NSW Health Careers

Adolescent and Young Adult Hospice (AYAH) Clinical Nurse Specialist

Clinical Nurse Specialist
Northern Sydney Local Health District
REQ332980 Requisition #

About Us
The Manly Adolescent and Young Adult Hospice (AYAH) is opening in November 2022. The AYAH will provide specialised support to Adolescents and Young Adults with a life limiting illness in Australia’s first dedicated 8 bed healthcare facility which offers respite care, symptom management and end of life care. The care provided will be holistic, compassionate and culturally appropriate, delivered by an empowered multidisciplinary workforce working in partnership with patients and their families.


About The Role

The Clinical Nurse Specialist, using best practice evidence provides person-centred specialist nursing care at an advanced practice level for the designated speciality in collaboration with individual/s and the multidisciplinary health care team. Provides clinical leadership, support and supervision for less experienced clinicians to achieve people focused quality care.  

You will demonstrate behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment and demonstrate these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.


We are looking for someone with:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Nurse Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) with relevant post-registration qualifications and at least 3 years' experience working in the clinical area of their specified post-graduate qualification.
  • Recent demonstrated respite, palliative or end of life care experience working with patients across a diverse patient age population.
  • The ability to exercise extended autonomy in clinical decision making capabilities and leadership in the development of nursing specialty practice advancement.
  • A commitment to excellence in nursing practice and continuing professional development.


Eligible employees can access a range of benefits such as:

  • Opportunity for extra tax savings through Salary Packaging
  • Novated Leasing
  • Fitness Passport
  • Staff Parking


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2
Remuneration: $1,976.10 - $2,041.00 per week
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ332980


Where you will be Working

AYAH is located in the beautiful Northern Beaches on the former site of Manly Hospital on the North Head headland with views over the harbour. It is surrounded by national parks, bushland and environmental conservation areas, providing a natural and peaceful setting for young people, their families and staff.


About Working For NSLHD
NSLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. Our vision is to be "leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing". We pride ourselves on Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging and embrace flexibility.

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles within NSW Health. For more information, please visit: https://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/

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For role related queries or questions contact Geoff Yates on Geoff.Yates@health.nsw.gov.au


All NSW Health workers are required to have two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, as defined by NSW Health.  Employees working in a clinical area or are required to attend clinical areas are considered category A. Category A positions are required to provide evidence of having received three doses of COVID-19 vaccine in accordance with the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (TGA) and meet the requirements of the Occupational Assessment Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy Directive.

Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. 


Applications Close: 28 August 2022

Tentative Interview Date(s): 29 August - 09 September 2022



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