Clinical Nurse Consultant - Sexual Health (501272)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 13, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.


$99,736 to $106,036 pro-rata per annum


Registered Nurse Grade 6


Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award 2019

Period of Employment

Permanent, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing
1 February 2022.

Please note that hours may be negotiated with the successful applicants.


Clinic 34, Sexual Health Service, 34 Howick Street, Launceston, Tasmania


Some intrastate travel may be required

Within a Primary Health Care Framework, Agency policies, legal requirements and professional competencies, the Clinical Nurse Consultant - Sexual Health will:

  • Provide professional advanced clinical leadership and expertise in the provision of clinical advice, assessment and interventions based on best practice in the health care management of Sexual Health Services clients within the defined community practice area.

  • Undertake a broad consultative role by initiating and maintaining a comprehensive network with community and support groups, professional associates and developing professional collaborative linkages with other health professionals across the acute and community sectors, working as part of the multidisciplinary community health team and in close collaboration with clients, General Practitioners (GP) and Specialists.

  • Implement evidence-based practices through teaching, research, policy and protocol development and through direct example within the practice setting.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Holds, or is working towards, a relevant tertiary qualification in Sexual Health Nursing

  • Current Driver’s Licence

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar vacancies.

501272 Clinical Nurse Consultant - Sexual Health G6 (August 2021) HR.pdf
501272 Clinical Nurse Consultant - Sexual Health G6 (August 2021) HR.docx
Applicant Guide.pdf
Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
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For further information contact

Lucy Mathers
Practice Coordinator
Phone: (03) 6166 2668

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