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Registered Nurse

  • Minimum of 0.4 FTE across a 24 hour fixed roster
  • Thornbury location

About Us

At Yooralla, we believe that exceptional customer service starts with employees who love what they do. Our people are committed to supporting people with disabilities to live the life they choose and obtaining the best possible outcomes for our customers. We have played an active role in improving public awareness and progressing the nature of disability support in Australia for over 100 years.

The Ventilator Accommodation Support Service (VASS) is the only one of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere offering permanent and respite accommodation to people who are dependent on mechanical ventilation or have high respiratory supports within a social model of care. The residents of VASS are encouraged to integrate with the community, live with autonomy and be drivers of their care and supports.

About the Role

We have a unique opportunity for Registered Nurses with critical care or post graduate respiratory qualifications to utilise their skills in a person-centred community based environment. Within an NDIS funded model, this position is best suited to registered nurses with advanced tracheostomy and ventilator experience who enjoy delivering direct and comprehensive nursing care. Ideally, to promote continuity of supports, applicants will be required to commit to a minimum of 0.4 FTE across a 24 hour fixed roster.

The Registered Nurse at VASS is professionally responsible for providing clinical leadership and specialist direct nursing care in a way that reflects the customer’s individual needs and is delivered in a respectful and dignified manner. The Registered Nurse works collaboratively with residents and a team of Disability Support Workers trained in delivery of high intensity tracheostomy and ventilation supports. 

We are currently experiencing a significant period of growth and change and welcome applicants who want to be part of this. We value new ideas and offer an environment that encourages innovation.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Bachelor of Nursing or recognised equivalent
  • Minimum 5 acute RN experience in ventilator and tracheostomy nursing or minimum 2 years RN experience in ventilator and tracheostomy nursing and critical care certificate
  • Strong leadership and clinical assessment skills
  • Current Division 1 Nursing Registration Certificate
  • Current ALS or BLS Certification
  • Current National Police Record Check
  • International Police Check (if required)
  • An NDIS check

Working with Yooralla

We employ individuals dedicated to providing quality, sustainable and flexible services, that uphold human rights and create opportunities, empowering individuals to live the life they choose. Yooralla has a long history of working to build a world where people with disability are equal citizens.

We offer

  • Extensive support in respiratory health including training in managing sub-acute ventilated residents
  • Free parking
  • Work in a residential environment with walking/bike path nearby
  • Attractive Salary Packaging
  • Supportive team environment

how to apply

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A position description is attached.

For further information please contact Kim Cameron, 0436 692 637.

We believe in diversity, inclusion and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusion brings, and in turn encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a disability to apply.

Appointments are subject to one or more of the following forms of pre-employment safety screening such as NDIS Worker Screening Check, Inherent Position Requirements Employee Declaration, Working with Children Check, Reference Checks, Disqualified Carer Check and AHPRA Registration Check. This role is only available to Australian Residents or to those who hold the right to work in Australia. Yooralla is an equal opportunity employer.

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