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Nursing - Community, Maternal & Child Health (Healthcare & Medical)

POSITION : Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2

SALARY : Employed under Public Health Systems Nurses and Midwives (State) award

HOURS : Permanent Full Time or Part-Time Monday-Friday 0800-1600 hrs

OPERATIONAL BASE : Sydney-Inner City


RESPONSIBLE TO : Chief Executive Officer / Director of Nursing Brown Nurses

An exciting opportunity to apply for a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS2) position has arisen at the Brown Nurses, a community-based nursing organisation located in inner city Glebe.

Our CNS roles provide clinical leadership for the broader team.

The Brown Nurses provide high quality care to vulnerable people experiencing isolation, who are at risk of homelessness and have been marginalised from accessing health and welfare services whilst experiencing chronic-complex health conditions.

Our unique service aims to support our clients to actively engage in healthcare and access the... health services of their partner with local services to provide assessment, treatment, education, support and referral utilising a trauma informed and harm minimisation approach.

Our Clinical Nurse Specialists are members of a small but dedicated team which provides quality care to our clients living in the City of Sydney Local Government Area.

In collaboration with our clients and the wider multidisciplinary health care team, our nurses assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care, to achieve client goals and optimal outcomes.

This includes appropriate referral to, and consultation with, other relevant health professionals, service providers, community and support services.

Committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of our workforce, the Brown Nurses offer a range of employment benefits to our team members including :
• Monday to Friday rostering (excluding Public Holidays)
• Above award leave entitlements - 25 days annual leave per year and additional annual leave up to a total of 30 days based on years of service
• Access to a generous professional development fund each year, for every nurse
• Full benefits of salary packaging
• Access to clinical supervision
• Access to a range of employee assistance programs

As a not-for-profit the Brown Nurses offer you meaningful work with purpose. Brown Nurses Care is :
• Provided in an environment underpinned by our mission and values
• Holistic and centred on the needs of each client
• High quality, safe, and continuously improved to ensure best practice
• Informed by current best practice
• Delivered by a team of dedicated, appropriately qualified people who are supported in the continuing development of their knowledge and skills

We draw on the talents of our people and collaborate with others who share our vision and values to continue the pioneering spirit of our founders, Eileen O’Connor and Father McGrath and the Ministry of Our Lady’s Nurses for the Poor.

We are committed to providing compassionate and wholistic care, enabling hope for those we serve in the community. Our values provide direction as to the type of organisation we aspire to be and the kind of behaviors we regard as appropriate to help achieve our aspirations.

Our values underpin all that we do and are demonstrated through our everyday actions, giving our mission and vision life.

If you are interested in joining our friendly, professional and highly committed team, or would like further information on the role, please contact Simon Byerley on the numbers below.

Applications for the position should include a covering letter, a statement addressing each of the selection criteria, and a current curriculum vitae which includes contact information for 2 recent professional referees (one of whom is your manager)

• Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of the Brown Nurses and Our Lady’s Nurses for the Poor
• Currently registered as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with the Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency
• Relevant post-registration qualifications and at least three years’ experience working in the clinical area of their specified post-graduate qualification
• Community nursing experience and mental health, addiction medicine or homeless health experience
• Demonstrated ability to work within an interdisciplinary team at a senior level
• Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development and demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated evidence of integration of theoretical knowledge and clinical skills, critical thinking, analysis and clinical leadership in their daily practice as a clinical nurse specialist
• Demonstrated effective time management skills and ability to prioritise competing workloads within a complex environment
• Demonstrated effective computer literacy with email and an electronic patient record system

A Ministry of Our Lady’s Nurses for the Poor

Applications will be considered as they are received.

Your application will include the following questions :

Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?

How many years' experience do you have as a registered nurse?

Are you currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)?

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