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Reference Number 14121
Position Title Registered Nurse | Part Time | Kununurra (Remote WA)
Employment Type Part Time
Division Residential
Region KIMBERLEY
Site Juniper Kununurra
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  •  Attractive rate of pay ($33.96 - $41.32) depending on number of years experience
  • New aged care facility in the heart of the Kimberley area of WA
  • Generous salary packaging options, greatly increasing your take-home pay
  • Travel expenses/reimbursement up to $750 for relocation*
  • Permanent employment within a growing sector

We are currently seeking to recruit a Registered Nurse with experience in Aged Care to work at our Juniper Gerdewoonem facility, located in Kununurra. Juniper Gerdewoonem which opened in June 2018, delivers high quality residential accommodation and care services designed to provide a full continuum of care to older Western Australians. Comprising of 40 beds and skilfully purpose built for the region, Gerdewoonem aims to meet the needs of the community in a culturally appropriate manner, utilising local knowledge and the experience Juniper has acquired as a leading aged care provider for more than sixty years.

This role is responsible for assessing residents' needs, in conjunction with other healthcare professionals, and for the planning, implementation and evaluation of residents' care plans. Experience in the supervision of care staff and conducting ACFI assessments will be highly regarded.  

On offer is a permanent part time position, 50 hours per fortnight working a variety of shifts.

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 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
  • 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

*Some conditions apply

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 are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.

 

Contact Person Gail Marley
Contact Number (08) 9240 0318
Alternate Contact Person Megan Hayes
Alternate Contact Number (08) 9240 0308
Position Description no position descriptions have been provided

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