Position Details
Reference Number 33959
Position Title Clinical Nurse Consultant (Infection Prevention and Control)
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

The Joan Kirner Women’s & Children’s hospital is scheduled to open in mid-May 2019. Applications are invited for the above positions of Infection Prevention Nurse Consultants (IPCNC).

Infection Prevention & Control CNC Grade 4 to Grade 5

Reporting to the Manager - Infection Prevention & Control, the CNC is accountable and responsible to work collaboratively with the Infection Prevention Team members at Western Health to support and promote infection prevention systems according to national and other relevant standards while acting as a resource person to provide evidence based information to facilitate high quality patient and health service outcomes in accordance with National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.

Skills & Experience OR Essential Criteria

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, be innovative and motivated with a background in Infection Prevention and a post graduate qualification in Infection Prevention. For more information, please refer to the position description and or contact us below.

It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs): Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough) and Hepatitis B.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement  opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Richard Bartolo
Contact Number 83456113
Contact Mobile Number 0438560441
Closing Date 08/02/2019
Position Description Clinical Nurse Consultant IP_PD 2018.pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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