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Reference Number 15608
Position Title Registered Nurse | Full Time | Kimberley (Expressions of Interest)
Employment Type Full Time
Division Residential
Region KIMBERLEY
Site Juniper Derby
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  • Attractive salary $68,500 - $85,000 based on experience (plus applicable shift penalties) 
  • Salary packaging options of $15,900 p/a
  • Explore the stunning Kimberley region whilst working full time
  • Subsidised accommodation at $20 per night*
  • Relocation assistance to $750*
  • Employment within a large, well respected, aged care organisation presenting ongoing career opportunities

At Juniper, we know that to be a great nurse it has to be more than a career choice, it is a calling. We are currently seeking to recruit a dedicated individual who strives for best practice, is able to communicate well with people of all backgrounds and approaches every situation with care and compassion.

As a Registered Nurse with Juniper you will be responsible for assessing residents' needs, in conjunction with other healthcare professionals, and for the planning, implementation and evaluation of residents' care plans. Demonstrated experience in the mentoring and supervision of care staff and conducting assessments will be highly regarded.  A willingness to work within a person-centred, enabling environment, that repsects the rights and needs of each individual is essential for success in our organisation.

We have an ongoing need for full time permanent clinical staff within the Kimberley region and opportunities will be discussed with successful applicants. 

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Implementation and development of resident care plans 
  • Respond to the requests and concerns of families and carers in liaison with the Residential Manager
  • Sound knowledge of ACFI / NASTIFAC documentation requirements
  • Liaise with appropriate health care professionals to deliver quality care to the residents
  • Develop and maintain the effective performance of other care and service staff
  • Liaise with the Residential Manager to identify the training needs of clinical and care staff
  • Ensure full compliance with and maintenance of aged care standards

The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery board of Australia
  • Knowledge and experience in the provision of clinical care
  • Experience providing care to Aboriginal people in a culturally senstitve manner 
  • Planning and co-ordinating skills in matters related to delivery of care
  • Ability and skills to guide staff in wound and diabetes care
  • Sound knowledge of medication systems
  • Excellent communication, problem solving, interpersonal and team membership skills

Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

People of all ages and cultures are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.

 *Conditions Apply

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you currently live in the Kimberley region? If not, how many weeks notice would you need to relocate?
Essential: Have you had or are you willing to obtain the 2020 Flu Vaccination?
Essential: Juniper offers subsidised single person accommodation for $20 per night. Please advise if you are relocating on your own as our accommodation caters mainly to single people only.
Contact Person Gail Marley
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Alternate Contact Person Rebecca Antonio
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