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Nurse Home Visitor (Registered Nurse)


Posted: 15 Apr 2024

Location: Katherine NT

Wurli Wurlinjang Health Service has exciting opportunities for individuals who are currently registered with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse and are keen to join a team passionate about closing the gap and to heal our people and improve our health.

Job Cat­e­go­ry: Clin­i­cal Services

Job Type: Full Time

This Reg­is­tered Nurse posi­tion is based with­in our Wurli Wurlin­jang Fam­i­ly Part­ner­ship Pro­gram (WWF­PP). It can be a full time or part time position.

The pro­gram is an evi­dence-based home vis­it­ing pro­gram with a focus on ear­ly inter­ven­tion and pre­ven­tion of phys­i­cal and emo­tion­al risk and issues for women preg­nant with an Abo­rig­i­nal and /​or Tor­res Strait Islander baby. The pro­gram is vol­un­tary for all eli­gi­ble women and involves home vis­its dur­ing preg­nan­cy until the child’s sec­ond birthday.

The Nurse Home Vis­i­tor (Reg­is­tered Nurse) works with the Com­mu­ni­ty Fam­i­ly Part­ner­ship Work­ers to pro­vide a strengths based home vis­it­ing and edu­ca­tion ser­vice to women preg­nant with an Abo­rig­i­nal or Tor­res Strait Islander baby and their fam­i­lies. The role, in part­ner­ship with the Com­mu­ni­ty Fam­i­ly Part­ner­ship Work­ers, is to fos­ter cul­tur­al­ly safe rela­tion­ships with women preg­nant with an Abo­rig­i­nal and /​or Tor­res Strait Islander baby and their fam­i­lies and pro­mote high lev­el engage­ment and suc­cess­ful pro­gram outcomes. 

We are look­ing for a Reg­is­tered Nurse who has a min­i­mum of 2 years’ clin­i­cal expe­ri­ence, prefer­ably with back­ground in Mater­nal and child health. You need to be able to:-

  • Demon­strate under­stand­ing of nurs­ing process­es and clin­i­cal expertise
  • Build ther­a­peu­tic rela­tion­ships and main­tain ther­a­peu­tic boundaries
  • Utilise sound prob­lem solv­ing tech­niques and nego­ti­a­tion skills in accor­dance with moti­va­tion­al and inter­view­ing and behav­ior change theory

In return for your hard work and ded­i­ca­tion, you’ll receive an attrac­tive base salary (based on your expe­ri­ence) plus super.

With a strong focus on pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment, Wurli will pro­vide you with ongo­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties for train­ing and will invest in what­ev­er is need­ed for your success.

A fan­tas­tic range of fur­ther ben­e­fits include:

  • Salary sac­ri­fic­ing options;
  • Gen­er­ous leave enti­tle­ments (6 weeks annu­al leave, 15 days per­son­al leave, 1 week spe­cial leave, study leave);
  • Relo­ca­tion assis­tance and a short term accom­mo­da­tion allowance is avail­able for eli­gi­ble appli­cants to help you get settle

For fur­ther details regard­ing this posi­tion please refer to the Posi­tion Description

  • A cur­rent resume or cur­ricu­lum vitae (cv)
  • a cov­er let­ter / email which pro­vides a clear and con­cise overview of your abil­i­ty to meet the key require­ments of the role (pre­req­ui­sites, qual­i­fi­ca­tions / expe­ri­ence and competencies)
  • Cur­rent AHPRA registration
  • Cur­rent Nation­al Police Cer­tifi­cate (no less than 3 months from issue date)
  • Cur­rent North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry Driver’s Licence
  • Cur­rent Work­ing with Children’s Clear­ance (Ochre Card)

To apply for this job please sub­mit your online appli­ca­tion at https://​www​.wurli​.org​.au/​jobs/… or email hr@​wurli.​org.​au

If you have any queries regard­ing this posi­tion please con­tact a mem­ber of the Human Resource team on 08 8972 9195 or email hr@​wurli.​org.​au