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Enrolled & Assistant Nurses-Several Positions

North Ryde

Reference: 4732046

  • Part time roles
  • Llandilo NSW-situated in Penrith/Hawkesbury area.
  • Do you have experience working with complex care issues and challenging behaviours?
  • Do you have experience as either an Enrolled or Assistant Nurse?
  • More importantly, 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 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 both Enrolled & Assistant Nurses to join our ranks.

Site location details:

Llandilo accommodates 20 adults with dual diagnosis specific to Mental Health and Intellectual Disability. Each resident has complex challenging behaviours in their daily life.

Job Purpose

As an Enrolled or Assistant 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:

  • Delivering 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.
  • Completing required administration effectively for records management and provide effective feedback to the Residential Unit Nurse Manager on service provision.
  • Ensuring an effective standard of service provision utilising quality assurance and continuous improvement principles.
  • Working and cooperating within a team environment to ensure consistent service delivery.
  • Undertaking a commitment to employment equity and diversity, workplace health and safety (WHS), risk management and ethical practices.
  • Building working relationships with local community partnerships (including families and carers) and with other stakeholders both within and external to Achieve Australia.
  • Delivering appropriate health care procedures and medication administration as accredited.
  • Ensuring a systematic approach to implementation of new/revised policy and process through participating in staff briefings and undertaking training where required.

What We Offer

  • Salary packaging benefits exclusive for the Not For Profit sector.
  • Strong organisational culture and great team environment.
  • Rewarding place to work.

Preferred Candidate Selection Criteria

  • Understanding of Behaviour Support Plans
  • Health Care Plans
  • 'My Safety Plans'
  • Understanding of Active Support
  • Confidence to critically assess and provide appropriate, effective and timely care in a multidisciplinary approach.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding in health or disability services.
  • An understanding of workplace health and safety (WHS), risk management and ethical practices.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to follow procedures and directions and work autonomously or in a team environment.

Essential Criteria Enrolled Nurse Candidates:

  • Current Registration with APHRA
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence
  • Working With Children Check
  • Demonstrated experience in management of complex challenging behaviours/or complex needs

Essential Criteria Assistant Nurse Candidates:

  • Certificate 3 in Aged Care or Disability
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence
  • Working With Children Check
  • Demonstrated experience in management of complex challenging behaviours/or complex needs

How to Apply

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Achieve Australia is committed to implementing safer recruitment practices. This means we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support and we expect staff to share this commitment.

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

Applications Close: 05 Jul 2019