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State School Registered Nurse, Townsville Community Learning Centre, Education

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North Queensland Region, State Schools Division
An exciting opportunity exists for a Clinical Nurse, to join the team at Townsville Community Learning Centre on a temporary part-time basis. If you're looking for a position with flexible hours, the option to take leave during most school holidays and a family friendly ethos? Department of Education is now recruiting!

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About us:

TCLC is a state special school catering for students from Prep to Year who have a verified Intellectual Disability.At TCLC we pride ourselves on providing rich, engaging learning experiences for all of our students. Students from Prep to year access the Australian Curriculum in all key learning areas. The school has a comprehensive Whole-SchoolCurriculum,Assessment and Reporting Framework (WSCARF).All students in P- have Individual Curriculum Plans aligned to the WSCARF.Students in years and haveaccess to the Guidelines for Individual Learning (GIL), ASDAN courses and Certificate courses. All students graduate with a Queensland Certificate of Individual Achievement (QCIA).

Your opportunity:

If you have a background in paediatrics, disability or family and child health please consider this unique opportunity to work with students and school staff in the North Qld area to support the safe management, inclusion and engagement of students with varied health needs.

Clinical nurses work with the school staff to:

Develop health plans,
Provide training in health needs and procedures and
Provide ongoing support and supervision to support students with complex and varied health needs to attend school.

If you have a varied clinical experience, enjoy a challenge and working with children, this is the job for you.

Your role:

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.

Mandatory requirement:

The possession of current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency is required for this role.

townsville, QLD, AU