Primary Health Care Nurse

Nursing 9 Jan 2019

Primary Health Care Nurse

Nurse 4 Remuneration Package Range $114,887 - $123,305

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

In addition; post graduate qualification allowance, professional development allowance, salary sacrifice and remote locality provisions.

Primary Health Care Top End Health – Various locations

Several fixed term vacancies available for 2 years

There are several positions across the communities within the Top End West Service Delivery Area.

Remote locality entitlements will include 3 Fares to Darwin (Fare out of Isolated Localities) per year.

Would you like the opportunity to work in the most exciting role of your life? It will come with challenges but the rewards are much greater than you will ever believe.

Remote Aboriginal Communities offer exciting opportunities for experienced Primary Health Care Nurses to make a difference in the health of the community. The positions contribute to improving the health and wellbeing of families living in remote communities in the Top End West Service Delivery Area. The primary objective of these dynamic positions is to work collaboratively with community members and the broader multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of preventative health programs - adult health, maternal health, under 5’s, youth & adolescent health and management of Chronic conditions. These roles contribute to community health action by targeting and improving health outcomes, promoting wellbeing, treating illness, maintaining health systems and provide education and training to community based workers and junior staff members.

The local Aboriginal people are friendly and always willing to provide education, history, and sharing of cultural knowledge. This is an opportunity to live in a remote community in the Bonaparte Gulf region, the Port Keats estuary system is vast and supports great fishing, crabbing and hunting with the Moyle River in close proximity and renowned as one of the best Barra fishing rivers in Australia. Fishing areas are managed by the local Sea Rangers, there is ample opportunity to enjoy camping, off road tracks and exploration of the region with permits from the Traditional Owners and Thamarrurr Development Corporation.

There are two commercial flights per day from Wadeye to Darwin on weekdays and once daily on weekends. Facilities include a large grocery store, takeaways, a popular coffee shop at the Women’s centre, a swimming pool, boat ramp and school.

For further information on the above position please contact Tracy Porter on 08 8978 2360 or Karen Doyle 08 8985 8147.

Quote vacancy number: 23860

Vacancy closing date: 05/02/2019


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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