Clinical Nurse - Townsville Community Learning Centre North Queensland Region, State Schools Division Be part of a unique team that provides educationally relevant nursing services to enable students with specialised health needs access to school and participation in education. This is achieved by nursing assessment, collaborative health plan development and building school staff competence and confidence in health support procedures. The position is based at Townsville Community Learning Centre but supports multiple schools and may involve travel with the possibility of occasional overnight stays. Family friendly nursing position with acrued time during school terms allowing increased time off in most school holidays. Experience in paediatric or disability nursing an advantage. Job details Position status Fixed Term Temporary Position type Flexible part-time Occupational group Health - Nursing Classification Nurse Grade 6 (1) Workplace Location Townsville region Job ad reference QLD/NQR386077/21T Closing date 20-Sep-2021 Yearly salary Fortnightly salary Total remuneration Salary Other Job duration Until 01 April 2022, unless otherwise determined Contact person Helen McCullagh Contact details 0491 214 120 Access the National Relay Service Image Courtesy of TEQ About the Role: Clinical Nurses with the Department of Education State Schools Nursing Service support school staff to safely manage health support needs of students at state school to enable attendance and inclusion. As the Clinical Nurse you will have responsibility for the following: * As part of a multidisciplinary team, provide educationally relevant nursing services that enable access, participation for students with health support needs. * Develop, implement and update Individual and Emergency Health Plans for the safe support of students with health needs in a school setting. * Support the inclusion of individual student health support requirements in school planning processes (for example - sporting carnivals, camps, formals) where appropriate. * Provide in-service training to nominated school personnel on specific health subjects as determined by the Principal (for example - anaphylaxis, epilepsy, diabetes and asthma). * Participate in relevant professional development activities and annual competencies (for example - fire safety, CPR). * Document and secure records of all nursing activities according to departmental policies and procedures. * Abide by legislation, policy, protocols, codes and standards relevant to the department and to professional practice. * Consult with the regional Clinical Nurse Consultant in matters concerning professional nursing practice. * Contribute to research, development, maintenance, review and implementation of operational standards, policy, procedures and programs to support quality nursing services across the department. * Form partnerships with relevant agencies to achieve positive educational and health outcomes for students with health support needs. * Contribute to, and participate in, professional networks. The possession of current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency is required for this role. To apply please attach the following: * A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor) * A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description. Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.