Employment for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People

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We celebrate and value the diverse skills and experience Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people bring to our workforce

Monash Health acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land – the Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung peoples, and we pay our respect to them, their culture and their Elders past, present and future.

We celebrate and value the diverse skills and experience Aboriginal& Torres Strait Islander people bring to our workforce by:

  • Creating career opportunities through career advancement, ongoing training opportunities and professional development
  • Promoting & encouraging leadership through mentoring, coaching, networking and support
  • Working together to grow a welcoming and inclusive environment which reflects mutual respect and cultural awareness

If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, we welcome you to apply for positions at Monash Health

Employment Vacancies and Pre- Employment Support

Monash Health encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply for the positions currently advertised on our website – https://southernhealth.mercury.com.au/

Alternatively, applicants are encouraged to express their interest for a position via an expression of interest form for any role within Monash Health. People and Culture will contact applicants directly when a position becomes available which is suited to your skills, qualifications and attributes. Please email your completed form to melinda.higgins@monashhealth.org or contact Melinda Higgins directly to discuss available positions. Download Employment-EOI

Assistance and pre-employment support is available to all applicants applying for positions at Monash Health which includes advice on resumes, cover letters and attending interviews. For further information please contact Melinda Higgins.

Work Experience Program

Monash Health offers work experience placements to High School and TAFE students preparing to enter the workforce Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in year 10 to 12 are encouraged to apply. These placements are a great opportunity to learn about the many career pathways in health.

http://www.monashhealth.org/page/Work_Experience

Aboriginal Cadetship and Graduate Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Program

Cadetships are important in creating pathways into employment and provide structured training, support and development while studying. Cadetships are advertised at the commencement of each year. Please contact Tracey Stephens to express your interested in this program tracey.stephens@monashhealth.org

Monash Healths Reconcilliation Action Plan & Employment Plan

Aboriginal Employment Plan            RAP

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Monash Health acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land – the Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung peoples, and we pay our respect to them, their culture and their Elders past, present and future.

Monash Health  is committed to improving health outcomes for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people. We acknowledge that our work needs to extend beyond provision of health care services to welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people into Monash Health as employees.

Monash Health is dedicated to achieving successful employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through our key priorities:

·         Encouraging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to aspire to meaningful careers and achievements through providing development, support, encouragement and leadership

·         Moving towards creating a welcoming environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and employees through the establishment of places for healing and contemplation and providing culturally inviting and safe environments

·         Working in partnership with our community

These key priorities are supported by our Monash Health Reconciliation Action Plan and our Aboriginal Employment Plan.

If you are of Aboriginal background, or know someone who is, we welcome you to Monash Health and encourage you to apply

 

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Melinda Higgins

People & Culture Business Partner- Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Employment
0427 868 085  

 

Karinda Taylor 
Principal Advisor Aboriginal Health 
0477 622 210
  

 

Tracey Stephens 

Aboriginal Graduate and Cadet Support Officer 
0421 178 982