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Position Details
Reference Number 393333
Position Title Registered Nurse Edgar Stephen Ward
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Entity The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Geographical Location Westmead
Advertised Award/Classification Public Health System Nurses' & Midwives' (State) Award
Hours per Week 24-38
Number of FTE 3.00
Purpose of Position

• Provide a standard of excellence according to the individual’s level of experience and

education for all patients and families by implementing and maintaining high quality

nursing care within a safe environment.

• Work in partnership with patients and families in decision making, provision of care

and the maintenance of quality health services.

• Grow in professional awareness. To be aware of professional developments within the

organisation and specifically, paediatric nursing.

• Practice within the guidelines of the Australian Nursing Code of Ethics and the NSW

Nurses’ Act.


Edgar Stephen Ward (ESW) is an 18 bedded ward caring for children from birth to adolescence with congenital and acquired heart disease. ESW is an environment in which you will have the opportunity to learn and consolidate your paediatric nursing skills, and provide perioperative family centred care to achieve the best patient outcomes. If you are passionate about nursing and keen to work in a positive and supportive environment, this is the position for you.


This position is Permanent Full Time/Part Time and is classified as a Registered Nurse.


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 recent experience as a Registered Nurse in a hospital setting.

3. Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member in a multidisciplinary team.

5. Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritise and organise own workload.

6. Computer literacy.
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 Lauren Allen
Contact Number 98451143
Closing Date 03/06/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view