This is a permanent full time vacancy.
When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focussed organisation working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.
About the role
This position is offered at 1.0 FTE on a permanent, full-time basis. The majority of health care provided to patients in custody is based on a primary health care model and predominantly relates to the management of Chronic Disease, Communicable Disease, Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug Addiction Services and Acute Care response as required. Within this context the Clinical Nurse provides nursing care and management of patients in custody. Experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples would be an advantage. All Nursing staff practice at the Department of Justice is in accordance with Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council (ANMC) National Competency Standards.
Clinical Nurses provide clinical leadership, critical thinking and direct care to patients throughout the patient journey in a custodial setting. Utilising comprehensive clinical assessment and excellent communication skills, the role promotes and supports delivery of safe quality care within a multidisciplinary team.
All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.
How to apply
Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the work related requirements of the position please see the attached JDF, this information will assist you with the preparation of your application.
We require you to submit:
A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees and a statement addressing the following essential work related requirements (selection criteria):
- 2. Ability to deliver and coordinate Clinical Care to a diverse patient group.
- 5. Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.
To submit your application click the “Apply for Job” button at bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
If required we may choose to supplement the field of applications by conducting a Candidate Search.
Equity and Diversity
People from diverse background are encouraged to apply. The Department upholds a working environment that is free from discrimination in accordance with Equal Opportunities legislation.
Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Ms. Jo-Ann Sim, Clinical Nurse Manager on 9923 6581 for a confidential discussion.
Applications are to be submitted by no later than 4.30pm on 28 March 2019.