Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2
Remuneration: $50.81 - $52.48 per hr plus super
Hours Per Week: 16
Location: Orange, NSW
Applications Close: 5 Oct 2020 - 11.59pm
We are unable to sponsor working visas for this position at this time.
Western NSW Local Health District is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our advertised positions. If you require any assistance with your application or have any questions about this position, please get in touch with the contact person listed in this advertisement.
About the opportunity
An exciting opportunity has become available for a Clinical Nurse Specialist within the rehabilitation units of Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Services located on Bloomfield Campus, Orange. The applicant should be an experienced drug and alcohol nurse. The position is responsible for providing specialist nursing support to staff and patients in the assessment, management and referral of patients with drug and alcohol issues.
Bloomfield is home to 11 Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol (MHDA) Units. This position will sit across all of the units under the MHDA Directorate and the non-acute rehabilitation units.
Western NSW LHD strives to build teams and health services that embrace our CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. 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!
What we can offer you
- Country living with a meaningful career path
- Paid leave entitlements
- Allowances as per the relevant Award
- Monthly ADOs for full time staff
- Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
- Flexible work practices (as appropriate to the position and negotiated with your manager)
- Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
- Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with My Health Learning and the NSW Health RTO
- Professional growth and acceleratedcareer progression
Where you'll be working
Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Services – 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.
The Orange Region has something for everyone at every stage in life. The region has become the destination of choice for tree-changers looking to swap busy city lifestyles for an authentic life balance.
The region boasts easy access to modern city infrastructure (home to 41000 residents), services and culture, pristine natural environment and an unspoilt natural beauty in the landscape which enjoys four distinct seasons in the year; a full culture, food and arts event calendar and a safe and secure place to live and raise a family as part of a friendly community.
Regular flights to Sydney, Brisbane & Melbourne leave each week and it’s just over a 3 hour drive to Sydney or Canberra. And housing is much, much more affordable than the metropolitan areas.
Add no time to commute, extra time to re-connect with your family & friends, vibrant nightlife, affordable housing and great food and wine – what are you waiting for?!
For more information on living in Orange visit thinkorangeregion.com.au or see what new residents have to say in this short video.
For more information about the Western NSW Local Health District, watch our video!
Help with your application and how you apply for the position
To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the Selection Criteria as thoroughly as possible. For information regarding the Selection Criteria and guidance with the application process, pre-employment checks and categories of vaccinations required for this role, please review Position Description and also download the Guide to Employment with Western NSW booklet.
Need more information?
- For role related queries or questions please contact Shelley Tait on email@example.com or (02) 6369 8957
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 18 months.
This 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 please contact the AES recruitment team on (02) 6882 8100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, applicants can visit our website for more information.