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Please note the term "Aboriginal" will be used to refer to both Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
At Austin Health we’re committed to increasing and supporting Aboriginal employment, and ensuring that our Aboriginal staff are provided with opportunities to thrive and succeed in their chosen careers.
Our Aboriginal Employment Plan 2021-24 will guide our priorities and ensure that we are focused on initiatives that support us to attract, retain and develop Aboriginal employees.
Our priorities are to:
We recognise that providing meaningful employment and development opportunities has the potential to transform the lives of Aboriginal people, their families and the community. We also appreciate that employing Aboriginal staff will support our patients and have a significantly positive impact on the care that we provide them and the experience of their community who support them through their health journey.
Accordingly, we are committed to taking deliberate steps to increase our Aboriginal workforce encouraging them with their career goals and aspirations and ensuring that they feel safe and supported in their roles.
Our goal is for Austin Health to be an employer of choice for the Aboriginal community.
There are a wide range of opportunities available including:
We’ve developed a number of support resources to assist applicants when applying for available positions, preparing for interview or wishing to express interest in working at Austin Health:
For any further information or support, please contact our Aboriginal Employment Coordinator via email: Diversity&Inclusion@austin.org.au
There are a number of supports available to Aboriginal employees when you join Austin Health: