Research Nurse

Randwick, Australia
12 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
08 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • One of Australia‚Äôs leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The Kirby Institute is a research Institute affiliated to UNSW Medicine and is the major research body in Australia responsible for research into the clinical and epidemiological aspects of HIV/AIDS and other blood borne viruses. The Viral Hepatitis Clinical Research Program (VHCRP) is an important and expanding area of clinical research and development within the Kirby Institute. The program focuses on therapeutic research in viral hepatitis, and is responsible for the design and coordination of a diverse range of multi-centre clinical research trials in at-risk populations, both nationally and internationally.

About the role

  • $90K-$97K plus up to $4K market  loading (where required) (9.5% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Fixed Term for 1 year with strong possiblility of renewal
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)
  • Part-time (14-21 hours per week)

The Research Nurse is responsible for the world-first Surveillance and Treatment of Prisoners with Hepatitis C (SToP-C) study and  will be required to complete clinical management of patients and study coordination at a designated NSW Correctional Centre(s). The role will be involved in direct contact with male and/or female prisoners on a daily basis, as well as interaction with Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network and Corrective Services NSW staff working at Correctional Centres located in: Lithgow, Goulburn, or Windsor (Western Sydney). 

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Demonstrated experience in screening and clinical management of blood borne virus infections.
  • Proven clinical leadership skills and an ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary framework.
  • Current venepuncture accreditation and substantive experience, or willingness to complete training requirements.
  • Relevant Qualifications as a Registered Nurse with a current licence to practice from the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.


Ms Marianne Byrne, Project Coordinator
T: (61 2) 9385 9984

Applications close: 8 September 2017