Nurse Home Visitors (Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program) Closes 10am 17/12/2018

  • Are you a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife with experience in maternal, child and family or mental health experience? 
  • Be a part of an exciting program for Aboriginal Mums and Children up to 2 years of age focusing on improved health outcomes for Aboriginal peopl
  • Full time, ongoing subject to funding 
  • Based in Mile End, Adelaide
  • Starting salary of $72,832.22 (RN2), plus super + option to salary sacrifice

 Nunkuwarrin Yunti works to promote and deliver improvement in the health and well-being of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the greater metropolitan area of Adelaide and to advance their social, cultural and economic status. The Organisation places a strong focus on a client centred approach to the delivery of services and a collaborative working culture to achieve the best outcomes for our clients.

The Program

The Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program (ANFPP) is a licensed adaptation of the Nurse–Family Partnership model developed by Professor David Olds at the University of Colorado, USA. It is an evidence-based program of sustained and scheduled home visiting by Nurse Home Visitors (NHVs) and Aboriginal Family Partnership Workers (AFPWs) for Aboriginal families. The Program begins during the antenatal period and continues until the child is two years old. The program supports voluntary clients to improve their personal health and wellbeing, environmental health, increase their self-efficacy, and improve the health and development of their children.

The Opportunity

Nunkuwarrin Yunti have a rewarding opportunity for a Nurse Home Visitor to join their Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program (ANFPP) on a full-time basis. The Program is located in the Women Children and Family Health Unit based at Nunkuwarrin Yunti’s Mile End site and outreach throughout metropolitan Adelaide, providing support to women and families who live in Metropolitan Adelaide.

As a Nurse Home Visitor you will work in partnership with Aboriginal Family Partnership Workers building and maintaining relationships with eligible women, their families, team colleagues and community members. Provide culturally safe prenatal and early childhood home visits for women and their families who are eligible for the Program.

About You

Our ideal candidate will be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHPRA) Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and:

  • At least 3 years post-registration experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander societies and culture and awareness of issues which may impact on maternal child and family wellbeing
  • Ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Ability to assess the physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of women and their families as they relate to the ANFPP domains
  • Experience in targeted health promotion activities including group programs
  • While not essential, working with people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and groups and within an Aboriginal community controlled health setting; and post graduate qualifications in maternal health, child and family health, mental health, public health or related field will be highly regarded
  • Please note: you must be willing to travel interstate for training and networking, as required.

The Benefits

With a starting salary of $72,832.22 (RN2), plus super, you also will have access to salary sacrificing options which allow you to significantly increase your take home pay.

In addition, you will have access to generous leave allowances, including additional paid leave over the Christmas period, on top of your annual leave benefits!

Our organisation has a strong focus on professional development so you will have access to both internal and external training and development opportunities to enhance your career and self-care.

Click here to download the Job Description including key requirements for the role

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Please note: It is a requirement of the role that successful candidates have a current driver’s license and National Police Clearance prior to employment

To apply

Please forward your CV, cover letter and application form to hr@nunku.org.au

Candidates who do not complete and submit the Application Form and Covering Letter and CV will not be considered further for this position.

We encourage and thank all applicants for their time, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Should you have any queries or for further information please contact Glenda Woodall (Nurse Supervisor) on 0437 993247 or via glendaw@nunku.org.au

Applications close Monday 17th December at 10am Adelaide time.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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