NACCHO TOP 21+ #JobAlerts : This week in Aboriginal Health : CEO NACCHO ,Doctors, Aboriginal Health Workers #mentalhealth

This weeks #Jobalerts out day early because of #budget2017

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1. AHMRC NSW CEO Chief Executive Officer

2.NACCHO CEO Chief Executive Officer

3 -11 http://www.iuih.org.au/Jobs/IUIH-Vacancies

12.Two scholarships to the Harvard Business School’s Authentic Leadership Development 

13. Sunrise Health NT Mental Health Registered Nurse

14.Sunrise Health Program Coordinator (PHaMs)

15 -17.Danila Dilba Health Service Darwin 

18.Urapuntja Community  NT : Psychologist 

19. Ceduna Koonibba Aboriginal Health Service – GP

20.Galangoor Duwalami Primary Health Care Service (2 GP’s)

21 . Congress Alice Springs :Remote Area Nurses/Aboriginal Health Practitioners 

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1. AHMRC NSW CEO Chief Executive Officer

2.NACCHO CEO Chief Executive Officer

NACCHO and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services have 45 years of cultural experience, knowledge and capability in delivering comprehensive primary health care.  NACCHO works with governments, private providers, hospitals and specialists to increase access, provide affordable quality care, and close the gap on health outcomes for Aboriginal people.

About the Opportunity

We are seeking an Indigenous CEO who will bring strong leadership experience and highly developed strategic skills to lead the organisation and members through the next chapter of change in the sector. An innovative and influential leader will make the most of these opportunities for the sector.

The role includes the following responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic direction and vision for the future
  • Be an influencer, advocate and voice of the sector
  • Foster a collaborative culture with the team and membership base
  • Develop good working relationships with Federal and State Governments and relevant bodies in the sector
  • Build effective relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Ensure governance compliance and financial sustainability
  • Liaise effectively and collaboratively with Board members

What we are looking for

To be successful in the role you will be an Indigenous person and bring the following skills and experience with you:

A strong understanding of government, health policy and of the importance of community controlled comprehensive primary health care for Aboriginal people

Demonstrated experience at a senior level acquired within a NFP or similar organisation

Extensive demonstrated experience in policy development and implementation

Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills and outstanding stakeholder management

Demonstrated media experience

Applying for the role

You should submit to jobapplications@naccho.org.au by Sunday 14 May 2017 a two-page pitch that highlights your key abilities as they relate to this position. Your resume should be a maximum of 3 pages.

First contact: Kate Gumley, Senior Policy Officer NACCHO m: 0412 519 684
Chairperson: Matthew Cooke M: 0487 345 763

3.IUIH Nurse Supervisor – Australian Nurse Family Partnership

Applications close 9am on Friday 12 May 2017

The position of Nurse Supervisor contributes by leading, modelling, coordinating and working with a team of up to 8 nurse home visitors and 3 Indigenous Family Partnership Workers. The position will be based on Brisbane South Side and the team will provide support to women who live within the catchment areas of Metro South Health and Hospital Service including the three maternity hospitals (Mater Mothers, Redlands and Logan).

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Enquiries about the role can be addressed to Sue Kruske at sue.kruske@iuih.org.au

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements in the EOI) are to be submitted via SEEK.

4.IUIH Nurse Home Visitor – Australian Nurse Family Partnership

Applications close 9am on Friday 12 May 2017

The ANFPP offers Nurse Home Visitors (NHV) a high level of autonomy, flexibility and personal satisfaction. It relies on a long term relationship with a woman that builds on her skills, confidence and hope, and values her ability to determine her own future.

The position is based on the Brisbane South Side and the team will provide support to women who live within the catchment areas of the Metro South Health and Hospital Service which includes the three maternity hospitals (Mater Mothers, Redlands and Logan).

EOI-Download

Enquiries about the role can be addressed to Sue Kruske at sue.kruske@iuih.org.au

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements in the EOI) are to be submitted via SEEK.

5.IUIH Family Partnership Worker – Australian Nurse Family Partnership

Applications close 9am on Friday 12 May 2017

The Family Partnership Worker contributes to the cultural acceptance of the program within the community and the maintenance of culturally safe visits to participating mothers and their families. The positions support the ANFPP team on a broad range of cultural issues and liaises with clients, family and community members.

The successful applicant will identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person, have strong links with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community on the Brisbane South Side and have the ability to integrate women and families into primary care services.

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Enquiries about the role can be addressed to Sue Kruske at sue.kruske@iuih.org.au

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements in the EOI) are to be submitted via SEEK.

6.IUIH Senior Legal Officer

Applications close 9am on Thursday 18 May 2017

The role of Senior Legal Officer will include:

1. Overseeing the establishment of the IUIH Legal Service with core components including:
2. Direct legal services – advice and casework
3. Information and referral service
4. Legal education and development – organisation and community

This is an exciting opportunity to join a committed team working from Bowen Hills and across the Moreton Bay region as required.

EOI-Download

Enquiries about the position can be directed to hr@iuih.org.au

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements in the PD) are to be submitted via SEEK to be considered.

7.IUIH Indigenous Outreach Worker (CTG)

Applications close 9am on Thursday 18 May 2017

Based at the Salisbury office, the Indigenous Outreach Worker will support improved access for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to available health care services in the Metro Brisbane South region.  This includes effective liaison with local Indigenous communities, identification of barriers to access, implementation of practical solutions and provision of assistance to identified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to manage primary health care related needs.

EOI-Download

Enquiries about the position can be directed to Helen Quelch by email at helen.quelch@iuih.org.au

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements in the EOI) are to be submitted via SEEK to be considered.

8.IUIH Psychologist – Child focus

Applications close 9am on Friday 19 May 2017

Working from MATSICHS Caboolture you will provide, in accordance with the Institute Model of Care, culturally appropriate clinical care and supportive health services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community as a member of a multi-disciplinary primary health care team, ensuring effective assessment, service delivery and referral practices are delivered in accordance with best psychology practice.

EOI-Download

Enquiries about the position can be directed to Jess O’Reilly by email at Jessica.OReilly@iuih.org.au

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements in the EOI) are to be submitted to hr@iuih.org.au

9.IUIH Project Officer (CTG) – Brisbane North

Applications close 9am on Friday 19 May 2017

The Project Officer will provide support to mainstream general practice to improve access to private general practice for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. This will include working directly with a defined number of approved mainstream general practices in the familiarisation of CTG initiatives designed to support these general practices in the provision of appropriate and timely care for Indigenous people in their region, especially those at risk of or who already have a chronic disease.

