Health & Fitness Officer (Registered Nurse) - (Temporary Part-Time 15.2 hours per week up to 12 months) - NSW Police Academy - Education & Training Command, Goulburn - NSW Police Force | (COP-935)

Health & Fitness Officer (Registered Nurse) - (Temporary Part-Time 15.2 hours per week up to 12 months) - NSW Police Academy - Education & Training Command, Goulburn - NSW Police Force | (COP-935)

21 Mar
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21 Mar

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Health & Fitness Officer (Registered Nurse) - (Temporary Part-Time 15.2 hours per week up to 12 months) - NSW Police Academy - Education & Training Command, Goulburn - NSW Police Force-000087FT

- Clinical Nurse Specialist

- Temporary Part-time (15.2 hours per week up to 12 months)

- Goulburn

About us

The NSW Police Force (NSWPF) is one of the largest police forces in the western world, with more than 20,000 employees, including more than 4,000 administrative employees who support the sworn officers that provide a range of law and order services 24 hours a day, seven days a week to the socially, geographically and culturally diverse community of NSW.

Our commitment to Diversity

The NSW Police Force is a proud employer of a diverse range of people. We are committed to reflecting the diverse community we serve and creating an inclusive and respectful workplace for all employees. Differences are embraced, contributions are valued, and everyone has a sense of connection and belonging.

We welcome people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds and encourage applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples, and individuals who may identify as LGBTIQ, with disability, a culturally and linguistically diverse background, and people of all ages.

If you identify as a person with disability or require information or specific arrangements to participate in the recruitment process, please contact Inspector Nicholas Hallett on [email protected]

If you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and would like assistance with your application, please contact the NSWPF Aboriginal Employment & Engagement team on [email protected]

About the role

We have an opportunity for a Health & Fitness Officer (Registered Nurse) to be part of our NSW Police Force Academy team. The primary purpose of the role is to implement a range of health services including health checks, medical assessments and health promotion to monitor emerging health issues and assist in the development of strategies, policies and procedures to promote the health of staff in accordance to NSWPF requirements.

This position will predominantly be involved with checking medical records and undertaking medical examinations of students of the NSW Police Academy. An ability to decipher medical information is required to carry out this role to ensure students meet minimum health and immunisation standards. The Academy is a secure location with onsite facilities including a café and gym, available to employees. 

This role is part-time, working 15.2 hours per week. Salary will be paid at the pro-rata rate.

This is a temporary role and employment is either as temporary employment under Rule 11 of the Government Sector Employment (NSW Police Force) Rules 2017, temporary assignment under Rule 15 of the Government Sector Employment (NSW Police Force) Rules 2017 or a secondment under section 95 of the Police Act 1990 up to 12 months.

Allowances may be applicable for this role such as clothing allowance and loading allowance.

Essential requirements 

- Obtain and maintain the requisite security clearance for this role.

- Hold a current driver’s licence with no traffic offences recorded on their driving history within the last six (6) months. 

- Tertiary qualifications and registration in nursing.

- Working experience in the provision of health and fitness assessment, evaluation and counselling.

- Willingness to travel state wide as required.

- Willingness to work outside normal working hours in accordance to operational needs.

For more information on this role (e.g. key accountabilities, key challenges and capabilities required for the role), to view the role description.

What we can offer you

At NSWPF our people have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. Some of the benefits available when you join the NSWPF include:

- competitive salary;

- flexible work options;

- opportunity to purchase leave;

- annual leave loading;

- corporate wellbeing programs including seminars and the Fitness Passport;

- free annual influenza vaccination; and

- salary packaging options via superannuation contributions or a novated vehicle lease.

 How to Apply

Applications can only be submitted electronically via the I Work for NSW website.

To be considered for this role, attach a cover letter (2 pages maximum) and an up-to-date resume that clearly details your skills & experience as relevant to this role.

You must also address each of the following Target Questions (300 - 400 words limit per question) in the text boxes provided in the online application or attach as a separate document.

Target Question 1: If you had several tasks to be completed by a regular time critical deadline and then were given an additional project/task that meant you could not meet all your normal tasks, how would you evaluate the prioritisation of the required tasks and what would you do to ensure all stakeholders are happy with the outcome. (300-400 word limit) Target Question 2: In the context of the role, please outline your experience and skills in providing high level customer service working independently, using your communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills, to deal with all levels of staff. (300-400 word limit)

Your application must stand on its own merits, and the completeness and relevance of your application will determine if you proceed through to the selection process.

Please do not attach copies of qualifications, certificates or documentation (other than what has been requested) - you can bring these if called for interview.

Part of our assessment process may include online and/or telephone capability testing therefore you may be contacted to participate.

Prior to commencement, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a rigorous National Police (criminal history) Check and obtain and maintain a Security Clearance as determined by the NSW Police Force.

This recruitment may be used to create a Talent Pool for similar future roles (ongoing or temporary) that may arise over the next 12 months.

For more information on applying for roles with the NSW Police Force

Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application. 


Regional NSW-Goulburn & Southern Tablelands

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1Total Remuneration Package:$1,775.30 per week (Pro Rata) plus allowances and employer's contribution to superannuation.ContactInspector Nicolas Hallett-(02) 4828 8501

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