Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees bring diverse skills, knowledge and experience that enriches services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Improving both Aboriginal representation in the health workforce and ensuring access to career and development opportunities is an essential component of building a better functioning health service.
NT Health is creating a workforce that is affirming of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and values, and which seeks to create targeted and general employment and career opportunities.
Read more about these employment opportunities on the NT Government careers website.
The Department of Health is committed to building the Aboriginal health professional workforce through the NT Health Aboriginal Scholarship Scheme – 1st Year Undergraduate Students.
There are five scholarships available, worth up to $5000 each to assist eligible Aboriginal students undertaking their first year of an undergraduate health degree.
- Applications are now open for the 2021 intake.
- Applications close at 4pm, Monday 1 March 2021.
To apply, please go to the GrantsNT website.
Aboriginal Workforce Development Unit
Department of Health
Phone: 08 8922 7278
NT Health offers an NT Health Aboriginal Cadetship Program to support Aboriginal people to complete higher education health studies and is a key initiative to increasing employment of Aboriginal people as health professionals.
The program is designed to assist eligible Aboriginal students undertaking their first undergraduate degree or postgraduate studies to gain professional health qualifications and experience that will lead to entry to practice upon completion of their studies.
How to apply
The NT Health Aboriginal Cadetship Program Applicant Guide provides further details on relevant health occupations, cadetship assistance, eligibility requirements and how to apply and what supporting documentation is needed.
Ready to apply, visit the Careers in Government website.
Applications closes Sunday 31 January 2021.
Aboriginal Workforce Development Unit - NT Health
Phone: 08 8922 7278
Last updated: 01 February 2021
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