District Director of Nursing Southern Primary Health (Cairns)

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Permanent Full Time Director of Nursing Southern Primary Health Care Centres position available

GIVE US A CALL - The hiring manager Michael Catt, 0418 191 078 would love to hear from you and discuss the role further.

Tell me more... This position is the operational manager and leader of senior nursing staff within the Primary Health Care Clinics (PHCC's) of the Southern Sector of the Torres and Cape Hospital Health Service (TCHHS). The Director of Nursing at each PHCC reports directly to the position to ensure the continuous provision of safe, culturally appropriate, efficient, and cost-effective quality care to the communities of, Aurukun, Kowanyama, Pormpuraaw, Lockhart River, Coen, Hopevale and Wujal Wujal.

Professional and personal motivators!

As a Director of Nursing Southern Primary Health Care Centre professional working in Torres and Cape HHS, your contribution in helping treat, rehabilitate and improve the lives of patients is huge!

You'll work in diverse and supportive environments that offer attractive lifestyle opportunities and experiences and enable you to make a valuable contribution in small communities. These communities will help you grow, connect, learn and create life-defining experiences that will shape who you are as a health professional and a person.

If you make the move to a Torres and Cape remote location, you may be eligible for up to $70,000 ( https://www.careers.health.qld.gov.au/working-for-us/workforce-attraction-incentive-scheme ) in relocation benefits. Please refer to the guideline located on the Attraction Incentives website ( https://www.careers.health.qld.gov.au/working-for-us/workforce-attraction-incentive-scheme ) to view eligibility and conditions.

Torres and Cape will give you a career with purpose, plus excellent benefits and allowances;

  • Base salary comprising $174,378.00 p.a. – you may be eligible for additional benefits – refer to Workplace benefits | Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service ( https://www.torres-cape.health.qld.gov.au/careers/workplace-benefits )
  • Competitive salary packaging: In addition to a base wage, we also provide a generous employer superannuation contribution of 12.75% and have salary packaging options Salary and benefits | Careers (health.qld.gov.au) ( https://www.careers.health.qld.gov.au/working-for-us/salary-and-benefits )
  • Work / Life balance, variety and flexibility
  • Generous leave entitlements including 17.5% loading on annual leave
  • Professional Development: Our training is recognised as some of the best in the world
  • Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance 

Living within the Torres and Cape region means you will be able to enjoy: 

  • Immersing yourself in nature, from the outback to tropical rainforests, coral reefs and extraordinary landscapes. See Cape York geographical map(PDF) ( https://qheps.health.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0023/2901443/tchhs-cape-york-map.pdf )
  • Choose Cairns for your next career move ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0ShTVsxjVQ ) 
  • Rich Indigenous Culture
  • Imagine yourself here? Find out about Torres and Cape HHS ( https://www.torres-cape.health.qld.gov.au/ ) and Cooktown and Cape York ( https://www.tropicalnorthqueensland.org.au/where-to-go/cape-york ) regions on the Tropical North Queensland website.

 Professional and personal qualities TCHHS are looking for;

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the range of health issues experienced by community members living in rural and remote locations of Australia, including the relevant policy frameworks.

Torres and Cape HHS Values- Courage | Accountability | Respect | Engage

How do I apply? Applications should be submitted ONLINE via the Smart Jobs and Careers website.

Do you need more information? Simply call the contact person listed on the role description.

Please no unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies.




15 June 2024
Location: Australia Queensland Cairns region,Far North Qld
Salary: As per State Award AUD per year
Work type:
Locum Tenens
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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