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Aboriginal Health Practitioner (AHP)

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Full Time
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$70,442 -$92,024 per annum + super + leave loading + salary packaging
  • Rapid Creek
  • Full time fixed term to October 2023

Take on this important role where you will have first-hand impact on improving the health and wellbeing of the Biluru people in the Yilli Rreung region.

If you are a qualified AHP that is passionate about providing high-quality primary health care then this is the role for you.  In return we will provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career.


Established in 1991, Danila Dilba Health Service (DDHS) is an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation providing comprehensive primary health care to Biluru communities in the Yilli Rreung Region of the Northern Territory. We aim to improve the physical, mental, spiritual, cultural, and social wellbeing of our clients through innovative comprehensive programs based on principles of equity, access, empowerment, determination, and collaboration.  


In this busy role you will provide high quality, comprehensive and culturally appropriate primary health care to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people of the Greater Darwin Area. Supported by and supporting other health practitioners both within DDHS and the community.  This role is crucial to maintaining cultural integrity and advocates strongly for our clients.


  • Certificate IV in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Practice).  Current registration as an AHP with AHPRA.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing Primary Health Care, utilising standard treatment manuals.
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team maintaining professionalism, confidentiality, and discretion.
  • Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history and knowledge of issues impacting on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.
  • Well-developed written, verbal and interpersonal skills including with the ability to communicate sensitively in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Ability to work independently, and as a member of a team, with strong organisational skills and demonstrated ability to plan, manage and prioritise tasks.
  • Demonstrated computer skills, including experience using the Microsoft suite of applications and clinical practice software.


  • An organisation with 31 years history and good standing in the areas we work.

  • The ability to have a meaningful purpose driven role, with a reputable organisation who are always looking for diverse, new talent to come and join us.
  • A culture committed to diversity, with a significant amount of key leadership positions being filled by Aboriginal talent.
  • 6 weeks annual leave plus leave loading per annum.
  • Generous salary packaging which we can provide due to our not-for-profit status, and it typically has a significant increase to your take home pay. For more information on NFP tax savings Tax Savings Calculator - GO Salary.

Danila Dilba values inclusivity and promotes a workplace that actively seeks to welcome contributions from all people. We encourage people of all abilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, diverse cultures, and backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ identifiers, and all age groups to apply.


For further information, please contact Andrea Roe on 08 8942 5354.

Please submit your application, including a cover letter and resume by 3 March 2023.


Danila Dilba Health Service is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that we will conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment. 

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