This is a great opportunity to join a committed multi-disciplinary team working across the Moreton Bay region and other IUIH premises as required.

EOI-Download

Enquiries about the position can be directed to Helen Quelch by email at helen.quelch@iuih.org.au

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements in the EOI) are to be submitted via SEEK to be considered.

10.IUIH Project Officer (CTG) – Brisbane South

Applications close 9am on Friday 19 May 2017

The Project Officer will provide support to mainstream general practice to improve access to private general practice for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. This will include working directly with a defined number of approved mainstream general practices in the familiarisation of CTG initiatives designed to support these general practices in the provision of appropriate and timely care for Indigenous people in their region, especially those at risk of or who already have a chronic disease.

This is a great opportunity to join a committed multi-disciplinary team working from Salisbury and other IUIH premises as required.

EOI-Download

Enquiries about the position can be directed to Helen Quelch by email at helen.quelch@iuih.org.au

Applications (resume and brief covering letter addressing the key requirements in the EOI) are to be submitted via SEEK to be considered.

11. IUIH General Practitioner

We are seeking a General Practitioner to provide services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients and families as part of a multi-disciplinary team of medical and health staff, within the operational framework of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled health service.

The position is located at Strathpine clinic although the position may be required to work at other locations within the Moreton region from time to time, including Caboolture, Morayfield and Deception Bay.

EOI-Download

Enquiries about the position can be directed to Layla Scott by email at layla.scott@iuih.org.au

Applications can be addressed to hr@iuih.org.au

12.Two scholarships to the Harvard Business School’s Authentic Leadership Development 

Chief Executive Women (CEW) is pleased to offer two scholarships to the Harvard Business School’s Authentic Leadership Development program, funded by the Australian Government.

Applications are now open to women in senior roles in service to the public, with particular emphasis on those in non-traditional fields.

If you, or a woman you know have what it takes to be a CEW scholar, apply before the deadline, Monday 15 May, 2017.

For more details, visit the CEW Scholarship page.

A second round of scholarships will be offered specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. These scholarships on Leading for Results will held in late November in Singapore. Further information will be available later in the year.

The Office for Women administers the Women’s Leadership and Development Strategy (WLDS). The WLDS provides funding and support to organisations aimed at improving gender equality and support for women’s economic empowerment and opportunity, safety and leadership.

13. Sunrise Health NT Mental Health Registered Nurse
About the Organisation

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation’s (SHS) main purpose is to improve the health and wellbeing of the people in the region east of Katherine in the Northern Territory using a holistic approach that includes a high standard of medical care, the promotion of social justice and the overcoming of the sickness that affects so many people in the region. This is done through the organisation’s health clinics and health education, mixing together traditional Indigenous culture and the best of mainstream medicine.

Sunrise provides a fulfilling and stimulating work environment in a diverse range of areas for those seeking a career in Indigenous Health.

About the Opportunity

Sunrise Health Service has an extremely rewarding opportunity for a Mental Health Registered Nurse to join their dedicated, multidisciplinary team in the Katherine region, on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Population Health Program Manager, you will beresponsible for providing expert support to clients requiring mental health care, their families, and the remote based staff providing care.

To be considered, you must be a Registered Nurse with experience in Mental Health and have demonstrated knowledge and skills managing Mental Health conditions.

Although the SHS office is located in Katherine, you will need to live and work in remote communities during the week. SHS provides accommodation for employees living and working in these communities.

Candidates with previous experience in Communicare will be highly regarded.

As this role will see you living and working in remote communities and such you will need a current driver’s license, 4WD drive experience, and the willingness to travel on light aircraft.

Please note: The successful candidates must be willing to undergo a Police Check and a Working With Children Check.

About the Benefits

Your dedication will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package circa $97,151 – $104,375.

This package includes:

  • 6 weeks leave per year;
  • Up to 10 days study leave;
  • Salary packaging options;
  • Full support from the health team; and
  • Relocation assistance

Please Note: to apply, you will be required to upload a current resume as well as respond to the questions below.

Don’t miss this opportunity to direct a dedicated team in producing improved mental health outcomes for the community –

Apply Now

14.Sunrise Health Program Coordinator (PHaMs)

Program Coordinator (PHaMs)
About the Organisation

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation’s (SHS) main purpose is to improve the health and wellbeing of the people in the region east of Katherine in the Northern Territory using a holistic approach that includes a high standard of medical care, the promotion of social justice and the overcoming of the sickness that affects so many people in the region. This is done through the organisation’s health clinics and health education, mixing together traditional Indigenous culture and the best of mainstream medicine.

About the Program

The Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMs) service aims to provide increased opportunities for recovery for people whose lives are severely affected by mental illness. This Program takes a strengths-based recovery approach and assists people aged 16 years and over whose ability to manage their daily activities and to live independently in the community is impacted because of severe mental illness.

About the Opportunity

Sunrise Health Service has an extremely rewarding opportunity for a Program Coordinator (PHaMs) to join their dedicated, multidisciplinary team in Katherine, on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Population Health Program Manager, you will beresponsible for leading, managing, and coordinating of the Personal Helpers and Mentors Program (PHaMs). This program assists by providing a range of skill development and support programs and is non-clinical in its focus.

To be considered, you must hold a tertiary qualification in a relevant Mental Health discipline with a demonstrated ability to engage and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in non-clinical Mental Health or related programs. You will also have previous experience in Communicare.

This role will see you living and working in the remote Ngukurr Community and, as such, you will need a current driver’s license, 4WD drive experience, and the willingness to travel on light aircraft.

Please note: The successful candidates must be willing to undergo a Police Check and a Working With Children Check.

About the Benefits

Your dedication will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package circa $59,085 – $94,110.

This package includes:

  • 6 weeks leave per year;
  • Up to 10 days study leave;
  • Salary packaging options;
  • Full support from the health team; and
  • Relocation assistance

Don’t miss this opportunity to direct a dedicated team in producing improved mental health outcomes for the community –

Apply Now!

