Clinical Nurse Specialist - Communicable Diseases (527862)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 22, 2023
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Role:

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

The Team:

The Communicable Diseases Prevention Unit (CDPU):

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) - Communicable Diseases provides specialist communicable diseases advice, support and expertise to Communicable Diseases Prevention Unit (CPDU) on the delivery of public health nursing services through assessment, advice, and management of all aspects of notifiable disease.

Details of Appointment:

One Permanent full time, day worker position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing from as soon as possible

One Fixed Term full time, day worker position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing from as soon as possible until 31 December 2024.

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

Hobart, Tasmania


$96,967 - $102,473 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
  1. Identification check

  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents:

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

Statement of Duties:

Applicant Guide:

How to Apply:

*Please note that our application process has changed. Refer to the application guide for information on the new application format.

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" 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:

Annie Wells
Nursing Director - Communicable Diseases Prevention Unit
(03) 6166 0603
[email protected]

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