Registered Nurse - Day and Night Shifts available

Job No: BHC96
Location: Kiama

About Kiama:

Kiama Municipality boasts lush rolling hills, unspoilt beaches, ancient rainforests, welcoming towns and villages and of course our two famous blowholes.  Home to almost 23,000 people from Minnamurra in the north to the white sands of Gerroa to the south.

  • Great coastal lifestyle
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Enjoy work life balance

About Blue Haven:

Blue Haven is owned and operated by Kiama Municipal Council. We offer a true continuum of aged care services and a wide range of disability services for people in the Illawarra region. We provide residential aged care, in-home support, disability support and coordination, community transport and independent living.

Blue Haven require passionate, qualified, and experienced professionals to join our organisation to support our aged care clients and residents. Blue Haven Bonaira services over 1,200 clients across Residential Aged Care, Retirement Living, Home Care Packages, Commonwealth Home Support Program and Community Transport across the Illawarra and Shoalhaven.

If you wish to learn more about our organisation, please visit our website at

The role:
The role of Registered Nurse is to provide safe, compassionate, person-centred care delivered in collaboration with residents, families, carers and colleagues to achieve identified outcomes and goals with the mission statement and values of Blue Haven.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • To be qualified to work as a Registered Nurse with current Authority to Practice with APHRA
  • Demonstrated application of evidence-based practice and critical thinking related to resident care
  • Demonstrated ability to apply and share professional knowledge to enhance resident care
  • Experience delivering aged care within ethical boundaries
  • Experience in advocating, planning and implementing individualised person-centred care.

About you:
As a Registered Nurse you will have a passion for working with the elderly. You will also have a strong customer focus to deliver a high quality of efficient and effective person-centred care which meets the needs of residents, their families and carers.

We offer:

  • Hourly rate from $37.28 to $51.19 (dependent on qualifications, skills and experience)
  • Plus 10% casual loading for casual appointments
  • Plus 11% superannuation
  • Plus penalty rates applied in line with the Award
  • Access to the Fitness Passport for yourself and your immediate family (eligible employees)
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program for yourself and your immediate family.

For further information about this position, click here for a copy of the position description.

Contact:  Zeina Ormond, Manager Residential Care Home on 0484 943 372.

Closing Date: Ongoing applications will be accepted for this role. 

We are committed to the health and safety of all our employees and residents. Applicants must ensure that they meet current Federal and NSW Public Health guidelines relating to vaccinations for Residential Aged Care Facilities. From 25 October 2021 successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination.

Applicants please note: Council has resolved to undertake the sale of Blue Haven. The sale will involve transfer of the business and employees under the Fair Work Australia transfer of business requirements and we anticipate that the sale will occur between between late 2023 to early 2024.

For more information on how to apply, view our Information for Applicants Guide.

All correspondence will be via the e-mail you have provided in your application. (Please ensure you check your "Junk Mail" folder).


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