Aboriginal Health Practitioner, Identified Position

Other Health Care

Posted: 25 Jan 2023

Location: Tennant Creek NT

We are currently looking for an Aboriginal Health Practitioner (Male or Female) to join Anyinginyi, an organisation enacting real change to close the gap in Aboriginal Health outcomes.

  • Salary range: $85,704 — $90,273
  • 6 weeks annu­al leave 
  • Sub­sidised acco­mo­da­tion for can­di­dates relocating 
  • Relo­ca­tion and repa­tri­a­tion assis­tance (up to $5,000)
  • Annu­al vehi­cle allowance (flat rate of $5,000)
  • Salary Pack­ag­ing (up to $15,900 p.a.)
  • Access to Anyinginyi Health Clin­ic, with Prescriptions
  • Free Gen­er­al Dentistry 

About the Role… 

This role will pri­mar­i­ly work to address health care needs for Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple liv­ing in Anyinginy­i’s four remote com­mu­ni­ty ser­vice deliv­ery areas (Wogyala, Corel­la Creek, Mungkar­ta and Nuramin). 

In this role, you will be respon­si­ble for: 

  • Triage and sup­port Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res clients in remote communities 
  • Respond prompt­ly to all emer­gency health care needs 
  • Col­lab­o­rate with a mul­ti-dis­ci­pli­nary team 
  • Con­duct assess­ments, immu­ni­sa­tions and treat­ments, includ­ing tele­health where required 
  • Edu­ca­tion and Health promotion
    Con­tribute to clin­i­cal reports and research activities 
  • Work to improve engage­ment and access by Abo­rig­i­nal clients liv­ing in remote com­mu­ni­ties to health services 

About Us…
Anyinginyi is an Abo­rig­i­nal com­mu­ni­ty-con­trolled organ­i­sa­tion com­mit­ted to achiev­ing health equi­ty for Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple in the Bark­ly region. To achieve our goal, we employ over 100 peo­ple across a diverse range of roles in each of our key sec­tions of Health Ser­vices, Pub­lic Health, Stronger Fam­i­lies and Cor­po­rate Services. 

About You…

  • Reg­is­tered to prac­tice as an Abo­rig­i­nal Health Prac­ti­tion­er (min­i­mum Cer­tifi­cate IV in Abo­rig­i­nal and/​or Tor­res Strait Islander Pri­ma­ry Health Care Prac­tice) and have cur­rent AHPRA registration 
  • Evi­denced under­stand­ing of the Pri­ma­ry Health Care system 
  • Abil­i­ty to com­mu­ni­cate sen­si­tive­ly and cul­tur­al­ly appropriate 
  • Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion to vac­ci­nate in the NT or abil­i­ty to achieve this 
  • Respect for and respon­sive­ness to Abo­rig­i­nal cul­ture and protocols 
  • Expe­ri­ence facil­i­tat­ing clin­i­cal education 
  • Cur­rent Dri­ver’s licence 
  • OCHRE Card (Work­ing with Chil­dren) or the abil­i­ty to apply 
  • Be ful­ly Covid-19 vaccinated 

How to Apply…
We are not request­ing a copy of your resume at this stage, so please com­plete the request­ed work his­to­ry and edu­ca­tion infor­ma­tion on the appli­ca­tion page.

Apply on the Web at https://​anyinginyi​.expr3ss​.com/​j​o​b​D​e​t​a​i​l​s​?​s​e​l​e​c​t​J​o​b​=​101&s=9

If you are a high­ly moti­vat­ed indi­vid­ual look­ing for a new career oppor­tu­ni­ty and you are ready to progress your career with expe­ri­ence you won’t find any­where else, we’d be delight­ed to hear from you! 


This posi­tion is des­ig­nat­ed Indige­nous under Sec­tion 57 of the NT Anti-Dis­crim­i­na­tion Act. Abo­rig­i­nal & Tor­res Strait Islander men are encour­aged to apply.