Clinical Nurse Consultant

Job No: HH607
Location: Salisbury South

Job Title: Clinical Nurse Consultant
Job Type: Permanent Part Time (0.6 FTE)
Location: Salisbury South 
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2019


About us
Helping Hand is one of South Australia’s most highly recognised and respected aged care organisations. The not-for-profit has been providing services to older South Australians through home care, retirement living, respite and residential care for more than 65 years and employs more than 1400 people in Adelaide and across regional communities. Helping Hand is an innovator and leader in the field of aged care services - best known by our reputation for quality, choice and professionalism. Helping Hand is a values-based employer that understands the important contribution of our staff, our clients and our community.


The Opportunity
Helping Hand now has a rare opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Consultant to join our Healthcare Services team on a Permanent Part Time basis (0.6 FTE). This role is accountable to the Healthcare Services Manager to deliver a range of Community Nursing services including the coordination, management and provision of quality nursing care for our clients.

The Clinical Nurse Consultant has highly competent clinical and critical thinking skills to efficiently coordinate and deliver client care in collaboration with the other health professionals whilst maximising efficient use of resources. The application of that knowledge and experience ensures client’s needs are met and clinical standards are maintained within the multidisciplinary team environment.


Skills & Experience

To be considered for this position, it is essential to hold a current practicing Certificate as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA), and can demonstrate experience in:

/ Supervision and Management of a Clinical Nursing Team

/ Registered with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse.

/ Providing Community Nursing services to adult clients in rehabilitative environments.

/ Assessing and evaluating functional needs of clients and providing group and individual Community Nursing services.

/ Creative problem-solving ability to support the delivery of community-based and residential-based programs.

/ Working knowledge of local community services and networks and ability to utilise this knowledge and networks in the provision of services to clients.

/ High level interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and the ability to be cross culturally sensitive.

/ Excellent verbal and written skills in the provision of clear, succinct and accurate assessments, care and support plans and case notes.

/ Demonstrated experience and skills in the use of mobile and office-based computers devices, and data systems and software relevant to the delivery and recording of clinical care.

/ Demonstrated experience providing support to staff undertaking delegated clinical tasks.

/ Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and the ability to initiate and maintain effective working relationships at all levels within a large-scale organisation.

/ Demonstrated commitment to continual professional and personal development.


Benefits and Perks

As a valued member of Helping Hand we can offer you: 

/ Excellent salary sacrifice benefits – Increase your take home pay;
/ Discounted Private Health insurance,
/ EAP - employee assistance program,
/ Ongoing training and development opportunities,
/ Supportive and friendly working environment,
/ Supportive and committed leadership.


To view the position description, please click here.


For confidential enquiries please contact Lorraine Morris, Healthcare Services Manager on 0410459383.


Applications close Monday, 21 October 2019


All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and hold a current national police check or be willing to obtain one. Current Helping Hand employees must notify their manager of their intent to apply.

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