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Clinical Nurse Consultant Diabetes

Organisation / Entity : Far West Local Health District

Job category :

Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Nurse Consultant

Job location :

Regional NSW / Far West and North Central NSW

Job reference number : REQ460944

Work type : Full-Time

Total remuneration package : $128030.56 – $130582.09

Closing date : 12 / 02 / 2024 – 11 : 59 PM

This position qualifies for a Recruitment Incentive Package up to the value of $10,000 (pro-rata part-time / temporary positions less than 18 months), and a reoccurring Annual Retention Bonus valued up to $10,000 (pro-rata part time), under the NSW Health Rural Health Workforce Incentive Scheme.

This scheme recognises the role key health workers play in enabling the delivery of rural and remote health services, and aims to provide incentives over and above award entitlements, to attract and retain staff in these areas.

To recognise ongoing service in this role, once the successful candidate has served a qualifying period, they will become entitled to a reoccurring Annual Retention Bonus valued up to $10,000 (as taxable income).

For more information, please discuss incentive options with the contact person for this role.

Employment Type : Permanent Full Time

Position Classification : Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 2

Remuneration : $128030.56 – $130582.09 + Super

Hours Per Week : 38

Requisition ID : REQ460944

Location : Broken Hill NSW

We really aren’t that far away – only 3 hours’ drive from Mildura, 5 hours from Adelaide or a short flight from anywhere in Australia with everything you need right at your front door!

We really aren’t that far away – only 3 hours’ drive from Mildura, 5 hours from Adelaide or a short flight from anywhere in Australia with everything you need right at your front door!

Broken Hill truly is a town like no other with a supportive community that will welcome you with open arms. We can’t wait to see you! Take a quick look at “Living and Working ” in the Far West.

What you’ll be doing

  • Provide expert clinical advice, clinical organisation, leadership and consultancy services within the diabetes specialty across multiple service groups, target populations and health care professionals.
  • Deliver high quality clinical services in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams within the Far West Local Health District and externally in conjunction with the Collaborative Commissioning.
  • Leads and contributes to the development and management of clinical processes, policies and procedures to promote the advancement of clinical practice.
  • Undertake service planning and strategic planning to identify and plan for future needs and issues.

What is on offer

  • 5 weeks paid annual leave per year
  • Salary packaging (pay less tax!), includes Remote Housing Benefit and Meal Entertainment
  • Paid Allocated Day Off (ADO) Every Month
  • Isolation & climate allowance
  • Special rates at local gyms
  • A comfortable country lifestyle that supports balance & wellbeing

About the Far West LHD

The Far West Local Health District is one of 15 LHDs under NSW Health, providing high quality public health services to the communities in far west NSW.

FWLHD has a mandate to provide the highest quality care and services to its communities using the latest clinical evidence and technological enablers.

Our vision is to create excellence in rural and remote healthcare.

Key to our success of course, is our people. Our workforce is inclusive and diverse. We employ well over 800 clinicians and support staff across our 9 health facilities in Broken Hill, Balranald, Dareton, Ivanhoe, Menindee, Tibooburra, Wentworth, White Cliffs and Wilcannia.

In the Far West LHD, we are working together to make a real difference to the health outcomes for our communities. We encourage you to consider joining our friendly team for a meaningful and rewarding career in rural and remote healthcare.

About Broken Hill

A true Oasis in the Outback , Broken Hill is a thriving regional town in far west NSW full of diversity, history and character.

Being Australia’s first city to be Nationally Heritage Listed, Broken Hill is a culturally rich town with a vibrant art scene with over 20 galleries! The unique attractions, festivals and beautiful natural landscapes see tourists flock from all over, but the ones who stay quickly fall in love with the place and its liveability.

With a population just shy of 20,000, Broken Hill is small enough to allow for a relaxed country lifestyle, while big enough to provide all the desired facilities of a regional hub including major supermarkets and retail stores, excellent schools (7 primary & 2 high), multiple gyms & aquatic centre, well-known fast food franchises and a plethora of trendy restaurants, pubs and cafés.

The beautiful Murray-Riverina region is just 2.5 hours from Broken Hill, and after a short, 5-hour drive you can enjoy the beautiful Barossa Valley South Australia’s internationally acclaimed wine region.

For a town so unique, it’s really not that far away with just a short 1hr15m flight from Adelaide, a 2hr flight from Melbourne or a 2hr 30m flight from Sydney.

Broken Hill truly is a town like no other with a supportive community that will welcome you with open arms. We can’t wait to see you soon!

How to apply

To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria in the application as thoroughly as possible.

  • Current Authority to Practice as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). At least 5 years fulltime equivalent post registration clinical experience including 3 years’ experience in the specialty and post graduate qualifications relevant to the specialty.
  • Demonstrated effective communication including verbal, written and interpersonal skills and advanced information technology skills to provide complex consultancy services and influence innovative nursing practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively both independently and as part of the multidisciplinary health care team.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead quality improvement, practice development and evidence-based practice.
  • Demonstrated clinical expertise and clinical leadership in diabetes related care .
  • Demonstrated ability to identify education needs and develop education plans and resource material for patients / clients and health care professionals.
  • Current license to drive in NSW with the ability to drive for work purposes, including occasional long distances and overnight stays.

The Welcome Experience

The Welcome Experience in Broken Hill connects you and your family with local people and local resources to help you settle in and feel at home in your new community faster.

Need more information?

1) Click here for the Position Description

2) Find out more about applying for this position

For role related queries or questions contact Pamela Illingworth on

Applications Close : 12 / 2 / 2024

At Far West Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences, but we honour and support it.

Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander background, people with a disability and people from the LGBTQI+ community to apply.

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