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June

Registered Nurse

St Vincent's Health Australia - Werribee, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Description

  • Eligibility for Not for Profit salary packaging - increase your take home pay!
  • Immediate Start, Werribee - VIC
  • Initial 4 week contract - Up to fulltime hours

We are looking for an enthusiastic Registered Nurse to join our team at our Werribee facility, a contemporary boutique aged care facility, providing a high-quality haven of care within the centrally-located Wyndham Health Precinct. It is an 80 bed facility located 30km south-west of Melbourne's city centre.

This position will be offered initially on a 4 week contract, with the potential to work up to fulltime hours during this time. Availability to work across all shifts will be required.

Responsibilities Will Include
  • Assessing resident’s needs and discuss the best way to plan and deliver their care;
  • Ensuring correct administration of medication, including injections, and monitoring the results of treatment;
  • Building relationships with the residents to encourage trust, while listening to and interpreting their needs and concerns;
  • Preparing and maintaining resident’s records;
  • Working with resident’s family members to help educate them and the resident about their overall health condition;
  • Responding quickly to emergencies.

Successful Applicants Will Share a Genuine Desire To Care And Assist Consumers With a Strong Person-centred Care Focus And Will Need To Demonstrate
  • 2 years prior experience in an aged care facility;
  • Flexibility to be able to work all shifts (including night shifts);
  • A Nursing Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (mandatory);
  • Excellent time management skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence
  • A genuine desire to care and assist residents with a strong person centred care focus;
  • Current flu vaccination and criminal history record (dated within 6 months)
  • An NDIS Worker Screening Check may be a requirement of this role.

As a valued employee of St Vincent’s Care Services we can offer you:
  • Salary packaging options including an Everyday Purchases Card on a Visa Debit Card - it's the easiest way to salary package your living expenses;
  • Opportunity to work for the nation’s largest Catholic not-for-profit health and aged care provider, with a rapidly growing and progressive vision;
  • A friendly team environment with a great community care spirit;
  • Ability to visibly see your impact on the business and its service;
  • No cost uniforms and training;
  • Free annual Flu vaccination;
  • Employee Assistance Program for staff and their families; and
  • Access to Fitness Passport (FP).

St Vincent’s Care Services (SVCS) is a leading Catholic provider of Aged Care Services in Australia. SVCS offers quality residential, community and independent living services through more than 20 facilities and locations in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. St Vincent’s has been providing health care in Australia for more than 155 years. The legacy entrusted to us by the Sisters of Charity and their Founder, Mary Aikenhead continues to inspire the service provided to our residents in a caring, friendly atmosphere, underpinned by our values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.

At St Vincent's we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Werribee, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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