Rural Workforce Agency (RWA) NT is currently partnering with Wurli-Wurlinjang to recruit for multiple CURRENT vacancies for Senior Aboriginal Health Practitioners and Registered Aboriginal Health Practitioners. Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Service is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation delivering primary and clinical health care services to the community in a style and manner that makes clients feel welcome and comfortable. Wurli operates a range of clinics and provides a range of Services that require primary health care to be delivered by Registered Aboriginal Health Practitioners. This includes main clinic (acute and general), Gudbinji chronic disease clinic, Binjari Health clinic, Women and children’s health and men’s health.
As a Registered Aboriginal Health Practitioner (RAHP) you will be responsible for delivering safe, high quality clinical services, patient care, health promotion and education as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The role is responsible for delivery of client services in accordance with Wurli policy and procedures, guided by CARPA standard treatment manual and applicable legislation and regulations. Depending on the clinic and program Registered Aboriginal Health Practitioners may assess and treat clients, deliver specific health care programs or specialise in a particular health care service. All RAHP’s bring cultural authority into the organisation, they are to provide cultural brokerage between patients and non-indigenous staff to provide culturally safe and appropriate advice and support in order to contribute to better health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The Location: Katherine Region
The town of Katherine is the thriving main town within this sub-tropical region, situated a three hour drive south of Darwin. The main town is situated on the banks of the Katherine river and has a population of around 10,000 people while the larger Katherine region has a population of just over 24,000. Katherine is well equipped as a regional town with a shopping centre that features a supermarket and many specialty shops. Katherine is on the edge of Kakadu National park which is filled with waterfalls and bush walks. Kayaking through the picturesque Katherine Gorge is a popular weekend activity.
To be considered for this opportunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:
BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES
If you meet the above selection criteria and would like to discuss this role further, please contact our Recruitment and Retention Team for a confidential discussion today.
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