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Clinical Educator - Identified First Nations

Reference no: 494365
Work type: Fixed Term - Full Time
Location: Other
Categories: Indigenous Identified, Academic - Teaching and Research

  • Help build service delivery capacity within First Nations health settings
  • Engage with community and health care providers to build and maintain relationships
  • Opportunity to undertake research and contribute to scholarship

The Role

  • First Nations Lecturer in Rural Health (Clinical Educator)
  • Fixed Term (until December 2023), Full Time
  • Level B - $100,476 to $119,121 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Forbes or Parkes

We are currently seeking a Clinical Educator to join the Three Rivers University Department of Rural Health in this newly created opportunity to support the development of quality rural clinical training experiences for health professional students.

The position will engage in activities related to developing clinical placement opportunities as well as teaching and supporting students and clinicians within First Nations health settings.

This position would ideally suit an individual with a clinical background or current registration in health, with a passion to develop educational material, and a willingness to contribute to research that impacts on the health of rural First Nations people.

This position is funded under the Australian Government’s Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program.

This is an identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander position under section 14 of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977. Please be aware you may be asked to provide confirmation of Indigenous Australian Identity.

To be successful you will have:

  • Identify as an Indigenous Australian
  • A doctoral or masters qualification appropriate to a relevant health discipline or equivalent clinical experience, accreditation and standing
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the discipline gained through industry experience and/or scholarly activities or similar, including a record of research/creative works or professional activity relevant to the discipline
  • A commitment to the delivery of high quality student centred learning and teaching
  • Commitment to stakeholder and community engagement with the interests of bringing benefits to teaching, placements, course profile, scholarship and research in First Nations health

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Evidence of having received a full course of a COVID-19 vaccination approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration is required as a condition of entry onto Charles Sturt University campuses. Accordingly, evidence of vaccination or a valid exemption is a condition of employment at Charles Sturt University.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Three Rivers University Department of Rural Health (UDRH) is based at Charles Sturt University in the Riverina and Central West region of New South Wales. Three Rivers UDRH aims to support the growth and development of the rural health workforce through supporting students in rural clinical and academic experiences and rural health research.

The key activities of the UDRH are:

  • Raising the aspiration and success of Indigenous and rural students from the outer regional and remote footprint of the UDRH;
  • Growing capacity for collaborative quality community-led rural clinical training, particularly in smaller regional communities and across expanded practice areas such as disability, aged care, mental health and primary care;
  • Evaluating the activities of the UDRH, researching rural health workforce capabilities and trialling approaches to service delivery to enhance the health of rural Australians; and
  • Fostering the development of future rural health capabilities by developing new multidisciplinary resources and training programs.

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Therese Jones-Mutton | Senior Lecturer in Rural Health | | Ph: 0427 518 837

Closing Date: 11 pm, 5 June 2022

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Applications close: - AUS Eastern Standard Time