18 May, 2020

Registered Nurse - Maternal & Early Childhood

$103,067 - $110,729 yearly
  • Employment Office
  • Northern Territory, Australia
Full Time Child Health Maternal and Child Health Nurse Paediatric Registered Nurse

Job Description

  • Provide support to young children and families with one of the largest Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations in the NT!
  • Highly attractive salary circa $103,067 - $110,729 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 Sunrise

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation.

The Sunrise approach involves Aboriginal communities 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 is currently looking for a full-time Registered Nurse to join their team in remote NT as part of their new MECSH (Maternal and Early Childhood Sustained Home-visiting) program.

The MECSH Program is a structured program of sustained nurse home-visiting for families at risk of poorer maternal and child health and development outcomes. It was developed as an effective intervention for vulnerable and at‐risk mothers living in areas of socio‐economic disadvantage.

Based in Barunga and also supporting several nearby communities (Manyallaluk, Mataranka, and Jilkminggan) you will be supporting the health and development of children and families, identifying problems early in the child's development, offering general advice and pursuing opportunities for health promotion or prevention for a case load of up to 30 clients.

For more information and the selection criteria, 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 $103,067 - $110,729 (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;
  • Accommodation; 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.


$103,067 - $110,729 + super & salary sacrificing!


Nursing,   Public Health Administration,   Social Service  


Provide direct support to vulnerable young children & their families in remote NT communities. Accommodation, relocation assistance & more benefits!

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