The Registered Nurse – Correctional Primary Health Services:

  • Strengthens health outcomes through the provision of safe quality, clinically appropriate nursing care in partnership with patients’/clients’, their families and other health professionals.

The Role

  1. In collaboration with members of the healthcare team plan, implement and evaluate patient/client care.
  2. Practice in accordance with the NMBA codes and guidelines for registered nurses/midwives.
  3. Interact effectively and appropriately with patients’/clients’ families and other health team members to facilitate the provision of optimum patient/client care.
  4. Work effectively within a multidisciplinary team, contributing to a strong team approach through open communication and a positive supportive approach.
  5. Active involvement in maintaining and continually improving the quality of patient/client care. This may include participation in research and evidence based practice.
  6. Identify and meet educational needs of patients’/clients’ and their families/significant others.

Note: – Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

The Correctional Primary Health team:

  • Great roster patterns for full and part time staff
  • Opportunity for advancement in primary and mental health care and to work autonomously in a unit supportive of nursing led initiatives
  • Our staff enjoy free on-site parking, a 6.5% correctional allowance and access to salary packaging.

Details of Appointment

Please note there are multiple opportunities available:

Multiple permanent full time and part time shift-worker positions working up to 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

  • Applicants should note that, for a period of twelve months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Salary: $75,902 – $102,908 per annum. + 11% Employer superannuation contribution + 6.5% correctional allowance on top of the salaried amount

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:

  • Post Graduate Allowance of up to 7.5% based on qualification type
  • Access to the Grade 4 salary range $96,558 – $102,908 is subject to successful application for progression to Grade 4
  • Salary range is in accordance with Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2023.
Closing Date for Applications: 14/07/2024
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 03 6166 1244