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North and West Remote Health

  • 100 - 500 employees

About North and West Remote Health

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  • Health

The NWRH Story

Leaders in the delivery of community based aged care, allied health, wellbeing, disability and outreach services in remote Australia since 1993, North and West Remote Health (NWRH) harnesses the diversity, energy and professionalism of a large team of multidisciplinary health care professionals delivering comprehensive healthcare services in remote and indigenous communities across Australia.

This dynamic and evolving organisation continues to break new ground in the provision of direct health services and preventative health programs and is a leading advocate for rural and remote health care.

Today NWRH are distinguished as a significant Commonwealth and State Government contracted primary health care organisation, servicing over 50 communities across remote, rural and regional areas of Australia.

NWRH has a strong-track record in delivering quality services to the communities in which we work.
This is underpinned by:

  • High degrees of flexibility and responsiveness, with staff permanently located in many of our regional and remote communities
  • Firm connections with our communities based on solid ongoing relationships, and a genuine understanding of needs and cultural sensitivities
  • A solutions-focused approach to addressing local needs and dedication to getting the est outcomes for our clients
  • *Commitment to employing staff locally, building skill and capability within indigenous communities
  • Extensive experience in complex and difficult social environments impacted by geographic, cultural and political isolation

At NWRH our people make a real difference as they:

  • Ensure quality care with creative leadership
  • Respect and recognise others
  • Always deliver cultural and competent service
  • Are accountable

Values, Purpose, Role & Principles

Our purpose is to support healthier people in rural, remote and regional communities.

Our role is to deliver comprehensive, high-quality and cost-efficient packages of primary health care and support that enables healthy living in remote, rural and regional areas of Australia.

At NWRH, we believe that our best work is done when:

  • People own their own health
  • Communities control their own health services where possible
  • Staff are employed locally, and assisted to build their skills and capabilities
  • Flexibility and responsiveness is possible because staff live where they work

The Recruitment Process

Working with NWRH

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.

Employee development

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.

Culturally Competent

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.

Our people rate us highly

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.

Experience the Diversity that is Working for NWRH

Be a part of a diverse team of health professionals; Allied Health Assistants, Indigenous Health Workers, Podiatrists, Occupational Therapists… we deliver services in some of the most rural and remote areas of Queensland, the experience is once in a lifetime!

Remuneration & Career prospects

It's challenging, but we make a difference.

Candidates from all experience levels are encouraged to apply, provided you are currently registered, or eligible to obtain registration with AHPRA. This includes recent graduates and students in their final year of studies who are looking for a role to step into after graduation. With fantastic training and mentoring structures in place, NWRH provides an ideal platform for you to grow and expand on your skill set.

It won't always be easy - the NWRH team often work in rural and remote communities and cover a lot of distance, as one of the only organisations in the area providing these services.

Our teams come from across Australia, and include a wide range of ages, skills, and specialisations, so you'll be working with the best! This variety enables us to collaborate in our treatment of clients and learn from one another's viewpoints.

In helping treat the full spectrum of your clients' health needs, you will be challenged, often operating outside of your comfort zone. But the right individuals will grow both personally and professionally; and thrive as a result.

We love our work - so will you!

Whether you're looking for a change of scenery or new adventure, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution.

You'll be joining a fantastic support network, from your colleagues in your home base location to the wider NWRH team of allied health or mental health professionals (depending on your discipline).

In return for your hard work and dedication, you'll receive an attractive salary package starting at $88,680 for a Graduate, PLUS a range of additional benefits (if applicable), including:

  • Up to $15,900 salary sacrificing;
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5%;
  • 5 weeks annual leave; and
  • Relocation and accommodation assistance!

Recruitment Process

Working with NWRH

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.

Employee development

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.

Culturally Competent

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.

Our people rate us highly

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.

Experience the Diversity that is Working for NWRH

Be a part of a diverse team of health professionals; Allied Health Assistants, Indigenous Health Workers, Podiatrists, Occupational Therapists… we deliver services in some of the most rural and remote areas of Queensland, the experience is once in a lifetime!

Remuneration & Career Growth

It's challenging, but we make a difference.

Candidates from all experience levels are encouraged to apply, provided you are currently registered, or eligible to obtain registration with AHPRA. This includes recent graduates and students in their final year of studies who are looking for a role to step into after graduation. With fantastic training and mentoring structures in place, NWRH provides an ideal platform for you to grow and expand on your skill set.

It won't always be easy - the NWRH team often work in rural and remote communities and cover a lot of distance, as one of the only organisations in the area providing these services.

Our teams come from across Australia, and include a wide range of ages, skills, and specialisations, so you'll be working with the best! This variety enables us to collaborate in our treatment of clients and learn from one another's viewpoints.

In helping treat the full spectrum of your clients' health needs, you will be challenged, often operating outside of your comfort zone. But the right individuals will grow both personally and professionally; and thrive as a result.

We love our work - so will you!

Whether you're looking for a change of scenery or new adventure, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution.

You'll be joining a fantastic support network, from your colleagues in your home base location to the wider NWRH team of allied health or mental health professionals (depending on your discipline).

In return for your hard work and dedication, you'll receive an attractive salary package starting at $88,680 for a Graduate, PLUS a range of additional benefits (if applicable), including:

  • Up to $15,900 salary sacrificing;
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5%;
  • 5 weeks annual leave; and
  • Relocation and accommodation assistance!

Jobs & Opportunities

Locations With Jobs & Opportunities
  • Townsville, Mount Isa, Longreach, Normanton, Georgetown, Doomadgee, Croydon
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