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Indigenous Health Education Co-ordinator

Indigenous Health Education Co-ordinator

Full time

Location: Toowoomba or Charleville

Southern Queensland Rural Health (SQRH) is searching for an innovative suitably-qualified candidate for the role of Indigenous Health Education Co-ordinator. The successful candidate will help develop our collaborative processes for students to undertake cultural capability and cultural safety training prior to rural placement and work with stakeholders across the region to improve Indigenous health education for students and staff.

Our Ideal Candidate

You will bring demonstrated knowledge of coordinating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Education and Cultural Capability training. This will be partnered with experience in the higher education or Indigenous health sector, with a particular focus relating to diverse Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander protocols and culturally appropriate collaboration. This experience will drive you to support the provision of culturally safe rural experiences for students on clinical placements. Finally, you will bring strong communication skills that will enable you to communicate sensitively and effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders, both within the University and the broader community.

This is an identified position and the occupant must be of Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander descent under section 25 of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act 1991.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

Position Description

511451_Indigenous Health Educator Co-ordinator_PD.pdf

Applications close: 12 November 2020, 11:00pm (AEST)


To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Geoff Argus (Director, SQRH) via

For application queries, please contact stating the job number in the subject line.

Southern Queensland Rural Health (SQRH)

Southern Queensland Rural Health (SQRH) is a joint initiative of The University of Queensland (UQ), University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Darling Downs Health (DDH) and South West Hospital and Health Service (SWHHS). We support nursing, midwifery, allied health students and health professionals to develop a high quality and highly skilled workforce across regional, rural and remote Southern Queensland.

SQRH is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health as a University Department of Rural Health under the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program (RHMTP). SQRH is funded to engage with the local communities to support the delivery of training to students, maintain and progress an evidence base and the rural health research agenda, support improvements in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, and provide regional leadership in developing innovative training solutions to address rural workforce recruitment retention.

For more information about SQRH, please click here.

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