigan Health Services Inc. is passionate about creating a strong and dedicated Aboriginal and Torres Straits Islander workforce. We are committed to providing mentorship and training to our team members to enhance their skills for them to be able to create career pathways and opportunities in life.

On occasions we may have vacancies for the positions listed below:

  • Medical Receptionists – casual pool
  • Transport Drivers – casual pool
  • General Hands – casual pool, rotating shifts
  • Aboriginal Health Workers (Cert IV in Primary Health) –casual pool

*These positions are based in one or all of our sites – East Perth, Midland, Maddington, Mirrabooka or Bayswater.

To apply for a position with us, you will need to provide the following documents:

  • Detailed CV
  • WA National Police Clearance – no older than 6 months
  • WA Driver’s License – full license
  • Contact details of 2 work related referees
  • Copies of all relevant certificates and qualifications

We may also accept Expression of Interests for other medical related positions which form part of our services. However please note, due to the volume on interests we may not be able to respond to all applications and apologise for that in advance.

All complete applications must be submitted to our HR department or emailed to HR

Also in accordance with updated privacy legislation acts, please download, complete and return this Permission to Retain Resume form

Attn: Human Resources
Derbarl Yerrigan Health Services Inc.
156 Wittenoom Street
East Perth WA 6004

+61 (8) 9421 3888



 5.2 Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services (KAMS)

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services (KAMS)



6.1 Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (VAHS)


Thank you for your interest in working at the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (VAHS)

If you would like to lodge an expression of interest or to apply for any of our jobs advertised at VAHS we have two types of applications for you to consider.

Expression of interest

Submit an expression of interest for a position that may become available to:

This should include a covering letter outlining your job interest(s), an up to date resume and two current employment referees

Your details will remain on file for a period of 12 months. Resumes on file are referred to from time to time as positions arise with VAHS and you may be contacted if another job matches your skills, experience and/or qualifications. Expressions of interest are destroyed in a confidential manner after 12 months.

Applying for a Current Vacancy

Unless the advertisement specifies otherwise, please follow the directions below when applying

Your application/cover letter should include:

  • Current name, address and contact details
  • A brief discussion on why you feel you would be the appropriate candidate for the position
  • Response to the key selection criteria should be included – discussing how you meet these

Your Resume should include:

  • Current name, address and contact details
  • Summary of your career showing how you have progressed to where you are today. Most recent employment should be first. For each job that you have been employed in state the Job Title, the Employer, dates of employment, your duties and responsibilities and a brief summary of your achievements in the role
  • Education, include TAFE or University studies completed and the dates. Give details of any subjects studies that you believe give you skills relevant to the position applied for
  • References, where possible, please include 2 employment-related references and one personal character reference. Employment references must not be from colleagues, but from supervisors or managers that had direct responsibility of your position.

Ensure that any referees on your resume are aware of this and permission should be granted.

How to apply:

Send your application, response to the key selection criteria and your resume to:

All applications must be received by the due date unless the previous extension is granted.

When applying for vacant positions at VAHS, it is important to know the successful applicants are chosen on merit and suitability for the role.

VAHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to ensuring that staff selection procedures are fair to all applicants regardless of their sex, race, marital status, sexual orientation, religious political affiliations, disability, or any other matter covered by the Equal Opportunity Act

You will be assessed based on a variety of criteria:

  • Your application, which includes your application letter which address the key selection criteria and your resume
  • Verification of education and qualifications
  • An interview (if you are shortlisted for an interview)
  • Discussions with your referees (if you are shortlisted for an interview)
  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia
  • Employment is conditional upon the receipt of:
    • A current Working with Children Check
    • A current National Police Check
    • Any licenses, certificates and insurances

6.2 Mallee District Aboriginal Services Mildura Swan Hill Etc 

Trainee Customer Service Officer (Mildura)
Caseworker Homeless Assertive Outreach Response (Swan Hill)
Health Promotions Officer (Mildura)
Practice Nurse (Mildura)
Team Leader Youth and Community Services (Swan Hill)
Clinical Coordinator (Mildura)

MDAS Jobs website 

6.3 : Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-Operative 2 POSITIONS VACANT


6.4 Ballarat ACCHO

7.New South Wales

7.1 AHMRC Sydney and Rural 


Check website for current Opportunities

7.2 Greater Western Aboriginal Health Service 

Greater Western Aboriginal Health Service (GWAHS) has a number of vacant positions : These include:

·       Aboriginal Health Worker

·       General Practitioner

·       Clinic Practice Manager

·       Executive Assistant

·       Practice Nurse

·       Medical receptionist/ transport driver

·       Team Leader, Healthy for Life Blue Mountains

How to Apply

All positions are advertised on ethical jobs, Seek and on the GWAHS website. Applicants are required to provide:

  1. A detailed response to the essential criteria listed in the position description, available at
  2. A copy of your current resume
  3. Details of 2 referees (one must be a current supervisor)
  4. Please send your completed application to

All enquiries can be directed to Rohan on 0433 194 552

Applications close Friday 15 February 2019


Greater Western Aboriginal Health Service (GWAHS) is an entity of Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service. GWAHS provides a culturally appropriate comprehensive primary health care service for the local Aboriginal communities of western Sydney and the Nepean Blue Mountains. GWAHS provides multidisciplinary services from sites located in Mt Druitt and Penrith.

