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Public Health Nurse

The GEO Group Australia

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Full job description

We are seeking an experienced Public Health Nurse to join our dedicated Health Services Team

Attractive salary of circa $102,000 p.a. + super 

Sign in bonus of up to $15k on offer, where applicable   

About the Company: 

Junee Correctional Centre is part of The GEO Group in Australia and is the leading provider of privately managed correctional services in NSW and Victoria. Junee is in regional New South Wales and is located 40 kilometres north-east of Wagga Wagga. For more information, please visit: www.geogroup.com.au

About the Role: 

We are currently looking for a driven Public Health Nurse to join our dedicated Health Services Team, being led by our new team of Senior Health Managers. Our focus is to build on your clinical confidence, and create an engaged workforce, with a work/family friendly balance and provide a supportive environment that covers clinical and best practices. Our Organisation aims to provide the best working conditions for our Employees. This is an exciting time to join The GEO Group!       

You will be responsible for providing quality services to the Inmate population by being responsible for coordinating: public health clinical activities including implementation of the targeted screening program; and screening for/the management of communicable diseases, blood borne viruses (BBVs) and some sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

The Public Health Nurse falls in our Healthy Lifestyles stream of Health Services, and is also responsible for the coordination and implementation of vaccination programs; acts as a resource for public health issues to the rest of the staff; is the contact person for communicable disease outbreak identification and management; develops linkages with local Public Health Unit and participates in Public Health planning, education and communication forums. Education for patients and employees.

This is a Full-Time role Monday-Friday between the hours of 8am and 4pm.

To obtain further information about this role and to download the position description, click HERE

Skills and Experience: 

Our ideal candidates will have:

  • Qualified Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration.
  • Minimum five years of experience in a health related field.
  • Competence in the performance/assistance of the following functions: Medical emergencies, Physical assessment, Crisis intervention, Medical & Psychiatric care and Venepuncture.
  • Ability to work without direct, immediate supervision.
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate with, and effectively manage the care of, individuals and groups.
  • The ability to undertake and complete a designated accredited program for competencies in public/sexual health within a twelve-month period from commencement of employment.
  • Good communication and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Empathy and cultural awareness.
  • Resilience - some patients could be confronting.

Culture and Benefits:

We are always looking for people to join our company who share the values that we stand for: INTEGRITY   RESPECT   ACCOUNTABLE   AGILE   INNOVATIVE

Joining GEO is your chance to make a real and lasting difference in the lives of prisoners, their families and the community. You will benefit from:

  • A safe working environment. 
  • Competitive salaries, subsidised meals, free parking and uniform provided.
  • Access to a large range of clinical and non-clinical education programs, including access to study leave. 
  • Internal career opportunities and progression. 
  • Access to our free and confidential Employee Assistance Program.
  • Many other employee (and family) benefits.

Sign on bonus: A sign-on bonus of up to $15,000 is available for applicants that commence in permanent full-time positions, conditions apply.

How to Apply:

To apply, we ask that you complete a short questionnaire below, as part of the application process. At the end of the questionnaire, you will be required to attach a one-page cover letter and current resume.

Please note; it is now mandatory for all our employees to have had both Covid-19 vaccinations, to work at the Junee Correctional Centre (you will be asked to attach your evidence to your application).

To obtain further information about the application and recruitment process, please contact HR Officer, Sarah Bishop on (02) 6930 5583.

To find out more about this role and your suitability, please contact our Health Services Manager, Ross Shackleton on (02) 5905 6483.

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Closing Date for Applications - Sunday 10th July 2022, at Midnight (extended)

 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are highly encouraged to apply

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Job details
Date posted
5 May 2022
Healthcare & Medical
$81k ~ $100k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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