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Nurse/Midwife Clinical Specialist – Remote

Nursing, Midwifery

Posted: 23 Sep 2022

Location: Central Australia NT

This position requires extensive broad based clinical nursing experience relevant to Primary Health Care practice.

  • Pri­ma­ry and Pub­lic Health Care Remote Communities
  • Nurse 4 — Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $127,689 — $137,065
  • Sev­er­al ongo­ing vacan­cies in var­i­ous loca­tions in Cen­tral Australia

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 Region

Nurse 4 — Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $127,689 — $137,065

(Com­pris­ing salary $109,921 – $118,093 super­an­nu­a­tion, leave load­ing and the val­ue of 2 weeks extra recre­ation leave) In addi­tion to the above pack­ages; Qual­i­fi­ca­tion and pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment allowances, Salary sac­ri­fice and remote local­i­ty pro­vi­sions, fur­nished accom­mo­da­tion with ameni­ties (electricity/​landline/​internet) pro­vid­ed. Relo­ca­tion assis­tance may be negotiated. 

Pri­ma­ry and Pub­lic Health Care Barkly

Sev­er­al vacan­cies avail­able in var­i­ous loca­tions in Cen­tral Australia 

Remote Com­mu­ni­ties offers more than desert and remote places; we offer the oppor­tu­ni­ty to make a dif­fer­ence. Nowhere else will you expe­ri­ence the vast diver­si­ty of nurs­ing oth­er than in rur­al and remote cen­tral Aus­tralia, from out­back sun­sets to diverse friend­ly out­back com­mu­ni­ties, Pri­ma­ry and Pub­lic Health Care offers fan­tas­tic oppor­tu­ni­ties for Remote Area Nurses.

You will be liv­ing on a remote com­mu­ni­ty and work­ing with­in a mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary health team pro­vid­ing pri­ma­ry health care and emer­gency ser­vices in a cul­tur­al­ly appro­pri­ate man­ner to meet the needs of clients and their fam­i­lies. Ser­vices are pro­vid­ed with­in a clin­i­cal gov­er­nance frame­work and there are fan­tas­tic learn­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties in all aspects of ser­vice delivery. 

This posi­tion requires exten­sive broad based clin­i­cal nurs­ing expe­ri­ence rel­e­vant to Pri­ma­ry Health Care prac­tice. Appli­cants are required to hold a cur­rent Remote Emer­gency qual­i­fi­ca­tion, Mater­ni­ty Emer­gency qual­i­fi­ca­tion and Vac­ci­na­tion Providers Cer­tifi­cate. Appli­cants will have expe­ri­ence dri­ving a man­u­al vehi­cle and be eli­gi­ble to obtain an NT dri­vers licence and be able to trav­el via 4WD or light air­craft to remote com­mu­ni­ties in Cen­tral Aus­tralia. Suc­cess­ful appli­cants will be required to par­tic­i­pate in a 24/7 Emer­gency on Call ros­ter and may be required to pro­vide relief in oth­er remote sites at short notice.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion please con­tact Dis­trict Man­ag­er on Olivia Ryder 08 89624264 or olivia.​ryder@​nt.​gov.​au

Quote vacan­cy num­ber: 70223305.
Vacan­cy clos­ing date: 11/10/2022

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​=​249781

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.

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