MACH Clinical Nurse Manager

$130,846 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 28 Jul, 2022
Full time Executive and Management Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 3.2
Salary: $130,846 plus superannuation
Position No: 29111 - 024IH
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 28 July 2022
Contact Officer: Sally Haseler on or (02) 5124 1701

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind


Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person-centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary, and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website:

Women, Youth and Children Community Health Programs deliver a range of primary health care community-based services to children, families, and women. These services include support, education and information; counselling, assessment and screening; early identification and referral; and the delivery of public health programs. Services are delivered within a multidisciplinary context if not by a multi-disciplinary team.

Maternal and Child Health (MACH) Services deliver a range of universal and targeted services for newborns, young children and their parents/carers. These services aim to support early identification and intervention for child development concerns, and information and support for parenting. This is the only child and family health service across the ACT.

Under broad direction, this position will provide professional leadership, through clinical expertise, and operational management for a Maternal and Child Health (MACH) team. The successful candidate will draw on knowledge and experience working as a Child and Family Health or MACH Nurse, as well as experience as an operational manager.


CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

  • Strong organisational skills, including the capacity to simultaneously manage and prioritise multiple issues, demonstrating a high degree of drive.
  • An ability to work respectfully in partnership with a range of stakeholders, while concurrently demonstrating leadership.
  • A strong commitment to organisation values and vison
  • Resilience and adaptability in a dynamic health environment

Position Requirements/Qualifications


  • Relevant post graduate qualifications in Child and Family nursing and a minimum of two years’ experience working professionally in Maternal and Child Health is required.
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • CHS is leading the drive to digitally transform health service delivery in Australia through the implementation of a territory wide Digital Health Record. Computer literacy skills are required which are relevant to this role as you will be responsible for completing required documentation and becoming a proficient user of the Digital Health Record and/or other Information Technology systems; once proficient, you will need to remain current with changes, updates and contingencies.


  • Additional tertiary qualifications and experience in midwifery, pediatrics or leadership and management are desirable but not essential.
  • Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening, and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.

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Job Closing Date

15 Aug, 2022