Job vacant: Project Officer position at APNA

We are recruiting a Project Officer position in the Building Nurse Capacity (Nurse Clinics) Project to support day-to-day project delivery at the APNA office in Melbourne CBD.

Job desciption

  • This is a 12 month part time role (0.6 - 0.8), with the potential for extension
  • The Building Nurse Capacity Project is one of three Nursing in Primary Health Care projects projects being delivered over the four year period from 2018 to 2022, and expands upon work previously undertaken in Enhanced Nurse Clinics project. The BNC aims to enhance nurse-delivered primary health care based on local population needs, by demonstrating and providing replicable models of best clinical practice in primary health care nursing. It also aims to build the capacity of the primary health care team by optimising the role of nurses in care delivery.
  • Work with the Project Manager to meet the Building Nurse Capacity project plan, timelines and key milestones to ensure the timely delivery of the project and support to APNA's organisational purpose.

Job tasks and responsibilities

Read the Position Description 

Skills and Experience

  • Essential qualifications and experience  – key elements:
  • A relevant undergraduate or postgraduate qualification in nursing or a health-related area is preferred.
  • Experience in a primary healthcare organisation with broad knowledge of the primary health care nursing and sector
  • Well-developed written communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively liaise and consult with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Effectiveness in achieving work objectives in an environment of strict deadlines and limited direct supervision utilising project support skills, utilizing initiative and positive attitude

Essential IT competencies

  • Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Willingness to undertake instruction and become proficient in editing or developing APNA Project Website pages, APNA Project Facebook pages and other electronic programs such as google documents, Dedoose, Trello and other platforms as identified

To Apply

To be considered for this position please email your CV with a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the selection criteria along with the answers to the below questions to 

Submit by 12 midnight  Sunday 22 September 2019

Application questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a project officer?
  • Are you currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)?

Enquiries – contact or 1300 303 184 and ask to be put through to the appropriate key contact.



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