Child and Family Health Nurse - Caringbah Community Health Centre

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Employment Type:  Various
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $32.37 - $45.45 per hour
Hours Per Week: Up to 38
Requisition ID: REQ124812

South Eastern Sydney 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.

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.

What you'll be doing
The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.
To provide Child and Family Health Nursing services to families with children aged 0-5 years within the context of current policies and ‘best practice”. Child and Family health nursing is a comprehensive service that promotes health and wellbeing of the child by working in partnership with families. This involves undertaking physical, emotional and psychological assessments to identify family vulnerabilities and strengths to enable early identification and interventions. The Child and Family Health Nurse provides this service in clinics, central intake, family care cottages and in the home setting. 

Selected Criteria

  1. Current registration as a Registered Nurse and/or Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency- AHPRA and Current unrestricted NSW driver’s Licence
  2. Specific qualifications in Child and Family Health Nursing or working towards.
  3. Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work in partnership with families within a primary health care setting.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and apply professional and ethical boundaries when dealing with complex situations.
  6. Demonstrated understanding of breast feeding and lactation.
  7. Basic computer skills and proven ability to use health information systems.
  8. Detailed knowledge and understanding of risk management, safety and quality principles and the role of the Registered Nurse/Midwife in applying these principles.

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Elizabeth Roche on

Applications Close: 22 September 2019

NSW Health
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Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)

Phone: +61 2 9391 9000

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19 September 2019
Location: Australia New South Wales Caringbah
Salary: $32.37 - $45.45 per hour AUD per year
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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