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Clinical Nurse – Registered Nurse (RN1)

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Organisation : Wintringham

Location : Melbourne, VIC Regional (Flemington (with travel to Metro Melbourne + Regional VIC))

Work type : Full-time, Part-time

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Community Support Services, Drug, Alcohol & Addiction, Homelessness & Affordable Housing, Men, Mental Health, Women

Salary type : Hourly

Salary : $52.79 per hour + company car/allowance + super + salary packaging

Application closing date : 7 Feb, 2021

About the role

  • Join a rapidly growing not-for-profit organisation committed to social justice
  • Wintringham promotes ongoing training and professional excellence
  • Competitive pay rate: $52.79 per hour
  • Choice of fully maintained Wintringham vehicle or generous motor vehicle allowance
  • ​Access to NFP Salary Packaging
  • Full Time (38 hours p/week) – Part Time (30 hours p/week) will also be considered.
  • Covering Metropolitan Melbourne and Regional Victoria
  • Based in Flemington (VIC)

 

WHO ARE WE?

Wintringham is a not-for-profit organisation providing an extensive range of aged care, housing and related support services to men and women aged 50-plus who have been homeless or at risk of homelessness. We employ over 800 staff and operate from multiple offices across Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Supported by the Clinical Services Manager, Wintringham’s dynamic and highly skilled Clinical Care Team provides support to our residential, community and From Homelessness to a Home (H2H) program ensuring that residents and clients receive high quality services that meet their health care needs. Our Clinical Care Team are an integral part of our operations systems and play a vital role in the assessment delivery and review of care to clients with complex needs.

 

ABOUT YOU

You are an RN1 who enjoys working across a variety of aged care settings including residential and community. You want to be challenged in your daily work as well as developing new ideas and looking at things from different perspectives.

 

YOUR NEW ROLE

We are currently seeking a RN1 with enthusiasm, experience and a sense of curiosity to join our Clinical Care Team. In this fast paced and hands on role, you will be required to travel to Wintringham’s residential sites, community sites and client’s homes located throughout metropolitan and regional Victoria, therefore, a current drivers licence and appropriate motor vehicle are mandatory. As a key ‘go to’ person for site based nursing staff, you will have an excellent understanding of current best practice guidelines and be confident in providing advice and guidance.

 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES WILL ALSO INCLUDE (BUT AREN’T LIMITED TO):

  • Ensuring that residents and clients receive appropriate services of the highest quality to meet their health care needs.
  • Undertaking clinical reviews of residents, community clients and H2H clients
  • Ensuring resident and client care is in line with their values and preferences.
  • Assessing and management of complex care including complex behaviours.
  • Developing technical nursing care plans for residents/clients.
  • Participating in resident and client reviews meetings
  • Provide education and support for Wintringham staff

 

WINTRINGHAM’S RESPONSE TO COVID-19

Client and staff safety is paramount to us at Wintringham. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have and will continue to ensure that our staff are supplied with the resources they need to guarantee they are working in a safe and risk-averse environment. If you gain employment with Wintringham, you will be provided with all necessary personal protective equipment in accordance with the advice from the Department of Health & Chief Health Officer throughout your working day. We have strict COVID-19 policies and procedures to ensure that our staff as well as our clients are kept safe in the community.

 

WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU?

We are committed to offering an enjoyable, safe and flexible workplace that provides a work-life balance. When you are working with Wintringham, you will have access to the following benefits:

  • Access to exclusive not-for-profit salary packaging: salary package your personal expenses up to the amount of $15,900.
  • Continuous development: we believe in giving our staff the skills they need and will keep you up to date with yearly qualifications such as behaviour management, first aid, CPR and manual handling. We offer many growth opportunities and have a strong internal recruitment program.
  • Free access to wellbeing services + discounts to retailers: When you are employed at Wintringham, you will have access to our Employee Assistance Program, Staff wellbeing portal as well as discounts to some of Australia’s leading retailers.

 

WHAT WE’LL REQUIRE FROM YOU:

The successful applicant must be a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with experience in Aged Care (either residential or community) and current AHRPA Registration. A Certificate IV in Training & Assessment as well as experience with palliative, wound or continence management would be ideal. Applicants with knowledge of alcohol dependence and associated behaviours will be looked on favorably. These requirements will be further supported by your:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to improve practices in order to provide the safest possible service to our clients
  • Current drivers licence

 

Wintringham is an Equal Opportunity employer and embraces differences in gender, diversity, ethnicity, race cultural background, ability, religion and sexual orientation. We are committed to the safety of our older persons and have zero tolerance for elder abuse.

We acknowledge the first peoples of Australia and their unique role in our history and society and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for advertised positions. We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusion contribute to help Wintringham achieve our goals and vision of ending homelessness.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Wintringham

WHO ARE WE?

Wintringham is a not-for-profit organisation providing an extensive range of aged care, housing and related support services to men and women aged 50-plus who have been homeless or at risk of homelessness. We employ over 800 staff and operate from multiple offices across Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Supported by the Clinical Services Manager, Wintringham’s dynamic and highly skilled Clinical Care Team provides support to our residential, community and From Homelessness to a Home (H2H) program ensuring that residents and clients receive high quality services that meet their health care needs. Our Clinical Care Team are an integral part of our operations systems and play a vital role in the assessment delivery and review of care to clients with complex needs.

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Please quote in application: Clinical Nurse – Registered Nurse (RN1) via Pro Bono Australia.


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