Job posted: 19/04/2024
Applications close: 26/05/2024 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Bass Coast, Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Bass Coast Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing

Reference: 14056

Reference: 14056

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Bass Coast, Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Job Title: Clinical Nurse Educator 

About Bass Coast Health 

Bass Coast Health (BCH) is the sub-regional health service for the Bass Coast and South Gippsland Shires, with sites at Wonthaggi, Cowes, San Remo.

In order to support our rapidly growing population, we're growing our services and the complexity of our organisation. This includes adding a new $115 million hospital expansion and renovated facilities to ensure we meet the increasing health care needs of our region.

Position Summary

We are seeking applications from nurses passionate about facilitating access to learning, development and growth opportunities and fostering a culture of life-long learning. Clinical Nurse Educators are responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of educational initiatives.  Clinical Educators identify workforce learning needs, craft tailored learning plans and coordinate development opportunities. These may include organising in-service sessions, facilitating study days, conducting thorough needs analyses, identifying avenues for professional growth and development opportunities and providing Learning and Development representation during times of service development.

The Learning and Development team currently has several Clinical Nurse Educator positions available two 0.6EFT permanent part time positions and a 0.4EFT temporary part time position until March 16th 2025.  These positions will be allocated a portfolio of clinical focus - current departmental requirements see support required in Surgical Services, Inpatient Services and Learning and Development Clinical Educator portfolios respectively. These roles will support skill development and organisational service growth within these portfolios.


  • Registered Nurse holding current registration with NMBA
  • Demonstrated experience in specialty area of nursing
  • Evidence of recent clinical experience.
  • Previous experience in support and development of staff
  • Evidence of active participation in continuing education and self-development activities.
  • A valid Police Check and WWCC


  • Highly desired - post-graduate qualifications in area of clinical expertise or education
  • Advanced Life Support competency
  • Ability to participate in the recruitment and selection process
  • Ability to participate in the performance management process.
  • Effective communication
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Commitment to the principles of quality management and evidence-based practice
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Ability to perform as a sole practitioner.
  • Self-directed.

What’s in it for you

BCH is in a significant growth phase, creating an exciting environment for staff to develop their careers while simultaneously having a direct impact on regional communities.

BCH staff also enjoy the following perks:

  • A culture which supports your wellbeing and personal growth
  • Salary packaging, including novated leasing
  • Health and Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible work options and work life balance
  • Study support
  • A coastal lifestyle in the beautiful Bass Coast region

For further information please contact Mandie Heffernan - Manager Learning and Development at mandie.heffernan@basscoasthealth.org.au or 56713442 or contact Human Resources via email hr@basscoasthealth.org.au

As a Child Safe organisation, Bass Coast Health promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with disability.

Bass Coast Health celebrates and supports our employees and community and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. BCH welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as LGBTIQ+ and people with disability.

Bass Coast Health is a smoke free organisation


Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Mandie Heffernan - (03) 5671 3442
Trina Coxon - (03) 5671 3442