Registered Nurse - Child and Family Health Nurse (500883) Multiple Vacancies

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 10, 2024
Medicine Full-time, Part-time, Flexible

Job Description:

The Child Health and Parenting Service are looking for suitable candidates to join our dynamic team in providing quality service to families of children under 5 based in the Northern region of Tasmania.

The North of Tasmania is a beautiful area, surrounded by gorgeous beaches, walking tracks, mountain bike tracks, wineries, cafes / restaurants.

The Child Health and Parenting Service (CHaPS) provide important health and wellbeing services to families across Tasmania with children aged 0-5. The service promotes the healthy development and wellbeing of children, providing growth and developmental assessments, health-focused early intervention, referrals and connections with other early childhood service providers.

The CHaPS support families as they transition into parenthood, enhancing parental confidence and capacity, and providing information and services focused on building relationships between children and parents/care givers.

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

Details of Appointment

*Multiple Permanent, full time and part time, day worker positions working up to 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*Fixed term, full time, day worker position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible for a period of 12 months

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

Location: Launceston, Tasmania

Salary: $75,902 to $102,908 per annum. Our Employer 11.5% superannuation contribution is on top of this amount.

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.

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.

How to Apply

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 outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

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.

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

For more information

Jessica Cute

Nurse Unit Manger
Phone: 0458 356 757

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