Aboriginal Health Careers

Working in Aboriginal Health

SA Health has a social and economic responsibility in addressing the disadvantage experienced by South Australia’s Aboriginal People. We have a firm commitment to increasing the employment of Aboriginal people at all levels of our organisation and the retention of current and future Aboriginal employees across the Portfolio. Aboriginal participation through employment, in the design, delivery and evaluation of the culturally responsive services provided through SA Health is crucial in achieving quality service provision and equitable health outcomes.

Aboriginal Health Workforce

SA Health offers a variety of employment opportunities and an extensive choice of areas for specialisation and advancement for professionals who want to work in Aboriginal health in South Australia. 

If you have skills, experience or a degree in:

  • medicine
  • the arts
  • Aboriginal health
  • administration
  • business
  • sociology
  • psychology or another health-related discipline,

you can contribute towards making improvements in Aboriginal health in South Australia. 

Certificate level qualifications delivered by Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia are required for the Aboriginal Health Worker and Aboriginal Health Practitioner roles in both state government and the Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations. 


Email: healthcareers@sa.gov.au