First listed on: 16 March 2020

 Primary Health Care Nurse - Multiple positions available


(**Persons interested in relief work are also encouraged to apply**)

The role:

Working as a part of multidisciplinary team within Ngaanyatjarra Health Service you will contribute and support the overall multidisciplinary and integrated approach to the remote health team’s endeavour to treat illness, promote well-being, provide education and training and encourage community health action promoting a comprehensive Primary Health Care service.

Work Location: Ngaanyatjarra Lands, Western Australia.

Remuneration & Benefits:

  • Base Salary: $119,642.94 per annum
  • 6 weeks’ annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Availability leave incentive – potential to be eligible for availability leave every 12 weeks continuous employment on Ngaanyatjarra, this includes $2,353 gross return airfare allowance each time.
  • Rent free fully furnished house
  • Mobile reception available in the community
  • PBI Salary Packaging

About us:

Ngaanyatjarra Health service is an Aboriginal community controlled health service located in the Ngaanyatjarra land that strives to work with indigenous and non-indigenous people the Malpara way (two-way learning) as a part of the Ngaanyatjarra community to promote health and well-being of people in the Lands.

Life on the Ngaanyatjarra Lands:

The Ngaanyatjarra Lands cover a vast area approximately 250,000km2 in the east of Western Australia, up to the Northern Territory and South Australian borders.  The communities we service are scattered across the Great Victorian and Gibson Deserts.  Approximately 2,000 Ngaayatjarra people live in the communities on the Lands.  Most people in the region speak Ngaanyatjarra as a first language.  Some people may also speak English, Pitjantjatara, Yankunytjatjara, Noongar and other regional Indigenous languages.

The Ngaanyatjarra Lands are serviced weekly by a regional air service – Chartair, providing RPT (Regular Public Transport) flights into each community.  Most communities have mobile phone coverage and broadband internet.

Candidates must have the following mandatory qualifications:


  • 5-10 years post graduate experience
  • Current unrestricted AHPRA registration
  • Basic Life Support or CPR (current)
  • Current National Police Clearance and Western Australian Working with Children – or willing to obtain.
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence
  • A minimum two referees


  • Remote Emergency Care (REC)
  • Maternal Emergency Care (MEC)
  • IMMS (WA/SA - Giving Vaccines (Current for WA)

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, visit our website for more information and to apply.

All applicants must provide a current CV and provide 2 current professional referees.

Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply.

For more information, please contact us  via email on

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