Aboriginal Cadet in Nursing or Allied Health (As per award)

Job posted: 31/03/2022
Applications close: 31/12/2022 (Midnight)
185 days remaining

185 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Shepparton

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Kyabram and District Health Services

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/436A

Reference: VG/436A

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North East Region | Shepparton

A great opportunity to start a career in the health industry with a cadetship to see you through, plus all the support needed from a dedicated and highly skilled team at Kyabram District Health Service.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cadetships

Kyabram District Health Service (KDHS) is a medium-sized rural health service that delivers a range of programs and services including acute, subacute, residential aged care and allied and primary health care services. KDHS has three campuses located in the townships of Kyabram, Stanhope and Tongala.

KDHS is offering two (2) positions within our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cadetship Program in 2022, supported by the Department of Health and Human Services.

The cadetship program is open to Nursing and Allied Health students who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and who are enrolled in a course of study that will lead to a certified qualification.

 As a successful applicant you will work as part of the health team under the supervision of a health practitioner relevant to your discipline, for 40 shifts across the year. In the hospital setting, the role can include assisting with patients' activities of daily living, providing wellbeing support through communication, helping maintain a safe and clean environment, and supporting clinical procedures.

 The benefits of the program are broad and varied, and include:

  • Income in your chosen discipline whilst studying
  • Mentoring by staff already working in the health service
  • Formation of professional networks
  • Personal and professional growth
  • Exposure to the work environment, workplace culture and experience in a health setting which could support your future employment
  • Skill consolidation through practice

 The benefits of a Cadetship Program to the Aboriginal Community include: 

  • Improved access to healthcare
  • Improved cultural safety in the healthcare environment
  • Improved health outcomes

 To be successful in this role you should:

  • Identify as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background
  • Studying one of the following- Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor or Master of an Allied Health Profession
  • A strong commitment to high quality care
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Developing communication and organisational skills

If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to the contact person listed.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Please submit all applications online.

 Contact person: Sara Pettifer spettifer@kyhealth.org.au or 5857 0258

Simone Guinan sguinan@kyhealth.org.au or 58570446

   Kyabram District Health Service operates on the land of traditional owners, The Yorta Yorta people. We acknowledge their history and Elders, past, present and emerging

Aboriginal Cadet in Nursing or Allied Health (As per award)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per award


Sara Pettifer | 5857 0446

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Aboriginal Cadet in Nursing or Allied Health (As per award)