Registered Nurse - Child & Family Health

Registered Nurse
REQ142702 Requisition #
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To apply for this position, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. Current authority to practice as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and an understanding of the role of the Child and Family Health Nurse and commitment to the principles of a primary healthcare framework including current clinical experience or willingness to work within a primary or community nursing setting.
  2. Understanding of the skills and requirements of planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of health promotion and/or parenting programs.
  3. Demonstrated effective clinical communication through the use of information technology, written, verbal means and sound interpersonal skills with the capacity to interact with others in a personable and professional manner.
  4. Demonstrated ability in clinical problem solving including continuous quality improvement with the ability to comprehensively conduct assessments, develop a plan for nursing practice, provide safe, appropriate and responsive quality nursing practice and evaluates outcomes to inform nursing practice.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to own professional development and understanding of the commitment required and acceptance into the training program to maintain, improve and broaden knowledge, experience, competence and capability and develop the personal and professional qualities required in Child and Family Health through the use of research and evidence based practice reflecting an understanding of contemporary matters.
  6. Demonstrated engagement in therapeutic and professional relationships, communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team in a rural health setting including a current licence to drive in NSW and a willingness to travel for work purposes.
  7. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the First 2000 days Integrated Model of Care and requirements in relation to the Child and Family Health specialty.
  8. Ability to complete the Child & Family Health Nursing qualification within 12 months of commencement in this position, including acceptance into a recognised course and the authority to immunise or completion within 18 months of commencement by negotiation.

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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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