School Health Nurse - School Health Nurse Program (North) - 975843

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 15, 2021
Medicine Part Time - Continuing

Job Description:

The Department of Education aims to transform the way Tasmanians access education, training and information services, provide a fresh and exciting approach to lifelong learning and build an education system that inspires and supports all learners to succeed as connected, resilient, creative and curious thinkers.


Provide clinical assessment, screening and support to individuals and groups and undertake early detection activities and provide supported referrals for students in the school/college setting. Participate in the development and implementation of health promotion activities in collaboration with key stakeholders.

This position will cover St Marys District School and Winnaleah District High School.

Period of Appointment

Ongoing - ASAP start date

Hours per fortnight

38 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 of Education HR Recruitment and Employment phone +61 3 6165 6285.

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