Hours of work will be between 8am – 6.30pm, Monday – Friday
Level 2 Immunisation Nurse salary plus 5% - $81,853 pro-rata per annum plus applicable allowances an
Team Leader Immunisation is an exciting leadership role to ensure the City of Ballarat Immunisation team are well placed to embrace future growth and new partnership initiatives that support childhood immunisation services from within the Families and Children’s Business Unit.
This role involves working closely with a dedicated clinical nurse team to provide childhood immunisation services within City of Ballarat integrated hub sites and to Ballarat secondary schools. A background or qualification in leadership, management or human services would be highly desirable in addition to an awareness of initiatives occurring within the Immunisation program state-wide.
We are seeking an experienced Immunisation Nurse to provide clinical leadership, implement best practice initiatives, provide staff support and contribute through strategic input to the Immunisation Program and Early Year’s developments within Council.
Key Selection Criteria
Registered Nurse, Division One (NMBA) with qualification in immunisation approved for employment in Victoria as an Accredited Nurse Immuniser.
Specialist knowledge and experience in evidence-based immunisation practice and service delivery, in particular in childhood immunisation programs.
Demonstrated commitment in working to a quality framework, within the context of early years’ services.
Highly developed interpersonal skills including, demonstrated ability to engage and work with a diverse range of stakeholders, including parents, colleagues and local community members.
Demonstrated team leadership, including procedure development, change management and people management.
Knowledge and understanding of health and safety issues relevant to work activities in immunisation service delivery
Demonstrated ability in use of immunisation IT systems (IMPS, AIR).
Proven ability in providing a service which is responsive to client needs and aspirations, including an understanding of the impact of vulnerability.
How to apply
To apply for this position please click on the Apply button and submit your application. The closing date for this position is 12 noon Monday 25th October 2021. Please ensure that you provide a cover letter, current resume and answer screening questions based on the key selection criteria.
The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police check.
For further information on this position, please contact Bernie Peacock, Manager Community Child Health, Phone 0428 388 139
The City of Ballarat is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and flexibility. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We support flexible and accessible working arrangements for all and are committed to ensuring that all jobs in our workforce can be performed flexibly. If you're short listed for a role and are looking for flexibility, we encourage you to start the flexible working conversation with the hiring manager to find out what options may be possible for the role you're applying for.