Deputy Director of Nursing & Midwifery

Nurse Manager
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To apply for this position, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. Current Authority to Practise as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Extensive relevant post registration nursing experience and relevant post graduate qualifications in management. Demonstrated leadership skills and people management skills with the ability to empower, motivate and manage employees to achieve service and professional goals through recognised service improvements and using change management principles.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of contemporary professional and operational nursing management, including incorporating emerging trends with the nursing profession and expertise at a senior level in the health environment.
  3. Demonstrated ability to facilitate professional standards and competence of nursing staff. Proven ability to function effectively as part of a senior management team and to work collaboratively with other professionals in the management of health care services.
  4. Demonstrated ability to manage nursing and midwifery workforce requirements, including profile management, within industrial frameworks.
  5. Demonstrated highly developed information technology, communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to represent nurses, consult with staff, conflict management and resolution, negotiation, persuasiveness and facilitation.
  6. Demonstrated ability to lead the development of policies and practices, including requirements of the National Safety & Quality Health Standards, and develop an environment which promotes continuous improvement in practice.
  7. Current licence to drive in NSW with the ability to drive for work purposes.

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Talent pool

If the selection panel identifies a surplus of suitable candidates for the role, an eligibility list may be created where candidates may be offered casual, permanent or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 12 months.

Targeted role

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to suitable Aboriginal applicants in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. Aboriginal applicants will be required to demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criteria. Applicants can upload their Confirmation of Aboriginality as an attachment to their application.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

The Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role. For more information about this please contact Chantal Bates from the AES on 0458 301 956 or via email or Abbey Orcher from the AES on 0408 663 482 or via email Alternatively, applicants can visit our website for more information.

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.

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.

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