Job Advertisement: Support and deliver best nursing practices and make a difference in the lives of those in our care Brand New Technology Infrastructure, State of the Art Facility Contribute to positive health outcomes with a unique focus on rehabilitation and reintegration About YouYou will be ready to embark on an exciting career opportunity, joining a passionate team at the new Clarence Correctional Centre near Grafton, NSW. You will have a demonstrated ability to provide the highest quality medical services within a multidisciplinary Health Services team comprising of doctors, nurses and specialist service providers. As a patient-focused health professional you will be passionate about contributing to a safer community through the delivery of accessible, effective, and high-quality continuity of health services to those in our care. As an experienced Nurse Practitioner with the highest level of personal integrity you will demonstrate Serco’s values and will be passionate about making a positive difference every day. About the RoleOur Health Services team provide primary care based on a patient-centred model allowing patients to actively participate in their health management. The team will work closely with correctional staff to deliver holistic and integrated patient-centred health services that treat and prevent communicable disease, and proactively treat chronic disease; educate custodial patients on healthy living and lifestyle choices; assist with reintegration back into the community and provide continuity of care; and address the diverse needs of the custodial patient population, including men, women and culturally and linguistically diverse peoples through specific tailoring. To help us make a difference, you will have: Current unconditional and unrestricted registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1), with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Currently endorsed as a Nurse Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Master of Nursing qualification or equivalent Extensive experience in primary health or mental health as a registered nurse and/or nurse practitioner Recent participation in Continuous Professional Development (CPD) activities in accordance with AHPRA Strong direct and in-direct people-management abilities First class communication skills and able to operate at a Senior Management level Self-management, motivation and resilience abilities as this position will mainly work autonomously Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation and externally with a range of personnel Cultural awareness including understanding the impact and management and working with people of different ethnic backgrounds, customs and contemporary issues The highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behaviour What we offer1. Six (6) weeks annual leave for Shiftworkers, Five (5) weeks for Nurse Management2. Two (2) days volunteer leave each year, to support community and social causes important to you 3. Market-based remuneration4. Relocation Assistance5. Uniforms, meals and on-site parking6. Career opportunities and development7. Retail, health insurance and gym membership discounts 8. Flexible salary packaging9. Employee Assistance Program, providing advice and support to help you navigate events in your work and personal life. About NSW Mid-North Coast Located on the beautiful NSW Mid-North Coast approx. 6 hours’ drive from Sydney and 4 hours from Brisbane our region offers rainforests, epic headlands, sand dunes and some of the best Australian beaches with a variety of multi-cultural cafes, restaurants and friendly community towns. Our region has something to offer everyone from trail walks in National Parks, ocean adventures, sporting, relaxation and a vibrant culture. With recent Pacific Highway upgrades and investment in infrastructure, and with affordable housing and access to good schools and recreation options, you can select the ideal community location for your next career move with your family. Our closest communities are Grafton set on the Clarence River or if you are looking for that beach lifestyle consider Yamba, Woolgoolga, or Coffs Harbour with additional smaller beach communities along the way that all offer something unique. The Clarence Correctional Centre is a 1700 bed facility making it the largest and most state-of-the-art correctional centre in Australia. Serco Australia has a 20-year contract to operate and maintain the centre, creating the opportunity for long-term, rewarding and secure employment with exciting career prospects in one of Australia’s most spectacular coastal and country locations. Enjoy the best of river, hinterland and coastal living which the Clarence Valley has to offer, along the work life which comes with this role so you can take advantage of it all.
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