School Nurse

Ballarat & Central Highlands
Healthcare & Medical
Nursing - Educators & Facilitators
Contract/Temp
Posted 7d ago
  • Join a collaborative and high-performing team.
  • Fixed-term position for 2022.
  • Up to 0.38 FTE or 14.5 hours per week across a Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm roster.

About the school

Throughout a student's time at Ballarat Clarendon College our focus is to maximise their competence, skills and capacity so that, at the end of their time at the school, when they stand on the threshold of their future, they can choose their heart's desire.

Ballarat Clarendon College is a co-educational school associated with the Uniting Church. It is based in Ballarat, a regional city in the heart of Victoria, just over an hour's drive from Melbourne. Approximately 1,700 students attend the school from 3-year-old Early Learning to Year 12.

Ballarat Clarendon College is an equal opportunity employer.

About the role

We are seeking applications for a fixed-term part-time Nurse to join our School Health Centre.

The Health Centre provides care for students from 3-year-old Early Learning to Year 12 across our Sturt Street, Mair Street and Yuulong Campuses.

The role will supplement our existing roster providing support across the week, Monday-Friday, between school hours and co-curricular activities. The Health Centre also provides support for students in our boarding houses.

Role tasks and responsibilities:

Providing safe patient care to students in line with the National Standards, Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and scope of practice. This will likely include:

  • Management of cuts and lacerations;
  • Abrasions;
  • Contusions;
  • Soft tissue injury;
  • Fractures;
  • Basic wound care;
  • Minor bleeding; and
  • Medication administration.

On occasion the role will require competent and safe nursing management of incidents that require further medical treatment that may include:

  • Trauma;
  • Anaphylaxis;
  • Cardiac events;
  • Asthma; and
  • Concussion.

The School Nursing role at Clarendon provides comprehensive COVID-19 safety education, infection control services and Rapid Antigen Testing (RAT) services for students and staff.

Who are we looking for?

The School Nursing role at Clarendon works as part of a team that is passionate about facilitating students' participation in their education by maintaining health and wellbeing.

Applicants who are successful in joining the Clarendon team are excellent team players and confident communicators that are fully committed to the school and its community.

Knowledge, skill and qualification requirements:

  • Current unrestricted registration with AHPRA.
  • Current BLS / CPR.
  • Unrestricted driver's licence.
  • Capacity to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Child Safety.
  • Willingness to learn, be resilient and agile.

The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate competencies throughout the selection process that may include scenario-based assessment.

Applications

Please complete an application by providing a covering letter that addresses the key selection criteria and outlines your ability to meet the requirements of this role supported by a resume via our careers page at:

clarendon.recruitmenthub.com.au/vacancies/Vacancies & enter ref code: 5745649.

Applications close 12 December 2021

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt with the aim to interview prior to 14 December 2021.

Ballarat Clarendon College is fully committed to the protection of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake pre-employment screening and adhere to the school's Child Protection Policies, including a smoke free environment at all times. As an equal employment opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all people. Assistance or reasonable adjustment requests can be made at; recruitment@clarendon.vic.edu.au

Our Organisation is carrying out good hygiene practices and social/physical distancing for our recruitment process during COVID-19. The recruitment process may take longer than usual or occur digitally due to these circumstances.

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