Aboriginal Allied Health Cadetship Program

The Royal Women's Hospital

Parkville, VIC

Posted 2/12/2019

Position Summary
Victorian Aboriginal Allied Health Cadet
Fixed Term Position - 31/12/2018
8 hours per week
The Royal Women’s Hospital is Australia’s first and largest specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of newborns and women of all ages. To join the Women’s is to be instrumental in forging progress towards health equity for women from ground-breaking research through to the bedside delivery of multi-disciplinary clinical care.
Creating exceptional experiences is at the heart of everything we do for our patients, their families, and our people across our specialised services within maternity, neonatal and women’s health.
The 2018 Allied Health Cadetship Program offers an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of study in an Allied Health qualification, the chance to undertake their studies whilst working at a Victorian public health servic
The Cadetship program offers:
  • Salary for a minimum of 20 shifts of work placement
  • Clinical Support and mentoring
  • Subject to availability the possibility of ongoing employment in a graduate program.
To be eligible you must be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student currently enrolled in full-time study in an Allied Health Bachelor Degree and live in Victoria.
Our offering
When you join the Women’s you unite with talented people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to advance health outcomes for all women. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning and working together in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure you find the exceptional in your everyday.
Our staff benefits program includes salary packaging, on-site car parking and childcare (subject to availability), alongside a range of discounted financial, lifestyle and wellbeing benefits provided by our staff benefit partners. To learn more, please visit: www.thewomens.org.au/careers/why-work-at-the-womens/staff-benefits/
We are proudly White Ribbon and Breastfeeding Association accredited. The Women’s is committed to gender equity principles and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women/family violence matters.
The Women’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.
Ready to make the move?
For more information about the position, please see the Position Description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now” below.
All appointments to the Women’s are subject to a satisfactory clearance of Working with Children Check and Police Check.

Selection Criteria
Essential: Are you currently a 2nd, 3rd or 4th year student studying towards an Allied Health qualification?

Contact Person
Carolyn Ross

Contact Number
(03) 8345 2914

Contact Email

Closing Date


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