16 Mar, 2020

Program Manager - Maternal & Early Childhood

$113,000 - $118,000 yearly
  • Employment Office
  • Katherine NT, Australia
Full time Nurse Registered Nurse

Job Description

Program Manager - Maternal & Early Childhood

  • Use your clinical skills to provide support to young children and families with one of the largest Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations in the NT!
  • Highly attractive salary circa $113,497 - $118,262 plus super, salary sacrificing & relocation assistance!
  • Amazing work/life balance, with 6 weeks annual leave giving you the chance to explore the wondrous Australian outback, as well as return home for holidays!

About the Opportunity

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation has a rewarding opportunity for a full-time Program Manager to join their team in Katherine, NT and lead the delivery of the new MECSH (Maternal and Early Childhood Sustained Home-visiting) program.

Reporting to the Director of Public Health and Planning, you will be providing assessment, screening, support, advice, and referral services to vulnerable and at risk mothers, families and carers with children to the age of three years old.

Your key responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Working closely with other Sunrise staff, external organisations, and community elders to ensure the program is culturally and socially beneficial;
  • Supporting mothers and families to enhance their coping and problem solving skills, and ability to mobilise resources;
  • Promoting positive parent-infant interaction and the delivery of a standardised, structured child development parent education program;
  • Fostering positive parents skills and supporting families to establish supportive relationships with other local families and the wider community;
  • Working within the community to improve health literacy, identifying trends in maternal or early childhood health and associated health gaps; and
  • Building the capacity of Aboriginal staff to facilitate the delivery of culturally appropriate health care.

For more information and the full position description please click 'Apply Now'!

About the Benefits

This is an incredibly rewarding opportunity to work with an organisation that's building the capacity of remote Aboriginal communities in order to improve their health and wellbeing.  

Your dedication will be rewarded with a highly attractive base salary circa $113,497 - $118,262 (based on your skills and experience) plus super and salary packaging options up to $15,899 per year.

You will also have access to a wide range of benefits including:

  • 6 weeks leave per year;
  • Up to 10 days study leave;
  • Travel allowance; and
  • Relocation assistance, negotiable with the right candidate.

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 a unique opportunity to support families and young children in some of the most disadvantaged communities in the Territory - Apply Now.


$113k - $118k + super, salary sacrifice & relocation!


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