Out of Home Care & Child Safety Coordinator
Employment Type : Temporary Full Time Position Classification : Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 1 Remuneration : $93,785.77 per annum Hours Per Week : 38 Requisition ID : REQ150902 The Far West Local Health District makes up the western-most District in NSW, sharing its borders with South Australia, Queensland and Victoria. Far West LHD provides primary care to an estimated resident population of 30,099, employing over 800 staff across 10 facilities in Broken Hill, Balranald, Dareton, Ivanhoe, Menindee, Tibooburra, Wentworth, White Cliffs and Wilcannia.
To promote our vision of "excellence in rural and remote health", Far West LHD upholds its CORE values of Collaboration, Openness Respect, and Empowerment. Are you up for living and working in the beautiful and rural NSW Outback, devoid of traffic and commuting? Check us out at https://jobs.health.
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What you'll be doing The role will provide safe, compassionate, quality, person centred care and work in collaboration with children, young people/families/carers in a multidisciplinary and/or interdisciplinary approach to assist then to navigate the health system, achieve identified goals and outcomes for children and young people living in OOHC and/or who have complex medical and psychosocial needs and/or a child under 10 years with problematic harmful sexual behaviours. Skills and Knowledge Tertiary nursing qualification and current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Understanding of intergeneration trauma, child abuse and neglect and the legal and policy framework governing child protection in NSW.
Demonstrated experience in collaborating, negotiating and maintaining ongoing relationships with Department of Communities and Justice, NSW Police, Department of Education and other relevant stakeholders. Demonstrated experience in planning, developing, monitoring, consulting, reviewing complex health management plans. Demonstrated experience in prevention activities, community engagement and awareness raising initiatives and local workforce capability building and training (health and inter-agency).
Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines within defined resources and capacity to anticipate, respond and resolve complex and critical issues. Demonstrated supervisor interpersonal, verbal and written communication, consultation and negotiation skills necessary to build and maintain collaborative relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders and to work effectively within the multidisciplinary team environment. Evidence of current unrestricted NSW drivers licence and a willingness to provide outreach throughout the Far West LHD.
Need more information? 1) Click here for the Position Description 2) Find out more about applying for this position For role related queries or questions contact Sherree Ferrall on Sherree.Ferrallhealth.nsw.
gov.au Applications Close: 21/5/2020.