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Project Officer, Far West NSW Regional Training Centre, employment with UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

  • Full-time, CDD until December 31, 2024
  • Excellent opportunity to provide your project management expertise to promote rural medicine which is influential in creating a sustainable medical workforce in the Far West and remote NSW region
  • Base salary $89,759 + 17% retirement pension

About the Opportunity

The Broken Hill Rural Clinical School (also known as the University of Broken Hill Department of Rural Health) is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health to achieve the aims of the Multidisciplinary Rural Training Programme, including Far West NSW’s Regional Training Center (RTH) programme. .

We are looking for a Project officer provide support to the project in achieving the objectives of the RTH program.

The objectives of the RTH are to:

  • improve the coordination of the stages of medical training to enable students to practice in rural areas
  • identify students interested in rural practice and facilitate access to networked rural training opportunities
  • build regional training capacity by supporting current clinical training supervisors, helping health departments gain accreditation for new training positions, and helping local physicians become clinical supervisors
  • strengthen existing links and develop new ones with key stakeholders to improve the education of medical students/trainees
  • establish a sustainable career path in rural GP for Far West and North West NSW
  • identify regional needs for medical personnel and use this information to prioritize activities

About you

  • Degree in health, project management or business administration and/or relevant work experience
  • has excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • has the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • demonstrated ability to engage with a range of external stakeholders and facilitate groups of people from diverse backgrounds
  • has excellent administration, project life cycle and project methodology skills
  • demonstrated project management experience and a proven ability to manage multiple projects
  • has demonstrated work experience in the healthcare sector, a higher/tertiary education sector
  • has previous experience working in a medical or clinical training setting with knowledge of medical training pathways and accreditation of medical training positions
  • has previous experience in understanding the challenges of health care delivery in rural and remote settings and health workforce development approaches
  • has a current driver’s license.

COVID vaccination or LHD approved exemption is a mandatory requirement for this position.

To be considered for this position, please include a separate statement meeting the above criteria and upload it online along with an up-to-date CV.

To keep our community safe, please review our COVID Safety Precautions which constitute our entry requirements for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Sponsorship/work rights for Australia

Please note that Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident.

Australian temporary residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed-term contract for the duration of their visa, depending on hiring area and position requirements.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of any required pre-employment or background checks on terms satisfactory to the University. Likewise, your continued employment is conditional on your satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary action, including the termination of your employment.

As this position is located on an NSW Health site, it is mandatory to complete mandatory employment checks before commencing in this position, including mandatory COVID 19 vaccination or NSW Health approved exemption. terms

This position is designated as involving work related to children. To undertake or retain this position, you must apply and obtain a Working with Children Check Permission in accordance with Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO declaration

At the University of Sydney, our shared values ​​include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a university community that reflects the larger community we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase the participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all walks of life.

How to register

Applications (including a cover letter, CV and any additional supporting documents) can be submitted through the Apply button at the top of the page.

If you are a current University employee or a contingent worker with access to Workday, please log in to your Working day account and navigate to the Career icon on your dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable accommodation or support in completing this application, please contact Scott Walker Recruitment Operations, by email at or contact Hollie Day, Strategic Director, Far West Regional Training Hub by email at or mobile 0411 018 832.

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