Clinical Nurse Consultant (525481) Child Health and Parenting Service

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Oct 5, 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

in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service Agreement) 2019


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 ASAP

Please note that part time hours may be considered.

Please also note that this process may be used to fill fixed term and casual opportunities as they arise.


N/NW Tasmania (can be based in Launceston, Burnie, Devonport)


The Clinical Nurse Consultant Safety & Quality will work within a Safety and Quality Framework, this will include taking a role in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of quality assurance mechanisms that underpin a quality improvement program which is consistent with service delivery plans and priorities. Working collaboratively with the CHaPS N/NW NUM’s in developing, implementing, and evaluating clinical practice standards.

The Clinical Nurse Consultant Safety and Quality will directly report to the Assistant Director of Nursing CHaPS N/NW to assure high quality, effective and efficient patient care.

  • Apply a clinical safety and quality perspective to all facets of the CHaPS.

  • Coordinate and monitor the safety event monitoring program including identification and investigation of serious incidents and implementation of ratified recommendations.

  • Facilitate and coordinate the introduction, implementation, and monitoring of patient safety initiatives across the CHaPS.

  • Coordinate client feedback whilst ensuring appropriate and timely responses.

Essential Requirements

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

  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration

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, relevant postgraduate qualifications

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 full time and part time vacancies.

(image) Generic Clinical Nurse Consultant (CHaPS) G6 (September 2021) WWCT HR (1).pdf
(image) Generic Clinical Nurse Consultant (CHaPS) G6 (September 2021) WWCT HR (1).doc
(image) Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) Applicant Guide.doc

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

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For further information contact

Ashleigh Miller
Assistant Director of Nursing N/NW
Phone: 03 6777 1325

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