Remote Area Nurses


Posted: 5 Jul 2021

Location: Alice Springs NT

This is an excellent opportunity to be working in a remote community close to Alice Springs with the added incentive to be able to undertake planned leave relief at other remote clinics within Congress.

This is an excel­lent oppor­tu­ni­ty to be work­ing in a remote com­mu­ni­ty close to Alice Springs with the added incen­tive to be able to under­take planned leave relief at oth­er remote clin­ics with­in Congress.

Help sup­port peo­ple from the world’s old­est liv­ing cul­ture while expe­ri­enc­ing work and life in small remote com­mu­ni­ties in one of the most spec­tac­u­lar regions of Australia.

Con­gress offers oppor­tu­ni­ties in remote nurs­ing, com­plete with tran­si­tion to pri­ma­ry and remote support.

The role:

  • Pro­vide pri­ma­ry health care includ­ing emer­gency care, chron­ic dis­ease man­age­ment and pre­ven­tion for remote res­i­dents and visitors
  • When fur­ther remote, par­tic­i­pate in the after-hours on-call ros­ter for after-hours med­ical emer­gen­cies accom­pa­nied by an on-call sup­port worker.

You’ll need:

  • A cur­rent AHPRA RN or AHP reg­is­tra­tion with at least 3 years’ post grad experience
  • A cur­rent dri­ver’s licence
  • Work­ing with Chil­dren Clear­ance & recent Police Clearance
  • Crit­i­cal care or remote expe­ri­ence an advantage
  • We are not able to pro­vide sponsorship.

We’ll pro­vide:

  • Salaries start­ing at $107,971 p.a. (pro rata), $55.37 per hour
  • Gen­er­ous salary packaging
  • A sup­port­ive, low COVID-19 risk nurs­ing environment

As an Abo­rig­i­nal com­mu­ni­ty-con­trolled health ser­vice, Con­gress pro­vides com­pre­hen­sive pri­ma­ry health­care that is cul­tur­al­ly respon­sive and pro­vid­ed in con­sul­ta­tion with local health boards.

Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander peo­ple are strong­ly encour­aged to apply.

For more infor­ma­tion on the posi­tion, go to 


*Total effec­tive pack­age includes base salary, dis­trict allowance, super­an­nu­a­tion, leave load­ing, and esti­mat­ed tax sav­ing from salary pack­ag­ing options.