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Registered / Enrolled Nurse - Disability Services

Achieve Australia

Company Overview

We are Achieve Australia. Our mission is to achieve social inclusion for people with disability. Every day we work hard to deliver on the right of Australians with disability to achieve meaningful and valued lives.

We have been doing this for 65 years and are still innovating in disability accommodation and support today. Recent growth has now created a number of opportunities for Enrolled Nurses and Registered Nurses, to join our ranks.

Job Purpose

You will be required to coordinate and deliver quality client nursing and support services consistent with the Disability Services Act 1993, ensuring services are in line with current service philosophy which promotes improvement in quality of life and fosters independence for people with a disability.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Registered Nurse (RN) with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with at least two years FTE post graduate experience;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of health and disability services;
  • Confidence to critically assess and provide appropriate, effective and timely care in a multidisciplinary approach;
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills;
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment including as a leader of a team.
  • Current CPR;
  • Current Working with Children Check and NSW Driver's Licence (Green P2 or Full);
  • Ability to work a rotating roster in a 24 hour care facility;
  • Experience in working with people with disabilities, preferably in a community setting; (desirable)
  • Experience in working with people who have complex health support needs; (desirable) and
  • Understanding of legislation relevant to supporting people with disabilities including the NSW Disability Inclusion Act 2014.

Available Roles

We currently have full time, part time and casual vacancies for roles across the following sites (with varied medical and behavioural needs, as well as day programs (9-5 Monday to Friday) and 24/7 roster shifts:

  • Llandilo - 24/7 roster shifts (complex behavioural)
  • North Ryde - day programs and 24/7 roster shifts (complex behavioural)
  • Kellyville - 24/7 roster shifts
  • Epping - day programs
  • Seven Hills - day programs
  • Mountford - 24/7 roster shifts
  • Summer Hill Houses/Respite - 24/7 roster shifts (high medical)

Locations have a range of shifts so if you have any availability limitations, let us know, and don't forget to include your location preference.
If you want to make a difference in people's lives and this sounds like you, APPLY NOW! An Assessment Centre with the successful candidates will take place on 26th February 2020. If this timeframe does not suit feel free to join our Talent Community. We are always on the lookout for talent!
We also have an upcoming online forum on the 20th February - save your spot to chat with our team at this online event to find out more. Each text based chat lasts around 10 mins and you can join from your desktop or smartphone at anytime during the event.

Click here to register today!

Achieve Australia is committed to implementing safer recruitment practices. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support and we expect staff to share this commitment. As a result your application may be subject to a number of pre-employment checks; including a criminal history. Please note criminal history does not immediately effect employment opportunities. Applications will be assessed on merit.

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