School Health Nurse (Launceston region) - 974265

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 23, 2022
Medicine

Job Description:

From 3 October 2022, Department of Education has joined with colleagues in the Department of Communities to form the Department for Education, Children and Young People.

This is a Department built entirely for children and young people and their communities. Our ultimate goal is to work together to ensure that every child and young person in Tasmania is known, safe, well and learning.

The child is at the centre of everything we do and the way we do it.

In the short term, you may still see references to Department of Communities and Department of Education as we transition. We are working together to build our strategy and our culture and values. This work will be continuing into 2023, and we want all staff to be involved in this.

It's an important time to join a dynamic new department.

Duties

Provide clinical assessment, screening and support to individuals and groups and undertake early detection activities and provide supported referrals for students in the primary school setting.

Participate in the development and implementation of health promotion activities in collaboration with key stakeholders.

Period of Appointment

16 January 2023 to 12 January 2024

Hours per fortnight

45.6 hours per fortnight

Essential Requirements

Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 requires persons undertaking work in a regulated activity to be registered. A regulated activity is a child related service or activity defined in the Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Regulations 2014. This registration must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of this may be checked at any time during employment.

Current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment).

Desirable Requirements

Current drivers licence.

Relevant post-graduate health qualification or other post graduate Paediatric qualification.

Statement of Duties and a reference guide to assist with applying online can be found here:

Statement Of Duties (PDF)
Employment Application Guidelines (PDF)

How to apply

Electronic submission of application is preferred, please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.

Applicants should forward/include:

All applicants are required to supply a valid email address with their application for the purposes of email communication.

The cost associated with obtaining a Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment) is the responsibility of the individual.

Applications should be made via the Apply Now button and submitted online by 11.30pm AEDT on the advertised closing date.

Should you have any difficulties regarding applying for this vacancy online, please contact Department for Education, Children and Young People, HR Recruitment and Employment via phone +61 3 6165 6285 or email [email protected].

Applicants needing more information are encouraged to request specific details of the vacancy from the Contact Person.

Name: Elizabeth Mackay
Title: Nurse Manager - School Health Nurse Program
Phone: 0429 798 745
Email: [email protected]