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Clinical Educator (Rural Allied Health)

Other Health Care

Posted: 22 Jul 2022

Location: St George QLD

Southern Queensland Rural Health (SQRH) is establishing a new Allied Health Education Hub in partnership with Goondir Health Services in St George, Queensland. This is an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Educator (Rural Allied Health) to join us in this venture.

  • South­ern Queens­land Rur­al Health
  • Aca­d­e­m­ic Lev­el B
  • Mul­ti­ple part-time and full-time posi­tions avail­able up to 31 Decem­ber 2023
  • Clos­ing date 17 August 2022 at 11.00pm AEST (R‑14116)

About This Opportunity 

South­ern Queens­land Rur­al Health (SQRH) is estab­lish­ing a new Allied Health Edu­ca­tion Hub in part­ner­ship with Goondir Health Ser­vices in St George, Queens­land. This is an excit­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty for a Clin­i­cal Edu­ca­tor (Rur­al Allied Health) to join us in this ven­ture. We are seek­ing can­di­dates who have qual­i­fi­ca­tions and a clin­i­cal back­ground in one or more of the fol­low­ing dis­ci­plines: Phys­io­ther­a­py, Exer­cise Phys­i­ol­o­gy, Occu­pa­tion­al Ther­a­py or Dietet­ics.

As the Clin­i­cal Edu­ca­tor, you will have the chance to sup­port effec­tive, high qual­i­ty rur­al train­ing expe­ri­ences for Allied Health stu­dents in St George and the sur­round­ing region. These posi­tions will sup­port the super­vi­sion of stu­dents dur­ing rur­al clin­i­cal place­ments, facil­i­tat­ing inter­pro­fes­sion­al learn­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties dur­ing stu­dent place­ments, and enhanc­ing sup­port and edu­ca­tion to both stu­dents and clin­i­cians. You will have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to col­lab­o­rate with both facil­i­ty staff and the wider health com­mu­ni­ty to build upon your knowl­edge, skills and con­fi­dence in both super­vi­so­ry and clin­i­cal skills. You will be able to active­ly engage and par­tic­i­pate in research which is aimed at con­tribut­ing to an evi­dence-base with­in a rur­al health agenda. 

These posi­tions will be based in the Goondir Com­mu­ni­ty Well­be­ing Cen­tre in St George. Here, you will be respon­si­ble for the devel­op­ment, coor­di­na­tion and deliv­ery of a stu­dent-assist­ed health clin­ic with­in the Cen­tre. You will also be join­ing a wider Clin­i­cal Edu­ca­tion Team based across the Dar­ling Downs and South West Queensland. 

Join a wel­com­ing rur­al com­mu­ni­ty and expe­ri­ence a var­ied role with the oppor­tu­ni­ty to con­tribute to stu­dent edu­ca­tion, health ser­vice design and deliv­ery, work­force capac­i­ty build­ing and rur­al health research. 

This role is sub­ject to The University’s Code of Con­duct.

About You

We are seek­ing a Clin­i­cal Edu­ca­tor with a ter­tiary degree in one of the fol­low­ing dis­ci­plines: Phys­io­ther­a­py, Exer­cise Phys­i­ol­o­gy, Occu­pa­tion­al Ther­a­py or Dietet­ics. You will have broad clin­i­cal expe­ri­ence as a health pro­fes­sion­al and at least 3 years of recent prac­tice expe­ri­ence. You will bring exper­tise in clin­i­cal edu­ca­tion and pre­vi­ous expe­ri­ence in the super­vi­sion of under­grad­u­ate health students. 

Our ide­al can­di­date will have a pas­sion for, and expe­ri­ence in, rur­al health edu­ca­tion and a gen­uine com­mit­ment to improv­ing rur­al and remote area health. 

To view detailed infor­ma­tion about these posi­tions, includ­ing the key duties and can­di­date require­ments along with addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion about St George, please click here to view the Appoint­ment Booklet. 

What We Can Offer 

Mul­ti­ple part-time and full-time, fixed-term posi­tions are avail­able through to 31 Decem­ber 2023 at Aca­d­e­m­ic Lev­el B. 

The full-time equiv­a­lent base salary will be in the range $101,533 — $120,570 with an addi­tion­al 10% mar­ket load­ing, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE pack­age will be in the range $128,947 — $153,124 per annum. 

The fol­low­ing flex­i­ble employ­ment options may be avail­able for this role: part time/​job share; some work­ing from home. 

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion about UQ’s ben­e­fits, please vis­it Why Work at UQ and review The Uni­ver­si­ty of Queens­land’s Enter­prise Bar­gain­ing Agree­ment 2018 — 2021.


To dis­cuss this role please con­tact Ms Tracey Walsh (SQRH Deputy Direc­tor, South West) at tracey.​walsh@​uq.​edu.​au.

For appli­ca­tion queries, please con­tact recruitment@​uq.​edu.​au stat­ing the job ref­er­ence num­ber in the sub­ject line.

Want to Apply? 

All appli­cants must upload the fol­low­ing doc­u­ments in order for your appli­ca­tion to be considered:

  • Cov­er let­ter address­ing the About You’ sec­tion in the Appoint­ment Booklet 
  • Resume

Please note that you will be asked to add all doc­u­ments into the one upload box dur­ing the appli­ca­tion form.

For Oth­er Infor­ma­tion and Apply But­ton please go to https://uq.wd3.myworkdayjobs.c…