Registered Nurse – Sexual Health

‘Team, balance, community, benefits, environment, autonomy, connecting…’

These are some of the top reasons our staff rate OVAHS as an Employer of Choice in the Kimberley region.

We do what we love, and we love what we do. Our vision is to improve the health and well-being of Aboriginal people in our region, and that’s why the delivery of quality and culturally secure primary and allied health services is our passion. We work adaptively and with transparency to determine, prioritize, and meet the health and well-being needs of Aboriginal people in our region.

OVAHS is a not-for-profit, multidisciplinary primary health care service delivering clinical, allied health and mental health throughout Kununurra and surrounding communities. We are looking for a like minded individual to join our team of professionals, based at our office in Kununurra.


About the role

This position is responsible for increasing testing of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) and Blood Borne Viruses (BBV) for OVAHS clients in response to a Syphilis outbreak and endemic levels of other STIs.

The role supports the existing comprehensive primary health care approach and improved processes to address STI screening, management, and education; whilst ensuring the focus of care is on the needs of Aboriginal clients within the context of their cultural identity and social circumstances.
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons are strongly encouraged to apply.


Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons are strongly encouraged to apply.


What you can expect from working at OVAHS:

As well as working in a positive team culture and supportive environment, OVAHS offers multiple benefits to employees, including and not limited to:

  • Above award-wages: Level 3.3 – 4.1 ($101,544.66 – $111,896.93)
  • Rental allowance or subsidised housing (based on availability)
  • 12-month Annual Airfare $1800 on continued service
  • 5 weeks accrued Annual leave per annum
  • Additional 2-weeks of paid leave over the Christmas closure period, inclusive of public holidays
  • Salary Sacrifice greatly increasing take-home pay
  • Superannuation
  • Ongoing professional development


Applications Close: 22nd September 2023


More information and JDF

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Contact Derek Donohue (Practice Nurse Manager) on 08 9166 2266 or email 


To apply, please submit the below documents to:

  1. A Cover Letter addressing each of the selection criteria (located within the attached job description)
  2. A current CV/Resume along with the names of a least two referees

OVAHS reserves the right to close the application period early on recruitment of a suitable applicant.



Job Category: Clinical
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kununurra

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