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Registered Nurse – Anyinginyi Health – Tennant Creek

  • Salary of $97,333 – $103,994 p/a + 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous salary packaging of $15,899.94 p/a
  • Free gym membership, free general dentistry and subsidised accommodation

Why Anyinginyi?

Anyinginyi is a multi-disciplinary organisation which provides primary health care services to the Aboriginal people of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region, dedicated to ‘Closing the Gap’ in Aboriginal health within remote Australia. Anyinginyi has a holistic approach to health ensuring that clients’ physical and emotional health and wellbeing is given the utmost priority.

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary of $97,333 – $103,994 p/a + 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous salary packaging of $15,899.94 p/a
  • Free gym membership, free general dentistry and subsidised accommodation
  • Professional development allowance of $1,300p/a
  • Remote retention allowance of $750 and relocation assistance up to $5,000 to help you get settled into town!

What’s the role?

  • Triaging and supporting Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander clients in remote communities appropriately and responding promptly to all emergency health care needs
  • Conducting opportunistic and scheduled health assessments, immunisations and treatment of clients, as well as delivering health education and health promotion, as per CARPA guidelines, within the scope of practice
  • Maintaining high quality of practice knowledge, skills, and expertise through meeting the continuing professional development standards set by AHPRA, and meeting any other Mandatory Registration Standards
  • Participating in dealing with issues affecting the social and emotional wellbeing of the community in line and associated with Women’s health activities
  • Developing and maintain strong collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders and service providers in the Barkly Region with a focus on adopting a holistic approach to ensure agencies are working together to address the key responsibilities of this position

Is the role right for you?

  • Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse
  • Evidenced understanding of the Primary Health Care system and key issues relevant to closing the gap in health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Ability to communicate sensitively and culturally appropriate to support the delivery of programs and services.
  • Current certification to give vaccines in the Northern Territory or ability to achieve this.
  • Experience working with an Aboriginal organisation or communities will be highly regarded but is not essential, provided you are able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the issues pertaining to Aboriginal Primary Health Care and the social determinants of health in our surrounding communities.

What’s it like living in Tennant Creek?

Year-round blue skies, stunning landscapes, and vibrant, diverse, and warm communities – that’s life in the Northern Territory! Only a short flight from most Australian cities, Tennant Creek is not just a must-see destination renowned for its individual identity and rich cultural heritage but is a remarkable community to set up home in!

As a small regional centre, Tennant Creek does not have the facilities one would find in larger country towns like Katherine or Alice Springs however it does provide for all the basics that most people require, and several tourist attractions within easy reach like the beautiful Lake Mary Ann.

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 call Megan Dennis 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$97,000 - AU$104,000 per annum
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Job Type:

Nursing

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