Registered Nurse Level 2

Nursing

Posted: 13 Sep 2021

Location: Christmas Island

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.

Christ­mas Island – Mul­ti­ple Vacancies

2 year Fixed Term Non-Ongo­ing Vacan­cy – Full time

(with the pos­si­bil­i­ty of two fur­ther two one year renewals at the Department’s discretion)

Pack­age val­ued in excess of $140,000 including:

  • · Base salary of $82,504 — $87,658 per annum plus shift penalties
  • · Employ­er con­tri­bu­tion to super­an­nu­a­tion at 16% of base salary
  • · Dis­trict Allowance payable in addi­tion to base salary
  • · Gen­er­ous leave entitlements
  • · Relo­ca­tion assis­tance if relo­cat­ing to the Indi­an Ocean Territories
  • · Heav­i­ly sub­sidised hous­ing and motor vehi­cle (includ­ing fuel)
  • · Annu­al return air­fares assis­tance to Perth

Are you look­ing for an excit­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty, adven­ture and a bet­ter qual­i­ty of life whilst expand­ing your experience? 

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. Poten­tial future oppor­tu­ni­ties on the Cocos (Keel­ing) Islands is also a possibility.

To be con­sid­ered, appli­cants must be cur­rent­ly reg­is­tered as a Reg­is­tered Nurse with the Aus­tralian Health Prac­ti­tion­er Reg­u­la­tion Agency (AHPRA) and have recent demon­stra­ble nurs­ing expe­ri­ence in a rur­al and remote set­ting. Appli­cants must also hold a cur­rent C’ class man­u­al Driver’s Licence trans­fer­able to the Indi­an Ocean Ter­ri­to­ries and a valid West­ern Aus­tralian Work­ing with Chil­dren Check. 

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. Expe­ri­ence in the deliv­ery of com­mu­ni­ty based dis­ease pre­ven­tion and health pro­mo­tion pro­grams will be well regarded.

For an appli­ca­tion pack out­lin­ing how you can apply, please con­tact the IOTA Human Resources Team at IOTHRTeam@​infrastructure.​gov.​au and quote posi­tion num­ber 115496.

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

Mon­day 27 Sep­tem­ber 2021