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Healthy Under 5’s Nurse RN4

Nursing

Posted: 4 Jun 2024

Location: Maningrida NT

Mala’la Health Service is seeking a Registered Nurse with experience in Child Health for our Healthy Under 5’s (HU5) Program.

To be a suc­cess­ful HU5 Nurse, you will be able to pro­mote and pro­vide com­pre­hen­sive, cul­tur­al­ly appro­pri­ate, patient-cen­tred health pro­gram for the chil­dren of Man­ingri­da Com­mu­ni­ty, and also work col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly with oth­er stake­hold­ers in Maningrida.

Key Respon­si­bil­i­ties

  • Work with­in the Healthy Under 5’s Pro­gram in part­ner­ship with the mul­ti-dis­ci­pli­nary team to pro­vide high qual­i­ty pre­ven­tion and treatment
  • Iden­ti­fy and pri­ori­tise Child Health needs by work­ing col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly with fam­i­lies and the broad­er community
  • Pro­vide a cul­tur­al­ly safe, com­pe­tent and com­pre­hen­sive care
  • Devel­op and main­tain a strong refer­ral pathway
  • Work with the broad­er team includ­ing exter­nal agencies 

The suc­cess­ful appli­cant will have access to a range of ben­e­fits, including:

  • Excel­lent salary N4 lev­el + superannuation
  • Ful­ly sub­sidised accom­mo­da­tion provided
  • Oppor­tu­ni­ty for on-call and over­time payments
  • Abil­i­ty to salary pack­age up to $15,900 per annum, plus a fur­ther $2,650 per annum on Meals and Entertainment
  • Relo­ca­tion assis­tance avail­able to eli­gi­ble candidates
  • 6 weeks annu­al leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Trav­el Allowance $4,000 per annum
  • Reten­tion Allowance $10,000 for each 12-months completion
  • Work with a com­mit­ted and pas­sion­ate team

About Mala’la

Mala’la Health Ser­vice is a respect­ed & accred­it­ed Abo­rig­i­nal Cor­po­ra­tion pro­vid­ing ser­vices to the sea­side com­mu­ni­ty of Man­ingri­da (520 km east of Dar­win), with a pop­u­la­tion of approx­i­mate­ly 3,000 peo­ple. These ser­vices include Pri­ma­ry Health Care, Aged & Com­mu­ni­ty Care, Fam­i­ly & Com­mu­ni­ty Well­ness, Drugs & Alco­hol Ser­vices. Mala’la Health Ser­vice pro­vides Pri­ma­ry Health Care ser­vices to Man­ingri­da and sur­round­ing home­lands under a Com­mu­ni­ty Con­trol model. 

Essen­tial Requirements

The role will see you work­ing in a remote Abo­rig­i­nal Com­mu­ni­ty. All appli­cants must have an under­stand­ing of and com­mit­ment to Abo­rig­i­nal Com­mu­ni­ty Con­trol, self-deter­mi­na­tion, and the issues faced by Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple liv­ing in remote settings.

To apply, please ensure that you have the following:

  • Cur­rent AHPRA Reg­is­tra­tion and Prac­tic­ing Cer­tifi­cate as a Reg­is­tered Nurse
  • Cur­rent Remote Emer­gency Care and Advance Life Sup­port Cer­tifi­cate (or equivalent)
  • Cur­rent accred­it­ed Immu­ni­sa­tion cer­tifi­cate (recog­nised in the NT)
  • Man­u­al Driver’s License
  • Min 5 years broad nurs­ing expe­ri­ence post reg­is­tra­tion and 3 years work­ing in a pri­ma­ry health relat­ed field in a remote context

Vac­ci­na­tion & Immu­ni­ty Screening

Mala’la Health Ser­vice is com­mit­ted to pro­vid­ing a safe and healthy work­ing envi­ron­ment for all staff and clients of our Health Care Cen­tre. In accor­dance with the Nation­al Health and Med­ical Research Coun­cil (NHM­RC) Guide­lines, Nation­al Safe­ty and Qual­i­ty Health Care Ser­vice Stan­dards, and oth­er local poli­cies, guide­lines and pro­ce­dures; we man­date that all staff abide by our Work­er Immu­ni­sa­tion Against Spe­cif­ic VPD Pol­i­cy, which will be sup­plied to all suc­cess­ful candidates.

For more infor­ma­tion regard­ing the Vac­ci­na­tion & Immu­ni­ty Screen­ing require­ments, please con­tact: hr@​malala.​com.​au

For more detailed Selec­tion Cri­te­ria, please click MHSAC Posi­tion Descrip­tion HU5 RAN to view the full Posi­tion Description.

How to apply?

For more infor­ma­tion and to apply, please con­tact Les­ley Woolf, Exec­u­tive Health Man­ag­er. Appli­ca­tions to be for­ward­ed to Lesley.​Woolf@​malala.​com.​au

Appli­cants may be required to dis­close any pre-exist­ing ill­ness or injury which may impact on their abil­i­ty to per­form the role. Details are avail­able in sec­tion 571 of the Work­ers’ Com­pen­sa­tion and Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Act 2003