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Nurse Practitioner (Corrections Facility)


  • Working hours will be between 09:00am to 7:00pm (76 hour FN) with an annual salary of $148,000. Entry level NPs will be considered

  • Promote the rehabilitation and reintegration of inmates

  • Great location, and a work life balance to allow you to explore the beaches, rivers, waterfalls, hiking spots and local cafes

WorkPac Health and Social Care are seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner to take on a full time role within the largest correctional centre in Australia. Clarence is a state-of-the-art Correctional Facility in NSW and is located approximately 3.5 hours from Brisbane and 6 hours from Sydney.

Job role

The role of the Nurse Practitioner is to provide assessment and intervention strategies to support and manage patients at an advanced nursing level. Reporting to the Health Services Manager, you will be responsible for providing general nursing care to patients whilst also being able to assist in emergency medical responses, prescribe medications/vaccinations, order diagnostic investigations and direct referral to other health care professionals. You will adhere to the competencies, guidelines and codes of professional standards as detailed by Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), as well as all site Policies and Procedures, legislative requirements and clinical governance directives.

The role will contribute to embedding the facilities key operating principles:

  • Ensuring the safety and security of inmates and the community

  • Providing a decent and respectful environment to staff, inmates and visitors

  • Actively participate in accreditation and quality improvement processes

Experience and Requirements

  • All applicant experience levels will be considered

  • Clinical assessment, care planning, review and discharge planning of individual patients including ongoing regular reviews

  • Unrestricted registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA

  • Master of Nursing Practice - Endorsement by the Nurses and Midwives Board of Australia (NMBA) to provide patient care in an advanced and extended clinical role

  • Advanced Life Support

  • National Criminal History Check

  • Australian Citizen or Permanent Residency


  • Higher than average salary for nurse practitioner role in Australia (, 2023)

  • Support from experienced team onsite

  • Temporary or permanent placement opportunities

  • Accommodation provided for temporary placement

  • Relocation assistance for permanent placement

WorkPac is Australiaâs largest privately owned workforce services business with over 1.3 million registered candidates. We offer tailored solutions in recruitment, skills and career development across Mining, Construction, Healthcare and more. Our consistent promise to both candidates and clients is that choosing WorkPac is always a âGood Move.'

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements. Current minimum requirements are 1st and 2nd dose.

To apply, click onto the 'Apply Now' button.

For more information contact:

  • Jess Newell

  • WorkPac HSC (Adelaide) | | (08) 8416 8244

  • Job Order Reference No. 7542J202318

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Nurse Practitioner (Corrections Facility)
Contract type: Temporary
Location: Regional NSW - Coffs Harbour & North Coast, Regional New South Wales
Industry: Healthcare and Medical Nurse Practitioner
Job expiry: 2023-09-21
Reference: 7542J202318