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Enrolled Nurse - Hawksbury Gardens

UnitingSA

THE OPPORTUNITY

The purpose of this role is to assess and monitored individual needs by delivering quality client care, under the direction of the Registered Nurse. This position will provide guidance and support to the Personal Care Attendants, ensuring the services meet the daily living and changing life needs of UnitingSA.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify the health needs of residents and determine the appropriate nursing care to address priority needs/problems
  • Provide quality resident care in accordance with current care plans
  • Administer and document resident medications and prescribed treatment accurately and as per the legislative guidelines and UnitingSA policy and procedures
  • Reporting and investigation of staff incidents us undertaken and all hazards are appropriately reported and improvement action implemented
  • Assist with activities for Resident’s daily living
  • Respond to emergencies according to UnitingSA policy and procedure
  • Complete written documentation in Care Plans, Behaviour Charts, Communication Books etc as required

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications or equivalent including holding a Enrolled Nurse (EN) or Medication Endorsed Enrolment registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Current Police and/or DCSI Employment clearance
  • Minimum 12 months experience as an Enrolled Nurse
  • Knowledge of the Aged Care Accreditation Standards and ACFI

You will also demonstrate a positive and professional "can-do" attitude, excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to work equally well as a member of a team or working alone. We would like the successful candidate to commence as soon as possible! If you feel that you are well organised and have a good work ethic then please apply.

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.

ABOUT UNITINGSA

UnitingSA is a not-for-profit organisation that provides aged care, housing and community services to over 16,000 people across regional and metropolitan South Australia. With more than 1000 employees and volunteers, UnitingSA delivers high quality services to people from diverse backgrounds as we strive towards our vision of a compassionate, respectful and just community in which all people participate and flourish.

CULTURE AND BENEFITS

A career with UnitingSA will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of people in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of respect, compassion, courage and integrity.

We ensure our staff are well supported, celebrated and compensated through:

  • Salary packaging, which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year.
  • “Together we can” Workplace Wellness Program (including leadership development, counselling support, special leave provisions, flexible work arrangements, physio program)
  • An Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service.
  • Professional development and study leave

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with relevant skills and experience to apply for any of our advertised vacancies.

Due to COVID-19, UnitingSA are taking necessary precautions to minimise the risk to our candidates and employees throughout the recruitment process.

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