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 commencement in early 2018, working across the 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: Medical and Nursing
Classification: NurED 3B
Work Location: North West Victoria
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/NWVR1319636
Closing Date: 21-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $83,534 - $86,429
Job Duration: Up to 30.12.2018
Attachments: NUR 3B Primary School Nurse.doc (Word, 127KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Karla Anderson or Dushanka Jovanovska
0419 164 785 or 0408 401 045

Position Details

Primary School Nurse (Fixed Term - 1.0 FTE)

The Primary School Nurse works as part of the Local Area School Nursing Program. The primary responsibility of this role is providing a health screening service to children in their first year of primary school.

In addition, the Primary School Nurse provides a response to parent concerns and observations collected through the School Entrant Health Questionnaire; conducts follow-up health and wellbeing assessments; provides advice to teachers and families; facilitates onward referrals to internal and external agencies and participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of appropriate health education and health promotion sessions in response to identified health priorities in schools.

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 websites:www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close 21 February 2018


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