06 Mar, 2020

Public Health Officer/Nurse, Pool 2020

  • Government of South Australia, SA Health
  • Adelaide, SA, Australia
Casual Public Health Nurse

Job Description

  • Department for Health and Wellbeing, Health Regulation and Protection, Communicable Disease Control Branch, Disease Surveillance & Investigation
  • Salary: PO2: $83,152-$92,020 (Pro Rata) / RN2: $89,127-$95,287 (Pro Rata) - Casual Appointment


PO2: $83,152-$92,020 (Pro Rata) / RN2: $89,127-$95,287 (Pro Rata)




The Public Health Officer / Nurse contributes to the achievement of organisational objectives and outcomes designed to control the occurrence of communicable disease in South Australia. The Public Health Officer / Nurse is responsible for the collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting of communicable disease surveillance data. As part of a multidisciplinary team, the Public Health Officer / Nurse is required to participate in investigations of communicable disease outbreaks and subsequent control activities. The Public Health Nurse will be required to provide health information and advice to members of the public, health professionals, government agencies and special interest groups on communicable diseases, immunisation, and the principles of food hygiene and infection control.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. 

Applications close: 21 March 2020

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 717838

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Closing Date for Applications

21 March 2020



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