Registered Nurse

Job No: CCW481
Location: Illawarra

About us- We care

CatholicCare is a local not-for-profit organisation committed to helping those in need regardless of religious beliefs, background or circumstances.  Our Vision is for inclusive, thriving communities where human dignity of all is respected and valued.

We provide services that support people across all stages of life: early childhood education, out of school hours care, community age and disability Care, foster care, school counselling and parenting courses across the Illawarra, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands and the Macarthur regions. We are proud to offer genuine career pathway opportunities to our employees so they can continue to work with us even if they chose to pursue a different profession within the sector.

About our role - We care about others

We are looking for a motivated Registered Nurse to join our Aged & Disability Services team across the Illawarra region. You will be responsible for empowering employees and participants in the improvement of their overall well-being by educating individuals on issues of social, physical, cultural and environmental well-being. This role has a strong focus on early recognition and prompt intervention to assist individuals to achieve and maintain optimum levels of independence.

Whether you are looking for a change in your current role or maybe a start in the industry, we'd love to hear from you. 

This is a permanent part time position of 30 hours per week. This position is classified under the Nurses Award 2020.

The salary for this position is $49.21 per hour + Superannuation + Salary Packaging.

Our benefits - We care about you

In addition to being part of an organisation that genuinely makes a difference in people's lives you will also enjoy:

  • Competitive salaries and hourly rates
  • Salary packaging options
  • Long Service Leave after 7 years of service
  • Study Leave
  • Professional development including internal and external training opportunities
  • Healthy work/life balance through hybrid working models
  • Free and confidential counselling through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounted gym memberships through Fitness Passport
  • Peace of mind driving to and from work with Employee Journey Insurance

Our requirements to provide care

  • Current Registration with the NSW Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and review Health Plans, Care Plans and Advanced Health Care Plans.
  • Demonstrated skills in educating and training individuals and teams in the provision of best practice clinical standards in a community setting. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of nursing practices as it relates to the new Aged Care Standards and the NDIS.
  • Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal and customer focused skills with the ability to engage and build trust and rapport with a diverse range of people.
  • A driver's licence with an insured vehicle
  • Employees are required to have received 3 doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine; or has been issued with a Medical Contraindication Certificate on the prescribed NSW Health form, exempting from vaccination.

Click here for the Position Description.

Click here for the Candidate Pack.

Feel free to forward this vacancy to someone you may know!

For further information contact Vicky O'Bree on (02) 4254 9343 
Close Date: 9 June 2024. As part of our recruitment process we will be reviewing applications as they are received. As a result, this position may close prior to the closing date. If you are interested in working with us, we recommend sending your application across as soon as possible. Best of Luck!

CatholicCare Wollongong is committed to equal opportunity in employment and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.  All employees are subject to probity and pre-employment checks. CatholicCare Wollongong is a smoke free zone.
CatholicCare is strongly committed to the safety and well-being of children and young people, and to the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations.  Applicants are thoroughly screened prior to employment.


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