Remote Area Nurse – Marthakal Homelands – Galiwinuku

  • Support Yolgnu Aboroginal culture and build stronger relationships
  • Provide regular and ongoing access to health services in occupied homelands
  • Above award salary with benefits such as salary sacrifice and housing
Why Marthakal Homelands Health Service?
MHHS, situated on Galiwin’ku (Elcho Island), is a mobile Yolgnu Medical Service covering 15,000 square kilometers in the remote East Arnhem Land with a population between around 250. There are 29 homelands in the Marthakal Homelands region, for which the medical service is on 24 hours emergency call. Being a mobile medical service means that the health team travel in small planes and four-wheel drive vehicles to conduct clinics out on the homelands. What medical equipment can’t be packed can’t be taken, so compact sturdy anti shock equipment is used.
 
What’s in it for you?
  • Excellent RN4 salary of $109,000 – $118,000 per annum and salary sacrificing options
  • On call allowance, annual bonus and 6 weeks’ annual leave
  • Accommodation provided as well as freight and internet allowance
  • Relocation support for eligible candidates
  • Fares out of isolated locations (FOIL) at least once every six months
  • Live and work in a community steeped in traditions and culture
What’s the role?
  • Responding to health emergencies on Homelands in an effective and timely manner with an expected health outcome
  • Using skills and knowledge to deliver quality health care and meet all legal obligations
  • Supporting and participating in all initiatives and change processes that aim to improve service delivery
Is the role right for you?
  • A relevant tertiary qualification degree and current registration with AHPRA
  • Ideally experience working and living in a remote Indigenous community, which is an alcohol free environment
  • Demonstrated ability to engage effectively and sensitively with Indigenous people for whom English is not their first language
  • Demonstrated ability and experience to work autonomously and collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team in a small, remote Aboriginal Controlled Health Service delivering primary and dental health care
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of social determinants of health issues affecting Aboriginal people
  • Ability to undergo a successful Criminal History and Working with Children’s Check, and gain/maintain a current NT Drivers Licence
What’s it like living in Galiwin’ku (Elcho Island)?
The advantages of living and working in remote East Arnhem Land are varied and interesting and provide a pathway to develop skills in chronic disease, tropical medicine, Aboriginal health and rural health, that could not be experienced in other regions of Australia. You are able to enhance your emergency medicine skills, whilst contributing to improved health outcomes for the Marthakal Homelands region. The challenges are as diverse as the landscape, but the opportunities to achieve your professional and lifestyle goals are immense

Job Information

Job Reference: AD-1190
Salary: $109,000 - $118,000
Salary From: £109000
Salary To: £118000
Job Industries: Medical and Nursing
Job Locations: East Arnhem
Job Types: Nursing
Apply Now

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:

Vector Smart Object-ai

Salary:

$109,000 - $118,000
Vector Smart Object-ai

Job Type:

Nursing

If you’re interested in this opportunity, register your interest with our recruitment team

Subscribe to Job Alerts from NT PHN

* indicates required
What are you interested in?

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from Northern Territory PHN:

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.