Immunisation Nurse

Job No: NGSC236
Location: Stawell

Job Type Casual 
Package $64-$66/hr + allowances (incl casual loading)
Position Description Immunisation Nurse 

About us

We have implemented a flexible approach to working arrangements and locations that operates on the Microsoft Platform and, where possible, we are upgrading our systems to be cloud-based. This improves efficiency and equips our employees to undertake their roles effectively and efficiently whether they are working in the office or in other locations

We have a Bring Your Own Device and Mobile Allowance policy, which we encourage candidates to read in conjunction with the position description.

Covid-19 Vaccination Status

It is a requirement for all local government employees in Victoria to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and evidence must be provided by the preferred candidate prior to an offer of employment.

About this role

This position is responsible for providing an effective and efficient immunisation program within a best practice framework, in line with Council’s Health and Wellbeing Plan.

Key Responsibilities

  • Administer vaccines in accordance with Victoria’s Immunisation Schedule for Infants & Children and Adolescents and in compliance with the Department of Health and Human Services Victoria and National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC).
  • Maintain and provide relevant records of vaccinations at a local level and to the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR).
  • Maintain adequate supplies of vaccine for use at Council immunisation clinics and ensure vaccines are stored in accordance with the National Vaccine Storage Guidelines.
  • Report to the Team Leader Maternal and Child Health (MCH) on any incident relating to an immunisation service provided by Council’s immunisation program.
  • Perform, as directed, other duties that are within the limits of the incumbents’ skill, competence and training.

About You

  1. Relevant qualifications and accreditation to undertake the role.
  2. Sound knowledge of the National Immunisation Program and Immunisation Practice in Local Government.
  3. Demonstrated experience in the administration of vaccines to infants, children and adolescents.
  4. Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to gain co-operation and assistance from clients.
  5. Competent administrative skills with the ability to operate various computer programs.

How to apply

  • Download and read the position description.
  • Attach a cover letter and resume.
  • Submit your application by following the process on this page.

If you'd like to know more contact Susan Boag, Maternal & Child Health Team Leader at susan.boag@ngshire.vic.gov.au or call 03 5358 8700. 

Northern Grampians Shire Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer  and is committed to being a child-safe organisation, with zero tolerance for child abuse.

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