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.

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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. The next round of the ATSIHP scholarship will open in 2021.

Applications have now closed for the 2020 scholarships.

Contact

Aboriginal Workforce Development Unit
Department of Health

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

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. The next round of the scholarships will open in 2021.

Applications have now closed for the 2020 scholarships.

Contact

Aboriginal Workforce Development Unit
Department of Health

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

The Department of 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

Applications have now closed for the 2020 intake.

Contact

Aboriginal Workforce Development Unit
Department of Health

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

Last updated: 16 April 2020

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