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Nurse/Midwife Clinical Specialist PHC - Remote

Nursing, Midwifery

Posted: 8 Dec 2021

Location: Top End NT

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.

  • Top End Health Ser­vice Pri­ma­ry Health Care
  • Nurse Lev­el 4 — Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $127,156 — $136,490
  • Var­i­ous Locations

Health Careers & Oppor­tu­ni­ties in the North­ern Territory

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

Nurse Lev­el 4 — Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $127,156 — $136,490)

Com­pris­ing salary $109,921 — $118,093 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 —  Dar­win, Bor­roloola, Daly Rvr-Nauiyu Namb, Gun­bal­anya-Oen­pel­li, Jabiru, Num­bul­war, Palumpa-Ngan­mar­riyan, Robin­son Riv­er, Wad­eye-Port Keats

Full Time — Fixed for up to 2 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 Diane Turn­er on 08 8922 7183 or diane.​turner@​nt.​gov.​au

Quote vacan­cy num­ber: 72212490

Vacan­cy clos­ing date: 26/01/2022

Infor­ma­tion for Appli­cants:

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 https://​jobs​.nt​.gov​.au/​H​o​m​e​/​J​o​b​D​e​t​a​i​l​s​?​r​t​f​I​d​=​227468

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

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 @ https://​forms​.pfes​.nt​.gov​.au/​s​afent) and under­go a crim­i­nal his­to­ry check. A crim­i­nal his­to­ry will not exclude an appli­cant from this posi­tion unless it is a rel­e­vant crim­i­nal history.

Depart­ment of Health is a Smoke Free Workplace

Note: All NTPS employ­ees are required to pro­vide evi­dence of hav­ing com­plet­ed two COVID-19 vac­ci­na­tions or in cer­tain cir­cum­stances a med­ical exemption.

Pic­ture your life out here – www​.OurLife​OutHere​.nt​.gov​.au