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Employment Type: Temporary Part Time & Temporary Full Time (until 30.06.2022)
Location:Illawarra
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2
Remuneration: $101,049.02 - $104,367.58 per annum
Hours Per Week: 32 & 38
Requisition ID: REQ233234
Applications Close:24 October 2021

Previous applicants will be carried forward and need not reapply

This is a temporary part time 32 hpw position until 30.06.2022 with the possibility of an extension subject to funding

This is a temporary full time 38 hpw position until 30.06.2022 with the possibility of an extension subject to funding

What you’ll be doing

The CNS will demonstrate the ability to act as a professional role model, delivering a high level capacity for client advocacy while demonstrating the ability to act as a change agent, provide effective clinical leadership and the ability to practice as an autonomous professional with the capacity to work within a Multidisciplinary team environment.

The CNS 2 will assist in the provision of supervision and support for less experienced assessors and will maintain their professional accountability and development in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia’s Standards of Practice.

All staff are expected to act as an appropriate and effective role model and promote culture and supporting practices that reflect the NSW Health CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment through demonstrated behaviours and interactions with patients, clients /carers and employees.

The CNS2 in ACAT will Undertake the key role is to provide comprehensive assessment, referral, support and information to patient/clients/carer of clients regarding services that require access to Australian Government funded aged care services, placement or alternate services community Aged Care packages including (CHSP services).

Provide a comprehensive assessment NSAF on My Aged Care, using mobile devises plan and co-ordinate care for clients.

Refer clients to any CHSP services when required in the community.

Provide information to patient/client/carer of clients regarding Commonwealth funded services.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District covers from Helensburgh to Milton Ulladulla and has hospitals located at Bulli, Coledale, Wollongong, Port Kembla, Shellharbour, Milton Ulladulla, Nowra and Berry. When applying for this position please note that if you are successful you may be asked to work at any of these locations.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary Full-Time and Part-Time positions.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with https://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/Pages/doc.aspx?dn=PD2020_017 before employment can commence.

Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview.You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required. Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/guide/nswhealth/Pages/apply-for-position.aspx

Selection Criteria:

  • High level interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing quality service and quality improvement initiatives in workplace practices and procedures.
  • Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and demonstrated ability to actively contribute to the development of clinical practice.
  • Relevant post-registration qualifications in Aged care with at least 3 years’ experience working in the clinical area of their specified post-graduate qualification.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise extended autonomy of decision making capabilities and leadership in the development of nursing specialty clinical practice and Service delivery.
  • Commitment to contribute to own and the teams professional development, to act as a resource person and mentor to others within the specialty.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise professional knowledge and judgement in providing assessment requirements of in the specialty field.

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position
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