13 Jul, 2020

Professional Officer, Workforce Development, NURSING

$109,000 - $130,000 yearly
  • Leary Consulting
  • Adelaide SA, Australia
Full or Part Time Aboriginal Health Registered Nurse Enrolled Nurse Registered Midwife Registered Nurse Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife

Job Description

  • Join an innovative, values-based NFP focused on improving the health & wellbeing of Australia's remote and isolated populations.
  • Fulltime, permanent position for a Registered Nurse, based in our Adelaide office.
  • Part-time inquires welcome.
  • Competitive remuneration package inclusive of five weeks leave, qualifications allowance, professional development allowance, salary packaging, and more!




General-Other: Medical-Health,   Healthcare Aid,   Mental Health,   Nursing,   Public Health Administration,   Clinical Research,   General-Other: R&D-Science  


This position is designed for a Registered Nurse who is passionate for industry advocacy, workforce development, program networking, and project management. 

Your vision will be to strengthen resources and pipelines to support health professionals engage in rural and/ or remote communities.

We are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse (+/- Midwifery Registration) who has a passion to:

  • Research and promote rural and remote workforce pipelines that support workforce recruitment and development initiatives
  • Build and maintain a national resource that services as a central repository linking to all nursing and midwifery recruitment and networking initiatives, programs, and incentives 
  • Supporting and driving engagement with the National Rural Health Student Network and various university rural health student clubs
  • Author or curate clinical articles or updates for the CRANAplus Magazine edition
  • Develop a proposal for a clinical development stream for the 2021 CRANAplus conference
  • Contribute to the development of on-line or e-resources for CRANAplus members and wider community stakeholders
  • Participate in the delivery of professional development workshops, as required, to remote workforces
  • Contribute professional knowledge and experience to a range of projects and priorities engaged by the Office of the Chief Operating Officer, including contribution to the development of consultation papers and position statements.
  • Operational management of the LINKS Mentoring Program including a comprehensive review of the program, marketing, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation.

Think this might be the job for you?

We love passion, creativity, and hard work, and a professional who is flexible and resilient.

You will be working in a supportive and professional team spread through Australia!

We are interested to learn of your knowledge in the following areas:

  • Nursing / midwifery experience; your areas of interest and expertise 
  • Understanding of the issues impacting health workforce recruitment and retention in rural and remote Australia
  • Projects you have been involved in scoping, implementing, coordinating, or evaluating 
  • Involvement in workforce development projects, research, program or industry innovations, or creative ideas to improve practices

To submit an application or inquire, please email Katherine Leary via leary.consultancy@gmail.com. For applications, please outline your alignment to CRANAplus and the above-mentioned areas of interest.

This position will close as of 5 pm, 2 August 2020; however please do not hesitate in applying, as conversations will commence with eligible candidates as soon as possible.

CRANAplus advocates for, and serves, a diverse Australia, and we genuinely encourage applicants from CALD backgrounds, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We thank you for your time and consideration and look forward to future discussions.

Name of Contact Person

Katherine Leary

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Closing Date for Applications

5pm, 2nd August 2020

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