Clinical Nurse Consultant - Grade 1


The Clinical Nurse Consultant works within the Integrated Aged Care Team at Tamworth Community Health Centre. The role is to provide expert clinical advice and consultancy in the identification, assessment and treatment of delirium/dementia and support to staff working in acute care wards to build their capacity to effectively identify, assess and manage older people with cognitive impairment within a person centred care framework. Facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of evidence based care management plans for patients with Delirium/Dementia, in liaison with other medical specialists, nursing and allied health staff. The Clinical Nurse Consultant will coordinate and assist the Acute Hospitals Educators to ensure all staff across the sector are educated on the management of delirium and dementia.

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be: an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia.

If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent part time and temporary part time vacancies.

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Selection Criteria

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Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application. Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.   

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Salary Packaging

Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt . Find out more information by contacting via email at or on 1300 40 25 23.

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For role related queries or questions contact Jennifer Meyer on **************@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 31 May 2020