Nurse/Midwife Clinical Specialist – Remote

Nursing, Midwifery

Posted: 8 Jun 2022

Location: Top End NT

Remote Aboriginal Communities offer exciting opportunities for experienced Primary Health Care Nurses to make a difference in the health of the community. The positions contribute to improving the health and wellbeing of families living in remote communities in the Top End

  • Pop­u­la­tion and Pri­ma­ry Health Care 
  • Nurse 4 — Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $127,119 — $136,452
  • Fixed for 2 years in var­i­ous locations 

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.

Top End 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 pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment allowance, salary sac­ri­fice and remote local­i­ty provisions.

Top End Region Pri­ma­ry Health Care – Pop­u­la­tion and Pri­ma­ry Health Care

Var­i­ous locations

Milikapi­ti-Snake Bay, Wur­ru­miyan­ga (Nguiu –Bathurst Is), Pirlangimpi

Sev­er­al fixed full time vacan­cies for up to 2 years

Flex­i­ble Work­place Options Available

Remote Abo­rig­i­nal Com­mu­ni­ties offer excit­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties for expe­ri­enced Pri­ma­ry Health Care Nurs­es to make a dif­fer­ence in the health of the com­mu­ni­ty. The posi­tions con­tribute to improv­ing the health and well­be­ing of fam­i­lies liv­ing in remote com­mu­ni­ties in the Top End 

The pri­ma­ry objec­tive of these dynam­ic posi­tions is to work col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly with com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers and the broad­er mul­ti-dis­ci­pli­nary team in the deliv­ery of pre­ven­ta­tive health pro­grams — adult health, mater­nal health, under 5’s, youth & ado­les­cent health and man­age­ment of Chron­ic con­di­tions. These roles con­tribute to com­mu­ni­ty health action by tar­get­ing and improv­ing health out­comes, pro­mot­ing well­be­ing, treat­ing ill­ness, main­tain­ing health sys­tems and pro­vide edu­ca­tion and train­ing to com­mu­ni­ty based work­ers and junior staff members.

The local Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple are always will­ing to pro­vide edu­ca­tion, his­to­ry, and shar­ing of cul­tur­al knowledge. 

These posi­tions offer an excit­ing expe­ri­ence liv­ing and work­ing in remote com­mu­ni­ties in the Top End of Aus­tralia, There is many oppor­tu­ni­ties to enjoy camp­ing, off road tracks and explo­ration of the region. Per­mits are avail­able from the Tra­di­tion­al Own­ers and Local Com­mu­ni­ty Councils.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion on the above posi­tion please con­tact Jeanette Smith 08 8985 8115 jeanette.​smith@​nt.​gov.​au

Quote vacan­cy num­ber: 70221706

Vacan­cy clos­ing date: 04/07/2022

Appli­ca­tions should address the Selec­tion Cri­te­ria. For a copy of the Job Descrip­tion and to apply online please visit 


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).