The clinical service model includes general practitioners (GPs), Aboriginal Health Workers and Practitioners, nursing staff, reception and transport staff. The service also offers a number of wraparound services and programs focused on child and maternal health, social and emotional wellbeing, Drug and Alcohol Support, chronic disease, as well as population health activities.

GWAHS is committed to ensuring that patients have access to and receive high quality, culturally appropriate care and services that meet the needs of local Aboriginal communities.

8. Tasmania




9.Canberra ACT Winnunga ACCHO


Winnunga ACCHO Job opportunites 

10. Other : Stakeholders Indigenous Health 

Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser

The Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser, Aboriginal Health is responsible for leading and implementing strategies to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal people and communities in Victoria. This is a senior role representing the department externally and will have a key role building strong relationships with senior sector and intergovernmental stakeholders.

Reporting to the Deputy Secretary, Health and Wellbeing, the Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser will play a prominent role working within the department and sector to identify and provide strategic advice to Ministers, the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary on targeted priorities to improve health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the care continuum, from community through to acute care. The Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser will have a strong ability to create and maintain strong relationships, notably with Aboriginal organisations and the health service sector.

The new dedicated Unit signifies the department’s elevated focus on improving Aboriginal health outcomes.

The Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser will lead a small team with responsibility for driving and coordinating health reform strategies and initiatives. This includes identifying improvement priorities and opportunities, coordinating a new Aboriginal state-wide forum focusing on improving Aboriginal health outcomes, overseeing implementation of key initiatives, providing expert advice on Aboriginal health to the Health and Wellbeing executive, and driving collaboration within the department, across government and with the Aboriginal-controlled sector and other health providers. The Chief Aboriginal Health Advisor will provide leadership in embedding self-determination in the department’s activities, including the implementation of Aboriginal health recommendations within the department’s Aboriginal health, wellbeing and safety strategic plan 2017–2027: Korin Korin Balit-Djak.

Title Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser, Aboriginal Health

Classification Senior Medical Adviser (SMA)


Division Aboriginal Health Unit Health and Wellbeing Division

Work location 50 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Position number DHHS/HW/550782

Employment type Five (5) year employment contract Full-time or part time by negotiation

Salary $167,080 – $239,496 p.a. plus superannuation

Position reports to Deputy Secretary, Health and Wellbeing

Further information Terry Symonds Ph: (03) 9096 8308

Closing date Extended to 22 February 2019

Special condition Only Indigenous Australians are eligible to apply as this position is exempt under the Special Measure Provision, Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).

Department of Health and Human Services

Position Description

Organisational environment

The department develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. We take a broad view of the causes of ill health, the drivers of good health, the social and economic context in which people live, and of the incidence and experience of vulnerability.

We are building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity and difference. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we actively encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people living with disability, LGBTI and people from varied cultural backgrounds.

Download 5 Page PDF

2019-01-15 FINAL PD Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser

Director of Indigenous Health Education

Apply nowJob no: 496120
Work type: Fixed term / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Head of School / Director

The Organisation

UNSW Medicine is a national leader in learning, teaching and research, with close affiliations to a number of Australia’s finest hospitals, research institutes and health care organisations. With a strong presence at UNSW Kensington campus, the faculty have staff and students in teaching hospitals in Sydney as well as regional and rural areas of NSW including Albury/Wodonga, Wagga Wagga, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie.

The Opportunity

  • Unique newly created opportunity
  • Significantly contribute to trends, initiatives and directions in Indigenous health education at UNSW
  • Full time, 3 year – Fixed Term opportunity
  • Academic Level C: $127, 663 – $146, 465 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading

The Director of Indigenous Health Education is responsible for providing strategic leadership on all matters relating to Indigenous health education, as well as curriculum development and oversight regarding education on Indigenous health-related issues. The Director of Indigenous Health Education will work with the Senior Vice Dean Education, Associate Dean Education, Medicine Program Authority, Chairs of Medicine Phase and Curriculum Development Committees, Program Authority for Exercise Physiology as well as Program Authorities for Medicine’s postgraduate coursework programs and other key areas of the University to develop and contribute towards Indigenous health-related teaching.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide strategic leadership on all matters relating to Indigenous health education.
  • Provide advice to the Senior Vice Dean (Education) on trends, initiatives and directions in Indigenous health education and be responsible for the oversight of Indigenous health curricula within UNSW Medicine.
  • Work with UNSW Medicine and other university members to forward various Aboriginal statements and action plans, including UNSW Elders.
  • Work with the Director of Development and Engagement to promote Indigenous philanthropy across the faculty.
  • Collaborate with Program Authorities and Committees, and Subject to the approval of the Senior Vice Dean (Education), define Faculty goals to support Indigenous health education, including indigenous-health related curriculum development and Indigenous student recruitment and retention
  • Provide support to the Senior Vice Dean (Education) and Program Authorities to ensure that accreditation standards are met regarding Indigenous health education

About the Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor’s degree; ideally in the field of education or Indigenous health. Masters or PhD in the fields of education or Indigenous health would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrated thorough understanding of the issues, directions and challenges in Indigenous health.
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and history or extensive experience working with Indigenous peoples.
  • Sound understanding of University and Faculty administration, practices, policies and procedures.
  • Proven record of management experience with effective strategic leadership and team building capabilities, ideally within a higher education environment.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the principles and application of Equal Employment Opportunities, Anti-discrimination legislation and Occupational Health and Safety legislation in the work place.

