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Employment Opportunity - Clinical Nurse Specialist - Palliative Care

Sunday, 4 June 2023

It’s different here.

Life in Tasmania provides a quality work/life balance. Here you can pursue what drives you, both professionally and personally.

Today, as the rest of the world feels increasingly generic, our different-ness – our Tasmanian-ness – is among our most valuable assets. We invite you to be part of this special place, to quietly pursue the extraordinary, whether it be bushwalking, mountain biking or paddock to plate dining.

Tasmanian | The quiet pursuit of the extraordinary

The role:

We are seeking an experienced Nurse to work as part of our multidisciplinary team to deliver high quality specialist palliative care and provide expert knowledge in the assessment and management of clients referred to the Specialist Palliative Care Service.

The successful candidate will work in collaboration to ensure the efficient and effective provision of palliative care based on contemporary best practice within a collaborative interdisciplinary framework

The Team:

The North West Specialist Palliative Care Service is a community based consultative service, working across hospital, aged care and home settings. We are a diverse team, working across diverse communities and landscapes in northwest Tasmania. We service the main population centres of Devonport and Burnie, as well as taking in the rugged landscapes of the West Coast, King Island, Smithton and Sheffield.

The multidisciplinary team, which consists of medical, nursing and allied health staff, provide palliative care advice, education and support to healthcare providers in North West Tasmania; and manages the care of referred palliative clients and their families when complex symptom management is required.

Palliative Care Service also works closely with GPs and community nursing services to ensures an integrated palliative approach and better client identified outcomes.

Details of Appointment

Permanent, part time, day worker position working 64 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible. 

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available: 

  • Post Graduate Allowance of up to 7.5% based on qualification type
  • Professional Development Allowance of up to $500 per annum

Base Salary: $96,967 - $102,473 per annum


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Holds or is working towards relevant post graduate qualifications

How to apply:

Please visit our website:

For more information 

Jon DeLaine

Position: NUM - Specialist Palliative Care
Phone:  (03) 6477 7766