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Public Health Registered Nurse (Male identified) - Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation - Tennant Creek

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  • Are you a Registered Nurse looking to make a difference in health outcomes for Aboriginal communities?
  • Help 'Close the Gap' as part of a multidisciplinary team of professionals
  • Attractive remuneration circa $112,974 - $117,719 plus super, relocation assistance and accommodation subsidy!
  • Enjoy 6 weeks annual leave with a monthly paid RDO, free general dental, general medical, gym membership and prescriptions!

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'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 a rewarding opportunity for a full-time Public Health Registered Nurse to join their Public Health Unit in Tennant Creek, NT.

Reporting to the Public Health Section Manager, you will be responsible for implementing, evaluating and improving the Sexual Health and Blood Borne Viruses (SH&BBV) program.

More specifically, you will be primarily focused on improving the coordination of the screening, monitoring and prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STI's) concerning Aboriginal men in the community.

Some of your key duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Working closely with Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation clinical services to ensure timely and appropriate internal and external STI index and contact referrals;
  • Conducting regular audits to maintain best practice including the review and implementation of appropriate policies, while working collaboratively with the Anyinginyi Health clinical services to ensure SH&BBV program activities are being implemented into operational plans;
  • Regularly reviewing pathology reports in accordance with Anyinginyi Health Sexual Health management guidelines;
  • Increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people tested for syphilis while developing processes to ensure syphilis testing data is collected in order to monitor the effectiveness of treatment in the Barkly region; and
  • Involving traditional elders and leaders in promoting STI&BBV awareness in the communities and participating in public health promotion activities while working closely with Aboriginal Health Practitioners (AHPs) to improve Aboriginal engagement and access to health services.

In this position, an applicant's gender is a genuine occupational requirement and is authorised by s35 of the NT Anti-Discrimination Act and Division 4 (s30, ss1 & ss2a,c,g,e,& h) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to provide public 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 $112,974 - $117,719 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.

Gain invaluable public health experience and make a genuine difference in Aboriginal communities - Apply Now!

About the Tennant Creek Region

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!

500km north of Alice Springs, Tennant Creek was once a rough and tumble droving town, but is now a modern town and one of the Territory's most populated areas. It is home to a major regional hospital, a CDU campus, schools, shops and a supermarket, accommodation, bars, clubs and restaurants, banking facilities, sporting clubs and an airport - everything you need to set up a relaxing new lifestyle! People from all walks of life find themselves calling Tennant Creek home.

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