34015 - 01MVA

Women Youth and Children Recruitment Officer
Part-time Permanent

Closes: 20 November 2019

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 2
Salary: $93,151 - $98,728
Position No: 34015 - 01MVA
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 04 November 2019
Contact Officer: Donna Cleary on donna.cleary@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 7575

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‚Äźbased health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley. CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Services.
Overview of the Work Area and Position
The Recruitment Officer position is responsible for the coordination of recruitment processes for nursing and midwifery across the Division of Women, Youth and Children with the aim to ensure that all departments within the Division are fully recruited at all times. Working within the team of Clinical Support and Projects the area is responsible for providing clinical leadership, advice and the operational implementation of human resource strategies relating to staffing, patient flow and recruitment functions across Women, Youth and Children. The role requires an in depth understanding of the governing Agreements and Acts surrounding Human Resources within Nursing and Midwifery, along with a sound knowledge of ICT Systems and e-recruitment programs. Working closely with Senior Management, the recruitment officer provides high level advice for the Clinical Nurse/Midwifery Managers on all matters related to recruitment and staff On-boarding including the management of resignations, development of position descriptions and monthly reporting. As a central point of contact for external and internal recruitment queries the applicant will have a high level understanding of the role and responsibilities of Nursing and Midwifery staff to ensure the delivery of high-quality person and family centred, safe and high quality patient care.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Knowledge or experience with e-recruitment systems.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
  • Comply with Canberra Health Services Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).
This is a part-time permanent position available at 20 hours per week (five days per fortnight) and the full-time salary noted above will be paid pro-rata.

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This is a part-time permanent position available at 20 hours per week (five days per fortnight) and the full-time salary noted above will be paid pro-rata.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services