15 -17 Danila Dilba Health Service

Danila Dilba Health Service is going through a dynamic period of expansion, growth and review and currently has the following vacancy

We offer:

  • Attractive salary with salary packaging benefits
  • Six weeks annual leave
  • Flexible hours
  • Training and development
15 .COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER

*$66,322

2 Positions – Full Time – Fixed Term

These positions 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.

16.SOCIAL WORKER

*$101,200

1 Position – Full Time – Fixed Term

This position is responsible for providing high quality mental health, AOD and social and emotional wellbeing services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 17.CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

*$107,666

1 Position – Full Time – Fixed Term

This position is responsible for the provision of high quality mental health and social and emotional wellbeing services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. These services may include clinical evidence based counselling, brief psychological interventions, case management, trauma informed practice and coordination of care/aftercare.

 

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people encouraged to apply.
Danila Dilba Health Service is an Aboriginal community controlled organisation that provides comprehensive, high-quality primary health care and community services to Biluru (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) people in Yilli Rreung (greater Darwin) region.
Details: www.daniladilba.org.au

 

18.Urapuntja Community  NT : Psychologist 

URAPUNTJA HEALTH SERVICE ABORIGINAL CORPORATION

POSITION DESCRIPTION – PYSCHOLOGIST

Title                                     Psychologist

Responsible To                 Clinic Manager

Location                             Amengernternenh Community, Utopia and Ampilatwatja        Community

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The Urapuntja Community is situated on the Sandover Highway some 280 km north east of Alice Springs. Urapuntja Community comprises 16 Outstation communities spread out over some 3230 square km of desert. There are some 900 people who are mainly Anmatyerre and Alyawarra speaking people. Distances to the outstations vary from 5 to 100 kms from the clinic.

Urapuntja Health Service developed from many years of negotiations by Aboriginal people to have their own health service. Urapuntja is a community controlled health service with a Board of Directors which is elected from and by the community at the Annual General Meeting held each year. The Directors meets regularly to discuss issues and make decisions relevant to the Organisation.

The Psychologist position has been funded by the NTPHN to provide services to the residents of both the Urapuntja and Ampilatwatja Health Service areas.

The Psychologist will work as a member of the Social and Emotional Wellbeing Team as well as the clinical team, to provide psychological services addressing the needs of all clients using the bio-psychosocial to community members who self- refer or are referred by a provider. At times the Psychologist will work under the supervision of the Clinic Manager. At other times the Psychologist will be required to work with limited assistance. The Psychologist will be required to travel by 4WD vehicle to provide clinical services to remote outstations in both the Urapuntja and Ampilatwatja Health Service Areas.

 

DUTIES OF THE POSITION

  1. Create, develop and nurture culturally appropriate interactions within Primary Health Care (PHC) teams and with the community.
  2. Develop a positive culture within integrated PHC teams through development of “core” behavioural health skills including cooperative interpersonal relationship building strategies.
  3. Make appropriate referrals to other providers and seek resources to aid team members and community residents.
  4. Perform assessment and provide brief treatment for a wide range of psychological and behavioural health needs using brief therapy.
  5. Maintain currency of job knowledge and skills and assist PHC team members to self-care.
  6. Utilises professional communication and conflict resolution skills with team members, various brief therapeutic modalities including group learning circles, individual, child, family, couples counselling, and family support services.
  7. Direct Caseload that involves documentation and procedural adherence; includes Medicare billing as appropriate and provide identified social and emotional wellbeing services to clients.
  8. Provide evidence-based culturally appropriate interventions (including assessment, therapy and case management) on individual, group and family levels.
  9. Ensure the development of Mental Health Care Plans in collaboration with GP’s, for all eligible clients in the service, and facilitate the provision of co-ordinated clinical care and treatment for referred clients.
  10. Follow defined service quality standards and relevant Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) policies and procedures to ensure high quality, safe services are being provided within a safe workplace.

Further

  1. Contribute to opportunities to Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) processes, quality and service delivery outcomes
  2. Participate in opportunistic and community screening activities
  3. Work with other community health program staff and seek advice and assistance from a General Practitioner
  4. Enter data accurately into the Communicare system
  5. Collect specified data on all client contacts in accordance with Clinic and funding body requirements
  6. Liaise with other staff within Urapuntja Health Service in regards to patient care, referrals and follow up as required
  7. Assist other health staff requiring community, cultural and/or linguistic assistance with clients where culturally appropriate
  8. To provide quality and professional service of care and work ethics at all times
  9. Work within strict confidentiality guidelines, ensuring all client and organisational information is kept secure
  10. Undertake any other duties at the request of the Clinic Manager which are considered relevant to the position and the level of classification

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

Essential

  • Recognised qualifications in Psychology with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration to practice as a Psychologist.
  • Proven ability to be self-directed and self-motivated as well as working effectively as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current issues, standards and trends in the delivery of mental health and social and emotional well-being services to Aboriginal people.
  • Demonstrated recent experience in the mental health and social and emotional wellbeing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation methods appropriate to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) people.
  • Proven ability to be able to develop the behavioural health and working skills required by each employee working within a PHC team.
  • Proficiency in and commitment to the use of electronic information systems for the maintenance of clinical and service delivery records.
  • Hold a current Northern Territory (NT) manual driver’s licence or ability to obtain, ability and willingness to undertake travel by 4WD or light aircraft to remote communities, and capacity to reside in a remote community.
  • A good level of health and fitness that matches the requirements of the role. Note: If so required by UHSAC at any time, you must undergo a satisfactory medical examination (including a pre-employment medical examination) for the purpose of determining whether you are able to perform the inherent requirements of your position. Any such medical examination will be at the employer’s cost, and copies of any medical report will be provided to you. You must advise UHSAC of any illness, injury, disease, or any other matter relating to your health or physical fitness which may prevent you from performing your duties, or which may affect your ability to work safely.
  • Excellent communication skills, in particular the ability to communicate sensitively in a cross-cultural environment
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance)

 

Desirable

    • Masters in Clinical Psychology qualification.
    • Awareness of/sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history
    • Experience in using a Patient Information and Recall System and in data collection and analysis including the ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and database software to produce effective reports.
    • Previous experience working with primary health care teams.
  • Experience working in the area of Indigenous Primary Health

 

  • Highly developed cross cultural communication skills and willingness to take cultural advice from Aboriginal staff
  • Previous experience working with remote Aboriginal communities and Aboriginal organisations and groups

 

19.Ceduna Koonibba Aboriginal Health Service – GP

Medical practice in rural and remote Australia

 

20. Galangoor Duwalami Primary Health Care Service (2 GP’s)

 

Galangoor Duwalami Primary Healthcare Service is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled primary health care service, operating in both Hervey Bay and Maryborough, servicing the entire Fraser Coast area.

