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Child Health RAN


Posted: 29 Jun 2022

Location: Maningrida NT

Rural Workforce Agency NT (RWA NT) are partnering with Mala’a Health Service (Mala’la) to find a Registered Nurse with experience in Child Health.

  • The heart of Arn­hem Land
  • Excel­lent Salary (RN4)
  • Relo­ca­tion assis­tance provided

Rur­al Work­force Agency NT (RWA NT) are part­ner­ing with Mala’a Health Ser­vice (Mala’la) to find a Reg­is­tered Nurse with expe­ri­ence in Child Health.

Why Mala’la?
Mala’la is a respect­ed & accred­it­ed Abo­rig­i­nal Cor­po­ra­tion pro­vid­ing ser­vices to the sea­side com­mu­ni­ty of Man­ingri­da (520 km east of Dar­win), with a pop­u­la­tion of approx­i­mate­ly 2,800 peo­ple. These ser­vices include Pri­ma­ry Health Care, Youth Ser­vices, Aged & Com­mu­ni­ty Care, Com­mu­ni­ty Well­ness, Drug & Alco­hol Ser­vices and Stronger Com­mu­ni­ties for Children.

What’s in it for you?
Mala’la offer gen­er­ous work­ing con­di­tions including:

  • Excel­lent salary with Salary Sac­ri­fice options
  • Per­ma­nent and long term locum positions
  • Ful­ly sub­sidised accom­mo­da­tion provided
  • Relo­ca­tion Assis­tance & Trav­el Allowance avail­able to eli­gi­ble candidates
  • 6 weeks annu­al leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Work with a com­mit­ted and pas­sion­ate team

What’s the role?
To be a suc­cess­ful Child Health Nurse, you will be able to pro­mote and pro­vide com­pre­hen­sive and cul­tur­al­ly appro­pri­ate health pro­gram for the chil­dren of Man­ingri­da Com­mu­ni­ty, and work col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly with oth­er stake­hold­ers in Maningrida.

Respon­si­bil­i­ties include, but not lim­it­ed to-

  • Work­ing with­in the Child Health Pro­gram in part­ner­ship with the mul­ti-dis­ci­pli­nary team to pro­vide high qual­i­ty pre­ven­tion and treatment
  • Iden­ti­fy­ing and pri­ori­tis­ing Child Health needs by work­ing col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly with fam­i­lies and the broad­er community
  • Pro­vid­ing a cul­tur­al­ly safe, com­pe­tent and com­pre­hen­sive care
  • Devel­op­ing and main­tain­ing a strong refer­ral pathway
  • Work­ing with the broad­er team includ­ing exter­nal agencies

Is the role right for you?
Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:

  • Cur­rent AHPRA reg­is­tra­tion as a Reg­is­tered Nurse
  • Min­i­mum 5 years broad nurs­ing expe­ri­ence post reg­is­tra­tion and 3 years work­ing in a pri­ma­ry health relat­ed field in a remote con­text, prefer­ably in Child Health
  • Remote expe­ri­ence with the abil­i­ty to par­tic­i­pate in on-call roster
  • Qual­i­fi­ca­tions and expe­ri­ence direct­ly relat­ed to Child Health, prefer­ably in com­mu­ni­ty setting

What’s it like liv­ing in Man­ingri­da?
Man­ingri­da is a remote Abo­rig­i­nal com­mu­ni­ty in West Arn­hem Land, North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry, and boasts a beau­ti­ful sea­side loca­tion steeped in his­to­ry and cul­ture with tra­di­tion­al landown­ers being the Kunibid­ji peo­ple. A per­ma­nent set­tle­ment was estab­lished in the late 1940s, orig­i­nal­ly as a trad­ing post with Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple in the area. Man­ingri­da is the major ser­vice cen­tre for the region with a school, health clin­ic, mul­ti­ple food out­lets, two super­mar­kets, ser­vice sta­tion, arts cen­tre, crèche, and a tar­mac air­port with com­mer­cial flights oper­at­ing dai­ly to Darwin.

If this sounds like a role for you, we want to hear from you. APPLY TODAY by click­ing the Apply for this job” link

Appli­cants must address the selec­tion cri­te­ria in a cov­er let­ter and pro­vide a cur­rent CV along with con­tact details for at least 2 referees.

Want to find out more about this oppor­tu­ni­ty? Please con­tact Paul Wall­work on 08 8982 1011 or recruitment@​ntphn.​org.​au