Aboriginal careers

Aboriginal careers

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners Scholarships

Applications for the 2020 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners (ATSIHP) Scholarships will open on Monday, 10 February 2020.

The Department of Health is committed to building the capacity of the Aboriginal Health Practitioner workforce. The ATSIHP Scholarship Scheme contributes to this objective and provides financial support to Aboriginal Health Practitioner students.

Scholarship funding provides students with $5,000 per year over two years of study for the Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Practice) (HLT40213).

Scholarship closes 4pm, Monday 9 March 2020.

Eligibility

  • Full time students currently studying or about to commence the Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Practice) (HLT40213).
  • On completion of study, eligible to register with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia  as a qualified; Aboriginal health practitioner; and/or Torres Strait Islander health practitioner; and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioner.
  • Be a resident of the Northern Territory.
  • Be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.

The application form and guidelines are available below:

Contact

Aboriginal Workforce Development Unit
Department of Health

Phone: 08 8922 7278
AWD.DoH@nt.gov.au

Last updated: 04 February 2020

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