MESCH - Visiting Program Nurse - Sunrise Health

  • Employment Office
  • Darwin NT, Australia
  • 18 Nov, 2019
Contract Registered Nurse

Job Description

About the Organisation
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.

About the Opportunity
Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation has an exciting opportunity for a Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home-Visiting (MESCH) Program Nurse to join their dedicated team. The successful candidate will be delivering the program to several communities including Barunga, Manyallaaluk (Eva Valley) and Bulman. This is a contract based position ending in July 2022.

Reporting to the MESCH Manager, your main responsibility is to provide Primary Health Care to families and identify problems early in the child's development, offer advice and pursue opportunities for health promotion and and prevention.

About the Benefits
This is an opportunity to provide supportive and important healthcare to children and families in a remote community.

Your dedication will be rewarded with a highly attractive base salary circa $110,729 (based on skills and experience) plus super.

You will also have access to a wide range of benefits including:
- 6 weeks leave per year;
- Up to 10 days study leave;
- Access to company vehicle for work-related travel;
- Laptop and Phone;
- Accommodation for any overnight stays while working in the communities;
- Salary packaging options u p to $15,899 per year.

Working at Sunrise Health Service and living in the Katherine region has lifestyle benefits that are unique to the Northern Territory. With the Katherine Gorge on your doorstep and an incredible outdoor lifestyle on offer, combined with some of the best fishing in the world, the Northern Territory is the place to be to make the most of life's adventures.

This is an ideal opportunity to utilise your skills and make a difference to those in a remote community - Apply Now!


$110,729 + super

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