Registered Nurse - Child and Family Health Nurse (500957) (Multiple Vacancies)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Aug 30, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Team:

The Child Health and Parenting Service (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.

The Role:

Details of Appointment:

Permanent, full time, part time, casual, day work position working up to76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant


Northwest Tasmania


$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 an application form detailing your experience, skills and knowledge through the addressing of the selection criteria from the Statement of Duties attached above.

Please Note:

For More Information (Contact Officers)

Anne Dunn
Nurse Unit Manager - Northwest
Phone: 0417 504 449
Email: [email protected]

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