Secondary School Nurse

An exciting opportunity exists for a Division One, Registered Nurse, to join the Central Highlands School Nurse Program based in from the Ballarat Office, to deliver: individual health counselling, health promotion and planning, school community development activities, group work and resource and referral service to assist young people in making health life style choices. Working as part of a roistered school community and being a pro active team member of the School Nurse Program, to promote a broad social view of health.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: NurED 4A
Work Location: South West - Victoria
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/SWV/1319747
Closing Date: 26-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $87,869 - $91,146
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: NUR4A Secondary School Nurse.doc (Word, 125KB)


Contact: Kym Ludbrook
0438 528 464

Position Details

Location: Central Highlands, Ongoing, Full-time

The Adolescent School Nurse is to provide holistic primary health care to young people in secondary schools through health education, assessment, support, referral and health promotion. 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.
  • Assist with the development and delivery of appropriate health related curriculum; and
  • A culturally sensitive service

This position involves working in a secondary school(s); with the nurse being managed by the Department of Education & Training:

Central Highlands Area: Program Manager: K Ludbrook

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 by 21 February 2018.


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