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Nurse Clinical Specialist, Child and Family Health – Urban and Outreach

Nursing

Posted: 5 May 2022

Location: Central Australia NT

This position offers a career changing opportunity for an experienced Child and Family Health Nurse to work with a dynamic team focussed on improving the health of children and their families in a culturally unique environment.

  • Pri­ma­ry and Pub­lic Health Care Cen­tral Australia 
  • Nurse 4 — Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $127,119 — $136,452
  • Ongo­ing in Ten­nant Creek

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.

Cen­tral Aus­tralia / Bark­ly Region 

Nurse 4 — Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $127,119 — $136,452

(Com­pris­ing salary $109,921 — $118,093, super­an­nu­a­tion, leave load­ing and the val­ue of 2 weeks extra recre­ation leave) 

In addi­tion to above Pack­age Range; post­grad­u­ate qual­i­fi­ca­tion and pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment allowances and salary sac­ri­fice pro­vi­sions apply

Pri­ma­ry and Pub­lic Health Care Cen­tral Aus­tralia /​Barkly Urban and Outreach

Ten­nant Creek

Ongo­ing vacancy

This posi­tion offers a career chang­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty for an expe­ri­enced Child and Fam­i­ly Health Nurse to work with a dynam­ic team focussed on improv­ing the health of chil­dren and their fam­i­lies in a cul­tur­al­ly unique envi­ron­ment. The role pro­vides spe­cial­ist clin­i­cal out­reach mon­i­tor­ing and care to remote clients and fam­i­lies, spe­cial­ist par­ent­ing sup­port, advice with ear­ly inter­ven­tion strate­gies and edu­ca­tion to remote com­mu­ni­ty based staff.

Expe­ri­ence dri­ving a man­u­al vehi­cle and a cur­rent NT man­u­al dri­ver’s licence and a will­ing­ness and abil­i­ty to trav­el by road or light air­craft to remote com­mu­ni­ties for nego­ti­at­ed peri­ods is required to ful­fil the inher­ent respon­si­bil­i­ties of this role”.

You will be a reg­is­tered nurse hold­ing a cur­rent cer­tifi­cate of reg­is­tra­tion with the Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery Board of Aus­tralia. Post Grad­u­ate qual­i­fi­ca­tion and expe­ri­ence in Child and Fam­i­ly Health Nurs­ing is 

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion please con­tact Gai Di Don­na, Urban and Out­reach Man­ag­er, PPHC Bark­ly on 08 89624413 or gai.​didonna@​nt.​gov.​au

Quote vacan­cy num­ber: 3501

Vacan­cy clos­ing date: 25/05/2022

APPLI­CA­TION INFORMATION

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​=​238642

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.

Note: NTPS employ­ees sub­ject to CHO Direc­tions No. 41 of 2022 requires work­ers in high risk places to have received their third dose (boost­er) by 11 March 2022 and CHO Direc­tions 52/2022 now requires remain­ing employ­ees to have received their third dose (boost­er) by 22 April 2022 (except where a med­ical exemp­tion is granted).