Central Coast Local Health District

Wellbeing and Health In-reach Nurse Coordinator - Women, Children and Families (BB-CB6CF)

Found in: Neuvoo AU


Employment Type:  Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2
Remuneration: $1936.60 to $2000.20 per week
Hours Per Week: 38 - Part Time hours as negotiated
Requisition ID: REQ215478

This recruitment may be used to fill future positions via an eligibility list for permanent, full time, part time, temporary and casual positions.

Central Coast Local Health District is seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2 dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of children and young people

The Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2 will be employed as a Wellbeing and Health in-reach Nurse (WHIN) Coordinator to facilitate identification of health, wellbeing and social needs and coordination of appropriate early intervention, assessments, and referral to services for school-aged children and young people. The WHIN Coordinator applies their specialist clinical nursing knowledge, experience and skill in providing complex health care coordination for school aged children, young people and their families in identified schools.

Where you will be working

You will be working with Women, Children and Families Team and will be collocated in identified primary andor high schools in the Central Coast Local Government area.

With a rapidly growing population we offer a comprehensive range of services from acute care at Gosford and Wyong hospitals to sub-acute and community based services. We encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge and enhance skills and compassionate in caring for our community. As part of our team we will support you and help you develop your career with us.

We invite you to come and be a part of our community.  The Central Coast is renowned for its natural beauty.  From the bush to the beach there is plenty to do – swimming, surfing, diving, golf, restaurants, cafes, bush walks, sporting clubs and activities for the kids and great shopping – and all in a friendly and relaxed environment.

To hear from our team what it’s like to work with us, you can read their stories on our Instagram account.  :instagram.comcareersatcclhd

Also please connect with us on LinkedIn to stay up to date with career opportunities.

What you'll be doing

A key part of the WHIN Coordinator role will be working with a significant level of autonomy in a school environment and facilitating access and coordination of services across multiple agencies, professions and groups.

The WHIN Coordinator will be working closely with school wellbeing teams, school principals, school staff, GPs, health and mental health services, child and family, youth and other specialist services, NGOs and local government services to identify health, wellbeing and social needs and coordinate appropriate intervention, assessment and referral to services for school-aged children, young people and their families.

  1. Current Registered Nurse Division 1 National Registration (AHPRA) with a minimum of 3 years post registration clinical experience working with children and young people, a post registration qualification related to the specialty area of child and family health, or paediatrics, or adolescent youth health nursing practice or other related area. Current NSW State driver's licence (including P1 or above) and willingness to use for work purposes.
  2. Demonstrated understanding of and experience working with children and young people, including marginalised and at-risk groups, and health promotion, prevention and early intervention approaches and evidence-based practice.
  3. Demonstrated capacity to engage with families to address various health and mental health problems for children and young people and effectively liaise with health and social services involved in their care.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work within an interagency context, with an emphasis on relationship building, service delivery, quality of care and team cohesion, and an ability to identify and improve opportunities to enhance integration of care for children, young people and families.
  5. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including advanced verbal and written skills; an ability to negotiate and problem solve; and the capacity to collaborate with and influence health and other professionals.
  6. Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to utilise electronic communication and medical record systems across a variety of applications, including eHealth technologies.
  7. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in the provision and development of clinical practice by utilising evidence-based research with a demonstrated understanding of current NSW Ministry of Health Policies and National and State Standards in relation to children and young people.
  8. Demonstrated understanding of how the District is Caring for the Coast and how this role would contribute.
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