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Enrolled Nurse

North Ryde

Reference: 4690877

  • Full Time, Part Time, Casual
  • Guildford

Do you have a passion for supporting people with disability?

Company Overview

We are Achieve Australia. Our mission is to achieve social inclusion for people with disability. Every day we work hard to deliver on the right of Australians with a disability to achieve meaningful and valued lives.

We have been doing this for 65 years and are still innovating in disability accommodation and support today. Recent growth has now created the opportunity for Enrolled Nurses to join our Guildford House.

Job Purpose

As an Enrolled Nurse, you will be required to coordinate and deliver quality client nursing and support services consistent with the Disability Service Act 1993 and Achieve Australia's policies and procedures.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing services in line with current support service philosophy which promotes improvement in quality of life and fosters independence for people with disability who have a range of functional abilities and complex needs.
  • Delivering person centred support services consistent with individual/lifestyle plans and willingness to seek out and obtain advice from more experienced staff on complex client matters.
  • Ensuring a high standard of service provision utilising quality assurance and continuous improvement principles.
  • Delivering appropriate health care procedures and medication administration as accredited.

What We Offer

  • Salary packaging benefits exclusive for the Not for Profit Industry.
  • Strong organisational culture and great team environment.
  • Rewarding place to work.
  • Discounted gym membership.

Selection Criteria

To be successful in this role you will be required to address the following selection criteria:

  • Tertiary qualification or equivalent including holding a current Medication Endorsed Enrolled Nurse (EN) registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding in mental health, behaviour management and disability services.
  • Experience in working with individuals who have challenging behaviours and/or complex needs.
  • Confidence to critically assess and provide appropriate, effective and timely care in a multidisciplinary approach.
  • Commitment to workplace health and safety (WHS), risk management and ethical practices.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment.
  • Current Working with Children Check and NSW Driver's Licence (Green P2 or Full).

You will be required to attend an assessment centre on either the 23rd or 24th of May

You will also be required to attend a secondary interview on the 25th of May.

Your application will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks; including criminal history, medical assessment, professional reference checks, driving record et al. Applications will be assessed on merit.

Applications Close: 14 Jun 2019