Registered Nurse

Job No: VIN2715
Location: Waterloo - Frederic House

  • Flexible rotating rostering arrangments + generous shift allowances on evenings & weekends 
  • Generous salary packaging tax-free benefits| increases annual pay package!
  • Training and development programs to enhance and grow your career across a range of teams.
  • Opportunity to make a difference in a purpose-led organisation


 The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, who’s key values is to shape a more just and compassionate society

We believe our employees are key to our success and offer Learning and Development programs to enhance and grow your career across a range of teams and services.  Our staff are recognised for their achievements and are offered promotional opportunities on a meritocracy basis within a collegiate and values driven team environment and culture.



Your new role: 

This is a vital role within Frederic House, where you will coordinate and deliver high-quality nursing care in our aged care facility to clients experiencing alcohol and other drug dependence and / or mental health issues and are at risk of experiencing homelessness.

 Key responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical health care services in an aged care facility to those with an alcohol and other drug dependence, mental health issues and/or at risk of or experiencing homelessness
  • Work with Frederic House management to assess and intake prospective residential clients.
  • Coordinate, develop and manage appropriate health services for this client group, taking part in the development, implementation and evaluation of operational protocols, policies and procedures for the health clinic
  • Liaise with prescribing medical practitioners and manage the administration of client medications
  • Main client progress in the medical records and assess, plan, organise, evaluate and deliver holistic, quality nursing care in accordance with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council’s
  • Manage clients with challenging behaviours and form therapeutic relationships with clients.
  • Actively promote the integration of clients into mainstream community resources, including transition to mainstream healthcare services.
  • Demonstrate ability to apply professional and ethical boundaries when dealing with complex situations.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Registered General Nurse with a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience: ideally within aged care, AOD, or mental health. 
  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Capacity to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with clients, staff, management and external agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Comprehensive clinical knowledge, particularly to age related health issues
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional and appropriate relationships with residents and/or their families/representatives.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with people from diverse backgrounds and a commitment to maintaining confidentiality.
  • Basic computer skills and proven ability to use health information systems.
  • It is a condition of employment that you comply with the Society’s Pandemic Policy - COVID-19  and Public Health Orders in order to work in or enter Society facilities, noting that all staff working in our aged care and disability services require a booster. In accordance with our policy, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status or a valid medical exemption as part of the resourcing process.
If this sounds like you, don’t wait - apply now, we are interviewing applications as we receive them. 
Submit your application with a resume, for more about the role, see  Position Description. 
Our Recruitment process

If you have questions about this role, or require an easy read Position Description, please email and quote VIN2715



St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) welcomes people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to engaging a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQIA+, candidates of any or no religious beliefs and applicants of all ages.


The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society’s commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check & Working with Children check. A health / medical assessment may be required for some roles.

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