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Clinical Nurse Specialist

The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.


Nurse 4 Remuneration Package Range $114 862 - $123 280

(comprising salary $99 582 - $106 986, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave)

Potential total Remuneration Package in the vicinity of $139 000 which includes the above Package Range and in addition; post graduate qualification allowance, professional development allowance and salary sacrifice provisions

Gove Hospital - Nhulunbuy

Fixed vacancy for 2 years

An opportunity has become available for an outstanding individual to inspire and to lead the Infection Control and Prevention program for Gove District Hospital.

Gove District Hospital is seeking a skilled nursing professional to join their leadership team as the Clinical Nurse Specialist Infection and Prevention.

The successful applicant will display exemplary leadership practices from a strong clinical and administrative nursing background and will be responsible for the coordination and management of the clinical, operational, and human resource activities of the 30 bed hospital. If you are ready to lead a skilled team committed to improving the health outcomes of East Arnhem residents then a career with Gove District Hospital is for you.

Gove District Hospital, located in Nhulunbuy on the Gove peninsula, is a regional hospital in the Top End Health Service (TEHS) network. TEHS is committed to promoting, protecting and improving the health and wellbeing of all Territorians in partnership with individuals, families and the community to ensure the delivery of the best and most appropriate evidence based care.

Employee Benefits include:-

·         Great Career and Lifestyle opportunities

·         Competitive Wages including salary packaging

·         Six Weeks Annual Leave

·         Supportive extended team environment

·         Fares out twice a year

·         Furnished accommodation Supplied

Nhulunbuy is a remote township on the Gove peninsula and is the regional hub for one of the most diverse, beautiful and interesting regions of Australia with pristine world heritage beaches and sub-tropical rainforests.  Nhulunbuy has virtually no winter, you will be able to enjoy the Top Ends outdoor lifestyle all year round with monthly markets, community activities, fiery sunsets over the water and easy weekend trips to many of the fabulous locations in and around East Arnhem Land.

Nhulunbuy is a fantastic place to live, learn and work.

For further information on the above position please contact Mary-Clare Arkcoll on 08 8987 0302 or email

Quote vacancy number:                     38391

Vacancy closing date:                        16 November 2017


Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please Further information about these positions can be obtained by phoning TOLLFREE 1300 659 247

Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.

Department of Health is a Smoke Free Workplace