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 night shifts 9:30pm to 7:15am and be available 3 to 4 nights per week 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.
Working with direction and supervision of Manager Residential Services or delegate, the Registered Nurse provides comprehensive and accurate nursing assessments, and care plans based on clinical knowledge and case management of residents. In addition, the RN provides support, direction, training and education to clinical and care staff as directed. The position works in conjunction with professional colleagues and relevant agencies, residents and their families to deliver high quality clinical care and lifestyle services to residents of Brotherhood.
- Exercise professional initiative and clinical judgement to ensure the provision of appropriate high quality, consistent, holistic care and services that incorporates the resident’s beliefs, values, needs and culture.
- Provide Medication management functions, oversee delegated medication administration and administer medications as required
- Promote and directly consult with residents, relatives and others through formal processes and on a day to day basis regarding all aspects of care delivery including clinical care, ancillary services, lifestyle services and any changes affecting the resident.
Salary will be the range of $78,654.16 to $87,901.32 per annum (pro rata part time) plus allowances.
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 an who has the following key skills and experiences:
- Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent Registered Nurse qualification with AHPRA along with a current AHPRA Certificate of Registration.
- Knowledge and relevant experience in the coordination and clinical evaluation of aged care residents with complex combinations of mental health, substance abuse, dementia and social isolation whilst maintaining confidentiality.
- 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 the demonstrated 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
Mandatory Employment Criteria
- specific work requirements include weekend work, evening shifts, public holidays hours
- proof of eligibility to work in Australia is required
- a satisfactory Police Check is required. The Brotherhood will facilitate this process
- a Statutory Declaration is required for this position. The Brotherhood will facilitate this process
- a Working with Children Check is required for this position. The Brotherhood will facilitate this process
- 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
- Extensive salary packaging options to reduce amount of tax you pay
- Career development opportunities
- Leave loading of 17.5%
- Flexible working arrangements
- Employee Assistance Program
BSL employees enjoy a range of flexible work options and other attractive benefits. Recognising that there is no ‘one size fits all’ pattern of work–life balance, the organisation endeavours to provide options to suit the needs of all staff.
If this looks like a role that’s right for you, APPLY NOW or contact David Maruskanic, Manager Residential Services on 0490 436 051 for a confidential discussion.
Applications close: Friday, 22 January at 11:55 pm
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.