Clinical Midwife/Nurse Consultant Grade 1-Drug Health Substance Use in Pregnancy and Parenting Service (SUPPS)-Liverpool Drug Health-Perm F/T and PT

Clinical Nurse Consultant
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Are you an experienced, forward thinking, enthusiastic and authentic individual dedicated to high quality and better value patient care?  Look no further, this is the job for you!

Employment Type (including hours per week):  Permanent Full Time and Part Time up to 38 hours per week. 

Position Classification:  Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 1

Remuneration$55.47 - $56.60 per hour

Requisition ID:  REQ104934

Application Close Date: 26/05/2019

About The Opportunity

Liverpool Drug Health Services is recruiting for a Clinical Midwife/Nurse Consultant Grade 1 to complement and enhance the current Drug Health Substance Use in Pregnancy and Parenting Services. Life at South Western Sydney Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse and is always focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, Healthier Communities. 

What We Can Offer You
  1. A meaningful career path in a growing culturally diverse community.

  2. MAXXIA salary packaging options, with savings up to $2000 per annum.

  3. Discounted gym membership / Corporate wellbeing programs, including Fitness Passport.

  4. Onsite staff parking (most facilities and services).

  5. Annual Leave + 17.5% Leave Loading.

  6. One Additional Day Off per month (ADO’s). <remove for Casual and PT>

  7. Join the social club and enjoy discounted offers to Sydney attraction (Liverpool Staff only).

  8. Additional NSW Health Public Holiday between Christmas and New Years.

  9. Great Paid Maternity and Parental leave provisions for parents.

  10. Flexible work practices.
  11. Learning and development Opportunities, including in-house RTO and MyHealth Learning.

  12. Professional growth, acting and accelerated career progression opportunities.


Where You'll Be Working
At South Western Sydney 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 Aboriginality and Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.


Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

What You'll Be Doing

Assisting in providing the Substance Use in Pregnancy service to the Bankstown-Lidcombe and Liverpool areas, delivering a liaison and consultation service in the provision of care and clinical leadership in the management of women, who are pregnant, with substance use issues and their families antenatally up to the childs 2nd year.

Provides clinical services in accordance with Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Substance Use during pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period, NSW Health Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Guidelines, NSW Health Frontline Guidelines for the Protection of Children and Young People (2000), Families First (2000) and the NSW Health Department Circular, 2000/100 –Protecting Children and Young People, NSW Domestic Violence guidelines and the Health Home Visiting Guidelines.

Ensure safe, high quality client care is delivered in accordance with SWSLHD and Drug Health Services policies and procedures, nursing philosophy and current standards of practice. Attend relevant meetings of departments and services within SWSLHD. Maintain services that fosters clinical leadership, education, and professional development.

The Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) is an expert practitioner who, through leadership facilitates evidence based practice. The CNC will promote a service which fosters clinical excellence, research and professional leadership. The CNC contributes to quality health care by collaborating with the health care providers and consumer groups, developing clinical practice standards and evaluating their outcomes. The CNC is responsible for providing services which facilitate effective management of the care in the given specialty. South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) is focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, healthier communities.

All staff are expected to act as an appropriate and effective role model, promoting a culture that supports practices that reflect the NSW Health CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment through demonstrated behaviors and interactions with patients, clients and employees.

The vision of SWSLHD Nursing and Midwifery Service is Compassionate Nursing and Midwifery Care Always, through leading effective workplace cultures that improve the patient experience.

How to Apply

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

Click ‘Apply’ to submit your application now.

Need more information?

  1. Click here for the Position Description  

  2. Click here for SWSLHD Website
  3. Contact for role related enquiries and questions, please contact

    Steven Dunn  

    02 9616 8888
Interview Date Range:  29/05/2019 – 05/062019

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