Lead Clinical Facilitator

Adelaide, Australia
05 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

About the job

As Lead Clinical Facilitator, you will be responsible for ensuring a coordinated approach to the management of a group of Clinical Facilitators, employed internal and external to the University, who support clinical placements for nursing and midwifery students at Country Health locations in rural and regional South Australia. You will be responsible for building and maintaining strong collaborative relationships with the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University Department of Rural Health and external placement venues so as to effectively induct, train, develop and oversee Clinical Educators with a view to enhancing and continuously improving the student placement experience.

Skills and Experience

To be successful you will have postgraduate qualifications relevant to the discipline of Nursing and/or Midwifery together with current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and demonstrated post registration experience. You will also have experience providing clinical leadership as a clinical facilitator supervising and working with students demonstrating a commitment to enhanced service provision. Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to liaise, negotiate and resolve conflict with stakeholders along with experience working with and in rural and regional health venues is essential for the success of this role.

The location of these positions will be determined via negotiation with the preferred candidate and as such the final location is flexible.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Julie Bennett, Human Resources Consultant on (08) 8302 1700 or via email to recruitmentcentral@unisa.edu.au.

Applications close: 9:00 am Monday 18 September 2017

Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. It is a condition of appointment that the successful candidate provides the University with a Criminal History Assessment determining them fit to work with children.

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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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