Registered Nurse - Child and Family Health Nurse (500915) (Multiple Vacancies)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 29, 2022
Medicine Full-time, Part-time

Job Description:

Child Health and Parenting Services (CHAPS)

CHaPS are a community-based service within the Tasmanian Health Service and offer child health screening and surveillance with regular recommended milestone growth and development checks for all Tasmanian children aged 0–5 years.

The CHaPS provide advice and support for parents related to their child’s development including breastfeeding, nutrition advice, sleep, infant or perinatal mental health screening and support, parent-child relationships and parenting support.

Nurses work in a range of settings including standalone clinics staffed by one or more nurses, clinics based in community health centres, clinics on school sites and Department of Education Child and Family Centres. CHaPS nurses commonly work across a range of these settings, working in partnership with local communities and organisations.

The Role:

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Details of Appointment:

Multiple permanent, full time, part time, day work, position working up to 76 hours per fortnight, commencing ASAP

Fixed term, full time, day work, position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing ASAP until 23 August 2023

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant



Base Salary: $ 67,982 - $ 93,964 per annum + 10.5% superannuation

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty

  2. Identification check

  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

For More Information (Contact Officer)

Liz Jayatunge
Assistant Director of Nursing/Manager - Child Health and Parenting Services
Phone: (03) 6165 3833
E-mail: [email protected]

Important Information

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