21 Oct, 2019
Permanent Full Time
About the Organisation Mallee District Aboriginal Services (MDAS), a pioneering community-controlled indigenous community service, has a history of growth and innovation. They were founded in the early 80's with two workers in a single room providing health services, including drug and alcohol counselling, while a Koori playgroup next door offered respite and social connection for parents of small children. The organisation is now recognised as a leader in Koori services, with over 200 staff delivering innovative, holistic, person-centred programs. Fuelled by their desire to see change in their community, its leaders identify community issues, design solutions and work in partnership with other welfare providers and government agencies.
About the Opportunity Mallee District Aboriginal Services (MDAS) has an excellent full-time opportunity for a personable Mental Health Nurse t o join their Social and Emotional Wellbeing team, based in Mildura, VIC.
In this pivotal role, you will be responsible for providing professional and confidential mental health services in a recovery framework to facilitate healing and improvements in the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
For more information and the full position description please click 'Apply Now'!
About the Benefits If you're a motivated individual looking to take on a rewarding challenge where you can really make a difference - this is the opportunity for you!
In return for your hard work and dedication, the successful candidate will enjoy an attractive remuneration circa $82,763 (negotiable based on your skills and experience) PLUS super and a range of benefits including: * Salary packaging; * 4 weeks annual leave, with 17.5% leave loading; and * 10 wellbeing days a year.
Furthermore, you will be welcomed into a supportive and welcoming team that will listen to and value your ideas. This is an opportunity to advance your career with an established and highly respected community organisation, where you will have a direct and positive impact on the community.
This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills, advance your career and enhance your cultural knowledge whilst making a positive difference - Apply Now!
$103,067 - $110,729 yearly
Melbourne VIC, Australia
A Rewarding Career Opportunity
Sunrise Health Service is seeking several full-time Remote Area Nurses to join their dedicated multidisciplinary team in Katherine, NT.
These positions are responsible for providing general health care, assessment, and treatment of a broad range of clinical problems to achieve positive outcomes in overall levels of health and well-being within the community.
Your primary responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to) : - Working with other members of the Sunrise Primary Health Care team to meet identified needs; - Providing accident and emergency care, including emergency first aid, stabilisation, and evacuation of patients; - Assisting with the identification of health trends and gaps in service delivery within the community; - Supporting the provision of specialist care, inclu ding substance abuse, nutritional, and mental health care; - Consulting with community groups on matters relating to the health needs and cultural approaches of the community; - Building the capacity of Aboriginal Health Practitioner (AHP) staff to provide the highest possible standard of culturally appropriate health care; and - Liaising with AHP staff, doctors, and nurses to facilitate tracing and treatment of patients moving between communities, homelands, and out-stations.
The Benefits This is a unique opportunity to expand on your experience and knowledge of primary health care services relating to remote Aboriginal communities. Not only will you experience working with clients throughout the community / home environment (as opposed to a large clinical setting), you'll also benefit from direct working relationships with a large team of multi-disciplinary professionals.
Your hard work and dedication wil l be rewarded with an attractive remuneration circa $103,067 - $110,729 plus super and a range of benefits including : - Relocation assistance; - Accommodation allowance; - 6 weeks annual leave; - Up to 10 days of study leave per year; and - Salary packaging options.
In addition, you will have the chance to experience the lifestyle benefits that are unique to the Northern Territory and Katherine region in particular. With Australia's most stunning landscapes on your doorstep and an incredible outdoor lifestyle on offer, the Northern Territory is the place to be to make the most of life's adventures.
Don't miss this opportunity to join a dedicated team in producing improved health outcomes for the community - Apply Now!
About Sunrise Health Service Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation is a Community Controlled Health Organisation.
The Sunrise approach involves community people taking part in controlling their own health. Everything from financial management and governance, staff selection and service delivery priorities are directed by the organisation's Aboriginal Board and Community Health Committees.
Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation works in partnership with Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN), who provide support services to health professionals and organisation across the Northern Territory.
Please Note : Previous applicants need not apply.
Location : Australia and Oceania,----Melbourne
Darwin NT, Australia
25 Sep, 2019
Permanent Full Time
About Urapuntja Health Service Urapuntja Health Service provides services to a population of about 1000 permanent residents who live in 16 homeland communities. A unique health service, Urapuntja delivers an outreach service to all 16 outstation communities every week, while the primary clinic is situated outside of these communities in it's own location.
Community involvement has been critical to everything that the organisation does, with the Service being developed from a desire of the Aboriginal people to have their own health service. The Board of Directors is elected from and by the community annually, with the group meeting regularly to discuss issues and make decisions relevant to the organisation. To this day, the health status of community members in this area are some of the best in the Northern Territory. About the Opportunity
Urapuntja now has multiple oppor tunities for full-time Remote Area Nurses to join their dedicated team in Utopia, NT. These positions are being offered on a 12 month contract basis, with possibility of extension.
Reporting to the Clinic Manager and working within a multidisciplinary team, these positions are primarily responsible for providing comprehensive primary healthcare to community members through the assessment and management of a broad range of clinical problems.
The majority of your time will be spent delivering outreach services to the 16 community outstations, with the remaining time spent in Clinic.
Some key duties will include (but will not be limited to): * Developing and delivering health programs with an emphasis on chronic disease management, prevention and STIs; * Participate in opportunistic and community screening activities; and * Performing consultations with community health program clients including th e provision of basic physical examination and advice on the treatment and management of clients' health problems.
Successful candidates must possess the following: * Registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA * High level clinical and health promotion skills * Experience with resuscitation and cannulation
About the Benefits If you're looking for an opportunity to utilise your nursing skills in a new and interesting way, take on this challenging and rewarding opportunity within Aboriginal health!
Day to day you'll enjoy incredible variety across different health issues, and get to experience parts of Australia most people never see while you're at it! On days when you will be working in the Clinic, you'll enjoy a brand new, state-of-the-art and purpose-built building nearing the end of construction, with plenty of room, specialised acces s, and great patient flow.
On offer is a competitive base salary plus super and 24% on-call allowance!
You will also have access to a range of benefits including: * A monthly RDO * 6 weeks' annual leave * Return airfares to your point of hire * Leave loading * Generous salary sacrificing options * 10 days training leave to support your professional development * 3 weeks remote area leave per annum
The successful candidate will also be supplied with rent-free, fully contained accommodation, including an allowance towards all amenities provided (internet, electricity, telephone)!
Urapuntja maintains a strong focus on safety of it's employees and ensures a 2-up arrangement is in place. You will always be accompanied by at least one ot her health care professional, and will be equipped with satellite phones and GPS trackers at all times.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
For more information and to apply, please click "apply now".