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Reference Number 15091
Position Title Registered Nurse | Full Time | Community Home Care
Employment Type Full Time
Division Juniper Community
Region Juniper Community
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  • Full time Community nursing role across Perth metro area
  • Attractive rate of pay depending on experience ($35.62 - $42.83)
  • Salary packaging options of $15,900 p/a
  • Use of Juniper pool vehicle
  • 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 Community you will be responsible for assessing clients' needs in conjunction with other healthcare professionals, and for the planning, implementation and evaluation of their care plans. Reporting to the Clinical Services Manager, this position provides professional nursing assessment, practice and evaluation in a clinical setting. A willingness to work within a person-centred, enabling environment, that respects the rights and needs of each individual is essential for success in our organisation.

This position will be responsible for visiting clients in their own homes across the Perth Metropolitan region. Our Community team is located within the Juniper Rowethorpe site in Bentley. On offer is a permanent position working 75 hours per fortnight, approximately 7.30am - 3.30pm daily.

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Assess client needs in participation with other professionals
  • Plan, develop and implement client care plans and provide clinical care and advice to clients 
  • Respond to the requests and concerns of families and Community Support Workers
  • Actively involves clients and significant others in the planning of care and related goals
  • Liaise with appropriate health care professionals to deliver quality care to clients
  • Develop and maintain the effective performance of other care and service staff
  • Ensure full compliance with and maintenance of all company and aged care standards

The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery board of Australia
  • Qualifications and/or experience in a clinical specialty - e.g.: wound care, palliative care etc. (desirable)
  • Demonstrated experience working in a community care environment will be highly regarded
  • Knowledge and experience in the provision of clinical care
  • Planning and co-ordinating skills in matters related to delivery of care
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to adapt and solve problems
  •  WA Driver's Licence and flexibility to travel across Perth metro areas
  • Sound knowledge of medication systems

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.

 

Selection Criteria Essential: Please advise your availability to start in a new role with Juniper (i.e. immediate, 1 week, 2 weeks etc.)
Essential: Do you hold a valid WA Driver's Licence?
Essential: Please briefly describe the number of years you have worked as a Registered Nurse and any Community experience you may have.
Contact Person Gail Marley
Contact Number (08) 9240 0318
Alternate Contact Person Chanelle Barker
Alternate Contact Number (08) 9240 0316
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