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Registered Nurse - Child and Family


Are you up for living and working in the beautiful NSW Outback, devoid of traffic and commuting?
Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Maternity Relief till August 2021)
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $64184.86 - $90122.83
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ185915
What We Can Offer You
Working for the Far West NSW LHD may come with the following benefits:
• 1 week extra paid annual leave every year
• Isolation and climate allowance
• Staff accommodation at cheaper than private rental rates (subject to availability)
• Corporate membership to local gyms
• Generous salary sacrificing and packaging
• Car leases and free parking at all facilities
• Support through advanced education and training
• Annual innovation and staff excellence awards
About Broken Hill
Often referred to as the “Capital of the Outback”, Broken Hill is an iconic mining town in far west NSW full of spirit, history, diversity and character. It was Australia’s first city to be Nationally Heritage listed and has a bunch of natural and man-made attractions to explore from the Sculpture Symposium to the oldest regional gallery in NSW.

Far away from the light pollution of the big cities, Broken Hill is an ideal location for star gazing. With a number of lookouts that are perfect for indulging in spectacular sunsets over the vast, flat landscape. It is a really a remote town like no other with a thriving night life as well as the fabulous annual Broken Heel Festival featuring performances from Australia’s best drag queens and showgirls.

With just a short 1hr15m flight from Adelaide, a 2hr45m flight from Melbourne or a 3hr15m flight from Sydney, Broken Hill provides a truly unique experience that you won’t find anywhere else.

What you'll be doing

Provide safe and compassionate nursing care to infants and children, and parents, carers and families in a primary health care model to assist families to transition to parenthood, build on strengths and ameliorate identified risks that may contribute to the development of problems in infants and later on in life.

Skills and Knowledge

Current nursing/midwifery registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with postgraduate qualifications in the speciality of Child & Family Health.
Demonstrated ability to work closely with families utilising evidence-based models of care and approaches that are supportive and inclusive with an early intervention focus.
Demonstrated ability and experience in planning, coordinating and evaluating education programs.
Current immunisation accreditation.
Demonstrated commitment to work and partner with Aboriginal and Torres Strait, Islander patients and families and employees to enhance health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.
Evidence of participation in own professional development and commitment to maintaining competence and enhancement of skills, and willingness to apply and share professional expertise with colleagues.
Demonstrated intermediate computer skills, effective interpersonal skills within a multidisciplinary team and a capacity to interact with others in a personable and professional manner and personally resolve conflicts when they arise.
Current c-Class licence and willingness to travel to communities in rural and remote locations.

About The Far West LHD
The Far West Local Health District makes up the western-most District in NSW, sharing its borders with South Australia, Queensland and Victoria. Far West LHD provides primary care to an estimated resident population of 30,000, employing over 800 staff across 9 facilities in Broken Hill, Balranald, Dareton, Ivanhoe, Menindee, Tibooburra, Wentworth, White Cliffs and Wilcannia.
To promote our vision of “excellence in rural and remote health”, Far West LHD upholds its CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect, and Empowerment.

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For role related queries or questions contact Leanne Hastwell on
Applications Close: 25/10/2020

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