We’re looking for a professional Registered Nurse with relevant experience who wants to join our 2,000+ team of staff and volunteers to make a difference on a part time basis, working afternoon shifts on Thursday to Sunday based in Clifton Hill.
The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has a clear vision – an Australia free of poverty.
For almost 90 years, we have worked with policy makers and the community for systemic change that will prevent and alleviate poverty in Australia.
We are passionate about the work we do.
We strive to create change that lasts for a more compassionate and just society - a society in which we can all fully participate in social, civic and economic life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.
We require a Registered Nurse – grade 4 or 5 with excellent clinical knowledge to provide comprehensive nursing care and case management to residents of the Clifton Hill facility. The RN reporting to the Clinical Care Coordinator provides support, direction, training and education to clinical and care staff to ensure high-quality person-centred care for residents with complex care needs. This role oversees the administration and administering of medications.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Passion for supporting the mission of BSL, and delivering excellence in your role, are just the start.
To be considered for the role and be successful in it, we’re looking for the following key skills and experiences:
- Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent Registered Nurse qualification current AHPRA Registration.
- Extensive experience as a Registered Nurse grade 4 or 5 in the Aged Care sector.
- Knowledge and experience in the coordination and clinical evaluation of aged care residents with complex combinations of mental health, substance abuse, dementia and social isolation.
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of ACFI requirements, Accreditation Standards, and resident rights and best practice principles as applicable to aged care
- Demonstrated leadership skills with an ability to act as a positive role model for staff
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and as an effective team member to achieve goals
- Theoretical and practical knowledge of OHS regulations and requirements practices, including manual handling, infection control.
- Well-developed written and verbal communication skills with ability to deal with a broad range of people from diverse and socio-economic backgrounds.
- Strong organizational and time management skills with an ability to adapt to changing demands and work under pressure.
- Understanding of and empathy with the values and ideals of the Brotherhood
- Post graduate qualifications and experience in a relevant health specialty; continence, wound management, gerontology, infection control, palliative care, dementia care, mental health or health management – Desirable
Salary will be the range of $89,915.28 to $94,488.16 per annum (pro rata part time) plus allowances.
This is a part time position working afternoon shift 14.45 to 22.00 Thursday to Sunday per week located in Clifton Hill.
The Brotherhood provides a workplace that values and supports their staff, offers career development opportunities, a competitive salary and salary sacrifice options.
Benefits include: NFP salary packaging options, leave loading of 17.5% and Employee Assistance Program
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Enquiries to Milly Kuranage, Manager Residential Services on 0490 436 051 for a confidential discussion.
Applications close: Wednesday 16 June 2021 – please note interviews may commence prior to closing date.
We are an EEO and understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect. We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children. Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics. Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.