6 October, 2023

Sexual Health Nurse

‘Keeping Our Generations Growing Strong’ 

 Wuchopperen is a Community Controlled Aboriginal Health Organisation providing holistic health care services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Cairns. 


Part Time (30 hours per week), Permanent  

Based in Cairns 

Salary commensurate with qualification and experience 


The Sexual Health Nurse position supports the clinical sexual health programs targeting at risk clients, in both outreach and Wuchopperen Health Service clinic settings. 

 The successful applicant will hold a degree diploma in nursing together with experience in Sexual Health, Health Promotion or Primary Health Care and current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) preferably with a Queensland immunisation endorsement. Recent practical experience within a community health setting is highly desirable. 


Benefits of working with Wuchopperen: 

  • Generous salary sacrifice benefits 
  • 5 Weeks annual leave 
  • 15 days personal leave 
  • Commitment to professional development 
  • 12% Superannuation Contribution 


How to Apply:  

Applicants for the above position will: 

  • Provide a cover letter of no more than two pages, addressing the Core Capabilities in the Position Description 
  • Provide a Specified Reference 
  • Possess a current driver’s licence 
  • Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (at least first 2 vaccinations plus one booster) and provide evidence 

 Applicants who do not address these requirements, will not be considered for shortlisting. 


It is a condition of employment for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against COVID-19 (refer to Queensland Government Health Employment Directive No. 12/21). Evidence of vaccination must be provided with the application. 

 Applicants for a specified position must have an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person who is recognised and accepted in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; provide a reference to support their ability to meet selection criteria 2 of the position description.   


For more information or to apply please go to: www.wuchopperen.org.au/careers or contact Susanne Raistrick, Practice Manager on 07 4080 1056. 

 Closing date for applications:  5 pm on Monday, 23 October 2023. 


Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.