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Registered Nurse

Employer: Australian Red Cross
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Management, Nursing
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Perth

Job posted on: 29 January, 2019.
Applications close: 01 March, 2019. (Expired)

  • Part time position minimum of 7.5 Hours per Week
  • Ongoing role
  • Based in Cottesloe, WA

Who are we

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region. Lady Lawley Cottage provides short term accommodation support, transitional care and high needs in home support to children and adolescents with complex disabilities and medical needs.

About the role

The Registered Nurse is a team leader role who displays a high level of clinical skills to be able to support children with multiple and complex disabilities in a respite and community setting and can lead and co-ordinate the team on a shift by shift basis. This role requires you to demonstrate clinical skills to the highest standard whilst providing person centred and holistic care.

The successful applicant will need to manage various demands to meet agreed standards and comply with statuary legislation governing nursing practice. The position is oriented towards achieving goals and plans recommended and established by a multi-disciplinary care team. 

In addition, the role will establish and implement a range of activities and handle the day-to-day operation of each shift as rostered.

What you will bring

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver care as prescribed by medical direction, nursing care plans and relevant policies and procedures.
  • Sound knowledge and comprehension of the nursing process as it applies in the assessment, planning, implementation, and the evaluation of the care needs of the client.
  • Proven ability to effectively translate ideas, concepts and information into either written or verbal form.
  • Demonstrated experience being responsible for clients and staff and managing emergency situations
  • Solid experience in leading a team and ability to provide support/training to junior staff


Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work that you do will help improve outcomes for vulnerable people. Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements.

For further information refer to the Position Description: Download File PD - LLC Registered Nurse .pdf.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.