Allied Health Clinical Lead, Various Disciplines, Fixed Term Contract - Emerald

Allied Health Clinical Lead, Various Disciplines, Fixed Term Contract - Emerald

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Allied Health Clinical Lead, Various Disciplines, Fixed Term Contract - Emerald
Job Title Medical Practitioner & Specialist
Lead excellence in remote, rural, and indigenous health
Fixed term contracts to 30 June 2025
Amazing chance to experience the Central QLD Highlands
Academic Level B - $97,856 - $115,465 + 17% superannuation
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract - Full Time
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.
Position Description:
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
Fixed term contracts to 30 June 2025
Amazing chance to experience the Central QLD Highlands
Academic Level B $97,856 - $115,465 + 17% superannuation
We offer the following opportunities to be part of the inaugural Allied Health Service-Learning Team based in Emerald. These new positions provide an exciting opportunity to influence the future generations of the health workforce and rural and remote health policy:
Clinical Lead in Exercise Physiology
Clinical Lead in Social Work
Clinical Lead in Speech Pathology o Clinical Lead in Dietetics (7.25 hpw)
Clinical Lead in Psychology (7.25 hpw)
What you Can Accomplish in the Role:
As an integral part of our dynamic and innovative team, you will facilitate service-learning programs in collaboration with local community-based organisations. With a mission to lead excellence in remote, rural and Indigenous Health, you will provide clinical supervision to undergraduate students, engage with local stakeholders, and support inter-professional learning in a remote context. Based in the Central Highlands of Qld, you will be required to travel to communities and work in non-clinical environments such as day-cares, schools and aged care facilities and communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 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 in a relevant Allied Health field, 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 Allied Health services and contribute to the centre’s primary goal to improve the health of rural and remote populations. This is an incredible opportunity for someone who wants to move away from a traditional clinical role, work with Indigenous people, experience rural QLD and be fully supported to further their career through academic endeavours such as a postgrad, masters, or a PhD.
Salary Information: 
$97,856 - $115,465 per annuum.
17% Superannuation salary packaging
Five weeks annual recreation leave cash out annual leave and time in lieu options
Other Benefits:
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
About Emerald:
The economic heart of Central Highlands, Emerald is a thriving rural health, education services and business hub for the region with a range of schools, a large number of farm machinery sales and service outlets, a huge irrigation dam and an airport. Established on Kangaulu country in 1879 as the base for the railway line, it has slowly grown to be the major regional centre of the Central Highlands and the gateway to the Central Western district. Beef, agriculture, mining, health, tourism and horticulture are the predominant industries of the region. The town has a young population with a number of thriving schools. The Capricorn hinterland contains the largest sapphire gemfields in the world and is located near the renown Carnarvon Gorge. Emerald grew very rapidly in the 1980s and 1990s as a service town for major new mines in the region Emerald is located 270 km west of Rockhampton and 878 km northwest of Brisbane and 620 km south west from Townsville
If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact us!
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.