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Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2 : Education - Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick

NSW Statewide, NSW

Permanent Part Time - Randwick Children's Hospital


Clinical Nurse Consultant/Specialist

Employment Type
: Permanent Part Time - Randwick Children's Hospital
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Specialist Gde 2
Remuneration: 98288.77 - 101518.63
Hours Per Week: 20
Requisition ID: REQ64003

Applications are invited from suitably qualified, dynamic and enthusiastic Registered nurses for the position of Clinical Nurse Specialist(Grade 2) for Children's Intensive Care Unit at Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick.

What you'll be doing
The Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2 (CNS2) is an extended role within the scope of a Registered Nurse/Midwife  that provides safe, compassionate, person-centred care to patients and families of the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network   
Acts as an appropriate and effective role model to promote culture and standards that reflect the NSW Health CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.   
Provides senior nursing clinical leadership in the development of specialist clinical practice and service delivery within a nursing unit, team or service.   
Provides advanced skills and exercises extended autonomy of decision making while working closely with managers and other senior clinicians.   
• Exercises extended autonomy of decision making;   
• Exercises professional knowledge and judgement in providing complex care requiring advanced clinical skills.   
• Undertakes  leadership in the development of nursing specialty clinical practice service delivery in the ward/service; or   
• Undertakes primary case management within a defined specialty involving both inpatient and community based services.   

Selection Criteria:
  1. Current Authority to Practice as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  2. Relevant post-registration qualifications and at least 3 years' experience working in the relevant clinical area of their post-registration qualification.
  3. Demonstrated evidence of advanced clinical practice in the specialty area.
  4. Highly developed written and verbal communication skills with strong interpersonal and problem solving capabilities; able to work autonomously and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  5. Strong commitment to contribute to own and team professional development and act as a resource person and to mentor others within the specialty where required.
  6. Demonstrated evidence of contribution to the development of clinical practice relevant to paediatrics.
  7. Demonstrated ability to exercise extended autonomy of decision making capabilities and leadership in the development of nursing specialty clinical practice and service delivery.
  8. Demonstrated ability to exercise professional knowledge and judgment in providing complex care requirements of patients/clients in the specialty field.

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 


As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.


This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Commission for Children and Young People.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Commission and Young People Website



Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.


Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency

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Applications Close: 16/09/2018