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The Wellbeing and Health In-reach Nurse (WHIN) Coordinator CNS2 is responsible for facilitating identification of health, wellbeing and social needs and the coordination of appropriate early intervention, assessments, and referral to services for school-aged children and young people attending designated primary and secondary schools. The WHIN Coordinator works in identified local schools and applies their specialist clinical nursing knowledge, experience and skill in providing complex nursing care for school aged children and young people in these schools.

Providing leadership, utilising specialist skills, working with autonomy and independence in an interagency context. Coordinating access to services across multiple agencies, professions and groups.

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (156 weeks)
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Specialist Gde 2 (2 positions – Banora Point & South Grafton)
Remuneration: $52.00 – $53.71 per hour
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ261407

All NSW Health workers are required to have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

Why you should consider applying

We can offer you:

  • Diverse career pathways
  • Professional and personal development
  • Help with further study and education
  • Flexible and supportive work environment
  • Opportunities to start or build a career, or re-enter the workforce
  • Challenging, inspiring and rewarding roles, and
  • The opportunity to make a difference!

Tired of big cities? Want to start your days sitting on your deck in the sun, enjoying a cup of coffee and listening to the birds? Or would you rather have a surf or a walk along the sand before work? Wonderful beaches, world heritage-listed national parks, hinterland villages, great food and fine wine, excellent private and public schools, warm and friendly staff are all waiting for you on the North Coast.

Where you’ll be working

Northern NSW Local Health District embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.

NNSWLHD is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably.  For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.

Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.  For more information please see www.border.gov.au

A current valid NSW Working With Children Check is a requirement of this position. Visit https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/ for more information.

Evidence of qualifications are required for this position, please upload your qualifications as an attachment to your application.

The successful applicant may be subject to a probationary period of three months from the date of appointment to this position.

Selection criteria

  1. Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia with a postgraduate qualification related to the specialty area of child and family health, or paediatrics, or adolescent / youth health nursing practice or other related and at least 3 years’ experience in an area of Child and Adolescent Health.
  2. Demonstrated understanding of and experience working with children and young people, including marginalised and at-risk groups, as well as health promotion, prevention and early intervention approaches and evidence-based practice.
  3. Demonstrated capacity to engage with children, young people and their families to address various health and mental health problems for children and young people and effectively liaise with multidisciplinary health and social services involved in their care.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work within an interagency context, with an emphasis on relationship building, service delivery, quality of care and team cohesion, and an ability to identify and improve opportunities to enhance integration of care for children, young people and families.
  5. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in the provision and development of clinical practice by utilisation of evidence-based research with a demonstrated understanding of current NSW Ministry of Health Policies and National and State Standards in relation to children and young people.
  6. Capacity to collaborate with and influence health and other professionals and identify opportunities to enhance integration of care as well as demonstrated ability to negotiate and problem solve.
  7. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including advanced verbal and written skills forms and advanced skills in using electronic communication modes and record systems.
  8. Valid unrestricted drivers licence for use in NSW/Australia and willingness to travel in the course of employment.

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
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For role related queries or questions contact Elham Saberi on [email protected]

Applications Close: 18 October 2021