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Registered Nurse
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REQ113589 Requisition #
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Employment Type: 3x Permanent Full Time, 1 x Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $31.58 - $44.34 per hour (Job Share may be considered for part time hours)
Hours Per Week: 38 / 32
Requisition ID: REQ113589


Where you'll be working
Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

What you'll be doing

The Child and Family Health Nurse (CFHN) practices above the level of a registered nurse, working within a primary healthcare model with families who have infants and/or young children 0-5 years.

This position will be involved in the provision of quality child and family health nurse services to families within the Western Sydney Local Health District. This will be achieved by the nurse working with a strength-based, wellness focus, building parental confidence and skills through the provision of information, resources, interventions, guidance and role modelling safe responsive care. The nurse, utilises evidenced based screening tools and assessment to identify health variations or vulnerabilities to negotiate an individual care plan and interventions that meet the needs of the family.

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People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations.  For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/  Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

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Essential Criteria:

Vaccination Category: A+
Checks: National Police Check and Working with Children Check
Qualification: Registered Nurse
Registration: Current enrolment with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency Registered Nurse Division 1

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Selection Criteria:

  1. Postgraduate qualification relevant to performing the role of a Child and Family Health Nurse, or currently enrolled in a tertiary course with completion date within 12 months of employment.
  2. Evidence of post registration experience working with families and young children; including those from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds
  3. Understanding of, and commitment to, evidence based practice.
  4. Demonstrated experience in assessment of the physical, social and emotional needs of children, and their families.
  5. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the principles of population health and primary health care.
  6. Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to utilise information technology systems within a variety of applications and a commitment to undertaking training in electronic health record systems
  7. Demonstrate effective verbal, written communication and negotiation skills.
  8. Current NSW Drivers Licence and willingness to use for work purposes.


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For role related queries or questions contact Patricia Woolley on Patricia.Woolley@health.nsw.gov.au


Applications Close: 28th July 2019                

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