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Position Details
Reference Number 407753
Position Title Child & Family Health Nurse (RN) - Sustained Home Visting F/T or P/T
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Entity Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Canterbury
Advertised Award/Classification Registered Nurse
Salary $30.81 - $42.20
Hours per Week 38.00
Number of FTE 1.42
Purpose of Position

To deliver a quality Sustained Nurse Home visiting program using the evidenced based MECSH model. This provides a flexible family focused service which maximises the potential of all children from pregnancy to 2 years. Home visiting  In particular where risk factors are identified and families have high needs.


The SLHD vision is “To Achieve Excellence in Healthcare for All”.  This embeds concepts of patient and family centred care, equity, health improvement, timeliness and efficiency, recognising that evidence-based service delivery requires highly skilled and valued staff supported by research, education and state-of-the-art technologies.

The SLHD goals focus on patients, staff, community and the need for excellence in services, education, research and organisational support. Central to the District’s workplace culture are the “CORE Values” articulated by the NSW Ministry of Health in our Code of Conduct. As an employee of SLHD you will be expected to uphold and promote these important CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment which inform every aspect of the District’s activities. These CORE values build upon the public sector values of integrity, trust, service and accountability.

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SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions.  If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.



Internal to Sydney Local Health District

Selection Criteria Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and Child & Family Health Nursing recognised qualifications.

Demonstrated experience of working in partnership with vulnerable families

Commitment to undertake and complete training requirements to work within the sustained health home visiting model

Demonstrated high level of communication, liaison, networking, and the ability to work successfully with a range of stakeholders.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team and in an autonomous role

Demonstrated high level competency with computer literacy and experience with electronic medical records.

Unrestricted NSW Drivers Licence (P2 Licence acceptable).
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 Robyn White
Contact Number 97870634
Closing Date 15/08/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view