Educators in Casual Nursing Practice

University of Queensland

About This Opportunity 

We are looking for multiple Casual Nursing Practice Educators to provide direct supervision to students on placement and support assessment. They will contribute to preparing students for placement, monitoring progression and helping students to make connections between theory and practice. Practice Educators will also liaise with placement providers and academic staff within the School. These positions are located at Redlands Hospital sites.


Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Organise and carry out placement supervision and student liaison for student placements across a variety of settings.

  • Ensure students have achieved required hours or requirements in accordance with relevant accredited programs.

  • Work in collaboration with stakeholders to develop student led practice units and innovative placement opportunities.

  • Maintain practice currency and collaborate with academic staff to ensure teaching and learning activities, particularly to design simulation activities, reflect current best practice and emerging innovations.


  • Perform a range of administrative functions including liaising with University staff associated with all facets of placements and integrated learning, regarding student placement and assessments.

  • Any other duties as reasonably directed by the Head of Discipline, School Manager, Senior Lecturer - Clinical Academic and the Lead Practice Educators.

This role is subject to The University’s Code of Conduct.  

What we can Offer

This is a casual academic position (AC50B), remunerated at $55.82 per hour plus 11% super.


To discuss this role please contact Ms Kristy Carroll (Practice Education Manager) at

For application queries, please contact stating the job reference number in the subject line. 

Want to Apply? 

All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter

  • Resume 

Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box labelled ‘resume’, which is step one of the application form.

About the Selection Process 

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline or will not be accepted. 

Other Information 

Mandatory Immunisations: It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.  

Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.  

At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our broader community, whether that be gender identityLGBTQIA+cultural and/or linguisticAboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to 

If you are a current employee of the University, or hold an unpaid or affiliate appointment with the University, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.