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 Rebecca.Sidley@vinnies.org.au 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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