RN Lead Nurse- Internal Only

Job No: HH843
Location: North Adelaide

*** Internal Applications Only***

Job Title: RN Lead Nurse
Job Type: Casual
Location: Adelaide Metro
Closing Date: 14th April 2021


About Us

Helping Hand is one of South Australia’s most highly recognised and respected aged care organisations. The not-for-profit has been providing services to older South Australians through home care, retirement living, respite and residential care for more than 65 years and employs more than 1400 people in Adelaide and across regional communities. Helping Hand is an innovator and leader in the field of aged care services - best known by our reputation for quality, choice and professionalism. Helping Hand is a values-based employer that understands the important contribution of our staff, our clients and our community.

The Opportunity

Helping Hand has an opportunity for a Lead Registered Nurse to join our North Adelaide residential site. This role will be looking after IDDSI and Nourishment Assessment in North Adelaide and other Metro sites. As a Lead RN you are responsible for:

/ Updating residential client nutrition/hydration and diet preference assessments into a new format on a site-by site basis,

/ Monitoring progress of additional input by speech pathologists sand dietitians,

/ Ensuring updated assessments/care plans are distributed to hotel services and care staff.

Skills & Experience

/ Current practicing Certificate as a Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency,

/ Demonstrated understanding of the aged care sector and contemporary issues relating to Aged Care Industry,

/ Good written communication skills with strong assessment skills,

/ Comfortable working in a fast-paced, highly structured project environment,

/ Flexible availability: work will be in up to ten blocks of 1 to 2 weeks with potential for gaps of a week or more between the blocks.

/ Available at least four weekdays per week

Benefits & Perks

As a valued member of Helping Hand we can offer you:
/ Excellent salary sacrifice benefits – Increase your take home pay;
/ Discounted Private Health insurance,
/ EAP - employee assistance program,
/ Ongoing training and development opportunities,
/ Supportive and friendly working environment,
/ Supportive and committed leadership.


To view the position description for this role, please click here.

For confidential enquiries please contact Sam Mates, Clinical Services Manager on 08224 7809.

Applications close 14th April 2021

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and hold a current national police check or be willing to obtain one. All current Helping Hand employees must notify their manager of their intent to apply

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