- We’re one of Australia’s largest providers of Aboriginal healthcare.
- We’re engaging with health issues at a grass roots community level.
- We’re looking for passionate individuals who are ready to help change the future for Aboriginal healthcare.
What we stand for
With eight clinics and growing across East Arnhem Land, we’re providing health care services for over 6,000 Indigenous residents. Our Board of Directors represents communities across the region, ensuring every decision we make helps empower Yolngu people to take control of their lives and direct their own futures.
We’re connected by passion
We share a passion for the rich history of the Yolngu culture and a commitment to ensure that the work we’re doing is instrumental in ensuring self-determination for Indigenous peoples. We’re a people place where going above and beyond is in our nature. We’re not just offering jobs, we’re offering a way to shape Australia’s future. Do you share our passion?
We need you
Miwatj Health are pleased to offer this position as a full time opportunity. Based in Miwatj Health Darwin Office, you will be working closely with our Aboriginal workforce which is critical to our clients success. You’ll be committed to finding the best way to communicate with our clients and our team in order to provide great care in sometimes uncertain circumstances.
Core aspects of your role will include:
- Support Aboriginal Health Practitioner trainees to achieve the Aboriginal Health Practitioner (AHP) qualification and AHPRA registration accordingly.
- Ensure AHP trainees complete and understand learning outcomes and complete log books and assignments relevant to their training and to the required standard.
- Facilitate AHP trainee and AHP graduate acquisition of clinical skills under appropriate and relevant supervision.
- Support other Aboriginal trainee positions.
- Support Miwatj Health learning and development needs as identified by service delivery priorities and requirements.
- Ensure compliance with Miwatj Health contracted RTOs and other learning and development provider course requirements and assessments, including regularly evaluating course and assessment progress.
- Learning and development activities, including professional development activities.
- Design and develop learning materials that address identified needs and meet national competency standards.
- Evaluate and modify existing learning materials to be culturally acceptable.
- Plan and deliver structured in-service professional development for the purpose of up skilling Nurses, Aboriginal Community Health Workers and AHPs.
- Maintain a record of all Miwatj Health learning and development activities, and other source.
Whether working with a remote healthcare provider is in your bucket list, or something that is tried and tested, we’d love for you to reach out. East Arnhem Land offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of a community where the richness of Yolngu culture is in the air you breathe.
A competitive salary of $110,606 - $118,826 (dependent on skills and experience) is available with this full time position.
How do you know if you’re the right fit?
In order to deliver on our mission, we know that a collaborative, supportive team is critical. We’re looking for people who are committed to not only growing their capability, but willing to step in and support other team members and clients. Whilst knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture is helpful, what will really see you thrive in our communities is an open mind, willingness to be exposed to culture, and curiosity. Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:
- Current registration with unrestricted licence to practice in the NT as an AHP or Registered Nurse.
- Demonstrated experience working in the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector.
- Experience as a Clinical Educator, educator and / or in the planning, coordination, facilitation and support of workforce learning and development initiatives, activities and strategies.
- Demonstrated ability to develop, deliver and evaluate training and development programs.
- Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word, Outlook and Excel.
- Demonstrated ability to produce quality business documents and reports.
- Sound knowledge and understanding of the role of Aboriginal Health Practitioners.
- Demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal workforce training and development issues in an NT context.
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For more information please contact the Miwatj Health Recruitment Team at: firstname.lastname@example.org and quote reference MHAC560.
Application close date: once the position is filled.
We’re proud to employ over 116 Yolngu employees and we are always looking to increase that number. If you’re Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and interested in this role you are encouraged to apply.