Are you an Allied Health professional with an adventurous spirit and a passion to make a difference to the health of those living in rural, regional and remote Queensland?
- Lead excellence in remote, rural, and indigenous health
- Flexible hours - can be Full time or part-time
- Fixed-term contract to 30 June 2025
- Amazing chance to experience the Central QLD Highlands
- Academic Level B $103,238 - $121,815 + 17% superannuation
We now offer an exciting opportunity to join the inaugural Allied Health Service-Learning Team as an Allied Health Clinical Lead in Physiotherapy or Exercise Physiology. Based in Emerald, this brand-new position provides an exciting opportunity to influence the future generations of the health workforce and rural and remote health policy.
WHAT YOU CAN ACCOMPLISH IN THE ROLE
As an integral part of our dynamic and innovative team, the Allied Health Clinical Lead in Physiotherapy or Exercise Physiology will play an important part in supporting the strategic leadership and direction of the Allied Health Service-Learning Program at the Central Queensland Centre for Rural and Remote Health (CQCRRH). With a mission to lead excellence in remote, rural and Indigenous Health, you will engage directly with all key community stakeholders, and collaborating with partner organisations, you will support students, allied health rural generalist trainees, supervisors and health services in our joint efforts to build a confident allied health workforce in and for our region.
Service learning is an innovative approach to remote service provision and workforce development. It delivers student-assisted, periodic, interprofessional services for adults and children in areas of high or unmet need as identified by service providers and community.
WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO THE ROLE
With an adventurous spirit, an innovative approach, and a recognised registration as either as a Physiotherapist or an exercise physiologist, you will have experience in service-learning community rehabilitation and can demonstrate a passion, experience, and capacity for student support and teaching. Your ability to engage, influence and collaborate effectively across organizations, professions and regions will see you improve access to occupational therapy services and contribute to the centre’s primary goal to improve the health of rural and remote populations.
ABOUT THE CENTRAL QUEENSLAND CENTRE FOR RURAL AND REMOTE HEALTH
The James Cook University Central Queensland Centre for Rural and Remote Health (CQCRRH) is based in Emerald. It is a federally funded University Department of Rural health, one of a national network of sixteen funded by the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training program as a health workforce strategy.
This brand-new Centre will enhance clinical placements, embedding students into practices, services, organisations and communities, as well as building vital engagement with Indigenous communities.
JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities. JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.
We support our people through the provision of:
- generous superannuation scheme with up to 17% employer contributions
- attractive options for salary packaging
- flexible working arrangements
- five weeks annual recreation leave with cash out annual leave and time in lieu options
- Employee Assistance Program
- relocation and accommodation assistance provided
- opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities
- access to online media subscriptions
- corporate discount on health insurance
- fitness Passport
HOW TO APPLY
Please apply by visiting the careers at JCU website and applying for vacancy reference – 18683
If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Professor Sabina Knight (Director) on 0417 823 933 or via email email@example.com or Dr Asmita Mudholkar on 0428 640 679 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply