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Child Health Nurse

Job description

Permanent Role

Full Time – 75 hours per fortnight

Locations: WA & NSW

Are you passionate about improving health outcomes for children and families? We are seeking a committed Child Health Nurse to lead impactful initiatives in Aboriginal communities.

About the Role:

  • Championing Transformation: Drive initiatives to deliver essential care, aiming to reduce morbidity and mortality rates by improving access to critical child and maternal health services.
  • Comprehensive Child Health Assessments: Conduct thorough universal and extended child health checks and developmental screenings, ensuring early detection and intervention for optimal childhood development.
  • Empowering Postnatal Support: Administer screenings for postnatal depression and provide culturally sensitive support, promoting maternal well-being and family health.
  • Tailored Chronic Care Management: Collaborate on personalized care plans for children with chronic conditions, fostering holistic health management and enhancing quality of life.

What You Need:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Child and Family Health nursing and/or a minimum of two years’ previous experience in Child, Family, and School Health Nursing or a similar role.
  • Previous experience in a remote primary health care setting.
  • Ability to work, reside, and travel independently in remote regions.

Explore the Benefits:

  • Fully furnished accommodation with subsidised utilities.
  • Comprehensive relocation assistance for a smooth transition.
  • Competitive salary package up to $15,900 with additional entertainment benefits.
  • 6 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading.
  • 11% Superannuation.
  • Dedicated study leave options to support your professional growth.
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program.
  • Retention initiatives aligned with our Employee Remuneration Policy.


Triona Dowling

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 08 6400 6438 | Mobile: 0498 526 546

Perth, Western Australia
Medical and Nursing

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