Health Promotion
REQ132335 Requisition #
Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.
Employment Type: Temporary Full Time up to 04-Nov-2022
Position Classification: Health Mgr Lvl 1
Remuneration: $74406 - $100090
Hours Per Week: 38
Location: Randwick
Requisition ID: REQ132335


Being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (or another race) is a genuine occupational qualification for this position as described under Section 14 (d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977 (NSW).


What you'll be doing

The holder of this position will complete a three-year traineeship as part of the NSW Aboriginal Population Health Training Initiative. This will involving placement within the health service (SCHN) and part-time study towards a Master of Public Health degree at a NSW-based university.

The NSW Aboriginal Population Health Training Initiative (APHTI) is an ongoing program that was commenced in 2011 and is delivered in partnership between the NSW Ministry of Health and the population health services (in this case, SCHN) across NSW.

The APHTI is a three-year long training program comprising part-time study towards a Master of Public Health in conjunction with employment in the population health services of a NSW health service. It aims to contribute to the development of the Aboriginal population health workforce, with the ultimate goal of improving the health of Aboriginal people in NSW.

The objectives of the APHTI are to:
  • provide a more adaptive and competent Aboriginal population health workforce

  • increase the number of Aboriginal people with postgraduate qualifications in population health

  • increase the number of Aboriginal people who have achieved public health workplace-based competencies

  • increase exposure of Aboriginal trainees to population health career opportunities

  • increase the population health workforce's exposure to Aboriginal population health issues, and the value of traineeships.

This position will build capacity within the Aboriginal workforce to develop and implement population health strategies to protect and promote the health of the people in the local community.

For more information on the Aboriginal Population Health Training Initiative please visit

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool,
Stepping Up
to assist in preparing your application.

Need more information? 

1) Click here for the Position Description 

2) Find out more about applying for this position

3) Learn more about our network here

For role related queries or questions contact Lucrecia Perez on Lucrecia.Perez@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 21/11/2019

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