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Nurse Home Visitor – Congress – Alice Springs

  • Base Salary: $101,458 – $121,251
  • Full Time, Maximum Term contract
  • Female Identified Position

Why Central Australian Aboriginal Congress?

Congress has expanded to become the largest Aboriginal community-controlled health organisation in the Northern Territory and are one of the most experienced Aboriginal primary health care services in the country, a strong political advocate of closing the gap on Aboriginal health disadvantage and a national leader in improving health outcomes for all Aboriginal people.

What’s in it for you?

  • Total Effective Package: $123,867 – $147,820
  • Six (6) weeks’ annual leave
  • 10.5% superannuation
  • A strong commitment to Professional Development
  • Access to the Congress health services for you and your family at no cost
  • District allowance and Remote Benefits

What’s the role?

  • Managing a case load of up to 20 clients and undertaking home visits in accordance within a ANFPP model through a bi-cultural model approach to eligible women and their families who reside in the Alice Springs and surrounding outstations, Santa Teresa and Amoonguna communities
  • Assessing physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of women and their families as they relate to the ANFPP domains
  • Providing education, support and referral resources when assisting women and their families to identify and achieve their desired stated goals
  • Consulting and collaborating with other professionals/agencies involved in providing services to women and families
  • Working collaboratively with the Aboriginal Community Worker through a bicultural model to support cultural safety in program delivery and develop effective partnerships with clients and their families;

Is the role right for you?

  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife with a minimum of 4 years nursing /midwifery experience
  • Preparedness to undertake and complete all ANFPP training and other workplace training as required with a willingness to travel interstate for training
  • Understanding of the social determinants of health and other disparities experienced by Aboriginal people
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with both Aboriginal clients and a willingness to be supported by Aboriginal staff for cultural guidance
  • Current Ochre Card, Criminal History Check, First Aid Certificate and NT Drivers Licence

What’s it like living in Alice Springs?

Framed by the iconic MacDonnell Ranges and surrounding desert landscape, Alice Springs is the place to begin your outback adventure. Alice Springs is a melting pot of culture, art, history, entertainment, and adventure. Mparntwe is the Arrernte word for Alice Springs. The Arrernte people are the traditional custodians of Alice Springs and have a strong connection with the land. Stunning landscapes, the world’s oldest living culture, and a unique pioneering history create a diverse and exhilarating destination to explore.

If this sounds like a role for you, we want to hear from you. APPLY TODAY by clicking the “Apply for this job” link

Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Megan on 08 8982 1002.

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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$101,000 - AU$121,000 per annum
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Job Type:

Nursing

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