NACCHO Aboriginal Health #Jobalerts as at 20 February 2019 : This week features @CATSINaM #Nursing and #Midwife jobs in all States and Territories @IAHA_National #WA Derbarl Yerrigan @TheAHCWA #NT #Sunrise ACCHO @DanilaDilba @CAACongress @MiwatjHealth #NSW #Yerin ACCHO @Galambila

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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 

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 

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1.1 Jobs of the week 

CATSINaM Nursing and Midwife jobs in all States and Territories

The Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) is the sole representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses and midwives in Australia.

CATSINaM’s primary function is to implement strategies to increase the recruitment and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples into nursing and midwifery professions.

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Yerin ACCHO Health Promotions Officer

The role of the Health Promotions Officer is to promote wellbeing within the community and to promote awareness of issues and behaviours that impact upon the health outcomes of the Aboriginal and Torres Islander community on the NSW Central Coast. This will be achieved by working closely with staff to plan and implement community activities and awareness raising activities.

To be successful for this role you will

  • Qualifications and / or related experience in Health Promotion or Public Health
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering health promotion, with a clear understanding of the health promotion duties and responsibilities of the role
  • Patient-centred approach to evidence-based care delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary environment
  • Police check clearance

You’ll also have access to salary sacrificing options up to $15,950 to increase the value of your take home pay.

All applicants MUST obtain an application pack and complete all information contained in the pack, prior to lodging your application for the position.  DO NOT APPLY VIA SEEK

This is an identified Position under Section 9A of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

For a confidential discussion about the position please contact Belinda Field, CEO Ph: 02 43511040.

Click here to download the Position Description.

Click here to download the Employment Package. Alternatively, contact Jo Stevens via email at Ph: 02 4351 1040.

Job Applications close 5pm 8th March 2019


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Sunrise ACCHO Katherine : Intensive Family Support Service Manager

Job No: 108693 –

Applications close : Check with ACCHO

Location: Katherine

* Leadership opportunity for a Social Worker or Psychologist – join this established Community Controlled Health Organisation!

* Truly rewarding position focusing on community development & empowerment!

* Highly attractive base salary circa $102,921 – $115,267 + super, salary sacrificing options, generous leave & more!

About the Organisation

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation is a Community Controlled Health Organisation.

The Sunrise approach involves community people taking part in controlling their own health. Everything from financial management and governance, staff selection and service delivery priorities are directed by the organisation’s Aboriginal Board and Community Health Committees.

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation works in partnership with Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN), who provide support services to health professionals and organisation across the Northern Territory. NT PHN offers support and assistance to eligible nurses and allied health professionals who are relocating to the NT for the purposes of employment.

About the Opportunity

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation has a rewarding opportunity for an Intensive Family Support Service Manager to join their dedicated team. This position is based in Katherine, however a large amount of time will be spent within the Ngukurr community, where accommodation will be provided for any overnight stays.

The primary purpose of this role is to provide Intensive Family Support Service (IFSS) assessment service interventions and counselling-related services. This includes home-based and community-based intensive services targeted to reduce child neglect, with a focus on improving parental skills and how to provide better care for children.

You will step into this position with the aim to build on and improve the existing program, rather than creating a new program from scratch. Your ultimate goal will be to develop key strategies in order to evolve the program to a point where the delivery of the service provision is transferred wholly to a local and sustainable community level service delivery model.

Some of your key responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):

* Managing the IFSS Program including budgets, reporting and data analysis;

* Accepting referrals and undertaking assessments, developing plans and delivering services/activities for clients who have been referred to the program;

* Ensuring effective health promotion delivery and improved program outcomes;

* Providing advice to support, manage, direct and up-skill IFSS staff;

* Liaising regularly with senior elders for strategic or program issues; and

* Acting as an effective conduit between the Federal Department of Social Services (DSS), NT DCF, the Primary Health Care Manager, the Ngukurr Community and its service provider agencies. To view a full position description, please go to

About You

To be considered for this role, you must have a background and qualification in Social Work, Mental Health Social Work or Psychology, while a background in Child Protection or working with disadvantaged groups will be highly regarded.

Previous experience working with children and their families is essential, as is experience working within Aboriginal communities.

Sunrise is seeking an individual who can display the initiative, discretion and cultural sensitivity needed to support and drive this important program. You will be comfortable living in a remote environment and working under Aboriginal management and control. The ability to build capacity of both staff and the community will be critical to your success in this role.

In addition, as you’ll be providing in depth support and clinical guidance to your reports in adverse and high pressure situations, strong leadership skills and demonstrated clinical experience at a supervisory level is required.

About the Benefits

This is an incredible opportunity to work closely with, and build the capacity of, a remote Aboriginal community in order to improve their health and wellbeing.

Your dedication will be rewarded with a highly attractive base salary circa $102,921 – $115,267 (based on skills and experience) plus super.

You will also have access to a wide range of benefits including:

* 6 weeks leave per year;

* Up to 10 days study leave;

* Access to company vehicle for work-related travel;

* Laptop and Phone;

* Accommodation for any overnight stays while working in the communities;

* Salary packaging options up to $15,899 per year.

