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Position Details
Reference Number 410300
Position Title Enrolled Nurse
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Entity The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Geographical Location Westmead
Advertised Award/Classification Enrolled Nurse
Hours per Week 38.00
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

To provide nursing care to patients within the EN scope of practice

To work collaboratively within the nursing team in the planning, delivery and evaluation of patient care

To work in partnership with families in the provision of care for patients.

To develop and maintain, through education and practice, paediatric and nursing knowledge and skills consistent to their role.


There is an opportunity for an enrolled nurse to join our friendly, busy surgical ward team. Surgical and/or paediatric experience is an advantage however full support and education will be available. We care for children age newborn to teenagers who require interventional radiology and general, dental, opthalmic, ENT, urological and colorectal surgery or  have been involved in trauma.


This position is Permanent Full Time/ Permanent Part Time and is classified as an Enrolled 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. Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a medication endorsed Enrolled Nurse.

2. Demonstrated excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.

3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a mulitdisciplinary team.

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

5. Computer Literacy.

6. Recent experience in an acute hospital setting (surgical and/or burns nursing preferable)
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 Carolyn Nugent
Contact Number 0298451023
Closing Date 26/08/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view