An ‘employer of choice’ when it comes to, professional development, remuneration, benefits, career development and workplace health and safety, NWRH employees share a commitment to delivering quality health outcomes for individuals and communities in rural, regional and remote Australia.
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There are many opportunities to join our organisation in the delivery of quality health services in remote communities and regional centres.
We welcome your enquiries through our website nwrh.com.au where you will find details of current opportunities for employment and contracting.
Supportive team environment
Working in multi-disciplinary teams, with access to professional mentors provides ongoing support for individuals – from people who understand the challenges of remote health service delivery.
NWRH is committed to advancing the skills and knowledge of all employees. Our planned approach to individual development and organisational capability keeps on track with your professional growth and career plans.
Mobile and flexible
Working with NWRH gives you the chance to experience a range of different demographic and professional settings including working with other service providers in clinics, community facilities, private homes and being involved in community events.
As a deliverer of health, support, aged care, disability and wellbeing services NWRH aim for culturally competent and secure service delivery.
NWRH staff includes 28% Indigenous Australians helping to build authentic community relationships and understanding of local needs and cultural protocols.
NWRH serve a largely indigenous client base by establishing culturally respectful relationships through a dedicated local workforce to achieve better Health and Wellbeing outcomes.
NWRH’s Reconciliation Action Plan and Indigenous Employment Strategy promote empowerment and opportunity. Through their RAP NWRH offer a platform for development of career pathways for Indigenous Australian employees.
Because we regularly garner feedback from our staff, we can say with confidence our organisation is an ‘employer of choice’ when it comes to;
- Professional development
- Remuneration and benefits
- Career development opportunities
- Workplace health and safety
What to expect
If you are working in service delivery you will have resources and training to ensure your safety and effectiveness for remote work. This includes 4WD driving skills, suitably equipped long-range vehicles, satellites phones and mobile information technology, first-aid training and management support to get the job done.
We are looking for…
People who share our commitment to delivering quality health outcomes for individuals and communities in rural and remote Australia and can follow through
with professional standards, a flexible approach and a team ethos.
Where can you work?
For detailed information on living and working in the communities we service we encourage you to refer to the appropriate City and Shire Council websites and/or Visitor Information Services.
NWRH continue their position of filling staff vacancies in service delivery with Indigenous Australian peoples where possible. Whilst NWRH has historically adopted this approach informally, this is now formalised as the NWRH Indigenous Employment Strategy.
The NWRH Indigenous Employment Strategy is a formal policy with procedures that prescribe a consistent approach to guard standards of best practice. In real time this means that Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply for all employment positions at NWRH. In some cases employment opportunities will be identified as positions to be filled by Indigenous Australians.
The Indigenous Employment Strategy (IES) is a sub-policy of the policy covering recruitment of all NWRH staff and will sit alongside any statement or strategy related to NWRH being an Equal Opportunity Employer. The IES will also ‘identify’ positions as Indigenous Australian pursuant to the provision of legislation within Federal (https://www.humanrights.gov.au/guide-australias-anti-discrimination-laws#hreoca) and State legislation (http://www.adcq.qld.gov.au/resources/brochures-and-guides/fact-sheets)
The NWRH Indigenous Employment Strategy (policy) focuses on three key areas of employment:
- Recruitment and Retention of Indigenous Australian Employees across all levels of employment;
- Development of Indigenous Australian employees;
- Development of Indigenous Cultural Competency for Non-Indigenous employees.