Clinical Nurse Children Youth and Family

Mackay QLD, Australia

  • Generous five weeks annual leave with the ability to purchase more
  • Salary packaging benefits that greatly increase take-home pay
  • Family friendly and flexible workplace

Churches of Christ in Queensland, Children, Youth & Families, Mackay

Permanent, full time

About the role

In this nursing role within our Intensive Family Services program, you will be responsible for the delivery of holistic and strength-based services to improve the functioning of vulnerable families and the safety of children. Each day will be challenging and distinct, however, your everyday jobs will include:

  • Conducting joint home visits with families to assess the developmental and health requirements of children and provide referrals;
  • Actively supporting families to address the health and development needs of their children;
  • Liaising with family support services in the local area to provide support and advice to other community organisations;
  • Contributing to the development of children and family case plans using specialist knowledge and assessment information. 

About you

A dedicated and experienced clinician, you can juggle competing priorities to achieve results.  

With excellent communication skills, you liaise comfortably with a range of internal and external stakeholders. You have a comprehensive knowledge of legislative and service requirements and  promote a culture of compliance and continuous improvement.

To be suitable for this position, your qualifications for the role will consist of:

  • A current AHPRA registration as a RN with a current practicing certificate;
  • Demonstrated experience as a RN with experience in Community development;
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Child and Family/ Community Health or Community Services (ideally);
  • Experience working with vulnerable and marginalised groups in the community sector (desirable). 

Importantly, you will be someone who closely aligns with our organisational values of: unconditional love; wise stewardship; mutual trust and continual innovation.

Who we are

We offer over 200 services in more than 100 communities, positively impacting around 45,000 lives each year. Our care services range from children, youth and family services, early intervention and protection, affordable housing, and seniors and support living, making us one of Australia's largest, most diverse not-for-profit organisations.

We provide a range of services to children, youth and families ranging from foster and kinship care to residential and supported independent living services. We provide support for more than 2,800 children, young people and families each year. Over 800 dedicated foster and kinship carers help us provide a vital safety net for these young people. 

Imagine working for us

Our values encourage us to be accepting of differences and embrace all. Our size and variety offers you real choice and opportunities to grow your career.

Remuneration packages come complete with salary-packaging benefits that can increase your take-home pay along with a generous five weeks of annual leave and the ability to purchase more (for eligible employees).  Most importantly, you will help us to positively impact the lives of thousands of vulnerable Australians. Just imagine that.  

To apply

Please apply below with a cover letter and resume. For further information, please contact Jen Le Guier on 0428429952.

We actively encourage and invite applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.

Applications close: We will be assessing applications as they are received.




Clinical Nurse (CYF_Communities).pdf

Type: Permanent

Category: Child ; Youth and Family Services

Reference ID: LC000178

Date Posted: 28/10/2019