Primary Health Care Nurse/Midwife

Nursing, Midwifery 21 Dec 2018

  • Department of Health
  • Nurse 4 Remuneration Package Range $114,879 - $123,297
  • Fixed vacancy in Lake Evella

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

Top End Health Service

Primary Health Care Nurse/Midwife

Nurse 4 Remuneration Package Range $114,879 - $123,297

(comprising salary $99,582 - $106,986, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave)

Potential total Remuneration Package in the vicinity of $159,150 which includes the above Package Range and in addition; professional development and qualification allowance, remote locality and salary sacrifice provisions

Primary Health Care East Arnhem North – Lake Evella

Fixed term vacancy available from ASAP for 12 months

An exciting opportunity exists for an energetic and experienced Primary Health Care Nurse/Midwife to join the East Arnhem North Primary Health Care (EANPHC) team as a Remote Area Nurse in the Lake Evella Health Centre.

Lake Evella is a mainland community located on the shore near the upper reaches of the Buckingham River. It is 60 air km south east of Galiwinku and 115 air km west of Nhulunbuy (220 km by good gravel road). There is almost year round road access to Katherine.

The Health Centre services a population of approximately 1000 people where English is generally a second or third language. While Lake Evella is a small, remote community, the beautiful natural surrounds provide plentiful opportunities for outdoor activities such as camping and fishing in your off time, or you may wish to peruse the local art centre for a quality piece to add to your collection.

As a Nurse/Midwife, you will be involved in program delivery related to maternal and child health as well as offer acute services provided by a small team of four other nurses, Aboriginal Health Practitioners and trainees, community workers, drivers and administration staff. You need to have great communication skills, initiative, team approach skills, competent nursing skillset and a sense of humour. In return we offer career support, a beautiful and unique environment to work in and a fulfilling career opportunity. If you feel this is you, please apply online at the link below.

For further information please contact Gwen Ferguson 08 8987 0513 or

Quote vacancy number: 2489
Vacancy closing date: 3 January 2019


Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit Further information about these positions can be obtained by phoning TOLLFREE 1300 659 247

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Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.

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