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Project Officer / Nurse (COVID-19 Pool) PO1/AHP1/RN1
Department for Health and Wellbeing
Job reference: 776019
Location: 5000 - ADELAIDE
Job status: Short Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

  • Department for Health and Wellbeing, Health Regulation and Protection - Disease Surveillance and Investigation Section: COVID-19 Response Team
  • Multiple Vacancies - Multiple Positions / Term Contract (temporary up to 30 June 2022)
    • Salary: $63,019 to $76,961 - AHP1
    • Salary: $63,019 to $76,961 - PO1
    • Salary: $64,531 to $88,050 - RNM1

The Project Officer/Nurse (COVID-19 Response):

  • Provides services in health service settings specific to the public health response to COVID-19.
  • Develops from a novice practitioner to a proficient level of professional practice.
  • Consolidates knowledge and skills and develops in capability through continuous professional development and experience.
  • Accepts accountability for his or her own standards of service and for activities delegated to others.
  • Will be required to provide health information and advice to members of the public, health professionals, government agencies and special interest groups.
  • May be required to move between teams within the broader COVID-19 Response Team or the Disease Surveillance and Investigation team and undertake any other duties as required.
  • Exercises powers as appointed, as an authorised officer under the Emergency Management Act 2004 to give directions to persons to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • Participates in the Health Rapid Response Team including (optional) onsite investigations, support, advice, and direction for outbreak investigations.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 776019

Vaccination Requirements

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in a SA Health/health care setting.


Business Support

Phone: 7425 5890


Application Closing Date

Thursday, 31 March 2022 - 11.55PM 


Applications close: 31/03/2022 11:55 PM

Flexibility Statement
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.