Registered Nurse Child & Family Health Nurse - Sustaining NSW Families (SNF) Program

Registered Nurse
REQ127759 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $64,184.86 - $90,122.83 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ127759

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) in SNF practices at an extended level of nursing within a primary healthcare model to work with families who are identified as having level 2 vulnerabilities according to the SAFESTART process.
Following a structured visiting schedule from referral until the child’s second birthday, the CFHN works in partnership and uses a strength-based and wellness approach to promote the health and wellbeing of children and families.


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: 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.


Essential Criteria:

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


Selection Criteria:

  1. Current enrolment with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as Registered Nurse Division 1, Qualification in Child and Family Health Nursing with a willingness to complete Advance Practice Nursing course – Tresillian
  2. Evidence of post registration experience working with families and young children; including those from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds using a family partnership model.
  3. Effective interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with clients
  4. Demonstrated ability to organise and prioritise work
  5. Commitment to evidenced based Child and Family Health nursing practice; including an understanding of Families NSW and primary health care principles and practices
  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. Demonstrated ability and experience working in a multidisciplinary team
  8. Holds a current NSW Driver's License

Need more information?
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  3) For role related queries or questions contact Christiane Bueno Barton on 0400 865 671 or 

Applications Close: 25th September 2019                 

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