When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused 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
Bandyup Women's Prison (Maximum Security) and Boronia Pre-Release centre for Women (Minimum Security) are seeking enthusiastic, experienced Clinical Nurses to join their team of health care professionals where staff can make a significant contribution to improving the health outcomes for female patients. There are currently two permanent part time positions available for immediate filling, Bandyup Women's Prison at 60 hours per fortnight and Boronia Pre-Release Centre at 52 hours per fortnight.
Clinical Nurses provide clinical leadership, critical thinking and direct care to patients throughout the patient journey in a custodial setting. Utilizing comprehensive clinical assessment and excellent communication skills, the role promotes and supports delivery of safe quality care within a multidisciplinary team.
This opportunity would appeal to Clinical Nurses with demonstrated skills in one or more of the following areas: Primary health care, Chronic Disease Management, Blood Borne Virus Management, Women's Health issues and Health promotion. These positions are responsible for maintaining a secure environment, providing clinical and professional expertise to ensure the service delivered is in accordance with the Department of Justice Health Services Directorate policy and procedure in a safe and secure working environment.
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. 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 all the essential work-related requirements (selection criteria) contained in the Job Description Form, Please ensure that at least 1 referee is a current or recent supervisor / line manager
Please state your interest in either one or both of the positions available in your application.
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 the 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
The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of EEO Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Anita Hoy, Clinical Nurse Manager on (08) 9374 8793 for a confidential discussion.