Vocational Placement Officer, Nursing & Comm Services (Logan)



Coordinate vocational placements for the next generation of nurses 1 x Full-time and 1 x Part-time (0.4) positions available 2 year term commencing ASAP As part of the Faculty of Nursing & Community Services, the Vocational Placement Team supports the vocational placement of approximately 2000 students per annum. The Vocational Placement Officer position liaises with the wider health care community including Queensland hospitals, external private health care facilities and ANMAC (Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council) to formalise partnerships with key stakeholders to ensure the procurement of long term security of vocational placements, and administer a framework of support for health and aged care students and employers.

The position also liaises and consults with Faculty Directors, Team Managers, academic staff, external health care key stakeholders and ANMAC to design, develop and manage the delivery of vocational placements within the Diploma of Nursing (pre-Enrolment/Division 2) to meet student’s educational needs and ensure quality outcomes. The position manages and coordinates all requirements of vocational placement for the Diploma of Nursing students in accordance with the organisational Vocational Placement policy and relevant legislation. There are temporary full-time and temporary part-time (0.

4) opportunities available commencing as soon as possible for a period of 2 years , unless otherwise determined. These positions report to the Team Manager within the Vocational Placement Team, Faculty of Nursing and Community Services. The full-time position is based primarily at our Loganlea campus and the part-time position is based primarily at our South Brisbane campus , however you may be required to perform work at other TAFE Queensland Brisbane region campuses.

Key Responsibilities: Maintain current knowledge of industry practices, training programs, products and resources to be able to provide high level advice and negotiate on behalf of the organisation in relation to the completion of vocational placement agreements and contracts. Organise the recruitment, selection, employment, and induction of clinical facilitators, and provide staff development sessions for clinical facilitators, RNs, preceptors through the coordination of clinical facilitator workshops. Provide high level advice and interpretation of vocational placement guidelines to all stakeholders, including students prior to and during vocational placement.

Responsible for building and maintaining industry and community networks to establish high levels of credibility with the health industry sector and build capacity for vocational placement opportunities. Liaise with other training providers, health care providers’ and nurse education staff, to ensure clinical placements meet with the learning goals of each clinical subject. In consultation with the educational staff, manage the academic processes to support clinical placements in all nursing.

TAFE Queensland Brisbane
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16 Sep 2019


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