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Position Details
Reference Number 392356
Position Title Clinical Nurse Educator
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Geographical Location , Westmead
Advertised Award/Classification NSW Nurses Award
Hours per Week 16
Number of FTE 0.42
Purpose of Position


The Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) will be responsible for the delivery and evaluation of clinical nursing education.  The CNE will work in collaboration  with the Nurse Manager (NM)/Nursing Unit Manager (NUM)/Nurse Educator (NE) and wider hospital team to develop and implement clinical education relevant to  specialties and basic nursing competencies.

The CNE will work collaboratively to support clinical education to others outside the ward/ unit as and when required.



Variety Ward - Oncology and General Medical Isolation

"We are a highly skilled team of friendly nurses able to transfer our broad knowledge base over an interesting and varied case mix"

Variety Club Ward at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead is primarily an infectious unit that cares for children requiring isolation. The care needed ranges from infectious oncology and general medical patients, babies with respiratory illnesses, patients with infected eczema, gastro and other gastro intestinal diseases. The Variety Ward also cares for outlying non-infectious oncology patients and patients requiring bone marrow transplants


This position is Permanent Part Time working 16 hours per week and is classified as a Clinical Nurse Educator.


Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.


SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 


**You may be required to work in any facility within The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network. Should this occur, reasonable notice will be provided.**


As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.


This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Commission for Children and Young People.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Commission and Young People Website https://check.kids.nsw.gov.au/

Selection Criteria 1. Registered Nurse with a current Licence to practice from Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

2.Relevant clinical or education post registration qualifications or such education and clinical experience deemed appropriate by the employer.

3.Demonstrated effective clinical teaching skills.

4.Demonstrated commitment to clinical and professional development.

5.Demonstrated advanced written, verbal and interpersonal skills.

6.Knowledge and understanding of EQUIP/Numerical profile.

7.Knowledge of Adult learning principles.

8.Competent in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and in the use of e-mail and Internet.
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person michelle lincoln
Contact Number 0417093255
Closing Date 27/05/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view