Visiting Primary School Nurse

An exciting opportunity is available for a Division 1 Nurse with qualifications and/or experience in Paediatric or community health nursing, to join an enthusiastic and dynamic team of School Nurses. A position is available for immediate commencement, working across North East Melbourne and Hume Moreland Area within North West Victoria Region.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: NurED 3B
Work Location: North West Victoria
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/NWVR1302639
Closing Date: 26-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $82,097 - $84,943
Job Duration: Oct 2017 - 08/08/2018
Attachments: PD NUR 3B Primary School Nurse August 2017.doc (Word, 140KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Mandy Fairbrother
0419 147 803

Position Details

Visiting Primary School Nurse

Fixed Term - Full Time

The Primary School Nurse will work as a part of the School Nursing Program across the areas of North East Melbourne and Hume Moreland within the North West Victoria Region.

The primary responsibility of this role is to provide a health screening service to children in their first year of primary school. In addition, provide a response to parent concerns and observations collected through the School Entrant Health Questionnaire; conduct follow-up health and wellbeing assessments; provide advice to teachers and families; facilitate onward referrals to internal and external agencies; and identifying health priorities in school communities.

In addition the primary school nurse provides assessment and support for children in year 1-6 where a concern is identified.

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 and

Applications close: 26 October 2017

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