Clinical Nurse Consultant – Drug & Alcohol Services

Private Company

Orange, NSW

Posted 11/10/2019

Employment Type: Permanent Full
Time (job share may be considered)
: Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 2
Remuneration: $117,318.30 – $119,650.68 pa plus super
Per Week
: 38
: REQ133670
Number of FTE: 1.00
Location: Orange,

Applications Close: 18 Nov 2019 – 11.59pm

About the opportunity

Does the opportunity of making a difference
and being challenged in a senior clinical role appeal to you? Then this is the role for you. As the Clinical Nurse Consultant for Drug
& Alcohol Services based in Orange, you will be responsible for governance
and implementation of new practise across the District whilst providing a senior
clinical consultancy service.

What we can offer you

  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • Monthly ADOs for full
    time staff
  • Generous salary packaging
    options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Corporate wellbeing
    programs, including the Fitness
  • Opportunities
    for learning and development, including in-house training with My Health
    and the NSW Health RTO
  • Professional growth and
    accelerated career progression

Where you’ll be

& Alcohol Services – Bloomfield Campus, Orange, a part of the Western NSW Local Health
District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful
region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

& Alcohol Services operate across the Local Health District and include:-

  • Opioid
  • Psychosocial
  • Addiction
  • Cannabis
  • Substance
    Use in Pregnancy and Parenting
  • Youth
    Clinical Support Network

Hospital Consultation
Liaison is also provided at our three tertiary hospitals across the district.

With a population of 40,000
people, Orange is truly a major regional city with a true provincial feel. Located
in the central west of New South Wales, and just over three hours from the
capital and nearby coastlines, Orange has a regional airport which runs regular
flights to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

For more information about the Western NSW Local
Health District, watch
our video

To apply for this position, please address the
following Selection Criteria

  1. Current
    Authority to Practise as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health
    Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). At least 5 years fulltime
    equivalent post registration clinical experience including 3 years’
    experience in the specialty and post graduate qualifications relevant to
    the specialty.
  2. Demonstrated
    effective communication including verbal, written and interpersonal skills
    and advanced information technology skills to provide complex consultancy
    services and influence innovative nursing practice.
  3. Demonstrated
    ability to work effectively and collaboratively both independently and as
    part of the multidisciplinary health care team.
  4. Demonstrated
    ability to lead quality improvement, practice development and
    evidence-based practice .
  5. Demonstrated
    clinical expertise and clinical leadership in the area of Drug &
    Alochol Services with previous experience working with Drug & Alcohol
  6. Demonstrated
    ability to identify education needs and develop education for
    patients/clients and health care professionals.
  7. Current
    licence to drive in NSW with the ability to drive for work purposes,
    including occasional overnight stays.
  8. Need more

with your application

To be
considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria
as thoroughly as possible. For guidance with the application process, please
visit our
website page

Talent pool

If the selection panel identifies a surplus of suitable
candidates for the role, an eligibility list may be created where candidates
may be offered casual, permanent or temporary full-time or part-time positions
within the next 12 months.

Targeted role

is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Aboriginal people
are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to suitable Aboriginal
applicants in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities.
Aboriginal applicants will be required to demonstrate Aboriginality in addition
to addressing the selection criteria. Applicants can upload their
Confirmation of Aboriginality as an attachment to their application.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

The Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is working in partnership with the
Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role. For more information about
this please contact Chantal Bates from the AES on 0458
301 956 or via email
or Abbey Orcher from the AES on 0408 663 482 or via email Alternatively, applicants can visit our website for more information.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified
Infectious Diseases

If you are
applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health
Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with
the requirements outlined in this policy.

Working visas

Applicants holding a
visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the
expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent
appointment is identified.

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