Clinical Services Coordinator

Job No: 97950
Location: Adelaide, SA

  • Dynamic leadership opportunity for a Registered Nurse (RN3) or Aboriginal Health Practitioner (HS L6) to drive improved health outcomes for Aboriginal people
  • Predominant and well-respected Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation in Adelaide, South Australia
  • Attractive remuneration with salary sacrificing options


About the Organisation 

Nunkuwarrin Yunti is the foremost Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation in Adelaide, South Australia, providing a range of health care and community support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Nunkuwarrin Yunti aims to promote and deliver improvement in the health and well-being of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the greater metropolitan area of Adelaide and advance their social, cultural and economic status. The organisation places a strong focus on a client centred approach to the delivery of services and a collaborative working culture to achieve the best possible outcomes for clients. 

Primary Care Services provides comprehensive primary health care to the Aboriginal community. The multi­disciplinary team consists of Aboriginal Health Workers and Practitioners, a Clinical Services Officer, Nurses, General Practitioners and Registrars. Services are augmented by a range of visiting medical specialists and allied health professionals. The PCS team liaises and works closely with the Women, Children and Family Health program, the Social and Emotional Wellbeing program and the Community Health Promotion and Education program to ensure a high standard of integrated and coordinated client care.

About the Opportunity

Nunkuwarrin Yunti now has an exciting leadership opportunity for a Registered Nurse (RN3) or Aboriginal Health Practitioner (HS L6) to join their multidisciplinary team as a Clinical Services Coordinator. This is a full-time position based in Adelaide.  

The broad function of the Clinical Services Coordinator is to provide management, leadership and coordination to a diverse team consisting of the Clinical Services Officer, Aboriginal Health Workers/Practitioners and Nurses at Nunkuwarrin Yunti. 

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing the pivotal coordination of client care delivery across Chronic Conditions Management and General Care, and providing clinical care as required;
  • Fostering a learning environment including taking a coaching approach to team development and individual supervision activities for AHW/P workforce, the CSO, and nursing staff;
  • Collaborating with the Senior Aboriginal Health Practitioner to ensure productive working relationships are maintained across Primary Care Services; and
  • Providing oversight of the Visiting Allied Health Professionals’ and Medical Specialists’ clinics.

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What you need to succeed

To be considered for this position you will be required to:

  • Hold AHPRA registration with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board OR Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia;
  • Have proven experience in a Primary Health Care setting;
  • Have in-depth knowledge and understanding of the contemporary issues and their impacts on Aboriginal people and society;
  • Lead by example, engage and educate employees on culturally appropriate best practice; and
  • Have excellent time management skills and the ability to work under pressure in a complex, busy workplace. 

About the Benefits

An attractive remuneration is on offer, dependent on qualifications, skills and experience. You will also have access to salary sacrificing options to further increase your take home pay.

For further remuneration details please refer to the Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc Enterprise Agreement 2017:

Should you have any queries or for further information please contact Kathy Obst – HR Officer via email to

Nunkuwarrin Yunti is committed to nurturing ongoing professional development and career advancement with training, mentoring and guidance provided.

Please note: It is a requirement of this role that successful candidates have a current SA driver's licence, and are willing to undergo a National Police Check prior to commencing employment. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position. 

This position is both rewarding and challenging and is an exciting new opportunity to contribute to important outcomes in primary health care and improve the wellbeing of the Aboriginal community.

Apply now!


Applications for this position close Wednesday 9th May, 2018 at 5pm AEST.

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