Nurse Clinical Specialist – Through Care


Posted: 15 Nov 2023

Location: Alice Springs NT

Prison Health provides clinical services to adults sentenced and residing at Alice Springs Correctional Centre (ASCC), low security prison reintegration centre within a multidisciplinary service delivery health team framework.

  • Nurse Lev­el 4 RDO (Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $135,994 — $145,986)
  • Prison Health – Pub­lic Health Care
  • Ongo­ing and fixed vacan­cy avail­able for up to 18 months in Alice Springs

Prison Health pro­vides clin­i­cal ser­vices to adults sen­tenced and resid­ing at Alice Springs Cor­rec­tion­al Cen­tre (ASCC), low secu­ri­ty prison rein­te­gra­tion cen­tre with­in a mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary ser­vice deliv­ery health team framework.

In this role you will be expect­ed to employ your exten­sive knowl­edge and skills to pro­vide high lev­el pri­ma­ry health care nurs­ing exper­tise and clin­i­cal sup­port to staff and attend mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary com­plex care meet­ings in a set­ting that oper­ates 7 days per week offer­ing shift work oppor­tu­ni­ties. In col­lab­o­ra­tion with NT Cor­rec­tion­al Ser­vice (NTCS) coor­di­nate dis­charge plan­ning, and sup­port the NTCS pris­on­er Med­ical Exemp­tion Clear­ance (MEC) sys­tem that sup­ports pris­on­er employ­ment with­in or out­side the Alice Springs Cor­rec­tion­al Cen­tre (ASCC).

You will be a reg­is­tered nurse hold­ing a cur­rent cer­tifi­cate of reg­is­tra­tion with the Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery Board of Aus­tralia. Addi­tion­al­ly, you will have a demon­strat­ed under­stand­ing of issues affect­ing Abo­rig­i­nal health and the prin­ci­ples of Pri­ma­ry Health Care. All enquires are welcome.

As per mer­it selec­tion prin­ci­ples, an applicant’s suit­abil­i­ty for this vacan­cy will be deter­mined hav­ing regard to their knowl­edge, skills, qual­i­fi­ca­tions and expe­ri­ence, and poten­tial for future devel­op­ment. Whilst a post­grad­u­ate qual­i­fi­ca­tion is an essen­tial require­ment for ongo­ing appoint­ment to this vacan­cy all appli­cants will be assessed. If the most suit­able appli­cant does not hold the qual­i­fi­ca­tion they may be appoint­ed on a fixed term basis with ongo­ing appoint­ment sub­ject to them attain­ing the qual­i­fi­ca­tion dur­ing the fixed term period.

Alice Springs is a place of great nat­ur­al beau­ty and has a thriv­ing sport­ing, arts and cul­tur­al com­mu­ni­ty. Come and join the friend­ly and relaxed envi­ron­ment of the North­ern Territory!

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion about this vacan­cy please con­tact Tony Clark on 08 8951 7757 or tony.​clark@​nt.​gov.​au

Quote vacan­cy num­ber: 42264

Clos­ing date: 04/12/2023

Appli­ca­tions should con­sist of a one page sum­ma­ry sheet, resume / CV and copies of rel­e­vant qualifications.

For a copy of the Job Descrip­tion or to view career oppor­tu­ni­ties in the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry Gov­ern­ment 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​=​281165