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Aboriginal Allied Health Assistant

James Cook University

Provide cultural awareness education and mentorship to health & medical students on placement Work in Local Communities Fixed-term contract to 30 June 2025 5 weeks annual leave, cultural leave & flexible working arrangements $63,063 - $66,991 17% Super We offer an exciting opportunity for an Aboriginal Allied Health Assistant to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU). A full-time, fixed-term appointment to 30 June 2025, this position is based in Emerald WHAT YOU CAN ACCOMPLISH IN THE ROLE Reporting to the Senior Clinical Lead, and working closely with a diverse range of stakeholders, you will support the inter-professional service-learning program by providing cultural awareness education and mentorship to medical students on placement in the Central Highland region of Queensland Service learning is an innovative approach to remote service provision and workforce development. It delivers student-assisted, periodic, interprofessional services for adults and children in areas of high or unmet need as identified by service providers and community.

WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO THE ROLE Ideally you will have a cert III in a health-related area and can demonstrate sound knowledge and skills in Aboriginal health, cultural education and mentorship. With a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders across a culturally diverse and geographically dispersed team, you will contribute to the Centre’s primary goal to improve the health of rural and remote populations. ABOUT THE CENTRAL QUEENSLAND CENTRE FOR RURAL AND REMOTE HEALTH The newly formed JCU Central Queensland Centre for Rural and Remote Health is a federally funded University Department of Rural Health, one of a national network of sixteen funded by the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training program as a health workforce strategy.

The CQCRRH has a broad range of responsibilities within the remote and rural health sector including developing a health workforce for the future. Our mission is excellence in remote, rural, and Indigenous health. WHY JCU JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities.

JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region. We support our people through the provision of: generous superannuation scheme with up to 17% employer contributions attractive options for salary packaging flexible working arrangements five weeks annual recreation leave with cash out annual leave and time in lieu options relocation and accommodation assistance provided opportunities for professional and personal growth access to online media subscriptions corporate discount on health insurance fitness Passport Employee Assistance Program HOW TO APPLY Please apply by visiting the careers at JCU website and applying fo.


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