Galangoor Duwalami collaborates with health and well-being partner agencies to enable integrated continuity of care for the community, and continue to work to contribute to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health policy and program reform in Queensland to address the Burden of disease and Close the Gap in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

General Practitioner (GP) two positions available

This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative and flexible employer, enthusiastic and committed team and make a direct impact on improved health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Fraser Coast area.

The Practice:

Galangoor Duwalami (meaning a ‘happy meeting place’) is located on the Fraser Coast in sunny Queensland, with two clinics (Hervey Bay and Maryborough). Originally established in 2007 we offer a comprehensive suite of Health Services within the Fraser Coast region.

The Hervey Bay clinic is situated at the beachside, while a newly built practice in the heart of Historical Maryborough, offers exceptional facilities with 10 consulting rooms including a mums and bubs room, new equipment and large reception. The practice is Community Controlled and has a well-established clientele and reports indicate continued growth.

This is a rewarding prospect for a compassionate, engaging, visionary and thorough General Practitioner with an ability to work within a diverse interdisciplinary team exhibiting admirable communication skills.

  • Two positions available – 2 Part Time – hours negotiable OR 1 Full Time and 1 Part Time
  • Well balanced working environment – Monday to Friday from 0830 to 1700.
  • No on-call requirements
  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Salary packaging
  • Annual Leave plus Study Leave
  • 9.5% Superannuation Entitlement

Key Requirements:

Must Have:

  • Qualified Medical Practitioner, holding current registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Eligible for unrestricted Medicare Provider Number

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Application Process:

A Position Description is available by email. All applications, including a covering letter, are to be e-mailed to: ann.woolcock@gdphcs.com.au

For further details regarding this position please contact Ann Woolcock on 07 41945554.

 

21. Congress Alice Springs :Remote Area Nurses/Aboriginal Health Practitioners 

REMOTE AREA NURSES/ABORIGINAL HEALTH PRACTITIONERS

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  • Base salary: $72,364 – $106,314 (p.a)
  • Total effective package: $94,168 – $133,712 (p.a)*
  • Fixed term 2 year contract

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (Congress) has over 40 years’ experience providing comprehensive primary health care for Aboriginal people living in Central Australia. Congress is seeking Remote Area Nurses/Aboriginal Health Practitioners who are interested in making a genuine contribution to improving health outcomes for Aboriginal people.

Remote Area Nurses/Aboriginal Health Practitioners are integral members of the Congress Health Service, providing high quality, comprehensive and culturally safe clinical care for the Various Congress Auspice Remote Sites. The positions work within a multidisciplinary team to ensure high standards of integrated clinical care and client flow.

Central Australia offers a unique lifestyle in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere in the heart of Australia. Its attractions include Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Watarrka (Kings Canyon) and a host of other world heritage sites.

As well as a wonderful lifestyle and rewarding work, Congress offers the following:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Six (6) weeks annual leave
  • 9.5% superannuation
  • Generous salary packaging
  • A strong commitment to Professional Development
  • Family friendly conditions
  • Relocation assistance (where applicable)
  • District allowance and Remote Benefits

For more information on these positions please contact Clinic Managers, Jason King on (08) 8956 0911 and email: jason.king@caac.org.au for Santa Teresa and Kimberley Williamson on (08) 8956 7308 and email: kimberley.williamson@caac.org.au

Applications close: Monday 22 May 2017.

*Total effective package includes: base salary, district allowance, superannuation, leave loading, and estimated tax saving from salary packaging options.

Contact Human Resources on (08) 8959 4774 or mailto:vacancy@caac.org.aufor more information. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

For more information about jobs at Congress visit www.caac.org.au/hr.

To apply for this job go to: http://www.caac.org.au/hr & enter ref code: 3480143.

NACCHO Aboriginal #Heart Health @HeartAust @AusHealthcare : Lighthouse Hospital project employment opportunities

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What is the Lighthouse hospital project?

  • The Lighthouse hospital project is a joint initiative of the Heart Foundation and the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA).
  • The aim: to improve care and health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples experiencing coronary heart disease, the leading cause of death among this population.

Australia is a privileged nation by world standards. Despite this, not everyone is equal when it comes to heart health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are the most disadvantaged. The reasons are complex and not only medical in nature. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have a troubled history with institutions of all kinds, including hospitals.

The Lighthouse Hospital project aims to change this experience by providing both a medically and culturally safe hospital environment. A culturally safe approach to healthcare respects, enhances and empowers the cultural identity and wellbeing of an individual.

This project matters because the facts are sobering. Cardiovascular disease occurs earlier, progresses faster and is associated with greater co-morbidities in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. They are admitted to hospital and suffer premature death more frequently compared with non-Indigenous Australians[1].

Major coronary events, such as heart attacks, occur at a rate three times that of the non- Indigenous population. Fatalities because of these events are 1.5 times more likely to occur, making it a leading contributor to the life expectancy gap [2].

Current employment opportunities

1.The National Project Manager – Lighthouse Hospital Project

Will manage the development, delivery and evaluation of the Lighthouse Hospital Project (Phase 3) across 18 hospital sites nationally. The role will lead project partnerships and oversee a national team of four to drive sustainable change in acute settings to improve cardiac care and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Regular interstate travel will be required.

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2.The Lighthouse Hospital Project ( 3 ) Coordinators

Will manage the day to day support for the development, implementation and evaluation of the Lighthouse Hospital Project (Phase 3) in approximately six hospital sites each. The Coordinators will support the development of local and state-based project partnerships and work as part of a national project team of five to drive sustainable change in acute settings to improve cardiac care and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Regular interstate travel will be required.

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Contact:

Fiona Patterson, National Programs Manager,

fiona.patterson@heartfoundation.org.au, 03 9321 1591

Phase 1 (2012–2013)

Aim – To improve the care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples experiencing acute coronary syndrome (ACS).