You should systematically address the selection criteria from the position description in your application. Download File Director of Indigenous Health Education Position Description

Please apply online – applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.


Professor Gary Velan – Senior Vice Dean of Education


Applications close: 11pm 3rd March 2019

This position is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only.  UNSW has obtained an exemption under section 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) to designate and recruit professional and academic positions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons only, to fulfil UNSW’s goal of a representative workforce rate.

Position Description


Spark Health is looking for full time Aboriginal Project Officer with relevant qualifications and experience in Health Promotion, Public Health or Community Development.

Applications close on Wed 13 February
Email 📧 for PD and KSC.


Principal Advisor in the Centre for Aboriginal Health

Applications close 6th February 2019.

Links to the position advertisement and application process are:

NSW Health jobs site

NSW Ministry of Health jobs site

IWorkforNSW site


The ‘Academic Specialist – Indigenous Eye Health Policy and Practice’

Job no: 0041756
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Salary: $120,993 – $139,510 (Level C)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic – 9.5% superannuation

The ‘Academic Specialist – Indigenous Eye Health Policy and Practice’ will join a dedicated multi-disciplinary team of researchers working on Indigenous eye health. You will be based within Indigenous Eye Health (IEH) in the Indigenous Health Equity Unit, Centre for Health Equity in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health.

IEH developed and is supporting the implementation of The Roadmap to Close the Gap for Vision. The work is of national and international significance, and provides an opportunity to break new ground in the systematic implementation of evidence-based, sustainable public health strategies using Indigenous eye health as a model.

You will support the regional and jurisdictional implementation of The Roadmap to Close the Gap for Vision from a health system perspective. You will contribute to and lead improvements and reform in Indigenous eye health. As part of a small team, you will collaborate with stakeholders within regions, jurisdictions and also nationally to implement the Roadmap recommendations and provide technical advice and support. You will make major contributions to national and international peer reviewed publications and be actively involved in national conferences and meeting presentations.

To be successful in this position, you will need to have:

  • Leadership experience or demonstrated potential for leadership, as well as engagement in research or health systems
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of key issues related to Indigenous health
  • Demonstrated experience working, communicating, and engaging effectively with Indigenous communities
  • Established written and verbal communication skills to support advocacy and technical advice and support for policy, research, clinical and community environments
  • Demonstrated capacity to maintain and contribute to industry partnerships and collaborations with a broad range of stakeholders.

The Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience.

This could be the next great step in your career. In addition, you will have access to many benefits enjoyed by our staff. To learn more about the benefits and working at the University, see and

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to:


Job no: 0046252
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Salary: $79,910 – $86,499 (HEW 6)
Role & Superannuation rate: Professional – 9.5% superannuation

The Personal Assistant / Administrator will join a dedicated multi-disciplinary team of researchers working on Indigenous eye health. This position reports to IEH Head, Professor Hugh R. Taylor AC. In this role, you will be responsible for all administrative aspects of Professor Taylor’s work, including comprehensive diary management and national and international travel. Interacting with a broad range of stakeholders, you will play a key role in the effective and efficient operation of the team.


Position description

This position reports to IEH Head, Professor Hugh R. Taylor AC.  In this role, you will be responsible for all administrative aspects of Professor Taylor’s work, including comprehensive diary management and national and international travel.

You will also assist Professor Taylor in maintaining IEH’s administrative systems and managing the day to day administrative work flow of IEH.  In addition, you will support the day-to-day running and productivity of IEH, working on a broad range of tasks under the direction of and supporting the IEH Team. These tasks will include financial and administrative duties, supporting the marketing and communication function of the group and helping to coordinate key events, at the same time maintaining effective working relationships with key stakeholders.

You should have previous experience which will encompass a wide range of administrative duties, excellent time management skills and strong attention to detail. You will have high level computing skills and sound judgement combined with the ability to use initiative. The Melbourne School of Population and Global Health is committed to the professional development of its employees, as such, you will be supported to gain increased competencies in the administration of research projects, be exposed to the administration processes in managing research contracts and grants, as well as the requirements of supporting the delivery of teaching, public speaking and community-based commitments and participation in public events.

You will work collaboratively with the Centre Manager and the broader administrative team and IEH personnel as required. As a member of the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health’s professional staff team, the appointee is responsible for supporting the broad ethos of the School and its compliance with University policy and statutory regulations

Position Description

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