- Competitive salary $96,467 – $101,786
- Up to $10,000 for relocation assistance
- Available to be based in Darwin or Nhulunbuy
Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation is one of Australia’s largest providers of Aboriginal health care. Their incredible team provides remote health services and support to more than 10,000 people across East Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. Miwatj empower the Yolngu to take control of their lives and direct their futures – and we need passionate people like you to join the team.
This role can be based out of any NT location with a Miwatj office, however the role will be FIFO Monday – Friday to Mili, Ramo, Gapuwiyak, and Galiwin’ku
What’s in it for you?
- Competitive salary $96,467 – $101,786 (depending on skills and experience)Up to $10,000 for relocation (3.5k for Darwin based or 10k for Nhulunbuy based)
- Eligibility for scholarships, bursaries and CPD Grants through PHN
- Ability to Salary Package up to $15,900pa plus a further $2,650pa on Meals and Entertainment
- 5 Weeks annual leave + 17.5% leave loading
- 10.5% Superannuation
- Professional development and study leave
- Travel Allowance provided
- Darwin or Nhulunbuy Office
- Full-time, fixed-term until 30 June 2023
What’s the role?
- Work in conjunction with the MECSH Nurses, MECSH Program Coordinator, and Primary Health Care workforce to achieve optimal maternal and child health outcomes for Yolngu familiesProvide culturally safe psychosocial support for mothers and families in the MECSH program, including brief counselling interventions.
- Provide support to assist MECSH enrolled families access to key services, including housing, Medicare/Centrelink and resolve financial issues.
- Facilitate links for Yolngu families with specialist support services, including making appropriate referrals to other professionals and key agencies where required.
- Provide evidence-based culturally appropriate support, advice and education to MECSH families relating to psychological and environmental issues, supporting the health and development of family including older children, providing opportunity for discussion.
Is this the right role for you?
- An understanding of and commitment to Aboriginal Community Control and self-determination.An understanding of the issues faced by Yolngu people living in remote settings.
- Degree in Social Work or accredited Aboriginal Health Practitioner (AHP) with proven experience in Social Emotional Wellbeing.
- A minimum of 2 years remote health experience with a demonstrated understanding of issues pertaining to determinants of Aboriginal primary health care.
- Weekly travel Monday to Friday from Nhulunbuy to all East Arnhem Land Miwatj clinics.
- Demonstrated ability to work autonomously, with efficient time management skills.
- Demonstrated experience in the use of computers and data collection programs.
- Sound interpersonal written and verbal communication skills.
- Current manual driver’s license, current Working with Children clearance (OCHRE Card) and current criminal history check.
NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Ashleigh McDonald on 08 8982 1056Apply Now