Employment Office Australia and Oceania,----Darwin
Sep 23, 2016Full time
About the OpportunityAHCAC has a rewarding opportunity for an experienced Chronic Disease Nurse to join their team on a full time basis. Working from the Ampilatwatja Clinic, this role is being offered on a one year contract, with the possibility for extension (subject to funding arrangements).Reporting to the Clinic Manager, you will provide high quality, intensive chronic disease care to clients in the Ampilatwatja region. There will be a significant and unique focus on undertaking an intensive support program for clients with uncontrolled diabetes in collaboration with Baker IDI.Some of your responsibilities will include:* Providing clinical leadership to your team in the area of chronic disease management;* Playing a lead role in improving community awareness of diabetes and associated complications;* Working closely with clients and fam ily groups to increase capacity of self-management of their diabetes;* Providing daily follow up of high risk clients with diabetes through provision of a mobile home visiting service;* Following the 'RAN Model of Consultation' to provide holistic, culturally safe, high quality primary health care services; and* Performing general clinical duties as required.For further information or to discuss the position, please contact Claire Thomson on 08 8339 4650 or firstname.lastname@example.org.About the BenefitsIf you are looking for a change of routine, a change of lifestyle or a new adventure, this is the role for you. You will see and experience more of Australia's real outback than most people ever will - and get paid to do it!Ampilatwatja Health Centre Aboriginal Corporation is an organisation that truly values its team, and is committed to improving employee knowledge, skills and experience. You will enjoy the support of a dedicated team of Registered Nurses and GPs and have access to the Royal Flying Doctors Service.You will enjoy a highly attractive remuneration package circa $129,598 (inclusive of super and leave loading), PLUS an outstanding range of additional benefits including:* Salary sacrifice and packaging options;* Additional payments for on-call work;* Generous leave provisions of 6 weeks per year and 3 weeks remote leave;* Access to a work vehicle in order to travel to town;* Fully furnished accommodation at $45 per week (inclusive of electricity, water and gas);* Relocation assistance up to $2,500; and* Repatriation assistance back to the capital city of recruitment.About the OrganisationAmpilatwatja Health Centre Aboriginal Corporation (AHCAC) is an Aboriginal community-controlled health service located in the Ampilatwatja Community off the Sandover Highway, some 350kms north east of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. Traditional culture is very strong and the community is governed by the traditional owners.Dedicated to providing primary health care services to the local Aboriginal communities, AHCAC services patients from the Ampilatwatja, Irrultja, Alnwengerrp and Welere communities. Alongisde primary health care services, the clinic also provides 24-hour emergency services, with three consulting rooms and two emergency rooms.The clinic currently runs a number of community health programs such as Healthy Eating, Women's Health, and Men's Health, and is visited regularly by nutritionists and paediatric specialists.This is a unique opportunity to enhance your cultural knowledge working in a community governed by Traditional Owners - don't miss out. Apply now!