Overview

  • Rewarding leadership opportunity for a Nurse managing a multidisciplinary team in remote WA
  • Kickstart your next big adventure and experience some of Australia’s most breathtaking outback scenery!
  • Fantastic base salary of $117,975 PLUS 10% super, accommodation, district allowance, annual airfares and more!

About the Opportunity
A rewarding opportunity exists for a Nurse to work in a multidisciplinary team as a Health Centre Manager. This role is based in Bidyadanga, WA and will be offered on a full-time 6 weeks on, 3 weeks off roster basis. The 3 weeks consists of 2 weeks isolation leave and 1 week of annual leave.

In this role, you will be responsible for providing management oversight to Health Centre staff in addition to assisting to deliver primary health care services and programs under the ACCHS Model of Care.

Some of your key responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Leading a multidisciplinary team and coordinating external health service providers to provide a quality and comprehensive primary health care service to the community;
  • Managing the operational budget of the health centre in consultation with the Executive Manager Remote Services to ensure appropriate financial management and reporting of the health centre resources;
  • Managing workforce requirements including recruitment, orientation, professional development, probation and performance appraisals, and mandatory training; and
  • Facilitating good communication and team dynamic to ensure all roles and responsibilities are understood, allocated, and clearly communicated.

About You
The ideal candidate will be a Registered Nurse and hold AHPRA registration, however applications are still being accepted from EN’s with AHPRA registration and Aboriginal Health Workers with AHPRA registration. You will also have previous experience in a similar role and demonstrated knowledge and experience in the delivery of comprehensive primary health care, including emergency care.

The successful candidate will have excellent leadership and management skills and a strong understanding of cultural safety including a commitment to the principles of Aboriginal community control of health services.

In this role, it is essential that you have a demonstrated commitment to the quality improvement process and the ability to lead change management.

Our client is looking for an individual with highly developed interpersonal, communication, and report writing skills with the ability to communicate effectively with Aboriginal people. You will also be an enthusiastic and open minded individual who is easy to get along with.

While not essential, candidates with previous experience working within Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations will be held in high regard. Candidates who possess their Remote Emergency Care (REC) and advanced Life Support (ALS) will also be highly regarded.

Successful candidates must have a current “C” class manual driver’s licence, ability to travel by road and/or small planes as required, and willingness to undergo a National Police and Working with Children Check prior to employment.

About the Benefits
This is a highly attractive opportunity for someone with a desire to develop their professional knowledge and experience in the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health!

There is also a wide range of fantastic additional benefits for the role, including:

  • Attractive base salary of $117,975 PLUS Super;
  • Accommodation provided whilst in the community;
  • District allowance of $2,149 (single) or $4,298 (double);
  • Annual airfares after 12 months of employment;
  • On call & Availability Allowance 25% of base salary;
  • Salary packaging up to $30,000 per annum;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year; and
  • Relocation assistance up to $5,000

Working closely with patients, their families and carers, this is a role where you will witness the direct positive impact you’re making in the community. You will be continually recognised for your dedication and hard work!

Don’t miss this exciting and rewarding opportunity to have a positive impact on the health outcomes of Indigenous communities in the spectacular Kimberley region – Apply Now!

Closing Date for Applications: 02 Dec 2021