Vacancy Reference No. 920563
WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.
WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.
WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.
Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.
This position is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: https://workingwithchildren.wa.gov.au
Whilst this selection process will intially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies through out the health service. In additon to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacte the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of six (6) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.
Position Profile: We are seeking to appoint suitably experienced and enthusiastic individual to the position of Clinical Nurse Consultant within the community setting. The successful applicant will be responsible and accountable for providing leadership, direction and management of the nursing team and any other areas of responsibility of targeted community based programs across the metropolitan area. This includes management of human, financial and material resources to achieve the Child and Adolescent Health Service – Community Health (CAHS-CH) service objectives.
Area Profile: The Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) aims to ensure that the children and young people of Western Australia get the best start in life through health promotion; early intervention; and patient centred, family-focused care.
CAHS employs over 4000 people and provides services throughout the community within metropolitan Perth; operating the State’s only dedicated Tertiary Paediatric Hospital (Perth Children’s Hospital); providing specialised state wide services; as well as providing support to other hospitals and health services across Western Australia.
For further information about CAHS and its’ services please click here and read the attachment Working for CAHS.
Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
- Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
- Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance
- Flexible working arrangements
- Flexible leave arrangements
- Other professional and location based allowances
Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form.
For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Isabel Redfern on 0405 724 529.
If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employment Services on 1300 367 894 (and select Option 2) for immediate assistance during business hours.
Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online (www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au). Please note: Applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online. This email address will be used for communication with applicants.
It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.
Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.
To apply for this vacancy now, please click here. (or apply online at www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.
LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Keywords: Clinical Nurse, Nursing, Community Health, Child Health