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Posted: 28 Apr 2022
Location: Katherine, Alice Springs or Nhulubuy NT
The overarching aim of Flinders Rural and Remote Health NT is to be a hub for innovative health research, education and workforce development in the Northern Territory.
Fixed-term, full-time until 31 December 2024
Academic Level D
$146,208 — $160,824 p.a. + 17% superannuation + an allowance (to be negotiated)
Deputy Dean, Rural and Remote Health (NT)
College of Medicine and Public Health
About Flinders Rural and Remote Health NT
The overarching aim of Flinders Rural and Remote Health NT is to be a hub for innovative health research, education and workforce development in the Northern Territory. All activities are driven by our values which focus on long-term and short-term needs of the NT community.
Flinders in the NT delivers the Northern Territory Medical Program (NTMP) and provides student placement and workforce capacity support through the Interprofessional Placement Learning program and local based Paramedicine course. The Flinders NT Regional Training Hub collaborates with stakeholders to further develop capacity for medical specialists and rural generalist training to address workforce need. Flinders in the NT also provides workforce development through postgraduate education (Remote Health Practice program), cultural awareness and other training and undertakes research, and Poche SA+NT focuses on capacity development of Indigenous leadership and the health workforce.
The Flinders Rural and Remote Health is at exciting time of transformation and growth as we seek to progress the Rural and Remote Health Strategy 2020 and Flinders University’s Making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda.
About the position
As the Director, University Department of Rural Health (NT), you will provide strategic leadership for the nursing and allied health workforce education pipeline in the Northern Territory. This includes the development and implementation of allied health and nursing education specific to recruiting and retaining a nursing and allied health workforce, across the continuum of learning. Crucial to achieving this is, the implementation of entry-to-practice education, professional development, post graduate education and training and achieving the work integrated learning (placements) and course content deliverables of the Rural Health Multi-Disciplinary Training (RHMT) program.
Importantly, you will also be actively involved in community engagement, developing partnership opportunities and promoting activities that aim to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Health consistent with the Rural and Remote Health Strategy 2020.
This position is located at one of the Flinders University Rural and Remote Health Campuses in Katherine, Alice Springs or Nhulunbuy.
Please note: this position is available as either a Teaching & Research (Balanced) role or Teaching Specialist (Clinical/Practitioner). Please ensure you include in your application which academic profile you are applying for.
To be successful in this role, you will be a highly experienced and strategic leader with a nursing and/or allied health background, and an outstanding record of academic achievement. You will also be able to demonstrate:
Completion of a PhD or equivalent qualification is also required, as is membership or eligibility for membership of the appropriate registration board and/or professional association.
Experience in remote and Indigenous health practice and an understanding of NT health policy contexts is considered highly desirable.
Life at Flinders
We’re transforming, and investing in people and facilities, to create contemporary, stimulating and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.
Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don’t just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?
Prescribed Conditions for Employment
Northern Territory Government legislation (the Care and Protection of Children Act 2007) now requires all individuals in child related employment or whose duties involve, or are likely to involve, contact with a child, to hold a valid ‘Working with Children Clearance’ (Ochre Card). This position involves child related work and is assessed as requiring a Working with Children Clearance/Ochre Card.
A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
Flinders University has introduced a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires all new staff members to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations, subject to medical exemptions.
How to Apply and Information
To view the full position description and apply online, please visit the Jobs@Flinders website via the job portal: JR0000004295 – Director, University Department of Rural Health
We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.
Applications to be submitted before:
11:59pm, Wednesday 25 May 2022
Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.