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SWEP Communique - Expression of Interest for Continence Clinical Advisor

7 February 2022

SWEP is seeking expressions of interest from Continence Practitioners to join our expert Clinical Advisory Panel for our consumer cohort.

We are seeking highly experienced Continence Practitioners who prescribe continence consumables regularly and can demonstrate a minimum of 10 years' experience.

You will be able to demonstrate participation in activities that contribute directly to maintaining your clinical competence and expertise.

You will have the below registrations and experience;

  • AHPRA registration as a general nurse
  • A graduate certificate in nursing, (urological and continence) or equivalent


  • Employed in a relevant specialty context relating to bladder or bowel dysfunction (e.g. employed as a Nurse Continence Specialist/ Continence Nurse Advisor / Urology Nurse/ Clinical Nurse Consultant (in a related context)


  • If endorsed as a Nurse Practitioner, applying advance clinical nursing practice in a relevant specialty context


As a Clinical Advisor you may be required to;

  • Provide clinical support and validation of Continence prescriptions
  • Undertake clinical reviews as requested
  • Provide expert advice to the Chief Allied Health Officer specific to the Continence category
  • Participate in projects as required (e.g. updating manuals, resources and education material)
  • Participate in Clinical Advisor Panel meetings (approx. 1 per year)


For further information, the suite of documents relating to this EOI can be found here

Documents include:

  •      EOI For SWEP Clinical Advisor  - Continence Practitioner
  •      SWEP Clinical Advisor Roles & Responsibilities
  •       Draft Clinical Advisor Service Agreement C
  •      Confidentiality Guidelines for Clinical Advisors

To apply for a Clinical Advisor position with SWEP please read the SWEP Clinical Advisor Roles and Responsibilities document, then complete the Expression of Interest form and provide all necessary documentation to Donna Markham, Chief Allied Health Officer at swepcaho@bhs.org.au . Applications close Sunday 27th February 2022.

If your application is successful, you will be required to enter into a formal Service Agreement with Ballarat Health Services/SWEP and also complete a confidentiality document.

If you have any questions please email swepcaho@bhs.org.au or contact Sue Vincent Operations Manager PH 5333 8136 email sue.vincent@bhs.org.au


SWEP Management Team 

Applications open on 11th February and close on 27th February 2022   


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