Lecturer (Social Work)

  • The University of Western Australia
  • Australia, WA
  • Apr 30, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Western Australian Centre for Rural Health

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the work area

The Western Australian Centre for Rural Health’s work covers a large and varied part of the state and the Centre enjoys excellent relationships with health care providers, communities and universities. The collegial, multidisciplinary team of academics and support staff implement a dynamic program addressing key rural, remote and Aboriginal health issues.

About the opportunity

As the appointee you will, under the direction of the Associate Professor in Rural Health, participate in the development of innovative professional practice programs for students in their own profession, and in interprofessional practice opportunities.

Your role will include clinical supervision and evaluation of undergraduate, graduate entry, and postgraduate students as well as support for project based placements.

You will collaborate with the WACRH team in Geraldton and Karratha through your role with student placement administration and will liaise with key stakeholders including local health service providers, community groups and relevant universities.

You will contribute to the evaluation of the student placement program and the impacts on the students’ work readiness, rural and remoted practice understanding and attraction to future rural health positions together with other teaching, research and evaluation activities as directed.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

A current National Police Clearance Certificate and Working with Children Check is required.

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the Position Description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.

Specific enquiries related to this opportunity should be directed to Dr Rohan Rasiah on 0412 491 642 or [email protected]

Closing date: Friday, 21 May 2021

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File 506554.pdf

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UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.