Clinical Nurse Consultant - Older Persons Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Services

Clinical Nurse Consultant
REQ106675 Requisition #
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To apply, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. Current Authority to Practise as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with at least 5 years full time equivalent post registration clinical experience.
  2. Demonstrated effective communication including verbal, written and interpersonal skills and advanced information technology skills to provide consultancy services and deliver innovative nursing practice.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively both independently and as part of the multidisciplinary health care team.
  4. Demonstrated ability to contribute to quality improvement, practice development and evidence-based practice.
  5. Demonstrated extensive experience, clinical expertise and clinical leadership in Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol with knowledge of contemporary models of care in Older Person's  Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol.
  6. Demonstrated personal attributes including resilience, accountability, integrity and ability to manage self.
  7. Demonstrated ability to identify education needs and deliver education for patients/clients and health care professionals.
  8. Current licence to drive in NSW with the ability to travel occasionally for work purposes.

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Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

If you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.


Merit Selection

NSW Health follows a merit-based recruitment and selection process per Policy Directive PD2017_040. To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible. For guidance with the application process, please visit:

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Working Visas

Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent appointment is identified.

Talent Pool

If the selection panel identifies more than one suitable candidate for the role, an eligibility list may be created from which these suitable candidates may be chosen and directly offered employment in other similar roles (permanent and temporary) in the near future.

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