Oak Valley Community is an Aboriginal community located on the Maralinga Tjarutja land at the southern fringe of The Great Victoria Desert, approximately 500kms northwest of Ceduna.
About the Role
the RAN ensures the clinic operates effectively and in accordance with legislation and regulations for a remote health care facility. The position takes the lead with all service providers and community members in improving health outcomes of community members. As a health care professional, the RAN provides support for visiting medical services and assists staff (including locum staff) working in the clinic.
Provide clinical support to residents at the Aged care facility
Perform clinical duties in all areas of the health service within her/his competency level and agreed protocols to meet expected health outcomes
The main focus of the Health Service is primary health community-based programs, with occasional emergency care as needed
Experience, Qualifications and Documents required
Current registration with AHPRA as a nurse
At least 5 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse
Preferably some experience in working in a remote community
Candidates must have the respect for Anangu law, customs and aspirations and the capacity to work collaboratively with Aboriginal people
Submit a covering letter, addressing the person specifications and your current resume to:
General Manager, Maralinga Tjarutja Inc / Oak Valley (Maralinga) Aboriginal Corporation,
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: Aboriginal Brain Injury Coordinator
Expressions of interest are invited from Aboriginal people who would like to undertake the role as an with the research project titled
The project is a state-wide research project that aims to improve the delivery of culturally secure rehabilitation services to Aboriginal people and improve overall health outcomes for Aboriginal people after a stroke or traumatic brain injury. The study is running from 2017 – 2021.
involves work in the hospital and community setting to provide education, support, coordination, liaison and advocacy service to participants of the project. Participants of the project are Aboriginal people over the age of 18 years of age who have experienced a stroke or traumatic brain injury (TBI). The Aboriginal Brain Injury Coordinator will work with participants for 6 months after their stroke or TBI.
The Aboriginal Brain Injury Coordinator position is appropriate for someone with the following skills and attributes:
Minimum qualification of a Certificate 3 in a relevant field. Preference will be given to individuals with Aboriginal Health Worker qualifications, Enrolled or Registered Nurses.
Experience in conducting health or needs assessments with patients and families
Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal. Includes the ability to liaise effectively with other staff, health professionals and external agencies on individual client management matters and on general service issues.
Sound problem-solving skills and ability to organise and prioritise work with a client service focus.
Skills in computing including word processing, email and internet skills.
Interest in brain injury and rehabilitation.
Current and valid Class C driver’s license.
Satisfactory completion of a Working With Children’s Check and National Police Clearance (less than 1-year old)
Thorough training, supervision and orientation will be provided.
For further information about this opportunity, please contact Meaghan McAllister (Project Manager) at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone: 08 6304 5468.
To express interest, please send your CV to Meaghan at the above email address.