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Family Home Visitor Registered Nurse – Wurli Wurlinjang

  • Be part of a multi-disciplinary team who delivers general and acute care
  • Remote travel to communities
  • Competitive salary with 6 weeks annual leave

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Why Wurli Wurlinjang Health Service?

Wurli Wurlinjang Health Service is looking to find a Family Home Visitor (Registered Nurse) to join their multi-disciplinary team in Katherine. Wurli is an Aboriginal Community Controlled organisation delivering primary and clinical health care services to the Aboriginal people in Katherine and surrounding communities. Wurli prides itself on delivering a range of health services to the community in a style and manner that makes clients feel welcome and comfortable.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive annual salary
  • 6 weeks annual leave plus leave loading
  • Training and career development opportunities including study leave provisions
  • Salary packaging arrangements
  • Continuous CPD opportunities

What’s the role?

The Family Home Visitor works to foster culturally safe relationships, promote high level engagement, and provide a strengths-based home visiting and education service to women pregnant with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander baby and their families.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to-

  • Practicing with a focus on early intervention and prevention of physical and emotional risk
  • Building and maintaining relationships based on trust, support and growth with eligible women, their families, team colleagues and community members
  • Providing culturally safe home visits to women and their families
  • Acquiring the knowledge and skills to implement the program successfully and keep up to date with information on a local, state, or national level that may impact delivery of content
  • Delivering content at home visits in a way that maintains alignment with the client centred principles including modelling therapeutic relationships, change theory, self-efficacy and solution focused approaches

Is the role right for you?

Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:

  • AHPRA Registration as a Registered Nurse
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • At least two years previous clinical experience (Nurse or RAHP)
  • A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Indigenous societies and culture, including issues effecting Indigenous people in contemporary Australian Society and knowledge of Katherine and surrounding communities.
  • Current Ochre Card, Criminal History Check, First Aid Certificate and NT Drivers Licence

What’s it like living in Katherine?

With a population of around 11,000, Katherine is a modern, thriving regional centre. The population of the region is just over 24,000 people, of which 60% identify as Indigenous. Located 314 km from Darwin and 1180 km from Alice Springs, the town is situated on the banks of the Katherine River. Katherine has a sub-tropical climate, with distinct wet and dry seasons. The Katherine region also boasts magnificent Aboriginal rock art, Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park, the Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park and Elsey National Park. Historically, Katherine has always been important. To the local Aborigines, it was the point where the traditional lands of the Dagoman, Jawoyn, and Wardaman met, and consequently, the river and the nearby gorge were popular meeting places.

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Applicants must address the selection criteria in a cover letter and provide a current CV along with contact details for at least 2 referees.

Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Lauren Golotta on 08 8982 1011 or

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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary:

AU$84701.00 - AU$91214.00 per annum
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Job Type:

Nursing

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