Occupational Health Practitioner

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20006974V
Closing Date: 21-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description C3288.docx (Word, 209KB)
Job Specification

2. Application Form.docx (Word, 642KB)
Self Assessment

Contact: Daniel McPherson
(03) 9247 3865

Position Details

As the successful applicant, you will be required to manage components of the pre-employment medical process to support Victoria Police recruitment activities; provide occupational health advice to Victoria Police members; provide support and assistance to the Police Medical Officer; perform clinical assessments of recruit applicants and police members and conduct drug and alcohol testing across the organisation.

The position is currently located within the Melbourne CBD, though some duties may involve travel across metropolitan and regional Victoria. This may occasionally involve after-hours and weekend work, including overnight stays.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Key focus on Recruitment activities – Victoria Police applicants, Police Custody Officers and Protective Service Officers to ensure the targets are met.
  • Clinical responsibilities - hearing testing, lung function testing, visual acuity testing and other clinical activities.
  • Medical Advice Line - take calls and provide advice to members following exposure to potential blood borne viruses.
  • Drug testing - conduct all types of drug testing as per The Victoria Police Act 2013.
  • Provide clinical health advice and assistance to Victoria Police staff, when needed.

Skills and experience: 

  • Must be a Tertiary qualified health practitioner.
  • Experience and qualification in occupational health highly desirable.
  • Must have a relevant Allied Health registration.
  • Experience in Workplace Drug & Alcohol testing would be advantageous.  
  • Experience with office-based IT systems is desirable  
  • Possess a current Victorian Driver License and hold or qualify for an appropriate Victoria Police driving authority within three (3) months

Requirements and relevant information:

  • VPSG4 range $85,279 - $96,759 p.a. + super + leave loading. Salary is pro-rata for part time positions. 
  • One (1) part time (0.5 FTE), ongoing position available.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.

Your application must include:

  • Resume, and;
  • Completed application form - attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, Sunday 21 July 2019 - No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact: Daniel McPherson on (03) 9247 3865 or via email medicaladvisoryunit@police.vic.gov.au.

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 9247 5113.

About Us:

Victoria Police is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. 

At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. 

Find out what it is like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/vps




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