We developed this project was developed in response to a 2006 report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

The project first focused on providing culturally safe and positive consumer experiences, which were reviewed by 10 organisations known for providing exemplary care in the treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

The project identified key elements that make a difference to ACS care:

  • expanding roles for Aboriginal Liaison Officers, Health Workers, Patient Pathway Officers and equivalent roles
  • better identification of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients
  • building strong partnerships and communication channels with local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and other relevant organisations
  • fostering and supporting clinical champions
  • building capacity for patient-focused care
  • use of technology
  • use of an industry-based quality matrix.

Phase 2 (2013–2016)

Aim – To drive systemic change in acute care hospital settings to improve care for and the experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples experiencing ACS.

In Phase two, the scope was to improve activities in eight public hospitals across Australia to improve clinical and cultural care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients with ACS.

The toolkit

We developed a quality improvement toolkit, ‘Improving health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with acute coronary syndrome’, to provide a framework to address health disparities.

The toolkit aimed to:

  • ensure care providers met minimum standards of care, cultural safety
  • identify practices and actions that can and/or should be improved
  • foster engagement
  • improve healthcare services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with ACS.

The toolkit outlined four areas that were critical in providing holistic care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their families as they journeyed through the hospital system and return to their communities.

The four domains were:

  • governance
  • cultural competence
  • workforce
  • care pathways.

The pilot

Eight pilot hospitals participated in testing the toolkit:

  • Bairnsdale Regional Health Service, Victoria
  • Coffs Harbour Health Campus, New South Wales
  • Flinders Medical Centre, South Australia
  • Liverpool Hospital, New South Wales
  • Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland
  • Royal Perth Hospital, Western Australia
  • St Vincent’s Hospital, Victoria
  • Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital, New South Wales.

Each hospital developed an action plan that outlined the areas they would address and the quality improvement activities they would undertake during the pilot. The project outcomes were dependent on community engagement, capacity to embed change, project support and the governance structures at each site.

Key Phase 2 achievements

  • Improved relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients
  • Strengthening relationships with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and medical services
  • Creating culturally safe environments for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients
  • Increased self-identification among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients
  • Streamlining processes related to culturally appropriate clinical care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients
  • Enhanced staff capacity to respond to the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients

Phase 3

We are awaiting funding for Phase three of the Lighthouse Project.

This will aim to increase the reach and the critical mass of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples experiencing an acute coronary syndrome who receive evidence based care in a culturally safe manner.

Within this phase there will be a focus on integration of health services and care coordination by enhancing the relationships between local community groups, hospitals, local Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations and Primary Health Networks.

The implementation of this phase would enable hospitals to address the actions in the revised Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare National Safety and Quality Health Service.

The Lighthouse hospital project is a joint initiative of the Heart Foundation and the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association and is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.

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References

  1. Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council (AHMAC). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2012 Report. Canberra: AHMAC, 2012.
  2.  Mathur S, Moon L, Leigh S. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with coronary heart disease: further perspectives on health status and treatment. Cardovascular disease series no. 25. Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2006.

NACCHO Aboriginal Health Employment alert : Oxfam #ClosetheGap Aboriginal Policy and Advocacy Lead

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” Lead and manage Oxfam Australia’s policy and advocacy work in key public campaigns such as Close the Gap and Change the Record; identify opportunities for Oxfam to engage policy makers and the public in relation to our work on Indigenous rights; oversee the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of our policy and advocacy work “

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy and Advocacy Lead

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People’s Program (ATSIPP) – Oxfam Australia 

  • Full Time, 35 hours per week
  • Permanent role
  • Melbourne, Sydney or Canberra based (with regular interstate travel)
  • Remuneration package $98,010 including superannuation

The Role

Oxfam Australia is one of Australia’s largest independent non-government organisations focusing on international aid and development. We have a strong commitment to the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and has been working to support self – determination for over 30 years. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Program (ATSIPP) sits within the Programs Directorate.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy and Advocacy Lead is responsible for Oxfam Australia’s policy and advocacy work on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rights including the development and implementation of advocacy strategies; the development, analysis and review of policy and research; the management of key stakeholder relationships and the coordination of public campaigns.

Key features of this role will be:

  • Lead and manage Oxfam Australia’s policy and advocacy work in key public campaigns such as Close the Gap and Change the Record; identify opportunities for Oxfam to engage policy makers and the public in relation to our work on Indigenous rights; oversee the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of our policy and advocacy work;
  • Establish strong and productive relationships with high level external stakeholders including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders and organisations, relevant partners, allies and coalitions in the private and not for profit sectors, and the Australian Government;
  • Coordinate Oxfam’s research related to the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and work with our media staff to maximise the impact of research.

In order to be successful the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy and Advocacy Lead will not only work closely with the ATSIPP team but also with staff in our Public Policy and Advocacy and Active Citizenship units.  The Policy and Advocacy Lead will also need engage with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders and organisations in key sectors of health, justice and Indigenous rights.

Selection Criteria

  1. Demonstrated high level understanding of the Australian political system at Federal, State and Territory levels and current state of Indigenous policy within these jurisdictions;
  2. Demonstrated experience working in cross cultural settings and in particular working effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders, organisations, and communities;
  3. High level understanding of human rights, with a particular focus on the rights of and issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples;
  4. Experience working collaboratively in large coalitions or alliances under the direction of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership;
  5. Excellent people management and interpersonal skills, including negotiation, diplomacy and collegiality in cross-cultural contexts with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people;
  6. Ability to translate complex public policy issues into clearly written material for lobbying, media and other communications;

This is a great opportunity to support Oxfam’s work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and organisations. We offer a flexible and supportive team environment of professionals dedicated to making a difference. It would be an ideal opportunity to learn more about Oxfam’s approach to program, policy and advocacy work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

How to Apply

  • Please visit https://www.oxfam.org.au/my/jobs for application details
  • To apply, please submit your CV, cover letter and a response addressing the required selection criteria outlined above in this ad
  • Applications close Friday 10 February 2017 5pm (AEST)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.

Appointment to this position will require a satisfactory clearance of a police check and/or working with children check.

Oxfam Australia is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people.

To be eligible for this position, you must have the legal right to work in Australia.

NACCHO Aboriginal Health Newspaper April 2016 edition : Advertising and Editorial opportunites

NACCHO NEWS 2016

“Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Close the Gap Campaign for the governments of Australia to commit to achieving equality  for Indigenous people in the areas of health and  life expectancy within 25 years.”

