Podiatrist – Central Australian Aboriginal Congress – Alice Springs

  • Base salary range $97,987 – $109,746; Total Package: $119, 961 – $133,192 (p.a)
  • Up to $7,000 for relocation, as well as scholarship and bursary grants available
  • 6 weeks annual leave, salary packaging & remote benefits

Why Central Australia Aboriginal Congress/ Headspace?
Congress is a comprehensive Aboriginal community-controlled health service, providing primary health care services to Aboriginal Australian persons in Alice Springs and various remote communities in Central Australia.

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary of $97,987 – $109,746
  • Total Effective Package of $119, 961 – $133,192
  • Maximum Term or Casual contracts (flexible contract terms considered)
  • Up to $7,000 for relocation assistance
  • Eligible for scholarship and bursary grants through NT PHN
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous salary packaging
  • Access to Congress health services for you and your family at no cost
  • District allowance and remote benefits

What’s the role?

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver culturally safe podiatry services to Central Australia.
  • Provide community-centered foot care services to Congress clients, including management of diabetes-related food complications.
  • Help to develop and implement culturally responsive podiatric service, including a community-based high risk foot clinic, outreach to remote communities and a highly regarded regional on-call telehealth service.

Is this the right role for you?

  • Tertiary qualifications in Podiatry
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Registration
  • Experience in management of the high-risk foot
  • Stakeholder management skills with proven ability to communicate in (written and oral) at a high level, form positive working relationships, adapt to audience, problem solve and manage conflicts;
  • Understanding or knowledge of the wider allied health workforce
  • Understanding of the complexities of service delivery to remote Aboriginal communities
  • Ability to travel to and work in remote locations up to a week at a time, including travel on light aircraft. 7
  • Current NT driver’s licence or ability to obtain.

Graduate Podiatrists will practice within their scope and receive ongoing supervision from senior podiatrists.

Outreach services and regular overnight travel to remote communities are inherent requirements of the position.

NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.

Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Ashleigh McDonald on 08 8982 1056 or email recruitment@ntphn.org.au

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