1 September, 2023

Female Health Promotion Officer

  • FIFO Roster – 8 weeks on 2 weeks off
  • Travel & accommodation provided
  • $110k – $120k per annum

Why Pintupi Homelands Health Service?

Pintupi Homelands Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (PHHSA) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) established in 1985, providing holistic healthcare to the Pintupi people of the extremely remote community of Kintore (Walungurru). PHHSA has an extensive range of clinical services and programs.

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary from $110k – $120k per annum depending on experience
  • FIFO Roster – 8 weeks on 2 weeks off
  • Salary packaging option up to $15,900 p/a plus superannuation
  • Travel (paid travel days to and from Kintore) and accommodation (subsidised at $20 per week)
  • A motivating and rewarding work environment
  • Opportunity to advance your career and access to CPD Grants
  • Financial relocation assistance for eligible candidates (up to $10,000)

What’s the role?

  • The role of Health Promotion Officer is to work in partnership with the Primary Health Care teams to support individuals and families to build resilience using an approach that builds on community and cultural strengths
  • Work with multidisciplinary teams to ensure social and emotional wellbeing activities are culturally relevant and clients have access to cultural, psychosocial, psychological and clinical interventions and treatments
  • Set up displays and resources on health issues
  • Role-modelling and ongoing education of healthy lifestyles habits
  • Ensuring all personnel and/or client information is kept confidential
  • Liaise with a variety of allied Government and Non-Government agencies as directed, or when requested to represent PHHS in a professional manner
  • Participating in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of health promotion initiatives

Is this the right role for you?

  • Relevant qualifications in a health promotion, public health, education, community development or an allied health discipline
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary health team in a cross-cultural working environment
  • Experience in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health care delivery
  • Understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, principles of Primary Health Care and relevant legislation governing work practice
  • Demonstrated high level of organisational and team skills including ability to work on a variety of projects simultaneously
  • A current Manual Drivers License and a willingness to travel by 4WD
  • OCHRE Card (or willingness to obtain one)
  • Criminal History check

Please note that this role is designated for a female candidate only

NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.

Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Ashleigh McDonald on 08 8982 1056 or recruitment@ntphn.org.au