We are seeking applications from Registered Nurses specialising in Infection Control for appointment as Inspectors (authorised persons).
The authorised persons will conduct routine inspections of podiatry practices throughout NSW as part of our infection control program. The purpose of these inspections is to identify and address the infection control risks within the podiatry profession. This is one of the means by which the Council fulfils its primary goal of protection of the health and safety of the public. The Council views these inspections as a proactive and cost-effective way of engaging with practitioners, providing continuing education in this domain and as a means of promoting an awareness of, and compliance with, regulatory requirements.
To gain a better understanding of the infection control work of the Council, visit the Infection Control section on this website.
Selection of applicants will be based on merit, their knowledge, experience and skills in the area of infection control. The chosen applicants will be appointed as authorised persons under Part 8, Division 9 of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW).
How to apply
Your application should be submitted by e-mail to to HPCA-PodiatryCouncil@health.nsw.gov.au with the title ‘Application for Infection Control Nurse’ in the subject line and include the following information:
- A brief expression of interest addressing the essential criteria
- An up-to-date curriculum vitae outlining relevant experience and qualifications
- The names and contact details of two referees
- Evidence of continuing professional development for last 5 years
For more information refer to the position description or, for a confidential discussion, please contact June Garcia, A/Executive Officer HPCA by phone on 9219 0252 or via e-mail at HPCA-PodiatryCouncil@health.nsw.gov.au