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About the Organisation

Nunkuwarrin Yunti is the foremost Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation in Adelaide, South Australia, providing a range of health care and community support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Nunkuwarrin Yunti aims to promote and deliver improvement in the health and well-being of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the greater metropolitan area of Adelaide and advance their social, cultural and economic status. The organisation places a strong focus on a client centred approach to the delivery of services and a collaborative working culture to achieve the best possible outcomes for clients.

About the Opportunity

Nunkuwarrin Yunti now has an exciting leadership opportunity for a Senior Aboriginal Health Practitioner to join their multidisciplinary team on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Clinical Services Coordinator, your overarching responsibility in this position will draw on your excellent skills and experience as a senior practitioner. You will demonstrate the ability to enhance the Aboriginal Health workforce’s clinical skills and knowledge and further the development of the workforce. In addition, you will be a leader in ensuring Primary Care Services is operating within a culturally safe framework and facilitate Primary Care Services’ health promotion activity.

In order to deliver this, some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing clinical education and supervision, mentoring and supporting staff and students;

  • According to operational requirements, deliver high-quality comprehensive primary health care;

  • Providing culturally safe and specific advice to non-Indigenous PCS staff;

  • Leading health promotion activities with the organisation’s Health Services teams; and

  • Representing Nunkuwarrin Yunti with other bodies and/or members of the public, including liaising with AHPRA and their affiliate networks.

This is an identified Aboriginal position; exemption is claimed under Section 8 (1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.

Applications for this position close Friday 27th April, 2018 at 5pm AEST.

About the Benefits

This position is both rewarding and challenging; it is an exciting new opportunity to contribute to important outcomes in primary health care and improve the wellbeing of the Aboriginal community.

An attractive remuneration starting from $73,000 + super is on offer, negotiable with skills and experience and you will also have access to salary sacrificing options.

Nunkuwarrin Yunti is committed to nurturing ongoing professional development and career advancement with training, mentoring and guidance provided.

Please note: It is a requirement of this role that successful candidates have a current SA driver's licence, and are willing to undergo a National Police Check prior to commencing employment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an influential Aboriginal health organisation and deliver primary health services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in metropolitan Adelaide. Apply now!

Date Posted
Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Adelaide, SA 5000
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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