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Clinical Nurse Consultant (Gde 3) - Palliative Care (RACF) - Temp FT

Organisation/Entity: South Western Sydney Local Health District
Job Category:
  • Nursing and Midwifery | Clinical Nurse Consultant
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - West
Job Reference Number: REQ256131
Work Type: Full-Time
Total Remuneration Package: $127159.18 - $129522.86
Closing Date: 26/09/2021 - 11:59 PM


Employment Type: Temporary Full Time 38 hours a week, up until 30/06/2024
Location: Liverpool Hospital
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 3
Remuneration: $2,437.00 - $2,482.29 per week
Requisition ID: REQ256131
Application Close Date: 26/09/2021

A secondment can be considered for internal applicants (SWSLHD).

In line with the NSW Public health orders NSW Health Employees are considered essential workers, to be eligible for employment with South Western Sydney Local Health District the following COVID-19 Vaccination requirements need to be followed:

There are wonderful opportunities to progress and excel in your career

About The Opportunity
The SWS Palliative care service comprises of District team led by the District Manager who is responsible for service development. The successful candidate will be working in a District role with staff from all palliative care sites including acute hospital, Palliative care units and community health and primarily networking with RACFs and geriatric outreach teams to assist with development of palliative care. 

Where You'll Be Working
At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.

Salary Packaging
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Workplace Giving Program
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees also have the opportunity to make a difference to help those less fortunate. Visit the Workplace Giving Program for more information.

What you'll be doing
The Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) is an expert practitioner who, through leadership facilitates evidence based practice. The CNC will promote a service which fosters clinical excellence, research and professional leadership. The CNC contributes to quality health care by collaborating with the health care providers and consumer groups, developing clinical practice standards and evaluating their outcomes. The CNC is responsible for providing services which facilitate effective management of the care in the given specialty.

South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) is focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, healthier communities.

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

The vision of SWSLHD Nursing and Midwifery Service is Compassionate Nursing and Midwifery Care Always, through leading effective workplace cultures that improve the patient experience.
The purpose of this role is to provide expert clinical consultancy and services in the specialty of palliative care to RACFs and networking with community palliative care services, geriatric outreach teams and Triple I to ensure increased specialist palliative care activity in RACF for people with complex needs.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.

  1. Current Authority to Practice as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). At least 7 years full time equivalent post registration experience and at least 5 years full time equivalent post registration experience in a relevant field of practice relevant to the specialty and an approved post graduate nursing qualifications in a field relevant to the specialty field or such other qualifications or experience deemed appropriate by the organisation
  2. Demonstrated evidence of strategies used to maintain current knowledge of clinical practice advances and research in the relevant specialty
  3. Demonstrated ability to apply expert knowledge to provide safe compassionate quality care that is culturally responsive
  4. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and engage with patients/consumers, carers and the multidisciplinary health care team to identify and ensure responsiveness of care needs
  5. Demonstrated capacity to interact with others in a personable and professional manner and personally resolve conflicts when they arise
  6. Demonstrated evidence of the use of critical thinking as it relates to the delivery of advanced evidenced based nursing care
  7. Demonstrated understanding and participation in risk management, work health and safety and quality improvement in the workplace
  8. Demonstrated ability to influence and lead change at an organisational level that supports strategic directions and enhances clinical practice and service delivery


Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Janeane Harlum on (02) 8738 9753 or email on Janeane.Harlum@health.nsw.gov.au

Interview Date Range:  29/09/2021 - 06/10/2021


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