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Clinical Nurse Consultant

  • 500910
  • Aged Care - Practice, Quality and Support
  • Aged Care - Residential
  • Medical and Allied Health
  • Nursing
  • Full time permanent

About Us

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

About the opportunity 

When passionate people come together, they can make a real difference in the lives of others. That’s why, we’re looking for a Full Time Clinical Nurse Consultant to join our Residential team to lead the develop clinical practices in Strategic Quality and Service Excellence across Uniting. We are flexible on the location where you would be operating from (Coffs Harbour and North Coast, Tamworth and Northwest NSW, Lismore and Far North Coast, Port Macquarie and Mid North Coast)

This role is responsible to ensure Uniting delivers market leading clinical services, particularly in expertise/specialization by guiding the process of clinical practice improvement, ensuing clinical practices are research based, innovative and up-to-date, leading clinical service delivery and consultancy strategy and contributing to service-related professional development.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing analysis of relevant research and operational information and assisting managers to evaluate and integrate the information they receive.
  • Coordinating and maintaining team management systems and ensuring relevant information is input on a consistent and regular basis.
  • Providing a collection of relevant data to assist with budgeting, the operation of the team and production of regular reports.
  • Conducting specialised studies as required, providing insights into the operation of the team and the organisation
  • Provide expert clinical advice on Advanced Care Planning and area of specialization care to patients, carers and healthcare providers

About You

  • Current AHPRA registration, Registered Nurse with minimum 5 years nursing experience including 12 months minimum in Aged Care.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in aged care, health service management or similar 
  • Knowledge of best practice within clinical nurse education, including legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to engage others in learning and development

We’ll create a better future for you

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we support them to grow and develop to be their best through our strong commitment to learning, flexibility, great benefits and a positive culture of teamwork and cooperation. Together, we can build a better future for the people and communities we serve, and for you.

About Uniting Aged Care

Uniting is one of the largest and most trusted not-for-profit providers of aged care in Australia. Each year, we support more than 7,000 residents in over 70 aged care homes throughout NSW and the ACT. We actively advocate for the right of every senior to age in comfort and dignity, wherever and however they live. We value diversity and always welcome everyone, exactly as they are.

What to expect

Please know that employment with Uniting requires:

  • A National Police Check
  • Reference checks
  • Other pre-employment screenings
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination (3 doses).

How to apply

If you see yourself in this role, we’d love to hear from you. Just click on the ‘Apply now’ button, fill out your details and submit. Once you apply, we’ll keep you up to date on how your application is progressing. We encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

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