First listed on: 18 February 2017

Community Child and Family Health Registered Nurse

Position Ref Number: 368378 
Employment Type: Casual 
Salary Rate: 
Salary from: 30.06 
Salary to: 42.21 
Location:Chatswood; Gladesville; Mosman; Ryde; Various Locations 

Position Summary 

Community Child & Family Health Registered Nurse  - Casual positions

Applications are invited from registered nurses with post graduate qualifications in Child and Family Health to work in a dynamic community based, multidisciplinary Child and Family Health team.  Work involves Early Childhood Health services including home visiting, breastfeeding support, developmental surveillance and screening, parenting advice and facilitating parent groups with families with children from newborn to 5 years of age.

This position is Casual and is classified as a Registered Nurse. Note that employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if the position cannot be filled on a permanent basis. 

We build teams and health services that embrace our values; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment (CORE). Our CORE values and the behaviours that underpin them, shape the way we work together, with our patients and consumers, to deliver excellent health and wellbeing. If you’d like to be part of our journey we want to hear from you. Please watch the following video.

Northern Sydney Local Health District is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority.

Employees must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct. Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants and applicants for positions designated as Category A will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment.  Salary packaging, available through Smartsalary is offered to enhance employee benefits.

An eligibility list may be created and you may be considered eligible for similar roles in the future. If you do not wish to be placed on an eligibility list, please advise the Convenor at interview.

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The Child and Family Health Nurse is a member of the North Shore Ryde multidisciplinary Child and Family Health Service. The Child and Family Health Nurse strives to maintain, improve and promote the optimal health and wellbeing of children and their families within the North Shore Ryde Community. Sound clinical judgement and effective communication skills are utilised in caring for families. The Child and Family Health Nurse is considerate to individual and cultural values, and endeavours to empower families through a sensitive and flexible approach to service delivery.  The Child and Family Health Nurse provide services to families and children from newborn to 5years in a variety of settings including Early Childhood Health Centres, Family Care Centre and where qualified in the Audiometry Service for children from 3 to 12 years of age. The Child and Family Health Nurse will be required to work in any of the CFH settings including any Early Childhood Health Centre and the Family Care Cottage and will not be assigned to a specific ECHC.

Enquiries: Lindy Danvers 
Phone: 0411481837 
Closing Date: 17/07/2017 
To view the position description or submit your applications please click the 'Apply' button below.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and promote a smoke-free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all positions.

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