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Clinical Nurse Educator

Organisation : Achieve Australia

Location : Sydney (North Ryde)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services, Education & Training, Healthcare & Medical

Sector : Education & Training, Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 26 Sep, 2021

About the role

We are Achieve Australia!

  • 2 roles available
  • Permanent, Full-time – 38 hours per week
  • Attractive salary packaging
  • Location: This role will work in various locations across Sydney

About the role

Clinical Nurse Educators (CNEs) play a critical role in the professional development of direct care workers, nurses and registered nurses by maintaining and advancing nursing practice, complex care skills and building the clinical competence of staff thereby ensuring safe and effective care delivery.

  • Contribute to the development of Achieve Australia’s (AA’s) Clinical Governance Framework which encapsulates the models of care adopted by AA which includes delegated nursing duties to non-registered staff ensuring that they have the required skills or competency level in delegated duties aligned with state and territory legislation, industrial instruments, Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s (NMBA’s) Professional Practice Framework and the NDIS Practice Standards and Quality Indicators.
  • Work with the Quality and Practice Leadership Team through the Clinical Educator (Organisation) and Practice Lead (Clinical Support) to support our commitment to high-level clinical education and training.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of orientation and induction of new care staff, including roles and responsibilities in keeping with organisation policy and procedures.
  • Take on a leadership role in providing hands-on educational support and clinical teaching to nursing and care staff and graduate nurses and nursing students as required.
  • Initiate, participate and contribute to the development of clinical knowledge and skills of new and existing clinical care teams.
  • Promote a high standard of evidence-based clinical care to all clients, through the dissemination of current best practice knowledge.

About you

Achieve Australia supports a workplace that embraces all people’s unique contributions and fosters social inclusion through the experience of belonging. People with disabilities, Aboriginal Australians, and people from diverse backgrounds and cultures are encouraged to apply for this job.

  • Current Authority to Practice as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • A minimum of 5 years post basic registration experience and evidence of sound theoretical knowledge and ongoing professional development as reflected in the Professional Practice Portfolio.
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment or equivalent is desirable.
  • Experience in providing education, mentoring and support to staff in their current workplace.
  • Demonstrated ability to work professionally in a team as well as independently with excellent time management skills.
  • Demonstrated advanced communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking, problem-solving, and clinical decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in utilising a range of teaching and learning strategies to support staff development including eLearning platforms.
  • Evidence commitment to professional leadership and updating of own clinical competencies to ensure education and training delivery is in line with current best practice.
  • Computer skills and use of software programs to develop and deliver education and training, maintain training recipient data, and generate reports.
  • Ability to travel to various locations across Greater Sydney.

If you want to know more about this role, please access the Position description provided below.

Our benefits – Our employees are the champions for an inclusive world and in return we offer:

  • Working as part of a team that makes a difference in people’s lives
  • Access to Employee Assistance and Fitness Passport programs
  • Salary packaging benefits exclusively for the Not for Profit sector;
  • Supportive, friendly team environment and culture

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Achieve Australia

Achieve Australia has been providing services to people with disability since the 1950s. Today, we are a registered NDIS provider offering accommodation, community participation, supported employment and support coordination services in Greater Sydney and in Northern Rivers regions in NSW.

  • Our Passion is social inclusion for people with disability.
  • Our Purpose is to build extraordinary lives, supporting people with disability to be well, have a home, choose a career, learn new skills, participate in their community and enjoy a full life.
  • We live by our Principles of inclusiveness, stewardship, extraordinary outcomes and ethical practices.

How to apply

Hit 'Apply Now' to be considered for the role.

Please contact us if you have any questions about this position, would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment process, or require an alternate method of submitting your application:

Pre-employment checks: Achieve Australia is committed to implementing safer recruitment practices. Applications will be assessed on merit.

Candidates successful from the selection process will require to complete the following:

  • Reference checks
  • Police check (Please note criminal history does not immediately affect employment opportunities)
  • Working with Children check
  • NDIS Worker Check
  • Health declaration
  • Evidence of COVID-19 Vaccination

How to apply: To express your interest, apply online, answer application questions and provide your updated résumé.


Please quote in application: Clinical Nurse Educator via Pro Bono Australia.


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