Complex Health Care Nurse, St Agnes, Casual, (Closing: 24 May 2021)
Job Title: Complex Health Care Nurse
Location: St Agnes, Campbelltown, St Clair
Work Type: Casual
Date Closing: 8am, 24 May 2021
About Bene: At Bene, we believe that growing older is no reason to stop growing as individuals or as communities. Quite the opposite. Here, our staff and volunteers work as a team to ensure that the lives of over 2,500 South Australians are more able to flourish in communities that celebrate individuality, diversity and a zest for life. At the same time, you’ll be rewarded with a fulfilling career path, growth and development opportunities, flexible work options, full salary packaging benefits and a friendly and supportive team environment with an open-minded culture.
About the Role: Bene Aged Care is seeking an appropriately skilled and qualified person to fulfil a newly created Complex Health Care Nurse for our Residential Aged Care facilities. The role will be working on a casual basis for approx. 25hrs per week, the hours for the role can be negotiated with the successful applicant to achieve the best outcomes for our residents while maintaining a work/life balance.
The role will be based at our St Agnes facility but will be required to attend our Campbelltown and St Clair facility each week.
Reporting to the DORAC you will be responsible for complex pain management undertaken as the Registered Nurse. Treatments provided will involve therapeutic massage including use of technical equipment for that purpose but not limited to;
- Non-pharmacological pain management
- Massage therapy
- Heat packs
- Tens machine
- Wax therapy
This is an exciting opportunity to participate in the lives of our culturally diverse consumers in a truly vibrant and energetic aged care community, in a supportive and enjoyable working environment.
Salary and conditions will be based on our Nurses Agreement. Additionally, you can benefit from the generous Salary Sacrifice options available as a staff member of a ‘not for profit’ organisation.
About You: You will be a bright, outgoing, committed, skilled and caring individual that displays empathy for the older members of our community. You will equally match our culture and values in the support and care for the frail and elderly. Applications are invited from professionals with:
- Relevant Nursing Qualifications (including Board-approved qualification in administration of medicines)
- AHPRA Registration
- At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role with an understanding of Residential Aged Care
- The ability to work positively within a team to achieve goals
- Demonstrated proficiency using an electronic clinical mgmt. database
- Strong customer service delivery skills
- National Police Clearance (or ability to obtain) and Unrestricted Drivers Licence
Diversity and Inclusion: We celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the strength in diversity. At Bene, we strive to create an inclusive workplace culture that connects us closer to the communities that we serve. As an Equal Opportunity employer, we are committed to the principles of fairness, dignity and mutual respect.
To Apply: Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button ensuring that you upload your resume and three current referees. Applications close 8am, 24 May 2021.
Please note: We seek applications from individuals that meet the essential criteria. No agencies please. Only successful applicants will be contacted.