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Community Nurse | Lithgow NSW

Australian Unity

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As Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company we are dedicated to helping people thrive. We put our people first, customers, clients, partners and communities.

The Home Care service program delivers in-home support services to aging clients to help them live independently, supported and empowered, within their own homes and communities.

In these unprecedented times, we must do what we do best: We connect. We Respect. We make it possible.

About Your New Role

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to fill our Community Nurse position which supports our Lithgow customers and team.   

This is an exciting dynamic clinical role offering a Permanent Part-Time contract. Enjoy working within weekday business hours & have your weekends free. No shift work with some travel to surrounding areas involved.

This is a wonderful opportunity to develop/build your Community Nursing career & make it your own.  We are looking for that person who can work with our customers & staff to enhance lives & really make a positive difference.

As a Community Nurse you will be responsible for providing a wide range of clinical services to our Customers with both low and high care/complex needs.

The role will involve:

  • Delivering individualised clinical based nursing care to customers living in the home environment ie wound care, PEG changes and care, Bowel care, medication management
  • Conducting nursing assessments and developing care / support plans
  • Supporting, mentoring and delivering clinical training to our Home Care Workers in the community
  • Provide clinical nursing advice and support to our customers and their families
  • Liaise closely with our Community Nurse Manager, Branch Manager’s and team, Allied health and community networks to maintain and ensure the highest possible standard of care  

About You:

  • Hold a Current APHRA registration and be able to provide a copy of your nursing degree
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willing to obtain prior to commencement
  • Current Right to Work (provide evidence if applicable)
  • Current police check (or willingness to obtain) 
  • Current Australian drivers licence (full and no restrictions)
  • Own a fully maintained, registered and insured vehicle for Part time roles.
  • Willingness to travel - Role does involve driving and travel between customers and areas as required
  • Experience in a community or similar setting desirable
  • Demonstrated knowledge or (willingness to learn) in all aspects of catheter care, catheter changes, wound care, PEG management, Chronic & complex care and writing care plans
  • Experience in conducting clinical training (or willingness to learn)
  • Ability to work independently and part of a remote team. 

Why Join Us:

  • Yearly Paid Community and Wellbeing Leave Day
  • Supported learning and development program to assist your career pathway towards Branch Manager and future leadership opportunities
  • Access to a range of great staff discounts on Australian Unity Financial Services products, including great discounts on Health Insurance 

What Makes Us, Us?

  • We’re all about lifelong learning
  • We’re all about supporting your wellbeing
  • We take care of our people, they take care of our customers
  • We’re all about making a bigger difference together. 

At Australian Unity the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and our customers is our highest priority. In recognition that COVID-19 is affecting the way we work and creating new and sometimes challenging issues for our people, we have special leave arrangements in place and strengthened measures to support employee mental health and wellbeing. All successful persons will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination before commencing employment or medical exemption certificate from a registered medical practitioner. Your Talent Acquisition Specialist will help guide you through this requirement, we thank you for your understanding and support during these unprecedented times.

If you want to join a team which makes a real difference within an essential service, apply today!

Click APPLY or contact Anna Mitchell (Talent Acquisition Specialist) at AnRichards@australianunity.com.au for a confidential discussion.

Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people. To view our Reconciliation Action Plan, please click https://www.australianunity.com.au/about-us/reconciliation-action-plan

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Job details
Date posted
30 Jul 2022
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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