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STI/BBV Capacity Builder

Job Category
Position Type
Part Time
Application Closing Date
Classification: AHP $96,716 – 102,637 per annum or RN $113,150 – 121,562 per annum


Established in 1991, Danila Dilba Health Service (DDHS) is an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation committed to providing culturally appropriate, comprehensive primary health care services and community development within the Biluru (Aboriginal) community of the Yilli Rreung (Greater Darwin) Region in the Northern Territory.

We work to address the social determinants of health including the broader issues that affect our people’s health, through evidence-based research and public advocacy. We also work to empower individuals, families, and communities to optimise their health.


This position will work in conjunction with the NT Syphilis Register officer, leading to build and strengthen the capacity of DDHS workforce to respond to NT STI/BBV Strategic and operational Plans within the Danila Dilba Health Service.


  • Support the development of an agreed Danila Dilba STI/BBV enhanced response implementation plan aligned with NACCHO and NT STI/BBV strategic operational plans.
  • Build and strengthen Danila Dilba STI/BBV workforce capabilities and competencies across the organisation.
  • Support the development and implementation of strategies to increase STI/BBV testing and prevention activities for 15–29-year old’s accessing Danila Dilba.
  • Promote best practice in clinical care relating to STI/BBV health promotion screening, testing and treatment.
  • Work alongside the NT Syphilis Register Officer in support of contact tracing in the Darwin region.
  • Complete and participate in regular formal and informal performance feedback and improvement sessions.
  • Demonstrate responsibility for own development through participation in all learning opportunities.
  • Actively model DDHS Code of Conduct Policy and demonstrate appropriate and professional workplace behaviours, help team members as required and undertake other key responsibilities or activities as reasonably directed.



  • Current registration as an AHP/Nurse with APHRA registration and demonstrated clinical experience.
  • Ability to operate at a strategic level in developing and implementing programs and plans.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing training to other staff.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, liaison, negotiation, and conflict resolution with people from a wide range of cultural and social backgrounds
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of sexual health and primary health care within Indigenous health
  • Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal cultural a history of knowledge of issues impacting on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • 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 high level computer skills, including experience using Microsoft word and excel (or similar) as well as the ability to use clinical practice software.
  • Demonstrated high standard of written skills in the preparation of detailed reports, general correspondence, and documents with an understanding of confidentiality.


  • Experience working in an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service or similar environment.

Kate Finegan (Senior Manager – Chronic Disease) 08 8942 5400

Appointment is subject to

  • Willing to undergo a Police Check.
  • Ability and willingness to obtain a Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card).
  • Current driver’s licence.
  • Current CPR certificate or the preparedness to gain one within 6 months of commencement.
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or an exemption as listed on the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) be submitted.
  • Full rights to work in Australia.
  • Darwin’s only Aboriginal community-controlled health service
  • Annual leave loading and superannuation
  • Salary packaging of up to $15,990 per annum

Select “Apply now” and you will be directed to the full position description.


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

To work with DDHS you must hold, or be willing to obtain, a current police check, a valid NT working with children's card, a current CPR certificate and full vaccination against COVID-19, or an exemption as listed on the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR).

Only those with full working rights will be considered for this position.


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