Join our dedicated and professional Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Teams at Orange and Bathurst and make a positive change to the health of our community.
To be considered for interview, candidates must address the Selection Criteria in the
Type: Permanent Full Time (job share may be considered)
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Educator
Remuneration: $99,869.78 – $103,110.07 pa (plus super)
Hours per week: 38
Clinical Nurse Educator – Adult Community Mental Health,
Drug & Alcohol Services
Bathurst or Orange Health Service
About the role:
The Clinical Nurse Educator provides clinical education, training and evaluation of knowledge and skills to promote and support improved nursing care within the Western NSW Local Health District. The role will assist in upskilling nurses across a broad range of proficiencies facilitating learning through a variety of approaches.
This position will provide support to the Adult Community Mental Health Teams in Bathurst and Orange, NSW.
This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Whereby Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority under affirmative action in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. In the event there are no suitable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants, then applications from non-Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be considered.
Where you’ll be working:
This position can be located in either Bathurst or Orange, NSW and will provide support to the Adult Community Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Teams across both locations.
Bathurst is close enough to the big smoke but far away enough to keep its unique regional and pastoral feel. Its heritage streetscape reflects its rich history, intertwined with a first class entertainment centre, internationally famous events, art galleries, museums and a thriving social, food and wine scene. Coffee is great too!
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. It’s also very affordable to live here, so there is more to spend on the things you love!
Both locations boast easy access to modern city infrastructure, services and culture, pristine natural environment and unspoilt natural beauty in the landscape which enjoys four distinct seasons in the year. The calendar of cultural, food and arts events is full, and being a safe and secure place to live, it’s a great place to raise a family as part of a friendly community.
is the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities – which include 25 multipurpose services and 4 district health services.
Watch our video to find out what it is like to work with the Western NSW Local Health District:-
Some of theinclude:
- Genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment.
- Interesting and challenging work that will bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast track your career.
- Greater autonomy and responsibility to reach your full potential.
- Opportunities to make an impact and shape the future of rural health through involvement in projects, innovations and research.
- Opportunities for learning and development, including access to a mentoring program and in-house training with our Organisational Development Unit and eLearning system.
- Access to and free and confidential counselling services.
How to apply:
Candidates must read the Position Description and address the Selection Criteria for the role, providing examples where required. You must also upload a copy of your current CV as part of your application. For assistance, see our For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit
Applications will close 21 Sep 2021 – 11:59pm.
For role related enquiries, please reach out to:
Bill Koffmann on (02) 6330 5850 /
Ros Dalton on (02) 6369 2030 /
If we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.