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Reference Number 12799
Position Title Clinical Nurse Specialist
Employment Type Full Time
Division Residential
Site Juniper Regional
Position Summary

What's on offer?

  • Attractive remuneration level
  • Salary packaging of up to $15,900 p/a
  • Free parking on site
  • Employment within a growing sector
  • Perth, WA Locaton


We are currently looking for an experienced Registered Nurse to fulfil a key Clinical Leadership role of Clinical Nurse Specialist. This role will work in collaboration with other clinical specialists to assist Juniper to achieve best practice in clinical care and goal focused outcomes for resident’s, aligned with the Clinical Governance Framework, Aged Care Quality Standards and Junipers Model of Care.

As a Senior Clinician you will lead and inspire others to achieve the very best goal focussed care outcomes for residents.  This will be achieved through the identification and management of clinical and care risks and the application of best practice and principles for all residents including those residents living with Dementia.

This role will suit a professional that is driven to make a positive impact across an organisation, in the support of clinical care across facilities within the Perth Metropolitan area and several regional sites.   

The successful applicant will be offered full time employment based at Juniper Elimatta village, located in Mt Lawley, Perth, WA.

  Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Ensure compliance with current Standard 2 and future Standards as applicable to clinical care
  • Identifies clinical and care performance gaps and develops corrective action plans
  • Drives clinical and care system development, implementation and montioring
  • Provision of clinical leadership, advice and support to nurses in care facilities, including telephone support out-of-hours.
  • Supporting Residential facilities through undertaking, analysing and reporting on care and clinical audits to assist with continuous improvement activities and compliance with legal requirements
  • Monitoring and reviewing monthly analysis of resident incident/accidents, clinical indicators and clinical risk for each facility
  • Participating in the interview process & performance management of RN/Care Coordinators
  • Provision of clinical advice and support to Care Coordinators
  • Convene and chair regular meetings for Care  Coordinators /RN supports
  • Assist with on-site clinical training as required
  • Active contribution to Juniper clinical teams and contribute to internal clinical working groups/projects


The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Current registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia via the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Demonstrated experience as a senior Registered Nurse for a minimum of 3 years 
  • Advanced clinical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of iCare an advantage
  • Understanding or willingness to learn the Aged Care Funding Instrument process
  • Leading and facilitating the management of clinical care
  • Experience in change management
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Aged Care regulatory environment including Accreditation
  • Specialist interest or proven experise in Dementia Care (desirable)

Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

People of all ages are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.


Contact Person Megan Hayes
Contact Number (08) 9240 0308
Alternate Contact Person Gail Marley
Alternate Contact Number (08) 9240 0318
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