Nurse Practitioner (VPSG5)

Job posted: 14/09/2021
Applications close: 05/10/2021 (Midnight)
15 days remaining

15 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victoria Police

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/E20040001A

Reference: VG/E20040001A

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: Melbourne | CBD


About the role:

The Custodial Health Service (CHS) forms part of the Custody Management Division within the State Emergencies and Support Command of Victoria Police. The CHS is a dynamic unit with medical officers, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and a pharmacy department. It operates a 24/7 clinic, a 24/7 health advice line and a 7 day a week mobile service, providing clinical care and advice to people held in Victoria Police custody.

The unit is currently seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner to join the team. The primary work location is the Melbourne Custody Centre in Melbourne, though service delivery is established across the state.

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and supports flexible working arrangements.

Your duties will include:

  • Appropriate assessment, planning and implementation of healthcare to patients with complex backgrounds

  • Management of health conditions including acute physical health conditions, mental health, substance withdrawal and physical health conditions

  • Communication and documentation of all advice and care provided

  • Provision of advice to registered nurses on patient management

  • Contribute to the continuous quality improvement initiatives and statistical data collection of CHS

  • Ensure delivery of care is compassionate, non-judgemental and aligns to the Victorian Charter of Human Rights.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Masters Level Nurse Practitioner qualifications and be Endorsed as a Nurse Practitioner with AHPRA

  • Recent experience in critical care nursing or acute medical or surgical nursing

  • Demonstrated skills in correct diagnosis and management of acute and chronic health conditions

  • Demonstrated experience in managing acute substance withdrawal and mental health conditions

  • Experience in managing complex patients in challenging environments

  • Demonstrated high level communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience as a senior team member with proven leadership skills.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • The position is located at Melbourne Custody Centre, 520 Lonsdale St, Melbourne.

  • Shift work is required. The incumbent may be required to be on stand-by/recall outside the ordinary hours of duty. Allowances will be paid in accordance with the relevant Victorian Public Service Agreement.

  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.

  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.

Your application must include:

  • Resume

  • Completed application form and questions - attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, 5 October 2021.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; the Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic), Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website or Seek. Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

For further information on this role please contact: Natalie Angliss on 0402 005 996 or via email Natalie.Angliss@police.vic.gov.au

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 8335 8081.

About Us:

Victoria Police has a dedicated workforce of more than 22,000 employees consisting of police, protective services officers, police custody officers, and public service staff. Each employee plays a vital role in providing the 24/7, 365 days a year emergency response and public safety capability the organisation delivers to its community. As a Victoria Police employee, you have a dedication and commitment to community safety. 

Having a workforce that reflects the community we serve is important to Victoria Police. We want to attract and retain people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities, and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. If you are interested in a position, we encourage you to apply as we celebrate the benefit that diversity brings to our employees, our services, and our community.

Find out what it is like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/vps

Nurse Practitioner (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:



Natalie Angliss | 0402 005 996 or Natalie.Angliss@police.vic.gov.au

Nurse Practitioner (VPSG5)