Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS2), Cessnock - PFT

Clinical Nurse Specialist
REQ135706 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2
Remuneration: $100,746.38 - $104,054.50 p.a plus employers contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ135706

Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network is a state-wide Specialty Health Network delivering health care to adults and young people in contact with the forensic mental health and criminal justice systems across community, inpatient and custodial settings.


The Clinical Nurse Specialist 2 (CNS2) mental health provides a high standard of care in the assessment & management of mental health issues as well as discharge planning and transfer of care.
The successful applicant must demonstrate strong clinical leadership in the ongoing development & review of treatment planning and clinical review systems for patents with mental health concerns.


• We offer great Salary packaging and Fitness Passport to eligible staff to enhance benefits.
• Additional Allowances apply to this position - $
3.5569 per hour


Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.


Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

  • Current authority to practice as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and NSW current Drivers Licence.
  • Three years’ fulltime experience working in mental health and post-graduate qualifications in mental health.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills including excellent computer application skills.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills and ability to build strong professional relationships with other key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and manage complex workloads within agreed timelines.
  • Demonstrated experience in the design and delivery of education programs to both staff and patients.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the values of Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network.

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Applications Close: 20 November 2019 

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