Registered Nurse

Nursing 10 May 2019

Registered Nurse Level 2 - Christmas Island

2 year Fixed Term Non-Ongoing Vacancy – Full Time

(with the possibility of a 2 year extension at the Department’s discretion)

$82,504 - $87,658 per annum

(a remote support package may be offered)

The Indian Ocean Territories Administration (IOTA) is currently seeking motivated, professional and suitably qualified persons to join our team as a Registered Nurse Level 2 within the Indian Ocean Territories Health Service (IOTHS) based on Christmas Island.

The IOTHS delivers a primary and acute health care service in two of Australia’s most remote and most spectacular settings - Christmas Island (CI) and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (CKI). The IOTHS includes a 24 hour eight bed hospital and primary care facility on CI and clinics on Home and West Islands in the CKI. The IOTHS is committed to “Working with our communities to keep us healthy for the whole of our lives”.

The key responsibilities of the Registered Nurse position are to deliver direct, high quality and comprehensive nursing care and individual case management and to act as a professional role model, resource and support for colleagues.

Our ideal applicant is highly motivated, adaptable and willing to be actively involved in health promotion activities. The successful candidate will independently manage one or more health portfolios and be required to participate in a 24/7 roster, including night shift, weekends and public holidays.

To be considered, applicants must hold current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and have recent demonstrable nursing experience in a rural and remote setting. Further, the successful candidate will also hold a current ‘C’ class Driving Licence transferable to the Indian Ocean Territories, a valid Western Australia Working with Children Check and be subject to a health assessment. Language skills in the community languages of either Chinese or Malay are desirable.

Nurses with experience and /or qualifications in one or more of accident and emergency, midwifery, child health, school health, health promotion, palliative care, public health, telehealth, chronic disease management or immunisation are strongly encouraged to apply.

For further information about this unique and exciting opportunity, please contact Ms Stevhnie Nel, Acting Director of Nursing and Community Health, on (08) 9164 8333 or

For an application pack outlining how you can apply, please contact the IOTA Human Resources Team at and quote position number 109083.

Applications close 4.00pm (Christmas Island local time) (CXT) (UTC+7),

Friday, 31 May 2019