Next publication date 6 April 2016

Advertising and editorial closes 18 March 2016

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Response to this NACCHO media initiative has been nothing short of sensational over the past 3 years , with feedback from around the country suggesting we really kicked a few positive goals for national Aboriginal health.

Thanks to all our supporters, most especially our advertisers, NACCHO’S Aboriginal Health News is here to stay.

We are now looking to all our members, programs and sector stakeholders for advertising, compelling articles, eye-catching images and commentary for inclusion in our next edition.

This 24-page newspaper is produced and distributed as an insert in the Koori Mail, circulating 14,000 full-colour print copies nationally via newsagents and subscriptions.

Our audited readership (Audit Bureau of Circulations) is 100,000 readers!

Our target audience also includes over 500 NACCHO member and affiliate health organisations, relevant government departments, subsidiary indigenous health services and suppliers, as well as the end-users of Australian Indigenous health services nationally.

Your advertising support means we can build this newspaper to a cost-neutral endeavour, thereby guaranteeing its future.

DOWNLOAD OUR 2016 ADVERTISING RATE CARD

HERE

Please note the following key dates for the next edition:

Article Proposals 18 March 2016
Ads artwork 18 March 2016
Publication date 6 April 2016

Note: the earlier you book your ad or submit an article for consideration, the better placement we can offer in the printed newspaper. All prices are GST inclusive. Discounts are available to not-for-profits, NACCHO member organisations and industry stakeholders..

 LEVEL Column x CM FULL PAGE 380x260mm HALF PAGE 190x260mm ¼ PAGE 190x128mm
Public $19.80 $5,266.80 $2,633.40 $1,316.70
Member $11.00 $2,926.00 $1,463.00 $731.50
Stakeholder $15.40 $4,096.40 $2,048.20 $1,024.10

 

7 Good reasons to advertise in the NACCHO Health Newspaper:

  1. Highly targeted health sector audience
  2. Quality production and guaranteed national distribution in partnership with the award-winning Koori Mail
  3. Spend any surplus dollars before the end of the financial year
  4. Article space offered with ad bookings of 3-editions or more
  5. Newspaper also distributed at NACCHO National Summit this June
  6. 1500 copies posted to the CEO’s of Australia’s top Aboriginal health organisations and departments
  7. Thankyou ‘burst’ through NACCHO’s social media network naming all advertisers

For all editorial content and advertising artwork matters,
contact Colin Cowell

Editorial consultant on 0401 331 251 

nacchonews@naccho.org.au

 

NACCHO Aboriginal Health Newspaper advertising and editorial opportunities now open

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NACCHO has announced the publishing date for the 6th edition of Australia’s first national health Aboriginal newspaper, the NACCHO Health News .

Publish date 18 November 2015

Working with Aboriginal community controlled and award-winning national newspaper the Koori Mail, NACCHO aims to bring relevant information on health services, policy and programs to key industry staff, decision makers and stakeholders at the grassroots level.

While NACCHO’s website and annual report have been valued sources of information for national and local Aboriginal health care issues for many years, the launch of NACCHO Health News creates a fresh, vitalised platform that will inevitably reach your targeted audiences beyond the boardrooms.

NACCHO will leverage the brand, coverage and award-winning production skills of the Koori Mail to produce a 20-28 page three times a year, to be distributed as a ‘lift-out’ in the 14,000 Koori Mail circulation, as well as an extra 1,500 copies to be sent directly to NACCHO member organisations across Australia.

Our audited readership (Audit Bureau of Circulations) is 100,000 readers!

Great reasons why you should advertise!

1. Support Australia’ first Aboriginal Health Newspaper

2. Support the Aboriginal Community Controlled organisations behind this exciting Advertising opportunity NACCHO and Koori Mail

3. Reach a huge targeted audience: National Distribution of 14,000 copies

4. Audited circulation 100,000 readers

5. Plus targeted distribution to NACCHO member services

6. Discounted member advertising rates

  • Normal advertising cost $19.80 per column cm
  • b. NACCHO member rates $11 per column cm
  • c. NACCHO stakeholder rates $15.40 per column cm

7. Employment ads will reach employees in the ACCHO’s

8. Promoted by the Koori Mail and NACCHO media and social media

9. Advertise your organisation’s progress and health messages

10. Show your support for NACCHO!

SPECIAL AD RATES 18 November edition FOR NACCHO Members and stakeholders

Download our rate card HERE

Closing date for article ideas 1 October

Advertising bookings closing 15 October

Read a previous edition online.

For all editorial content and advertising artwork matters,
contact Colin Cowell Editorial consultant 0401 331 251

 Email  nacchonews@naccho.org.au

 

NACCHO News : Health and Wellbeing Coordinator, Oxfam Australia, Aboriginal Peoples Program (ATSIPP)

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Health & Wellbeing Coordinator, Oxfam Australia, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Program (ATSIPP)

Leading an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People Health and Wellbeing program with various partners and ensuring a strong link to campaign work such as Close the Gap (Indigenous health) and Change the Record (Indigenous incarceration).

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.

 
·         An excellent opportunity to join one of Australia’s leading international not for profits
·         Full Time, 35 hours per week
·         Melbourne based
Around the globe, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them.
The Role
The Health & Wellbeing Coordinator role leads the planning, design, implementation, management of the agency’s engagement in Aboriginal& Torres Strait Islander health policy.
A key responsibility of this role is to manage our range of Indigenous health partners and small grant recipients which we fund. A key responsibility of the role is to manage our range of Indigenous health partners and small grant recipients which we fund. Additionally the role will contribute to two major public campaigns; Close the Gap and Change the Record by ensuring our program work with partner organisations compliments our public campaign work.
Our health & wellbeing work aims to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organisations to develop and implement solutions to improve health outcomes and contribute to closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. A strong understanding of Indigenous health policy and Aboriginal community controlled health sector would be highly regarded.
The position also contributes to organisational learning around youth engagement with other Units/Sections and other Oxfams.
Selection Criteria
You will be able to demonstrate experience in:
·         Leading an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People Health and Wellbeing program with various partners and ensuring a strong link to campaign work such as Close the Gap (Indigenous health) and Change the Record (Indigenous incarceration).
·         Leading strategic thinking in relation to engagement in the field of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health policy based on support for Indigenous people’s rights.
·         Leading the development of operational plans in accordance with an organisation’s Strategic Plan and policies including facilitation of collaboration with other Units, partners and community members as appropriate.
·         Ensuring the effective design, appraisal, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of health and wellbeing projects in accordance with program policies and the program management framework.
We can offer you
·         A base salary of $70,482 plus superannuation and access to generous NFP tax concessions (specifically, a salary packaging scheme offering up to $21,100 of your salary tax free).
·         The opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause.
·         A flexible, supportive, and diverse workplace with ample opportunities for career progression and development.
·         The chance to meet and work with people who are some of the best in their fields.
Apply now
·         To apply, please submit your CV, cover letter and a response addressing the required selection criteria outlined above in this ad
·         Applications close: Sunday 19 July 2015 11.59pm
Appointment to this position will require a satisfactory clearance of a police check and/or Working with Children Check.
We promote diversity and practice equity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.
Oxfam Australia is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people.
To be eligible for this position, you must have the legal right to work in Australia and undertake a police check.
 For enquiries relating to this position, please contact
Caitlin Phillips Peddlesden via caitlinphp@oxfam.org.au
 

