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Position Details
Reference Number 88370
Position Title Child and Family Health Nurse
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Southern NSW Local Health District
Geographical Location Batemans Bay
Award Classification Public Health System Nurses' & Midwives' (State) Award - Registered Nurse
Salary $54,234.41 - $76,159.84
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

The Building Strong Foundations (BSF) Child and Family Health Nurse will work in partnership with BSF Aboriginal Health Education Officer (AHEO) and in consultation with internal and external children and family health providers. The position will deliver culturally appropriate child and family primary health care to ensure Aboriginal children have optimal health, development and wellbeing.


The Building Strong Foundations child and family health nurse is a registered nurse working in a multi disciplinary health team at Community Health. Utilising the Families NSW framework, the position is responsible for the delivery of Aboriginal child and family health nursing services and home visiting as well as health education and community development.


This is a Permanent Full Time  position, working 38 hours per week, and classified as Registered Nurse. This position is located in Batemans Bay which belongs to Southern NSW Local Health District.

Selection Criteria 1. Current Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

2.Graduate Diploma or Certificate in Child and Family Health and be an Accredited Nurse immuniser

3. Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal people in a culturally appropriate manner or demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal culture.

4. Demonstrated knowledge of current related research and MOH policies for child and family health and Aboriginal health services

5. Completion of Family Partnership Training

6. Demonstrated skills in client support, assistance and advocacy and knowledge of the Family Partnership and the Families NSW Safe Start models of care.

7.Demonstrated ability in Infant /Child Health surveillance and screening, including experience in promoting health and well being of infants, children and their families

8. Evidence of a class C Drivers licence and ability and willingness to travel for work purposes. This may involve driving long distances
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 Ruth Snowball
Contact Number 0244741561
Contact Email ruth.snowball@gsahs.health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 15/08/2012
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view