Clinical Nurse Specialist - Rehabilitation

Job Title: Clinical Nurse Specialist - Rehabilitation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Salary: Award and benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH40_1601192274
Contact Name: Danielle Wallace
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 27, 2020 17:37

Job Description

Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) - Rehabilitation

Are you an experienced Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (RN) looking for career progression and/or a sea change away from the busy metropolitan area?

  • Wallace Street Recruitment is looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and highly skilled Rehabilitation RN, who is organised and passionate about patient care for a hospital that is located in a beautiful area of regional NSW, near the beach
  • Permanent fulltime CNS role reporting to the Rehabilitation NUM and the Director of Clinical Services
  • Work with a dynamic executive team, focused on high standards of healthcare delivery and continually striving to improve performance
  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a committed team in an acute surgical/medical/rehabilitation facility

Essential Criteria:

  • Current AHPRA Division 1 Registered Nurse
  • More than 3-5 years of experience in a diversity of areas, with a minimum of 2 years' experience working within a rehabilitation multi-disciplinary team
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications or working towards or willing to undertake additional training
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development
  • Demonstrated excellence in collaborative written and verbal communication
  • Sound understanding of clinical governance as relevant to clinical and hospital management
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing quality improvement initiatives, clinical policies and accreditation programs
  • Computer literacy in relevant hospital programs
  • Demonstrated skills with Work Health and Safety to ensure safety of themselves and others in the workplace
  • Sound knowledge of risk management systems, including reporting, documentation of any unsafe conditions, dangerous occurrences, injuries, incidents and other risk situations
  • Current Working With Children Check
  • National Police Check Certificate

Desirable Skills and Attributes:

  • Previous experience and/or qualifications in staff education
  • Previous experience in relieving the Nursing Unit Manager or After-Hours Manager roles
  • Familiarity with Health Fund, Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA), Work Cover and third-party requirements


  • A thorough orientation and an ongoing education support program
  • The location and also, career progression opportunities
  • Award salary and benefits for qualified, self-motivated, professional AHPRA Registered Nurses

For a private and confidential conversation regarding this role or other opportunities with Wallace Street Recruitment, please submit your CV and contact details online.