NACCHO expression of interest invitation : NACCHO Preferred Suppliers Register 2014-15.

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Expression of Interest Invitation: February 2014

NACCHO Preferred Suppliers Register 2014-15.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suppliers

are encouraged to apply

Expressions of Interest are invited from suitable qualified consultants, contractors and suppliers who wish to be included on the NACCHO preferred suppliers list for a wide range of services.

1. Introduction

Based in Canberra the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) is the national authority in comprehensive Aboriginal primary health care and peak body that represents approx. 150 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services throughout Australia.

NACCHO requires the following services

1. Strategic media relations

2. Government relations.

3. Writers and editors

4. Video and /or photographic production

5. Event management

6. Graphic design

7. Marketing and sponsorship

8. Internet and social media

9. Merchandising supply

The purpose of the NACCHO Preferred Supplier Register is to establish a “panel “of suitably qualified and experienced suppliers who able to undertake projects and assignments for the NACCHO secretariat and/ or our members as required.

Expressions of Interest are assessed and the Preferred Suppliers are selected on

1. Ability, references and experience

2. Cost

3. History of working in health and/or with Aboriginal organisations.

The period of supply is for a two (2) year period from March 2014.

2. Services required:

2.1 Strategic media relations:

Raising NACCHO’s profile and influence in the national media and providing strategic media and communication direction and advice.

2.2 Government relations

Raising NACCHO’s profile and influence with Federal, State and Territory governments and agencies.

2.3 Writers and editors:

Assisting NACCHO in writing and editing a wide range of specialist submissions, reports and speeches.

2.4 Video and/or photographic production:

Production of video and photographic materials

2.5 Event management:

Assisting NACCHO with major events, annual general meeting, summits, conferences and training workshops

2.6 Graphic design:

Design reports, brochures and other printed material and merchandising

2.7 Marketing and sponsorship:

Provide consulting services in the areas of marketing and sponsorship

2.8 Internet and social media:

Provide consulting services in the development and implementation of Internet and social media strategies

2.9 Merchandising supply:

Provide merchandising as required for events and projects

3. Selection process

1. Expression of interest close COB 5.00 pm 20 February 2014

2. Successful applicants will be advised in the first week of March 2014.

4. Selection Criteria

Candidates will be weighted equally against three criteria:

1.    Ability, references and experience (please provide a minimum of 2 references)

2.    Cost.(please advise an hourly rate/s for your services)

Please note: NACCHO reserves the right to negotiate the final contract rates, project hours, deliverables and scope of works with the successful applicants

3. History of working in health and/or with Aboriginal organisations.

5. Application Guidelines

For further Information contact Colin Cowell

02 6246 9309 Email colin@naccho.org.au

1 Please submit a written expression of interest proposal addressing the above selection criteria of no more than 5 pages.

2 All applications must be submitted through our Preferred Supplier portal

www.naccho.org.au/suppliers/

3 If submitting in more than one category you must upload separate applications

4 Expression of interest close COB 5.00 pm 20 February 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suppliers

are encouraged to apply

NEWS ALERT :NACCHO at the NATIONAL PRESS CLUB

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NACCHO research career alert: Opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

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The newly formed NHMRC CENTRE OF RESEARCH EXCELLENCE IN ABORIGINAL CHRONIC DISEASE KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION AND EXCHANGE invites applications from enthusiastic Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people seeking to develop a career in research with a focus on improving health outcomes.

Over the next five years, the Centre will synthesise, translate and implement the best available evidence related to chronic disease prevention and management in Aboriginal communities, with priorities chosen by those communities.

RESEARCH FELLOWS

We are seeking two (2) Research Fellows.

One Fellow will be employed by the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation [NACCHO).

Working with CREATE Chief Investigator Prof Ngiare Brown, the focus of the role will be on (a) participating in the systematic review of evidence as part of the core CRE program and (b) working with communities to build capacity around the use of evidence in Aboriginal healthcare and the translation of evidence into practice.

Initial inquiries should be addressed to Prof Ngiare Brown, tel: 02 6246 9306, email: ngiare@naccho.org.au

One Fellow will be located in the School of Population Health at the University of Adelaide. Working with CREATE Chief Investigator Prof Annette Braunack-Mayer, the focus of the role will be on (a) participating in the systematic review of evidence as part of the core CRE program and (b) working with communities to develop new understandings of the ethical practices associated with translating external evidence in Aboriginal Communities.

Initial inquiries should be addressed to Prof Annette Braunack-Mayer, tel: 08 8313 1636, email: annette.braunackmayer@adelaide.edu.au

 Successful applicants will have a PhD; however, exceptional applicants with a Master’s degree and significant experience will be considered.

You will possess research and critical thinking skills, be a competent communicator and writer, and be comfortable working in a flexible environment.

These positions will be based in Adelaide.

Appointments will be made for three years with the option of a two year extension and may be for 0.8-1.0 FTE, dependent on negotiations.

