Clinical Placement Officer

Newcastle/Maitland/Hunter, Australia
16 May 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Health and Medicine School of Nursing and Midwifery

About UON

We are developing the 'next generation' of higher education professionals that contribute services that go beyond support and enablement for academics; they challenge and inspire all of us. Our professional staff play an integral part in developing and delivering expertise, management, leadership and strategic services that are complex, rewarding and truly cutting edge. Your contribution to making us a world-class institution is recognised and rewarded in many different ways. Competitive salaries, formal awards programs, development opportunities and promotions are just the start.

The Faculty of Health and Medicine is an innovative and dynamic research-intensive faculty which is passionate about excellence, equity and engagement globally and regionally.  The School of Nursing and Midwifery offers high quality courses with strong links to Local Health Districts.  The School is committed to delivering the best teaching strategies to equip our students to be competent practitioners in a variety of healthcare settings.

About the role

Clinical Placement Officers provide administrative support for the coordination of the clinical placement components within the Nursing and Midwifery programs. Working with clinical partners, Clinical Placement Officers support venues, clinicians, academics and students to achieve positive placement opportunities.

These positions are offered on a full-time fixed term contract for 3 years or 15 months, based at Callaghan campus.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Completion of a degree with subsequent relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Strong organisational skills including the ability to organise workflows to meet competing demands and adaptability to a range of workplace expectations and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written) including sensitivity and ability to deal effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated well-developed strategic and problem solving skills, including the ability to be innovative and creative in providing advice and generating solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated high level of computer literacy including office software skills in word processing, Excel spreadsheets, Databases and email applications.
  • Knowledge of, and experience in adhering to workplace policies and procedures in the areas of work health safety, equity, diversity and promoting a respectful workplace culture.

Please note: In accordance with the University's Staff Selection Guidelines, your application will be assessed on the selection criteria found at the link above. It is essential that you address each of the criteria to enable the selection committee to properly assess your application and suitability for interview.

3 year fixed term - HEW Level 5 from $65,861 per annum plus contributory superannuation with Unisuper, attracting a generous employer contribution of 17%.

15 month fixed term – HEW Level 5 from $65,861 per annum plus Superannuation Guarantee contributions will be made to Unisuper. Optional contributory superannuation, attracting a generous employer contribution of 17%, is also available with this appointment.

Closing Date: Sunday 3rd June 2018

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