Rural Workforce Agency Victoria (RWAV) is a not-for-profit government-funded organisation dedicated to improving healthcare for rural, regional and Aboriginal communities in Victoria.
To encourage the future health workforce of Victoria to engage in opportunities that will increase their knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, RWAV are partnering with the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) to fund the cost of Cultural Safety Training session attendance.
The virtual 4.5-hour training sessions will further participants understanding of how to work, and communicate, effectively with Aboriginal people and will include information regarding the following topics
Sessions will run across the 20/21 financial year and will be assessed in competitive rounds (one round in 2020 and one round in 2021). Applicants who show a genuine passion for working in a rural setting after graduation will be prioritised.
Applications open: 08/09/2020
Applications close: 21/09/2020 at 5:00pm
If you would like to apply to attend a session in 2020 please complete the application form. Applications for 2021 sessions are closed.
*Please note that submitting your application does not mean you will be offered a grant.
ROUND 1 WORKSHOP DATES
Monday 5 October, 2020 from 10:00am to 3:00pm
Wednesday 21 October, 2020 from 10:00am to 3:00pm
Tuesday 24 November, 2020 from 10:00am to 3:00pm
Wednesday 2 December, 2020 from 10:00am to 3:00pm
*While RWAV aims to provide an excellent service, if students have any concerns about our services, students are required to read the RWAV Complaint Management Policy document https://www.rwav.com.au/contact-us/complaint- policy/. Any complaint must be reported to the Future Workforce Program Officer on FutureWorkforce@rwav.com.au