Careers at the Brotherhood

Endorsed Enrolled Nurse

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Work type: Casual
Location: Frankston
Categories: Aged and Disability Support, Community Development, Nursing – Aged Care

Summary of program and its objectives:

Banksia Services offers a wide range of services including respite care (centre based, in home including overnight care), planned activity groups as well as meals, transport, advocacy and leisure opportunities. Banksia Services Frankston specializes in providing programs for people living with varying stages of dementia and Banksia Carrum Downs specializes in providing a range activities using a community development framework for isolated older people, frail older people and people with disabilities.

Main responsibilities of the role:   

The Endorsed Enrolled Nurse coordinates and provides professional and quality care to consumers who come into the centre for overnight respite care. The Endorsed Enrolled Nurse works as part of a team to provide care in a manner that fulfils the Brotherhood’s duty of care, legal and professional practice requirements. 

To meet the selection criteria, candidates will require:

Essential

  • Current registration as an Enrolled Nurse with AHPRA with medication endorsement.
  • Proven experience in providing care, including overnight care, to clients and working with frail aged people and their carers, people with changed behaviours and from diverse backgrounds.
  • Sound understanding of the ageing process and dementia, ethical client practice including confidentiality.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills to build and maintain effective relationships and liaise across all levels both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, solving routine issues as they arise and as an effective team member to achieve outcomes.
  • Well-developed organisational skills including the ability to adapt to changing demands, plan workload, priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and competency in Microsoft Office Programs including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Understanding of and empathy with the values and ideals of the Brotherhood.

Desirable

  • Previous experience in providing activity programs in Aged Care.

This is a casual position and hours will be on an as required basis.

Salary will be $26.85 - $30.63 per hour for casuals plus 25% casual loading, based on skills and experience plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available to increase take home pay.

For further information on the role please contact Sue Bartlett on 03 8781 4250.

As part of the Brotherhood’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks as required, applicants will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check and current professional registration.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation. 

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