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Registered Nurse, Men's Health - 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 men within the community?
  • Help 'Close the Gap' as part of a multidisciplinary team of professionals
  • Attractive remuneration circa $60,654 - $90,712 plus super, relocation assistance and subsidised accommodation!
  • 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 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 a rewarding opportunity for a full-time Registered Nurse (Men's health) to join their team in Tennant Creek, NT on a permanent basis.

Reporting to the Health Services Section Manager and working closely with the Aboriginal Health Practitioners, you will be responsible for maintaining and developing culturally appropriate and accessible health services for men within the community, while encouraging them to prioritise their health.

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

  • Continuing the ongoing development and promotion of Anyinginyi Health programs and participating in health and wellbeing check clinics;
  • Contributing to the planning and provision of STI education, screening and contract tracing, as well as the provision of sexual health and family planning counselling;
  • Providing general health care including assessment and management of a range of clinical problems, in consultation with a multidisciplinary team of health professionals;
  • Providing health checks, general First Aid techniques and promoting health awareness;
  • Helping address the issues affecting the social and emotional wellbeing of the community; and
  • Advocating for the rights and needs of individuals, families and communities on health related issues.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to promote and provide public health services for Aboriginal men throughout Tennant Creek and the Barkly region.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly attractive remuneration package circa $60,654 - $90,712 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.

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.

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

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