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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 17680
Position Title Registered Nurse - Child and Family Health
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity Karitane
Geographical Location Carramar, Camden
Award Classification Public Health System Nurses' & Midwives' (State) Award - Registered Nurse
Hours per Week 16 hours per week
Number of FTE 0.42
Purpose of Position

Karitane currently have a vacancy within the Jade House - Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Service.

The aim is for all Jade House clients to attend Child and Family Health Nurse Consultation/s to allow observation of the relationship between parent and infant, to promote knowledge and access to available assistance or support as necessary, in regard to parentcraft issues. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of clinical services to the clients and will perform within the policies and procedures of Karitane.  The position will require service provision to Jade house clients at both Carramar and Camden.


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 for Children and Young People Website https://check.kids.nsw.gov.au/



Interested applicants need to contact Karitane directly for an Application Package or alternatively visit our website at:  www.karitane.com.au.  Applicants who wish to apply need to address the Selection Criteriia and send completed applications directly to Karitane.

Selection Criteria 1. Current National Nursing Registration with APHRA with a post graduate Child and Family Health Nursing qualification

2. Experience working with women and their families who are experiencing pre or postnatal mental health problems or disorders.

3. Demonstrated experience supporting parents, infants and families experiencing early parenting difficulties

4. Knowledge of attachment theory, infant mental health and parent-infant relational risk assessment

5. Knowledge of Child protection laws and legislation

6. Relevant qualification in counselling skills or willingness to undertake same

7. Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills

8. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
9. Computer Skills
10. Current NSW Driver’s licence
11. Demonstrated awareness of multicultural parenting issues
12. Experience facilitating parent groups
Contact Person Annalisa Jehne
Contact Number 97942325
Contact Email annalisa.jehne@health.nsw.gov.au
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Closing Date 27/07/2018
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