Primary Health Care Nurses

Nursing 29 Jan 2019

  • Department of Health – Top End Health Service
  • Nurse 4 - Remuneration Package Range $ 114,887 - $123,305
  • Fixed for up to 5 years in various locations

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.


Primary Health Care Nurses

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; professional development allowance, salary sacrifice and remote locality provisions.

Top End Health Service Primary Health Care

Locations: Jabiru, Gunbalanya, Warruwi, Minjilang, Maningrida, Julanimawu, Wadeye, Palumpa Batchelor, Borroloola, Pine Creek, Lake Evella, Ramingining, Angurugu, Umbakumba, Numbulwar,

Several fixed term full time, part time and casual vacancies from 1 – 5 years

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 email

Quote vacancy number: 72190102

Vacancy closing date: 25th February 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

Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at

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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