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January

Secondary School Nurse (Nured 4a)

Department of Education and Training - Benalla, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

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 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. 

  • 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 lifestyle 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.
  • Use initiative and judgement to select and apply established procedures and practices to unusual or complex nursing issues in the school environment.
  • Work as part of the school community, particularly the school welfare team, to effectively promote a broad social view of health.
  • Communicate with a range of people in the school environment, the family and other service providers, promoting knowledge of and facilitating collaborative links between young people, families, the school community, relevant primary health care services and relevant community based organizations.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of clinical activity for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation purposes as required.
  • Cooperate with managers in consultative processes that improve health and safety by using the relevant tools and systems, such as procedures, guidelines and policies.
  • Observe safe working practices and protect own and others health and safety.

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. 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: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

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 03/02/2021

Benalla, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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