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Registered Nurses - Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation - Tennant Creek


Employer: Employment Office
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Health Care & Allied Health, Health Promotion, Indigenous, Nursing
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NT

Job posted on: 09 August, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

About the Organisation

Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation (AHAC) is a multi-disciplinary organisation which provides primary health care services to the Aboriginal people of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region.

Anyinginyi consists of five different sections (Health Centre, Corporate Services, Public Health Unit, Sports and Recreation, and Piliyintinji-Ki Stronger Families) which allows them to have an holistic approach to health ensuring that clients' physical and emotional health and wellbeing is given the utmost priority.

Anyinginyi's mission is to be a provider of high quality holistic primary health care services focusing on prevention and treatment in a culturally responsive way that empowers Aboriginal people to take more responsibility for their own health.

About the Opportunity

Anyinginyi now has two exciting opportunities for full-time Registered Nurses to join their Health Services team in Tennant Creek, NT.

These roles are responsible for providing culturally sensitive nursing care for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities of the Barkly region.

More specifically, some of your key duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Working closely with Aboriginal Health Practitioners to maintain and develop culturally appropriate and accessible health services;
  • Involving traditional elders and leaders in promoting health and wellbeing within the community;
  • Providing general health care - assessment and management of a broad range of clinical problems in consultation with Aboriginal Health Practitioners, Doctors, other nurses or CARPA Standard Treatment Manual written protocols;
  • Participating in dealing with issues affecting the social and emotional wellbeing of the community; and
  • Delivering and/or referring counselling supports to individuals and families on health and wellbeing related issues.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to provide generalist health services that help close the gap for Aboriginal health in remote Australia.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly attractive remuneration package circa $102,592 - $110,220 plus super, negotiable with skills and experience.

Anyinginyi also offers a host of additional benefits to further increase your take-home pay, including:

  • 6 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading;
  • Salary sacrificing up to $15,899.94 p/a;
  • Subsidised furnished rental accommodation is available for candidates who are relocating;
  • Relocation assistance (up to $5,000);
  • One paid RDO monthly;
  • Free general medical;
  • Free general dentistry (excluding laboratory work);
  • Free gym membership;
  • Free medical prescriptions.

You will be joining a friendly and professional team, where you will also receive personal and professional development opportunities.

This is a diverse and fulfilling generalist health role, with excellent benefits, making a difference to the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. What are you waiting for? Apply Now!

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