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Statutory Authorities Vacancy N.N. 10757403
Australian Federal Police Closing date: Thursday, 29 August 2019
Job Title: Operational Health Support Nurse (expected vacancy)
Division: People Safety & Security
Branch: Organisational Health
Job Type: Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $95,098 - $104,924
Location: Canberra - ACT
Agency Classification: AFP Band 6
Position No: Vacancy 1527

Job Description


In consultation with the AFP Organisational Health’s Interdisciplinary Team, the Operational Health Support Registered Nurse provides specialised health advice and assessment to support AFP members and operational requirements.

The successful applicants will assess, advise and implement health strategies to enable AFP operations. This results in a reduced risk to the individual and the organisation.

The successful applicants will be required to:

- Review and quality control medical reports, pathology, vaccination history, medical assessments and other clinical data.
- Review and quality control pre-employment medical assessments for sworn policing roles.
- Input data entry of relevant clinical information into AFP electronic medical record systems.
- Quality control medical risk assessments and provide advice for AFP Members and accompanying dependants scheduled for international deployments/postings.
- Assist with the coordination of post deployment medical assessments.
- Liaise with contracted External Health providers to support timely and quality assessment and reporting.
- Assist with the review and refinement of existing policies and procedures.
- Provide health recommendations within scope of practice.
- Assist with other duties as required to support the functions of the Medical Services team.


- Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration as a General Registered Nurse.
- Post graduate qualifications and/or a minimum of 5 years recent experience in - Occupational Health, Public Health or Travel Medicine.
- Immunisation qualification and/or experience.
- A Negative Vetting 1 (Secret) security clerance or the ability to obtain one.


National or International travel may be required.

This advertisement is to create a pool for future vacancies arising over the next 24 months.

Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

This is a non-ongoing opportunity for 2 years with options of 1 year plus a further 1 year extension

About Australian Federal Police 

The mission of the AFP is to provide dynamic and effective law enforcement to the people of Australia. It provides policing throughout Australia in relation to the prevention and detection of crimes against the Commonwealth, its laws and integrity, and community police services to the Community of the ACT.

As an inclusive organisation, the AFP provides opportunity for all Australians to fairly gain employment in the AFP. We appreciate that everyone is unique and acknowledge that diversity in thought leads to greater transparency and improved consideration in our decision making. To support our employees we also provide flexible work arrangements.

To Apply

Selection Documentation: Della Joyce, 02 51265981,
Position Contact: Della Joyce, 02 51265981
Agency Recruitment Site:
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS33-Thu - 15 Aug 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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