Professional Experience Facilitator - Nursing and Midwifery

The University of Newcastle

Location: Callaghan

Job Type: Casual


  • Seeking Expressions of Interest.
  • Various locations across NSW.
  • Deliver an exceptional student experience within the School of Nursing & Midwifery.

Join our university. Bring your exceptional teaching to our region & take your research impact to the world with us.

Our vision to become a world-leading university for our regions will take passion and perseverance. We can’t do it without you.

As one of the top 175 universities in the world and number one university in the world for partnering for a sustainable future, we are proud educators grounded by the needs of our community. We are driven by our inclusive focus and are proud of our five-star rating for social equity.

Be part of something bigger

The College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing is an innovative and dynamic research-intensive College which is passionate about excellence, equity and engagement globally and regionally.

Sessional staff play a large role in contributing to the achievement of the Schools vision of “Excellence in Caring”.

The School of Nursing and Midwifery offers high quality courses with strong links to local health districts. The school is committed to delivering the best teaching strategies to equip our students to be competent practitioners in a variety of healthcare settings.

The Roles

We are seeking Expressions of Interest for Professional Experience Facilitators with positions located across various locations including: Newcastle; Central Coast; Maitland; Hunter; Tamworth; Taree; Armidale and other areas in NSW.

As a Professional Experience Facilitators, you will contribute to our strategic objectives, particularly our strong commitment to providing an exceptional student experience and high-quality innovative teaching and learning practices in the clinical setting.

Contributing to the success of our undergraduate nursing students, you will work collaboratively with the course co-ordinators to facilitate teaching and learning opportunities within the clinical environment and optimise the students learning whilst on professional experience placement.

As an expert nursing resource, you will facilitate the translation of theoretical knowledge and skills to professional practice across a range of settings and will focus on providing educational training skills, knowledge, guidance and clinical support to our students.

Successful applicants will form part of an eligibility list. If you are successful in this expression of interest, you will be contacted by the School prior to the commencement of the semester or trimester.

**Existing casual Professional Experience Facilitators currently working in the School are not required to submit an Expression of Interest**

For additional information on the position contact Dr Gary Crowfoot, Head of Professional Experience, on + 61 2 4042 1619 or via email,

All duties will be paid in accordance with the Academic Staff and Teachers Enterprise Agreement 2023 Schedule 5 – Minimum Casual Rates For Academic Staff

Further information on benefits and conditions of employment is available at the following link:

Let’s be part of something bigger together.

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Note:Please download the Position Description before commencing your application to ensure you meet the Selection Criteria. You will find a copy of the Position Description in the related documents below.

Closing date: Monday, 9 October 2023 at 11.59pm AEDT

We are excited to be Looking Ahead with you!

The University of Newcastle is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Birpai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.


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