Project Officer: Department of Rural Health (HEO6)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 02 Dec 2021

  • Based in UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance, Department of Rural Health at the City East campus
  • Full time, three (3) year fixed term contract
  • Commencement Salary: $82,077 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)


About the Role

As the Project Officer: Department of Rural Health, you will provide high level support to the Clinical Education portfolio, including the strategic Department of Rural Health's (DHR) project. The position manages a significant volume of information and activity to inform and support the work of the clinical education team and the DRH, and works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to achieve the goals of the portfolio.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

About UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance

At UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance, we shape community wellbeing by educating future health professionals, producing graduates who contribute to the future health workforce. We deliver solutions-based research that addresses global health needs, working with industry and the community to solve critical health challenges.

The University of South Australia’s Department of Rural Health (DRH) is aligned to UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance within the portfolio of the Dean: Clinical Education and Equity. The DRH is funded through the Australian Government Department of Health’s Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) Program, which aims to improve the recruitment and retention of medical, dental, nursing and allied health professionals in rural and remote Australia in the following key areas:

  • Providing effective rural training experiences for health students
  • Developing an evidence base for the efficacy of rural training strategies in delivering rural health workforce outcomes
  • Supporting rural health professionals to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
  • Increasing the number of rural origin health and medical students
  • Maximising the investment of program funds in rural, regional and remote areas for the maintenance of well supported academic networks to enhance the delivery of training to students and the provision of medical services to communities. 

Benefits

Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Competitive salary negotiated under the Enterprise bargaining agreement
  • Generous superannuation contributions 17%
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • A variety of leave arrangements

Culture

As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume only.

Please address your cover letter to Emily Hardy, Business Partner.
For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact +61 8 8302 2979 or via email at PTCinALH@unisa.edu.au using job reference number 3668.

Applications close: 11.30pm Thursday 2 December 2021

To be eligible to apply for internal positions, you must either be an Australian Aboriginal Peoples, or a current UniSA continuing, fixed-term or casual staff member at the time the position is advertised and have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

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