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Pintupi Homelands Health Service - Health Services Manager
Kintore, Northern Territory


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  • Base salary: $165,000 - $190,000 (p.a.)
  • Corporate equivalent salary: $195,000 to $220,000 (p.a.)
  • Full Time, 1 year Fixed Term Contract


Are you an experienced Registered Nurse with team leading capability looking for your next opportunity? Do you have a strong sense of social justice and believe in self-determination for Aboriginal Australians?


If so, here is a chance to use your skills to contribute in an Aboriginal community controlled health service to help improve health and wellbeing for the Pintupi people in very beautiful remote Australia.


Pintupi Homelands Health Service (PHHS) is located in Kintore, Northern Territory some 530 kilometres west of Alice Springs near the NT/WA border. Together with an AGPAL and ISO accredited clinic operation, PHHS also operates a Social and Emotional Wellbeing Program, Aged Care Programs and a School Nutrition Program. With around 24 employed staff these services are provided to around 450 Anangu in a holistic and culturally safe way. An emphasis is being placed on preventive health and community involvement in a commitment to Closing the Gap and improve the health and well-being of Kintore (Walungurru) Community.


Working with Pintupi Homelands Health Service not only offers rewarding career options but also a great package of employee benefits including:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous salary packaging amount of 40%
  • Six (6) weeks' annual leave
  • Four (4) week' Isolation leave 
  • Travel is paid to your nominated point of engagement for all leave
  • Fully furnished accommodation
  • Relocation assistance
  • Access to local primary health care services for you and your family at no cost

About the role


We are looking for a Health Services Manager to lead our health services team based in Kintore. 


The Health Services Manager will have a strong coordination and facilitation role through working with the CEO and health services staff, to identify health priorities and solutions. This includes the building the capacity of Community Workers (CWs), liaising with other organisations and sections, both internal and external to PHHS to achieve outcomes.

This position coordinates all aspects of the Health Centre Services including accident and emergency care, chronic disease management, women’s and child health services, primary health acute care and visiting services.


The successful candidate is someone who can effectively provide leadership and to manage the human, financial and physical resources of a remote community health centre. The role requires extensive stakeholder engagement and a demonstrated ability to lead and manage a range of individuals and groups to ensure the cohesive development and delivery of PHHS services and programs.


Please note that PHHS will only consider candidates that are vaccinated against COVID-19.


For more information on the position please contact PHHS CEO, Leon Chapman, on (08) 8956 8577.


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


Advertised until a suitable applicant is found. 


*Corporate equivalent salary includes: base salary, superannuation, leave loading, and estimated tax saving from salary packaging options.


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