Primary Health Care Nurse

Nursing 18 Sep 2019

  • Top End Health, Pri­ma­ry Health Care
  • Nurse 3/ Nurse 4 
  • Fixed vacan­cies in Var­i­ous Loca­tions across the Top End

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 Nurses

Nurse 3 Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $108,561 — $115,877

(com­pris­ing salary $94,018 — $100,453, super­an­nu­a­tion, leave load­ing and the val­ue of 2 weeks extra recre­ation leave) In addi­tion; pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment allowance, salary sac­ri­fice and remote local­i­ty provisions.

Nurse 4 Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $120,619 — $129,464

(com­pris­ing salary $104,624 — $112,403, super­an­nu­a­tion, leave load­ing and the val­ue of 2 weeks extra recre­ation leave) In addi­tion; pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment allowance, salary sac­ri­fice and remote local­i­ty provisions.

Top End Health Ser­vice Pri­ma­ry Health Care — Var­i­ous locations 

Sev­er­al fixed term full time, part time & casu­al vacan­cies from 15 years

Selec­tion will be made at the N3 or N4 lev­el depend­ing on the qual­i­fi­ca­tions of the suc­cess­ful applicant

Flex­i­ble Work­place Options Available

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. 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 always will­ing to pro­vide edu­ca­tion, his­to­ry, and shar­ing of cul­tur­al knowledge. 

These posi­tions offer an excit­ing expe­ri­ence liv­ing and work­ing in remote com­mu­ni­ties in the Top End of Aus­tralia, There is many oppor­tu­ni­ties to enjoy camp­ing, off road tracks and explo­ration of the region. Per­mits are avail­able from the Tra­di­tion­al Own­ers and Local Com­mu­ni­ty Councils.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion on the above posi­tion please con­tact Rhon­da Pow­ell on 08 8922 6756 or rhonda.​powell@​nt.​gov.​au

Quote vacan­cy num­ber: 72191589

Vacan­cy clos­ing date: 29th Octo­ber 2019

APPLI­CA­TION INFORMATION

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 www​.nt​.gov​.au/jobs

Infor­ma­tion on the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry and its great lifestyle is avail­able at www​.aus​tralias​north​ern​ter​ri​to​ry​.com​.au