 

NHMRC PhD Scholarships

 A number of full-time PhD scholarships ($35,000 pa) are available for students seeking to enhance their knowledge of evidence-based health care in four areas of translation research:

  • Under the guidance of Prof Ngiare Brown (located in Canberra), research into evidence based best practice related to models of care delivery in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations. (Initial inquiries can be directed to Prof Ngiare Brown, tel: 02 6246 9306; email: ngiare@naccho.org.au)
  • Under the guidance of Prof Alex Brown (located in Adelaide), research into the meta-analysis of prevalence data related to chronic disease in Aboriginal peoples. (Initial inquiries can be directed to Prof Alex Brown, tel: 08 8116 4427  08 8116 4427 ; email: alex.brown@sahmri.com)
  • Under the guidance of Prof Annette Braunack-Mayer (located in Adelaide), research into the practical ethics of implementing evidence in Aboriginal communities. (Initial inquiries can be directed to Prof Annette Braunack-Mayer, tel: 08 8313 1636; email: annette.braunackmayer@adelaide.edu.au)
  • Under the guidance of Assoc Prof Edoardo Aromataris (located in Adelaide), research into the synthesis of evidence related to Aboriginal health gain. (Initial inquiries can be directed to Assoc Prof Edoardo Aromataris, tel: 08 8313 0124; email: ed.aromataris@adelaide.edu.au

All PhD students will become part of the CREATE team and gain expertise in evidence synthesis, guideline development, evidence implementation science, and the emerging field of translational health science.

Applicants will have a degree and/or significant work experience in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

For further information about the Research Fellow roles or PhD scholarships, and to formally apply, please contact Associate Professor Eldoardo Aromataris on 08 8313 0124 .

 

Please send applications, including a CV and cover letter, to Associate Professor Edoardo Aromataris via email to ed.aromataris@adelaide.edu.au or, by mail, to CREATE, School of Translational Health Science, The University of Adelaide, Level 1, 115 Grenfell Street, Adelaide, SA 5000.

 Applications close February 21st 2014.

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Are you interested to work in Aboriginal health at a national level ?

NACCHO as the national authority in comprenhesive Aboriginal primary health care currently has a wide range of job opportunities lining up for 2014.

We are investing in Healthy Futures for generational change.

And we are always looking for highly motivated and committed health professionals that want to be part of the NACCHO team making those changes.

In the first instance we would encourage you to send your CV to our HR department

NACCHO JOB LINK HERE

NACCHO to launch Australia’s first national Aboriginal health newspaper : Advertising opportunity

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NACCHO the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation today announced the launch of Australia’s first national health Aboriginal newspaper, the NACCHO Health News.

Advertisement bookings close: 31 October 2013

Published: 17 November 2013

Launch: 19 November 2013 at NACCHO AGM Perth

Advertising space is very limited so book early

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Pictured above Jessica Mitchell from the NACCHO media support team looking forward to the launch in Perth.

Working with Aboriginal community controlled and award-winning national newspaper the Koori Mail, NACCHO aims to bring relevant information on health services, policy and programs to NACCHO members and key industry stakeholders at a grassroots level.

“We have learned that most of the communication around these important Aboriginal health areas tend to float around the top echelons of the government and non-government sectors,” said NACCHO chairman Justin Mohammed.

“Our intention is to broaden the reach of this information, landing in the waiting rooms  and tea rooms of community health clinics, community centres, program offices and other places accessed daily by primary health care workers and our clients .

“While NACCHO’s website and annual report have been valued sources of information for national and local Aboriginal  health care issues for many years, the launch of NACCHO Health News creates a fresh, vitalised platform that will inevitably reach audiences beyond the boardrooms,” Mr. Mohamed said

NACCHO will leverage the brand, coverage and award-winning production skills of the Koori Mail to produce a 20-28 page three times a year, distributed as a ‘lift-out’ in the 14,000 Koori Mail circulation, as well as an extra 5000 copies to be sent directly to NACCHO member organisations across Australia.

“This is a tremendous leap for the dissemination of health information across our Aboriginal  population,” Mr Mohammed noted. “Never before has such valuable and relevant health information become so accessible to this sector. If you have a message or job opportunity you want to get into the Aboriginal primary health care sector, NACCHO Health News is your ideal media.”

The first edition of NACCHO Health News will hit the presses on November 17 and will be promoted heavily via various media channels and social media outlets.

To book an advertisement and/or have your article considered for publication, please contact the NACCHO media team on 02 6246 9309 or email mediasupport@naccho.org.au.

Discounted advertising rates apply to members and industry stakeholders.

10 great reasons why you should advertise in this newspaper!

  1. Support  Australia’s first Aboriginal Health Newspaper
  2. Support the Aboriginal Community Controlled organisations behind this exciting advertising opportunity NACCHO and Koori Mail
  3. Reach a huge targeted audience: National Distribution of 14,000 copies
  4. Plus targeted distribution to NACCHO member services of 5,000 copies
  5. Subscription Package – each fortnight NACCHO members will now receive 10 copies of the Koori Mail for staff and clients
  6. Discounted member advertising rates
    1. Normal advertising cost                       $18 per column cm
    2. NACCHO member rates                       $10 per column cm
    3. NACCHO stakeholder rates                 $14 per column cm
  7. Employment ads will reach over 5000 employees in the ACCHO’s
  8. Promoted by the Koori Mail and NACCHO media and social media
  9. Advertise your organisation’s progress and health messages
  10. Show your support for NACCHO and our Aboriginal community controlled health sector

SPECIAL AD RATES FOR NACCHO Members and stakeholders

LEVEL Column   x CM FULL   PAGE HALF   PAGE ¼   PAGE 1/8   PAGE BIZ   CARD
Public-casual $18 $4788 $2394 $1197 $598.50 $299.25
Member $10 $2660 $1330 $665 $332.50 $166.25
Stakeholder $14 $3724 $1862 $931 $465.50 $232.75

Printing Specifications

Finished page size 26cm wide x 38cm  deep

38cm deep by 26cm (7 columns wide)

1 column = 35mm wide (Not available)

2 column = 72.5mm wide

3 column = 110mm wide

4 column = 147.5mm wide

5 column = 185mm wide

6 column = 222.5mm wide (not available)

7 column = 260mm wide

Minimum advertising width is 2 columns

Notes

Any ads that exceed the column size stated on the booking sheet will be floated and charged the extra column(s).

Any ads that are smaller than the column size started on the booking sheet will be floated and charged at the size on the booking sheet.

All PDF files that are send to us must have the fonts embedded and any spot colours and process.

For NACCHO members we can arrange ad design free of charge

Bookings close: 31 October 2013

Ad copy: no later than COB 4 November 2013

All advertising enquiries to NACCHO media support team, John Hancock or Colin Cowell

Phone: 02 6246 9313

Email: mediasupport@naccho.org.au