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Nurse/Midwife Clinical Specialist Primary Health Care - Remote Practice Program

Nursing, Midwifery

Posted: 6 Oct 2021

Location: Various locations throughout the NT

The aim of the Transition to Practice program is to create a supported clinical pathway for nurses and provide the skills and knowledge to practice competently in Remote Primary Health Care (PHC). We are looking for nurses with broad based experience. To qualify for the program you will need a minimum of 3 years relevant clinical nursing experience

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.


Nurse Lev­el 3 (Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $114,427 — $122,150)

Com­pris­ing salary $98,777 — $105,538 super­an­nu­a­tion, leave load­ing and the val­ue of 2 weeks extra recre­ation leave

North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry Health


Fixed – Full Time

The aim of the Tran­si­tion to Prac­tice pro­gram is to cre­ate a sup­port­ed clin­i­cal path­way for nurs­es and pro­vide the skills and knowl­edge to prac­tice com­pe­tent­ly in Remote Pri­ma­ry Health Care (PHC).

We are look­ing for nurs­es with broad based expe­ri­ence. To qual­i­fy for the pro­gram you will need a min­i­mum of 3 years rel­e­vant clin­i­cal nurs­ing experience

  • The pro­gram runs for twelve months based in a remote NT com­mu­ni­ty, employed at the N3 (NTPS Nurse 3) level
  • Reg­u­lar sup­port is pro­vid­ed by Nurse Edu­ca­tor and Pri­ma­ry Health Care team
  • Relo­ca­tion to the com­mu­ni­ty and accom­mo­da­tion are provided
  • Through­out the twelve months fund­ed edu­ca­tion with sup­port­ed leave includes:
  • Full week of Ori­en­ta­tion includ­ing 4WD training
  • Remote Advanced Nurs­ing Prac­tice and Fram­ing Indige­nous Health – deliv­ered by Cen­tre for Remote Health
  • CRANAplus Remote Emer­gency Course (REC) and Mater­nal Emer­gency Course (MEC)
  • Phar­ma­cother­a­puet­ics

Posi­tions to start Feb­ru­ary 222022.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion please con­tact: Caitlin O’Connor on 0436 926 294 or caitlin.​oconnor@​nt.​gov.​au Or Anna Den­son on 0459 851 052 or anna.​denson@​nt.​gov.​au

Quote vacan­cy num­ber: 72212187 Clos­ing date: 12/11/2021

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 www​.jobs​.nt​.gov​.au

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.

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