Occupational Health Practitioner (VPSG4)

Job posted: 16/03/2023
Applications close: 29/03/2023 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 2 years

Organisation: Victoria Police

Salary: $91,418 - $103,725

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/EHRC180003B

Reference: VG/EHRC180003B

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: $91,418 - $103,725

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

About the role

As the successful applicant, you will be required to manage components of the pre-employment medical process to support Victoria Police recruitment activities; provide occupational health advice to Victoria Police members; provide support and assistance to the Police Medical Officer; perform clinical assessments of recruit applicants and police members and conduct drug and alcohol testing across the organisation.

The position is currently located within the Melbourne CBD, though some duties may involve travel across metropolitan and regional Victoria. This may occasionally involve after-hours and weekend work, including overnight stays.

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


Some of your duties will include:

  • Key focus on Recruitment activities – Victoria Police applicants, Police Custody Officers and Protective Service Officers to ensure the targets are met.
  • Clinical responsibilities - hearing testing, lung function testing, visual acuity testing and other clinical activities.
  • Medical Advice Line - take calls and provide advice to members following exposure to potential blood borne viruses.
  • Drug testing - conduct all types of drug testing as per The Victoria Police Act 2013.
  • Provide clinical health advice and assistance to Victoria Police staff, when needed.


Skills and experience: 

  • Must be a Tertiary qualified health practitioner.
  • Experience and qualification in occupational health highly desirable.
  • Must have a relevant Nursing or Allied Health registration.
  • Experience in Workplace Drug & Alcohol testing would be advantageous.  
  • Experience with office-based IT systems is desirable.
  • Possess a current Victorian Driver License and hold or qualify for an appropriate Victoria Police driving authority within three (3) months.


Requirements and relevant information:

  • VPSG4 range $91,418 - $103,725. + super + leave loading.
  • Two (2) Full time, fixed term (2 years) positions available.
  • Position located at the Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands. Some duties may involve travel across metropolitan and regional Victoria.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • In accordance with organisational policy, all Victoria Police employees are required to be fully vaccinated (including a booster vaccination) against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exception. As such your employment with Victoria Police is subject to providing evidence of your vaccination status.


Your application must include:

  • Resume, and;
  • Completed application form - attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, Wednesday 29 March 2023 - No applications will be accepted via email.


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

Current Victorian Government employees must apply via Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE).


For further information on this role please contact: Jacqui Brown 8335 7982 or via email jacqui.brown@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 6004.


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

Occupational Health Practitioner (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / 2 years

Job classification:



Jacqui Brown | 8335 7982 or jacqui.brown@police.vic.gov.au

Occupational Health Practitioner (VPSG4)