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Jaghu Program Child Health Nurse Full-time Job

1 year ago   Nursing   Brisbane - West,Ipswich region   10 views
Job Details

About the role

The aim of the Jaghu program is to provide a culturally safe and responsive model of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, their families and the community that is co-designed and co-led by the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. The Jaghu Child Health team will be supported by a child health nurse and health care workers.Families will be provided support up until babies first 1000 days (approximately 3 years old). These teams will run programs and clinics including outreach services as required.

The Jaghu Clinical Nurse Child Health has responsibility for working in partnership with cultural leaders to ensure integration of all planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of culturally safe nursing services across for child health. The Jaghu Clinical Nurse will also develop and maintain collaborative and effective relationships with community based and hospital clinicians and health services to enhance support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, jarjums and their families.

This advertisement is part of a rolling recruitment process; applications will be assessed as received.

About you

Our ideal candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated advanced clinical knowledge in the area of child and family health delivering expert nursing care in complex situations while providing support and direction to other team members.
  • Demonstrated ability to role model excellent standards of comprehensive, evidence-based nursing care and documentation to facilitate quality patient outcomes, in accordance with National Safety and Quality Health Service and professional standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with members of the healthcare team, patients, relatives and visitors and maintain a positive workplace culture through well developed consultation, liaison, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to prioritise clinical and related administrative duties, including effective and efficient planning and organisation of complex caseloads with proven ability to use information and reporting systems appropriate to the position.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Vaccinated against, and remain vaccinated against, certain vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) as outlined in the Health Employment Directive NO. 01/16(PDF) ( [***] )
  • Vaccinated against COVID-19 as outlined in the Health Employment Directive NO.(PDF) ( [***] )12/21(PDF) ( [***] )and the Queensland Health Human Resources Policy B70(PDF) ( [***] ).(PDF) ( [***] )
  • Proof of qualification and current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • Under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) it is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Indigenous to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community.


17.5% annual leave loading (Additional allowances/ entitlements may apply), 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: Professional development, salary sacrificing options ( [***] ), ( [***] ) wellness programs and the Employee Assistance Service (EAS).

To apply

Further information regarding this role please download and read the attached Role Description and Information Packages. You will need to submit your Cover Letter, CV or Resume including the names and contact details of two referees and a short response (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant to the role.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for all West Moreton Health vacancies.

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.