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Danila Dilba Health Service seeks to recruit appropriately skilled and qualified staff to fill vacancies. The following guidelines have been prepared to assist you to prepare your application.
All current vacant positions within Danila Dilba Health Service are advertised in the local media and often on the internet in CareerOne and Seek Websites. Unless otherwise indicated, applications are invited from candidates Australia wide.
Before you Apply
Read the Position Description and Selection Criteria carefully. The Position Description describes the tasks and responsibilities of the role. The Selection Criteria lists any qualifications, abilities and experience the Selection Committee will be seeking in the successful applicant.
If you are submitting an application by email, please ensure that your documents are in either MS Word or PDF, no other format will be accepted and files must be no more than 1MB in size.
Evidence of Citizenship/Residence Status
Australian citizenship is not a prerequisite for appointment to Danila Dilba Health Service positions. However, to satisfy immigration requirements for employment in Australia for an indefinite period, appointees require either Australian citizenship or permanent residence status.
If you are successful in being offered a position with Danila Dilba Health Service you will be requested to provide:
(a) for Australian Citizenship –
(b) For Australian Permanent residence Status –
This should introduce yourself, express your interest in the position, why you want to work for Danila Dilba Health Service and any special needs that you may wish to advise the Selection Committee about that are relevant to your application.
2. Statement of Claims Addressing the Selection Criteria
You should note that it is a mandatory requirement for you to submit a statement of claims against the selection criteria, otherwise your application will automatically be rejected.
Conditions of Employment – Guide only
The following salary information should be taken as a guide only. The actual salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant.
Note: All salary details are expressed on a per annum basis unless otherwise stated.
Position:Base Salary @ Level :
Plus: Superannuation @ 9%
Annual Leave Loading @ 17.5% of leave value
Total Base Salary per annum
Danila Dilba Health Service is classified as a Public Benevolent Institution under Australian Taxation legislation and as such has the ability to provide employees with up to $16,050 tax free benefits. For the majority of staff who participate in a salary sacrifice arrangement with Danila Dilba Health Service the annual income tax saving can be up to $5,500, depending on your marginal tax rate. See the examples below to see the effects this can have on take home pay.
*As per the 2010/11 Fortnightly Tax Tables (with tax-free threshold / no leave loading)
In addition to the PBI salary sacrifice employees can also salary sacrifice to superannuation.
In some cases Danila Dilba Health Service can assist new employees, who are recruited from outside of Darwin, with rental assistance. Any assistance is given on a case by case basis and will be negotiated with the successful applicant. Similarly, assistance with relocation expenses may be given.
Danila Dilba Health Service provides the following leave as part of its collective agreement with staff.
Hours of Duty
The hours of duty are 8:00am to 4:36pm with 60 minutes for lunch. Start/finish times can be negotiated with your supervisor, so long as 7.6 hours per day for five days each week are worked for full time employees.
The days approved as public holidays are contained in the Danila Dilba Collective Agreement 2009. All fulltime and part time staff are entitled to have public holidays off on full pay so long as that day is a normal work day for them.
Payment of salary
Salary will be paid fortnightly in arrears, normally on a Thursday. Payment will only be by direct credit to a bank account or other approved financial institution.
Danila Dilba Health Service has a duty of care to its clients, for their personal safety and well being, therefore, any person employed must undertake a police check. If the police check is not completed by your commencement date, then your employment is conditional until a satisfactory police check is obtained. A police check will be required every two years.
There is an official corporate uniform for all staff and participation is voluntary.