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Position Details
Reference Number 398004
Position Title Clinical Nurse Consultant - Grade 3 - Diabetes
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Geographical Location Randwick
Advertised Award/Classification Clinical Nurse Consultant - Grade 3
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

The Clinical Nurse Consultant will provide expert clinical care and education to children and their families within a defined specialty.

The role provides a consultancy and educational focus for ward based nurses in the care of children and their families.

In collaboration and consultation with Key stakeholders, the Clinical Nurse Consultant will undertake primary responsibility for ongoing identification, development and evaluation of clinical practice.


This position is Permanent Full Time and is classified a Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 3.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

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

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.

**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.

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) and a minimum seven years full time equivalent post qualification experience, with at least five years full time equivalent experience in the specialty field.

2. Relevant approved post registration qualification relevant to the field of practice at masters level or such other qualifications or experience deemed appropriate by the public hospital or public health organisation.

3. Proven clinical leadership and ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary framework with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in nursing practice.

4. Demonstrated advanced communication and inter-personal skills.

5. Demonstrated ability to implement changes and lead clinical practice through initiation, utilisation and review of evidence based research with proven skills in the conducting and publication of research.

6. Demonstrated leadership in strategic and clinical service planning and expertise in the management of organisational and cultural change.

7. Proven advanced skills in education and use of contemporary information systems and evidence of leadership in the development of educational programs.

8. Proven clinical expertise in complex child and family centred consultancy with the ability to work independently.
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 Cathy Lovell
Contact Number 93821676
Closing Date 04/07/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view