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Maningrida is a remote Aboriginal community in West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory with a population of approximately 2,800 people. It is located approximated 520 km east of Darwin, and boasts a beautiful seaside location steeped in history and culture with traditional landowners being the Kunibidji people.

Mala’la Health Service is currently undergoing an exciting time in our organisational development with the transition of the Health Services in Maningrida to Mala’la Health Service community control model.

Mala’la is seeking a Registered Nurse with experience in Child Health for our Kids Clinic Program. To be a successful Child Health Nurse, you will be able to promote and provide comprehensive and culturally appropriate health program for the children of Maningrida Community, and also work collaboratively with other stakeholders in Maningrida.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work within the Child Health Program in partnership with the multi-disciplinary team to provide high quality prevention and treatment

  • Identify and prioritise Child Health needs by working collaboratively with families and the broader community

  • Provide a culturally safe, competent and comprehensive care

  • Develop and maintain a strong referral pathway

  • Work with the broader team including external agencies

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse

  • Min 5 years broad nursing experience post registration and 3 years working in a primary health related field in a remote context, preferably in Child Health

  • Qualifications and experience directly related to Child Health, preferably in community setting

What’s In It for You?

  • Excellent salary RN4 level

  • Salary sacrifice options

  • Fully subsidised accommodation available

  • Relocation assistance available to eligible candidates

  • 6 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading

  • Work with a committed and passionate team

June 03, 2020 2:00
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