Clinical Nurse - Nurse Led Clinics

Job Description

  • Are you a specialist nurse looking for additional variety?
  • Part time opportunities allowing you to maintain current commitments.
  • $52.95 - $55.50 p/h + staff discounts + NFP salary packaging benefits

BlueCare is excited with the expansion of its Nurse Led Clinics as part of their centralised Statewide Clinical team.  A dedicated specialised service offering the communities we serve complex nursing care within our clinic spaces and in our clients’ home.  The role will work alongside BlueCare’s Allied Health team, GPs and Hospitals in a multidisciplinary approach.

To support this growth, we are seeking highly skilled Clinical Nurses with a passion for improving client outcomes in the community to join the clinics.  These are permanent part time opportunities initially for 2 days a week, with the view to increasing up to full time where service delivery and demand align. But we would also be flexible to negotiate further on additional days with suitable candidates. 

Ready to be part of our Nurse Led Clinic team?

Our Nurse Led clinic team are autonomous practitioners that thrive on a busy environment engaging with their clients delivering excellence in care, whilst also developing and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to promote our services to the community. 

With our clients’ wellbeing always in mind, you will be the primary provider of specialist care in one or more areas including: Diabetes Education, Chronic Disease Management, Cardiovascular Health, COPD, Lymphoedema, Lipidema, Wound Care, Health Promotion, Continence Care and more. This will include:

  • Development, implementation, monitoring and review of care plans
  • Comprehensive and accurate assessment of clients
  • Support in ensuring the service meets all accreditation standards       

What makes a difference for us?

You will be an experienced and highly motivated clinician with post graduate qualifications in a specialist area and be able to operate autonomously.  This is a relationship driven role, hence your well-developed communication and stakeholder management skills are key to the success of the role.  You’ll also present with:

  • Post graduate qualification in a specialised nursing discipline.
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Extensive general nursing experience and demonstrated skills reflective of clinical speciality
  • Confidence to manage conflict, pressures and competing priorities
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary team with ability to provide leadership, support and mentorship to other team members
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in community funding is highly desirable

What makes a difference for you?  

With a Blue Nurses legacy dating back to 1953, BlueCare is one of Queensland’s largest and most trusted not-for-profit providers of community and in-home care, residential aged care, disability services and retirement living. 

  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance 
  • Save tax and increase your take home pay by salary packaging your everyday living expenses and bills (up to $15,900) and meal entertainment (up to $2,650) per annum 
  • A recognition and rewards platform, providing employee discounts at hundreds of retailers, including everyday expenses, holidays, health insurance, annual awards celebration, wellbeing and employee assistance programs 
  • A positive and inclusive team based on respect, shared standards, strong values and a commitment to serving others 
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave and 2 weeks paid partner leave, available after 6 months service, in addition to the government scheme 
  • Diversity and inclusive leave, offering paid gender affirmation leave and cultural leave options (paid and unpaid) for those who may celebrate Lunar New Year, Diwali, Ramadan, NAIDOC weeks and other significant cultural events
  • Career development opportunities with one of the most trusted community and residential care providers in Australia to challenge yourself, grow and make a meaningful difference  

Blue Care is proudly part of the UnitingCare Family, we’d love you to be too

Joining the state’s largest network of aged care workers with its over 8,000 strong, bright team in blue, you’ll also be welcomed as part of the UnitingCare family. With more than 16,500 staff and 9,000 volunteers across our brands of BlueCare, Lifeline, ARRCS, The Wesley Hospital, Buderim Private Hospital, St Stephen’s Hospital, and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, you are part of something bigger. Our team are compassionate, inclusive and committed to the work we do, helping people live life in all its fullness.

Start making a difference today

Please note: A covering letter is essential in applying for these positions. Please outline your proposal for a Nurse Led Clinic detailing the health promotion or disease prevention strategies you intend to implement for client groups within a clinic setting, including the geographical area you intend to operate within.

Additionally, provide detail about your area of clinical expertise and experience in leading a nurse led clinic focused on improving outcomes in clients through evidence based practice.

To discuss the roles on offer please contact Rebecca Sparrow Clinical Nursing Manager Specialised Services Statewide at r.sparrow@bluecare.org.au.

Diversity & Inclusion 

Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here.  At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. Demonstrating our commitment to reconciliation and building long-term employment opportunities for First Nations peoples, UnitingCare strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants for this position.  

Safe workplace 

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.