Secondary School Nurse

The role of the Secondary School Nurse is to provide holistic primary health care to young people in secondary schools through health promotion, health education, assessment, support, and referral. The key components include; • Health promotion and community development within the school and broader community with a focus on the broad health and social issues facing young people. • Facilitation of links between the student, school and community based agencies. • Assessment, referral and support for young people particularly during educational, health and developmental transitions. • Assisting with the development and delivery of appropriate health related curriculum. • Ensuring provision of a culturally sensitive service. A current Victorian Driver’s license, use of a private vehicle and current Working with Children check/Police check is required for this position.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: NurED 4A
Work Location: North East - Wodonga
Reference: VG/DET/NEVR29266
Closing Date: 22-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $89,188 - $92,513
Job Duration: 29/10/2018 - 05/04/2019
Attachments: NUR4A Secondary School Nurse fixed term-Position Description.doc (Word, 125KB)


Contact: Felicia Towner
0419 503 900

Position Details

Secondary School Nurse, NG4A, Fixed Term position, 0.5 FTE

Are you experienced in working with young people? Do you have a passion for health promotion and health education? A position is available in the Ovens Murray area for a highly self-motivated Division 1 Nurse to join the Secondary School Nursing Program in the North East Victoria Region (Rural). This is an excellent opportunity to use your skills and develop your career. The Secondary School Nurse, as part of the School Wellbeing Team, provides holistic, primary care to young people in Secondary Schools.

To be successful in this role you will work in a multidisciplinary team, establish and maintain good working relationships with key teachers in the school setting and network effectively with health and allied health professionals and youth services in the community. The role includes health promotion and primary prevention, health education including classroom team teaching and small group education, individual student health counselling and assessment, school community development activities and providing a resource and referral service to assist young people in making healthy life style choices.

This position involves working 0.5 FTE allocated to Tallangatta Secondary 

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability.  People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites:www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close October 22, 2018


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