First listed on: 28 May 2024

Safety Culture Coordinator


This position qualifies for a Recruitment Incentive Package up to the value of $10,000 (pro-rata part-time/temporary positions less than 18 months), and a reoccurring Annual Retention Bonus valued up to $10,000 (pro-rata part time), under the NSW Health Rural Health Workforce Incentive Scheme.

This scheme recognises the role key health workers play in enabling the delivery of rural and remote health services, and aims to provide incentives over and above award entitlements, to attract and retain staff in these areas.

To recognise ongoing service in this role, once the successful candidate has served a qualifying period, they will become entitled to a reoccurring Annual Retention Bonus valued up to $10,000 (as taxable income).

For more information, please discuss incentive options with the contact person for this role.

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Maternity Relief Until 18th April 2025)
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2
Remuneration: $55.44 - $57.27 ph + Super
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ491290
Location: Broken Hill

We really aren’t that far away - only 3 hours’ drive from Mildura, 5 hours from Adelaide or a short flight from anywhere in Australia with everything you need right at your front door!

Broken Hill truly is a town like no other with a supportive community that will welcome you with open arms. We can't wait to see you! Take a quick look at "Living and Working" in the Far West

What you'll be doing

  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate strategies for embedding a strong safety culture in the Far West LHD.
  • Develop, lead and provide governance to staff, patient safety and clinical risk initiatives across the Far West LHD.
  • Develop a governance structure to support implementation of Integrated Quality/Risk Safety Management Plan.
  • Develop and lead Models of Care initiatives that support a culture of safety.

What is on offer

  • 5 weeks paid annual leave per year
  • Salary packaging (pay less tax) and enjoy up to $9k for living expenses + $2.6k meal & entertainment.
  • Corporate rates at local gym (YMCA)
  • Fitness Passport
  • Professional development through frequent online and face-to-face learning opportunities
  • Enjoy all the benefits of country living including affordable housing, no traffic and a peaceful lifestyle that supports balance and wellbeing

About the Far West LHD

The Far West Local Health District is one of 15 LHDs under NSW Health, providing high quality public health services to the communities in far west NSW. FWLHD has a mandate to provide the highest quality care and services to its communities using the latest clinical evidence and technological enablers. Our vision is to create excellence in rural and remote healthcare.

Key to our success of course, is our people. Our workforce is inclusive and diverse. We employ well over 800 clinicians and support staff across our 9 health facilities in Broken Hill, Balranald, Dareton, Ivanhoe, Menindee, Tibooburra, Wentworth, White Cliffs and Wilcannia. In the Far West LHD, we are working together to make a real difference to the health outcomes for our communities. We encourage you to consider joining our friendly team for a meaningful and rewarding career in rural and remote healthcare.

About Broken Hill

A true “Oasis in the Outback”, Broken Hill is a thriving regional town in far west NSW full of diversity, history and character. Being Australia’s first city to be Nationally Heritage Listed, Broken Hill is a culturally rich town with a vibrant art scene with over 20 galleries! The unique attractions, festivals and beautiful natural landscapes see tourists flock from all over, but the ones who stay quickly fall in love with the place and its livability.

With a population just shy of 20,000, Broken Hill is small enough to allow for a relaxed country lifestyle, while big enough to provide all the desired facilities of a regional hub including major supermarkets and retail stores, excellent schools (7 primary & 2 high), multiple gyms & aquatic centre, well-known fast food franchises and a plethora of trendy restaurants, pubs and cafés.

How to apply
To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria in the application as thoroughly as possible.

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with post-registration qualifications in clinical education or Management and at least 3 years full time equivalent experience working in a relevant field.
  • Proven experience in the development, delivery and evaluation of clinical education programs and projects within a health organisation.
  • Highly developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication, negotiation and problem solving skills including the ability to work in a consultative manner and negotiate with key stakeholders to ensure the objectives of the program/project are met.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of work health safety legislation, quality/ risk assessment processes and cultural safety principles, with a particular focus on clinical areas.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and manage projects in a timely manner.
  • A current NSW drivers licence and willingness to use same as required for the position.
  • Demonstrated application of evidence based practice and critical thinking to advocate for and implement individualised person centred care.

The Welcome Experience  

The Welcome Experience in Broken Hill connects you and your family with local people and local resources to help you settle in and feel at home in your new community faster.
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Need more information? 
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Applications Close: 23/6/2024

At Far West Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences, but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background, people with a disability and people from the LGBTQI+ community to apply.


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