Working at Sunrise Health Service and living in the Katherine region has lifestyle benefits that are unique to the Northern Territory. With the Katherine Gorge on your doorstep and an incredible outdoor lifestyle on offer, combined with some of the best fishing in the world, the Northern Territory is the place to be to make the most of life’s adventures.

Don’t miss out on these unique opportunities in which you can truly make a difference – Apply Now! For more information, and to apply, please go to

Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health : Child and Adolescent Psychologist


Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health & Community Services is a community controlled health service providing holistic health care to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities of the ACT and surrounding areas. The Service manages approximately 30 programs through various funding agreements and employs more than 70 staff offering salary sacrifice pursuant to tax department regulations and organisational policy.

Child and Adolescent Psychologist

The role of the Child and Adolescent Psychologist is to enhance the clinical services offered at Winnunga AHCS through working in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team in the delivery of psychology services to young clients and their families. This includes work on an individual basis to provide high level clinical consultations and therapeutic support to children, adolescents and their families to address mental health and wellbeing needs.

We are seeking an experienced Child and Adolescent Psychologist to work within our Clinical and Social Health Teams. The successful applicant will have registration as a psychologist with AHPRA, eligible for a Medicare provider number have sound clinical assessment and treatment skills and competency in evidence-based psychological treatments. Experience in trauma informed practice and experience working with and understanding and commitment to the philosophy and practice of an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service and the ability to work sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Previous experience working in mental health and a demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team is desirable.

A current driver’s licence is essential.

A copy of the position descriptions and selection criterias may be obtained by calling Roseanne Longford on 02 62846259 or email to Applications should be addressed and mailed to Julie Tongs, CEO, Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service 63 Boolimba Cres Narrabundah ACT 2604 or by email to



All people employed at Winnunga are required to provide their WWVPC registration, or to carry out a WWVPC pursuant to the Working With Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 (ACT).

IAHA : Membership Officer – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

  • 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 Based, Senior position (Salary package circa $85K plus)

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) is a national not-for-profit, member based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation. IAHA values our highly skilled ad 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 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 to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to grow, lead and achieve better health and wellbeing – contact Allan Groth on (02) 6285 1010 OR email: to obtain a position description.
Further enquiries can be directed to the CEO, Donna Murray on (02) 6285 1010 or

Applications must be received by 8am (AEDT)
on Thursday, 28 February 2019.

Allan Groth on (02) 6285 1010 OR email:
Donna Murray on (02) 6285 1010 or



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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community are encouraged to apply


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.


Service Aboriginal Corporation : Finance Officer

About the Organisation

The name Derbarl Yerrigan is the Wadjuk Noongar name for the Swan River. Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (DYHSAC), has a proud history of providing Aboriginal health services within the Perth metropolitan area and in 1974 was the first Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service to be established in Australia. DYHSAC has now grown to have four successful, busy clinics across the Perth metro area, delivering comprehensive healthcare and specialised programs along with an accommodation centre for clients requiring medical treatment away from home or Country. Our mission is to provide high quality, holistic and culturally secure health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities in the Perth metropolitan region.

For more information about DYHSAC, please visit

About the Opportunity

DYHSAC is currently seeking an experienced Finance Officer on a 12 month fixed term (Maternity Cover) contract based at East Perth site however, with an expectation to attend other sites if required. The primary objective of this position is to manage the debtors of the organisation and the receipt of all other income sources. This includes ensuring the accurate recording and reconciliation of patient; grant and Medicare income in line with the policies and procedures and internal control frameworks.

The position under the supervision of the Senior Accountant, will be required to undertake a variety of financial administration duties, including primary responsibility for management DYHSAC debtors and the receipting of all other income sources.   The occupant of this position will be expected to comply with and demonstrate a commitment to the highest levels of achievement in Risk Management and Quality Improvement, Equal Employment Opportunity, Work Health & Safety, Code of Conduct, Performance Management, Client Focus and Confidentiality throughout the course of their duties.

Essential Requirement for the position

  1. At least two years demonstrated experience in a similar role;
  2. Minimum Certificate IV in Finance or related areas;
  3. Demonstrated experience in the implementation and management of payroll, salary packaging and FBT requirements;
  4. Advanced computer literacy skills and high level competency with Microsoft Office suite of products, in particular MS Excel and MS Outlook and accounting software principles.
  5. Proven ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team; and
  6. Demonstrated competency in the use of MYOB and other accounting software.

About the Benefits

Salary:  DYHS EBA Level 3

At Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service Aboriginal Corporation, you will be joining an organisation which offers a flexible and family-friendly work environment and is led by a passionate and committed CEO.

It is an essential requirement for this position to undertake a National Police Check.

How to Apply:

Please apply through SEEK including a resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria. For any further information about the position, please contact HR Department on (08) 9421 3888.

Applications close: Tuesday 5 March 2019 at 5pm

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please note that the Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service Aboriginal Corporation is an equal opportunity institution, providing educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, colour, gender, age, or disability.

The Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service Aboriginal Corporation reserves the right to contact the current or most recent employer and evaluate past employment records of applicants selected for interview. The organisation reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely final selection if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool.


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 

MDAS Jobs website 

6.3 : Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-Operative 2 POSITIONS VACANT



7.1 AHMRC Sydney and Rural 


Check website for current Opportunities

7.2 Greater Western Aboriginal Health Service 

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.

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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.

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