Closes: 31 May 2019
Classification: Registered Nurse Level 2
Salary: $91,910 - $97,413
Position No: 41583, several - 01JOJ
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 15 May 2019
Contact Officer: Carolyn Thomas on
(02) 5124 1631
Canberra Health Services is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work.
Overview of the work area and position
School Youth Health Nurses are experienced Registered Nurses who have specialised in adolescent health. School Youth Health Nurses provide trauma informed care; working with a preventative focus including early identification, brief intervention and harm minimisation. The program provides individual consultations, small group work, supports teachers with the health curriculum, and supports whole school health promotion.
* Be Registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
* Current driver’s licence
* A minimum of four years’ experience working in adolescent health
* Qualifications in Youth Health, Mental Health and/or Adolescent Health
Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
* Undergo a pre-employment Police check.
* Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious disease for Category A
The positions are based in allocated ACT Government Secondary Schools, with one day per week working in the City Health Centre, at 1 Moore Street, Canberra City (Wednesday). There is one full time and one part time (three days) position available. The salary noted above will be paid pro rata for the part-time position. Standard hours for the positions are 0800 to1630 Monday to Friday of the school term only. These positions are covered under Schedule 4 of the ACT Public Sector Nursing and Midwifery Enterprise Agreement 2017- 2019.
The rate of pay is at 88% of the rate paid to an equivalent employee. This rate of pay takes into account the nurse not attending work during school holidays (school term breaks).How to Apply
Applicants must apply online via the Health website here
Career interest categories:
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services