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Community Nurse | Northern Sydney

Date: 01-May-2022

Location: Forestville, NSW, AU, 2087

Company: Australian Unity

As Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company we are dedicated to helping people thrive. We put our people first, customers, partners and communities.

 

In these unprecedented times, we must do what we do best: We connect. We Respect. We make it possible.

 

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to fill our exciting and dynamic clinical community nursing role. This is a Permanent Part Time opportunity, supporting our Home Care customers, with suitable candidates residing in Forestville, Chatswood, Dee why, Hornsby and Belrose.

 

Enjoy working within weekday business hours, no shift work, and have your weekends free. Enjoy benefits such as yearly paid Community and Wellbeing Leave Days

 

This is a wonderful opportunity to develop/build your Community Nursing career & make it your own.  We are looking for that person who can work with our customers & staff to enhance lives & really make a positive difference.

 

As a Community Nurse you will be responsible for providing a wide range of clinical services to our Customers with both low and high care/complex needs.

 

The role will involve:

 

  • Delivering individualised clinical based nursing care to customers living in the home environment ie wound care, PEG changes and care, Bowel care, medication management
  • Conducting nursing assessments and developing care / support plans
  • Supporting, mentoring and delivering clinical training to our Home Care Workers in the community
  • Provide clinical nursing advice and support to our customers and their families
  • Liaise closely with our Community Nurse Manager, Branch Manager’s and team, Allied health and community networks to maintain and ensure the highest possible standard of care  

 

About You:

 

  • Hold a Current APHRA registration and be able to provide a copy of your nursing degree
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willing to obtain prior to commencement
  • Current Right to Work (provide evidence if applicable)
  • Current police check (or willingness to obtain) 
  • Current Australian driver licence (full and no restrictions)
  • Own a fully maintained, registered and insured vehicle
  • Willingness to travel - Role does involve driving and travel between customers and areas as required
  • Experience in a community or similar setting desirable
  • Demonstrated knowledge or (willingness to learn) in all aspects of catheter care, catheter changes, wound care, PEG management, Chronic & complex care and writing care plans
  • Experience in conducting clinical training (or willingness to learn)
  • Ability to work independently and part of a remote team 

 

For more information, please visit www.australianunity.com.au/careers

 

Click APPLY or contact Anna Mitchell (Talent Acquisition Specialist) at AnRichards@australianunity.com.au for a confidential discussion.

 

At Australian Unity the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and our customers is our highest priority. In recognition that COVID-19 is affecting the way we work and creating new and sometimes challenging issues for our people, we have special leave arrangements in place and strengthened measures to support employee mental health and wellbeing. All successful persons will be required to provide proof of a COVID vaccination prior to commencing employment. Your Talent Acquisition Specialist will help guide you through this requirement, we thank you for your understanding and support during these unprecedented times.

 

Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people. To view our Reconciliation Action Plan, please click https://www.australianunity.com.au/about-us/reconciliation-action-plan