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Remote Area Nurse – Adolescent & Men’s Health – Yirrkala Clinic

  • Competitive Salary $115,032-$123,580
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Subsidized Housing and utility package

Why Miwatj Health?

Be part of something bigger. Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation is one of Australia’s largest providers of Aboriginal health care. Our incredible team provides remote health services and support to more than 10,000 people across East Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. We empower the Yolngu to take control of their lives and direct their futures – and we need passionate people like you to join our team.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary of $91,345 to $123,580 PA (depending on skills and experience)
  • Salary Package up to $15,900pa plus a further $2,650pa on Meals and Entertainment
  • 6 Weeks annual leave + 17.5% leave loading
  • Miwatj Annual Leave Travel Assistance up to $2,000 plus Fly Out Leave
  • Professional development and study leave

What’s the role?

  • To work in the Adolescent and Men’s Health Program in partnership with the Aboriginal Health workforce to provide high quality care to clients of Yirrkala community.
  • To provide Health Checks including immunisations, STI screening and treatment follow up.
  • Coordinate Annual Male Adult Health Checks and work in partnership with the Yirrkala school and Clontarf programs.
  • Work within a multidisciplinary team of Aboriginal Health Practitioners, Aboriginal Health Worker Trainees, Community Health Workers, Medical Practitioners, Specialists, other allied health professionals and external health service providers in order to provide a quality and comprehensive primary health care service to the community.
  • Promote and support the role of the Aboriginal health workforce as crucial to improving health outcomes of Aboriginal people, and act as a clinical resource and mentor for Aboriginal Health Practitioners, Aboriginal Health Trainees and Aboriginal Community Health Workers.

Is this role right for you?

  • Current Registration and annual Practicing Certificate as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA.
  • Minimum of 5 years broad nursing experience post registration and 3 years working as a remote area nurse with experience working with Adolescent’s and/or Men’s Health program.
  • An understanding of and commitment to Aboriginal Community Control and self-determination.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of Primary Health Care, and program delivery in a Primary Health Care setting.

What’s it like living in East Arnhem Region?

Yirrkala is on the east coast of the Gove peninsula in north-east Arnhem. East Arnhem has a spectacular landscape, with rugged coastlines, remote islands and some of the world’s most biodiverse habitats. Residents and visitors to the region are drawn to its beaches, culture, lifestyle and trails. The town of Nhulunbuy, on the Gove Peninsula, is the largest centre in the region.

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 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$115,000 - AU$124,000 per annum
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Job Type:

Nursing

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