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Clinical Nurse Consultant - Residential Aged Care

Employer: Melbourne City Mission
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Health Care & Allied Health, Nursing, Aged Care & Seniors’ Rights
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 13 June, 2019.
Applications close: 28 June, 2019. (Expired)

  • Full Time position (single or shared role)
  • Fitzroy North location
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits

Melbourne City Mission

At Melbourne City Mission we’re changing lives every day. We’ve been around for almost as long as Melbourne itself and are a responsive, creative and flexible organisation transforming the lives of people experiencing disadvantage. Our services extend across disability, homelessness & justice, palliative care, and education and early years. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference.

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About the program

Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care (MCMPC) was established in 1981 as the first community-based palliative care service to operate in Victoria. MCMPC aims to enhance quality of life by providing specialist interdisciplinary palliative care for people living with a terminal condition, their families and carers.

MCMPC provides a 24 hour service 7 days a week.

About the role

The Clinical Nurse Consultant - Residential Aged Care will work alongside the existing Aged Care team to increase the capacity of residential aged care facilities to manage quality of life care for residents with specialist palliative care needs. This will be through a consultancy, educative, engagement and empowerment model which seeks to ensure that residents can receive the right care, in the right place at the right time.

In a complex palliative care environment, your leadership, clinical knowledge and support will be important to develop and strengthen relationships with key stakeholders within the Aged care sector in order to improve outcomes for aged care residents.

Skills & experience include but is not limited to:

  • Qualified Registered Nurse registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in the principles and practices of palliative care.
  • Previous experience in community palliative care, aged care or similar.


  • Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering training and education.
  • Masters qualification in Palliative Care or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience in research

Please review the position description below for the full duties and key selection criteria.

For enquiries about this role please contact John Doran, Coordinator of Nursing Services on 03 9486 2666 or via email


We offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary, access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements and supportive work/life balance provisions. MCM recognises the importance of investing in the training, learning and development of our employees.

How to apply for this job

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