This role presents an opportunity to work on a casual basis and engage in aged care nursing activities, as part of the friendly and welcoming nursing team in Laura. Assisting with the provision of professional high quality care aimed at improving client health outcomes, you will assist the Registered Nurses with routine tasks with aged care clients. This will include personal care duties for clients, as well as technical support functions at the level of setting up for nursing procedures, cleaning equipment and managing local stock levels. You will help to maintain a physically and culturally safe environment for aged clients and staff, alerting the Registered Nurses to any patient or visitor concerns, questions or complaints. You will work at all times under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and your work may also be overseen by an Enrolled Nurse within a care team. Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of Yorke and Northern Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.
To apply for this role, you will be enrolled as a student in an undergraduate program in nursing or midwifery (can state year of program eg 3rd year) and have completed any training required by the employer relevant to the safe and competent performance of work at this level; or be employed on the basis that the person is, or will be, undertaking a course approved by the Registration Authority for the preparation of Enrolled Nurses; or hold a Certificate III or IV in one of the following health related disciplines: basic Health Care, Aged Care, Health Services Assistance, (Qualifications to include elective units recommended for AIN Acute care), Home and Community Care, Individual Support Work, or such other nationally recognised courses approved within the healthcare setting by full agreement of DHA and the ANM. Motivated and keen to learn, you will be able to follow instructions and possess effective verbal and written communication skills.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements. Job Ref: 723447