Nurse/Midwife Clinical Specialist Child and Family Health

NT Government

Base pay $128k - $137k
Permanent Full time Standard business hours
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Full job description

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

Central Australian Region

Nurse 4, Remuneration Package Range $127,689 - $137,065
(Comprising salary $109,921 - $118,093, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave). In In addition to above Package Range; professional development allowances and salary sacrifice provisions apply.
Relocation assistance may also be negotiated. 
Primary and Public Health Care Central Australia 
Ongoing vacancy in Alice Springs 

These positions offers an exciting career changing opportunity for an experienced Child and Family Health Nurse to work with a dynamic multidisciplinary team of Health Professionals and Community based staff who are focussed on improving the health of children living in a culturally unique environment. The challenge of these positions is to provide clinical care in several communities focussing on growth and development assessments, childhood immunisation schedules of children under 5 together and identify children and families requiring more support directly or through referral. The successful applicant must have experience driving a manual vehicle with eligibility to obtain an NT Driver’s licence and be willing and able to travel to remote areas on a regular basis by road, light plane and to stay for up to a week as required.

You will be a registered nurse holding a current certificate of registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. Additionally you will have a post graduate certificate in Family and Child Health Nursing and a current Vaccine Providers Certificate recognised by NT Health. You will have an knowledge of Principles of Primary Health Care, Social Determinants of Health and an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal Health outcomes. All enquires are welcome.

For further information please contact Monica Bennion on 08 8955 6129 or monica.bennion@nt.gov.au 

Quote vacancy number: 37878
Vacancy closing date: 18/08/2022

Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.jobs.nt.gov.au 

Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.australiasnorthernterritory.com.au

Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ https://forms.pfes.nt.gov.au/safent) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.

NTPS employees subject to CHO Directions No. 41 of 2022 requires workers in high risk places to have received their third dose (booster) by 11 March 2022 and CHO Directions 52/2022 now requires remaining employees to have received their third dose (booster) by 22 April 2022 (except where a medical exemption is granted). 

Department of Health is a Smoke Free Workplace


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Job details
Date posted
29 Jul 2022
Expiring date
18 Aug 2022
Healthcare & Medical
Above avg.
$128k - $137k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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