Job Description

Are you passionate about outcomes for children and young people across Queensland?

We're committed to providing life-changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow.

About the Child and Youth Community Health Services 

The Child and Youth Community Health Services (CYCHS) brings together a variety of specialist community services to help our kids and their families to lead healthier lives.

CYCHS predominantly provides front line health care to communities throughout south east Queensland. In fact, the service provides access to community care to around 470,000 children, which represents 42 per cent of Queensland's children. A range of services are provided across the continuum of care as well as health promotion.

A number of Child and Youth Community Health programs, including Deadly Ears, reach communities throughout the entire state.

The service's 450 (full time equivalent) staff work in and from more than 50 community health centres, plus clinics, hospitals, schools, shops and offices, covering a geographic area beyond Beaudesert in the south to Kilcoy in the north.

Your Opportunity:

The position of School Based Youth Health Nurse (SBYHN) will:  

  • Apply the principles of primary health care within the secondary school setting with consideration of contemporary public health care issues and utilising the social model of health
  • Contribute to the prevention of illness and injury for young people by supporting and enhancing the capacity of schools to develop structures and environments that promote optimal wellbeing and the best possible outcomes for young people.
  • Provide preventative nursing care to young people through health information, advice, and support, at an individual, group or a whole of school level.

  What CHQ HHS can offer

Apart from contributing to the development of Australia's best paediatric health service, you will also benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities and supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing. Additional benefits include:

  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility

 You can find out more about why it's so great to work at CHQ HHS here ( http://www.childrens.health.qld.gov.au/work-for-us/ ) .


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