Clinical Facilitator

Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
$80,545 to $90,183
22 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Fixed-term to 31 December 2017, full-time
  • $80,545 to $90,183 per annum (Level 7)
  • Plus 9.5% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.
  • Applicants must have full time work rights for the term of the contract.

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is a unique university, in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation. We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.

The School of Health offers undergraduate internal and external nursing programs, as well as extensive Postgraduate coursework and research programs. The School has 29 full time and 12 part time/casual academic staff and up to 65 casual facilitator staff that are involved in regional, state, national health and private organisations. The School is currently seeking a clinical facilitator to provide mentorship and supervision, of university students on clinical placement, at our Coledale Health & Education Clinic in Tamworth.

About the role
The Clinical Facilitator is a registered nurse, involved in current nursing practice, who is engaged to facilitate student learning. The role supports students in the development of the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes required, of a beginning level Registered Nurse. The Clinical Facilitator acts as a professional role model for students, represent the University of New England during the Clinical Placement period and develops and maintains positive relationships with health care agencies to enhance the student learning experience.

Skills & Experience
To be successful in this role you need to have experience in mentorship and supervision of nursing students and knowledge of the National Professional Standards for Registered Nurses and be able to model professional behaviour to students and to adhere to the Professional Nursing standards. You will also be able to analyse and interpret data, exercise independence, initiative and judgement and work under minimal direct supervision. Your demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to collaborate with a broad cross-section of people will be a key to the success of this role.
To be considered for this role you will have a Bachelor of Nursing degree or equivalent and current unrestricted registration as a nurse in NSW with a minimum of 3 years post-registration clinical experience.

Additional information
To discuss this opportunity, please contact Glenda Parmenter: phone 02 6773 3683 or email find out more about the School of Health visit

Closing Date: Sunday 4th December 2016

Reference No: 216157

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria, contained in the position statement, in your application.

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.