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Clinic Manager - Knuckey Street Darwin

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Full Time
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$112,417 - $120,048 pa base +super +NFP pkg +6 weeks annual leave plus loading
  • Primary Health Care experience essential
  • Help us deliver our Model of Care

We have a great opportunity for a dedicated and experienced people leader to join our Darwin City Clinic as our Clinic Manager.

Take on this important role to assist in improving the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by reaching out to the community and promoting better health choices.

We will provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career, as well as work in a multi clinic context where you will have a team of the of likeminded peers that you can learn from and bounce ideas off.


Established in 1991, Danila Dilba Health Service is a community organisation providing comprehensive primary health care to Biluru (Aboriginal) communities in the Yilli Rreung (Greater Darwin) Region of the Northern Territory. We aim to improve the physical, mental, spiritual, cultural, and social wellbeing of our clients through innovative comprehensive primary health care programs and services.


Maybe it is time to come home to The Territory, or just time to get off the treadmill and enjoy a diverse city, that is super friendly and has so much to offer.

If you are not from the Territory, or Darwin, please have a look at what we have to offer, you might be very surprised. If you are looking for a connected place, rich in culture, that is beautiful and filled with potential than have a look at the boundless opportunities we have to offer. You won’t find a city that is warmer and more welcoming, filled with diverse and optimistic people. If you are open minded, with a spirit for the creative and quirky, we suggest you continue to explore.


Leading a diverse medium sized city clinic, consisting of both clinical and non-clinical team member you will be responsible for coordinating the delivery of quality, culturally sensitive, primary health care clinical service programs aimed at improving the health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents of the greater Darwin Region.

No day will be the same in this busy role and there will be endless opportunities to apply your experience to continuous improvement, implementation of a Model of Care and drive the focus on managing chronic disease. A full position description is available by clicking MORE INFO & APPLY HERE.


  • Leadership experience in a Primary Health Care context with a focus on Chronic Disease Management.
  • Strong people leadership, coaching and mentoring to be able to motivate and engage.
  • The ability to influence internal and external stakeholders.
  • Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as an Aboriginal Health Practitioner or Registered Nurse.
  • Proven clinical competence in a clinical practice environment.
  • Proven communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills with the ability to work constructively with people from a wide range of cultural and social backgrounds and multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal health issues and understanding of Aboriginal history, culture and aspirations and the role of community-controlled health organisations.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy.


  • 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 per annum plus leave loading.
  • 5 days paid leave during our end of year shut down period.
  • Generous salary packaging which we can provide due to our not-for-profit status, which typically has a significant increase your take home pay. For more information on NFP tax savings Tax Savings Calculator - GO Salary.
  • Relocation assistance to an out of Darwin applicant.

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 Tiana McCoy on 08 8942 5404 or 0436 805 845.

Please submit your CV with a covering letter addressing the selection criteria by 16 January 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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