Secondary School Nurse

The Secondary School Nursing Program is managed and led by DET and places nurses within selected secondary schools to help reduce negative health outcomes and risk taking behaviours amongst young people. The Secondary School Nurse role supports the school in addressing contemporary health and social issues facing young people with a focus on health promotion and primary prevention including health education, classroom education sessions and small group education and limited primary health care including student assessment, referral and support. The Secondary School Nurse works collaboratively with students, teachers, wellbeing staff, school leadership and school communities to build capacity and improve - health outcomes.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: NurED 4A
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/SWV/1311608
Closing Date: 21-Dec-2017
Salary Range: $86,358 - $89,578
Job Duration: Until 31/12/2018
Attachments: NUR4A Secondary School Nurse.doc (Word, 125KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Amanda Smith
0438 516 711

Position Details

Are you interested in working with young people?

Do you have a passion for health promotion and health education?

A position is available in Colac for a highly self-motivated Division 1 Nurse to join the Secondary School Nursing Program. This is an excellent opportunity to use your skills and develop your career. To be successful in this role you will work in a multidisciplinary team, establish and maintain good working relationships with teachers in the school setting and network effectively with health and allied health professionals and youth services in the community.

The Secondary School Nurse provides holistic care to young people in Secondary Schools. The role includes health promotion and primary prevention, health education including classroom team teaching, 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.

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 21/12/2017

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