Our People to Live Stronger & Longer

Jurisdictional Traineeship Coordinator (JTC)

About the role:

The Jurisdictional Traineeship Coordinator (JTC) role supports trainees, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs) and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Registered Training Organisations (ACCHRTOs) to ensure the successful uptake and completion of the First Nations Health Worker and Health Practitioner Traineeship Program.

The JTC will also play a key coordination role through the provision of advice and support to ensure ACCHOs and ACCHRTO access relevant jurisdictionally based VET funding and support services. To achieve this the role requires strong stakeholder skills to build and maintain relationships across the ACCHO sector, student cohorts and RTOs. The role will also build and maintain close stakeholder relationships with the jurisdictional skills commission, state and federal government departments, funding bodies, and other stakeholders as appropriate.

You will be responsible for:

  • Undertake activities to promote the First Nations Health Worker and Health Practitioner Traineeship Program.
  • Support employers in attracting and selecting potential traineeships.
  • Identify and communicate additional resources and training at a Jurisdictional level that would be beneficial to the program workforce.
  • Develop/expand relationships at a jurisdictional level with relevant sector stakeholders, departments and mainstream services including but not limited to the jurisdiction skills commission and relevant training/skills department.
  • Participate in regular meetings with NACCHO
  • Provide advice to ACCHOs and RTOs on other funding opportunities available to them and their trainees, including application requirements.
  • Establish and coordinate a student/trainee Community of Practice.
  • Undertake reporting requirements in alignment with requirements provided by NACCHO.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience providing support and coordination to students, trainees, and/or health workers.
  • Strong understanding of the Jurisdictional VET landscape
  • Demonstrated experience working with a range of stakeholders including ACCHOs, Government and RTOs.
  • Ability to build strong relationships within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
  • Strong communication, cultural sensitivity and interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of and/or willingness to learn about the skills and training sector and the Australian vocational education system in relation to qualifications targeted in this program.
  • Understanding of and/or willingness to learn about jurisdictional support funding for training and ability to communicate this clearly to stakeholders.
  • Good record management, data collection and reporting capability through use of NACCHOs Learning Management System, MS Word, MS Excel and MS Teams.
  • Ability to work autonomously with a high degree of initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders to achieve results.
  • Experience working in a team environment that is open and transparent with a people centre focus.
  • Understanding of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled health sector.

The successful applicant may be asked to undertake travel as a part of this position and must also hold a current valid Drivers Licence.

Please apply by sending your current CV and cover letter to hr@ahmrc.org.au. Applications will be open for 2 weeks.

Apply Now