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Member Support - Workforce

The Senior Project Officer – Workforce supports and implements the objectives and policies of AHCSA by building the capacity of the Indigenous health workforce consistent with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workforce National Strategic Framework 2010-2015 and assisting mainstream health organisations to better meet the health needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Activities under this measure may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  •  The identification of workforce recruitment and retention issues within member organisations and implementation of strategies to respond to these issues
  • The identification of skill strengths and gaps within the membership workforce and implementation of strategies to address these
  • Initiatives to encourage and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to enter and remain in the health workforce
  • Advice and/or education and training for mainstream health organisations on culturally appropriate and high quality care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

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