Occupational Health Nurse

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.
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Other
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20032350A
Closing Date: 26-Jun-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description C2756_.docx (Word, 445KB)
Job Specification

Application Form.docx (Word, 642KB)
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Contact: Daniel McPherson
(03) 9247 3865

Position Details

  • VPSG4 range $81,354 - $92,304 p.a. + super + leave loading, pro rata
  • One (1) part time (0.4 FTE), ongoing position available
  • Working within the Medical Advisory Unit, located at the Human Resource Department, 637 Flinders Street, Docklands.*

About the role

This position will 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 workplace 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:

  • Pre-employment medical processes for Victoria Police applicants, Protective Custody Officers (PCOs) and Protective Service Officers (PSOs) to ensure recruitment targets are met;
  • Clinical responsibilities, which includes; hearing testing, lung function testing, visual acuity testing and other clinical activities;
  • Medical Advice Line, which includes; taking calls and provide advice to members following exposure to potential blood borne viruses;
  • Drug testing, which includes; conducting 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;
  • Must have a relevant Allied Health registration;
  • Experience and qualification in occupational health highly desirable;
  • Experience in Workplace Drug & Alcohol testing would be advantageous;  
  • Experience with office-based IT systems is desirable;  
  • A current and valid driver's licence.

Requirements and relevant information

*Your usual place of work will be within the Medical Advisory Unit, Human Resource Department, however you may be required to work at any other division within the Human Resource Department as required. 

** Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.

How to Apply

Please click the “Apply Now” button on this advertisement. Please view the full Position Description and Application Form (when opening ‘save' a copy first) attached to this advertisement before applying.

When opening the Application Form which is attached to the advertisement, please ‘save' a copy to complete.  Please note that applicants are NOT required to respond to each key selection criteria listed in the position description. 

 Applications must include:

    - Resume

    - Completed application form

Please note that applicants are NOT required to respond to each key selection criteria listed in the position description.

If you would like to discuss the role further, please call 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 requirement / adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact  the VPS Recruitment Team via email vpsrecruitment@police.vic.gov.au 

Please note: No applications will be accepted via email, applicants must click on “Apply Now” to submit an application.

Closing date for applications is midnight, Tuesday 26 June 2018 

Find out what it's like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: http://www.policecareer.vic.gov.au


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