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Clinical Nurse Educator – ARRCS – Darwin

  • Base salary of $86,818 – $111,623 dependent on skills and experience + relocation support
  • Discounted shopping, wellness and entertainment vouchers via PerkBox
  • Continued professional development and leadership pathways

Australian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) have a full time permanent opportunity for an experienced RN to join as a Clinical Nurse Educator to build a proactive care workforce team that is receptive to changing models of care and clinical practice in Darwin.

Why ARRCS?
ARRCS work began in 2014 with aspirations to improve the quality of life for people living in regional and remote areas of Australia. Today, their commitment remains stronger than ever. They provide support to people across the Northern Territory (NT) through Residential Aged Care and Disability Services, Mental Health support, Childcare and Regional Home Care services and School Nutrition programs. They take a holistic approach, and a deep respect for all Elders and Aboriginal Cultures is at the heart of our work.

What’s in it for you?
As an ARRCS employee, you play an important and rewarding role in helping vulnerable people to live life in all its fullness, every day. As ARRCS are a NFP Organisation, they also have a host of employee benefits including:

  • Base salary of $86,818 – $111,623 dependent on skills and experience + relocation support
  • CBB Salary Packaging – Tax-free money to pay debts such as rent & mortgage
  • Sign on and retention bonuses – $500 on commencement and tiered increments every 12 months up to $5K PA
  • 6 weeks annual leave + 17.5% leave loading
  • Wellness & Employee Support Services
  • Unlimited training library, with free and 24/7 access to over 70,000 self-paced courses

What’s the role?
The Clinical Nurse Educator is responsible and accountable in supporting direct care staff to build the capacity of individuals to deliver safe, knowledge-based care using a variety of educational tools and development methods such as reflective practice, practice development, critical thinking, mentor/preceptor and adult learning concepts to support improvements in clinical and care practices as directed by the Coordinator Clinical Education & Training.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to-

  • Providing direct training and support to nurses and PCA to enable them to achieve their clinical and other skill competency requirements and to achieve additional/advanced clinical competencies
  • Using a validated framework/tools undertake learning and competency assessments and provide clinical care for the purpose of providing clinical teaching and support to nursing and care staff at unit level
  • Feedback to managers regarding staff progress or difficulties in attaining competencies or skills required to perform their roles and advise management of any potential problems of safety or security of patients or staff
  • Participating in the production of a facility or department level staff learning and development plan in line with ARRCS and local priorities. This plan will consider the varying clinical and care priorities within the unit and facility and the need to respond to changing priorities as required
  • Assisting the nursing and care staff within the unit to access information regarding educational information and opportunities and provide on the ground support for the transitional nurses ensuring they are able to apply their learning to clinical practice in a supported environment
  • Developing, delivering and assisting in the evaluation, education and development programs delivered at unit level and report outcomes to the Coordinator Clinical Education and Training

Is the role right for you?
To be successful in this role, you will have an ability and willingness to drive/travel as the role requires. This may involve driving long distances and overnight stays.
Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:

  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse with relevant post registration clinical or education qualifications and/or at least 3 years recent clinical or education experience relevant to aged and/or acute care
  • Experience as a preceptor/mentor/coach with the proven ability to use contemporary education and teaching methods to develop and motivate staff towards a learning culture
  • High level of interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Ability to deliver and evaluate education and learning activities to meet individual learning needs using adult learning principles
  • Skills in developing and teaching new approaches to practice that link evidence to improved consumer outcomes and experience
  • Current National Police Check, Flu Vaccination, First Aid Certificate, OCHRE card and NT Drivers’ License or a willingness to obtain prior to commencing

If this sounds like a role for you, we want to hear from you. APPLY TODAY by clicking the “Apply for this job” link
Applicants must address the selection criteria in a cover letter and provide a current CV along with contact details for at least 2 referees.
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Paul Wallwork on 08 8982 1011 or recruitment@ntphn.org.au

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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary:

AU$87,000 - AU$112,000 per annum
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Job Type:

Nursing

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