Secondary School Nurse (NurED 4A) Job in Victoria at Department of Education and Training –

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Moira

Job type: Full time / 10/9/2021

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $92,110 – $95,544

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/20005315

Demonstrate competency and experience, and preferably postgraduate qualifications, in adolescent health and development, primary health care, community health, mental health, public health, education and/or health promotion. Function as a sole practitioner in a school setting, providing appropriate high quality preventative health care to assist young people in making healthy life style choices through individual health counselling, health education, assessment, support, and referral and health promotion activities. Governed by established departmental policy and procedures, develops, implements, and evaluates a planned evidence based approach to whole of school health promotion activities focussing on identified school priorities.

The Secondary School Nursing Program is managed and led by DET and places nurses within the wellbeing teams of selected secondary schools to help reduce negative health outcomes and risk-taking behaviours amongst young people. The Secondary School Nurse is a member of the School Nursing team; Health, Wellbeing and Specialist Services team; area and regional teams.

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.

The incumbent is required to practice in accordance with Department of Education and Training policy and procedure as well as the various Professional Codes, Guidelines and Registration Standards set by Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority.

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

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. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: [email protected]

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 20/4/2021

About the Company

Company: Department of Education and Training –

Company Location:  Victoria

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