Child & Family Health Nurse

Child & Family Health Nurse - CNS Permanent-Part Time 0.8EFT
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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Albury/Wodonga
Reference: VG/201908084
Closing Date: 01-Sep-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: Clinical Nurse - Midwife Specialist (Level 1) Position Description.pdf (PDF, 278KB)


Position Details





Child & Family Health Nurse - CNS

Permanent-Part Time 0.8EFT


Albury Wodonga Health – Parents and Babies Service, Wodonga requires a Child & Family Health Nurse to join our team in Day Services. This position provides an opportunity for a motivated and experienced Child & Family Health Nurse (or Maternal Child Health Nurse) to join an innovative team providing high quality services to families experiencing early parenting difficulties.


Primary responsibilities of this role- The CFHN will be responsible for liaison with internal staff and/or community service providers   in the assessment and recruitment of families caring for children 0-12mths. The CFHN, working with the parent, infant and their family, will facilitate health interventions that are collaborative, informed by evidence, and are strength and relationship based. This will include the use of screening and assessment tools in order to identify health variations, family vulnerabilities and facilitate individual care and interventions to meet the family's needs.


AWH offers full orientation and training, salary sacrifice and the opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team within a growing organisation.


Candidates meeting the following mandatory criteria are encouraged to apply:


  • Child & Family Health/Maternal & Child Health Nurse Qualification - may accept  working towards this
  • Working with Children & Police Checks
  • Experience in Breastfeeding support preferable



Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020.


Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.


Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.


This is a Category A position.  Successful applicants of Category A positions must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement.


AWH is unable to support applicants requiring sponsorship


More information


Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria.


Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact, Roslyn Taig, Nursing Unit Manager, on (02) 6051 7174.


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AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.




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Applications not received via the Vic Government Careers system by the closing date will not be accepted.



 Closing Date: 1st September 2019

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