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May

Casual Registered Nurse - Transitional Aged Care Program

NSW Government - Newcastle, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Employment Type: Casual
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $32.46 - $45.58 per hour
Requisition ID: REQ226889
Location: Wingham Hospital and Manning Hospital

Casual Registered Nurse - Transitional Aged Care Program

Transitional Aged Care is a short term (up to 12 weeks) Commonwealth funded aged care service for older people leaving hospital who would usually be eligible for ongoing care in a residential aged care facility but who have the potential to improve their physical, cognitive or emotional function and wish to try and remain in their home. The program provides differing kinds of care and support, such as: low-intensity therapy including allied health services (physiotherapy and occupational therapy), nursing support and personal care.

About the role:
This position will see you working as working as part of the Transitional Aged Care team alongside, Enrolled Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapist and Domestic Assistant. You will be responsible for the Care Coordination of a patient, providing initial assessments, and ongoing care. This program runs as a 7 day/week service so will include some weekend work. Face-to-face training will be provided to transition into the role and support will be available from RN’s, NUM and Service Manager in the position.

About you:
The successful applicants will be experienced Registered Nurses who can take initiative when needed whilst out in the community. You will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and have the ability to confidently take the lead and work autonomously but can also work effectively as a team player.

What we can offer you:
Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero

  • Proximity to shopping and other services

  • Superannuation contributions

  • Salary packaging options

  • Fitness Passport

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members

  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be: an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia.
If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases
If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

Selection Criteria
Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role. For assistance with selection criteria, please visit: http://bit.ly/HNE_Job_Application_Guide
Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application. Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.

Salary Packaging
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more information by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via email at [email protected] or on 1300 40 25 23.

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Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Louise Saville on [email protected]
 

Newcastle, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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