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Hunter New England Local Health District

Employment Type:PermanentFull Time
Position Classification:Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $62,619.5 - $87,926.11 p.a.
Hours Per Week:38
Requisition ID:REQ83317
Location: Moree Community Health Service

Child and Family Health Nurse New Directions

  • Support children from birth to eight years of age
  • Make a considerable difference in a childs life
  • Sport and recreational hub

A unique opportunity for a Child and Family Health Nurse to deliver safe and responsive care to Aboriginal children, from birth to eight years of age, and their families. The positions focus is on improving health outcomes through community development activities which strengthen community action and build healthy environments to support infant and child physical, emotional and social health. The responsibilities of the position include monitoring and facilitating the normal growth and development of children through the provision of culturally appropriate services including assessment, consultation, case management, education and referral as required.

As an experienced Child and Family Health Nurse you will have exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills, experience in managing complex clinical issues and a strong ability to work autonomously with interaction with numerous stakeholders. This pivotal role will see you working with a multidisciplinary team and tapping into networks of similar roles across the district. With regular liaison, support and a well experience manager you will be welcomed into the team and the area.

Moree is located in North West NSW and is home to artesian pools that are rumoured to have numerous health benefits. With a high sense of community and transport links to Sydney daily you can combine the relaxing pace of a regional centre with access to the capital city for a weekend away. The combination of the rich black soil and the Mediterranean style climate make it is an ideal place to base yourself with both relaxation and adventure taken care of. Education and sporting options are a plenty with everyone being catered for.

Job share arrangements will be considered.

An eligibility list will be created for future similar vacancies, both permanent and temporary.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases

 All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

Selection Criteria

Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role.

Candidates will be assessed against theEssential Requirements and Selection Criteriafor this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application. Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.


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Stepping Up aims to assist Indigenous job applicants understand how to apply for roles within NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment process and addresses some of the challenges that can be experienced by hiring managers so they can more effectively structure recruitment to roles within NSW Health.

Salary Packaging
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt .

Applications Close: 30 January 2019

02/01/2019 $0 Tamworth & North West NSW Australia 1 Healthcare & Medical
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