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Assistant in Nursing, Aged Care - Eagleby

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service Brisbane
  • Department/Team: Jimbelunga Aged Care
  • Location: Eagleby
  • Salary Range: As per Jimbelunga Nurses EBA
  • Employment Status: Casual Roles Available
  • Reports To: Registered Nurse
  • Direct Reports: NIL

Organisational History and Structure

ATSICHS Brisbane is a not-for-profit community owned health and human services organisation delivering on the unique health and wellbeing needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in greater Brisbane and Logan. We are the largest, most comprehensive Aboriginal Medical Health Service in Queensland, and Australia's second oldest. We are determined to create a flourishing future and lasting legacy for our people and our community.

Our services include medical and dental clinics, mums and bubs programs, an aged care facility, family and child safety services, foster and kinship care, social and emotional wellbeing services, kindergarten programs and a youth service.

We have five core values which shape the way that we work:

  • Work smarter, work together
  • Ensure easy to access services for every stage of life
  • Champion healthy individuals and thriving families
  • Build a strong and sustainable organisation.

Our vision for the future is that we are world leaders in Indigenous health and social support services provided in an urban setting. To do this we are focussing on four strategic priorities:

  1. Work smarter, work together
  2. Ensure easy to access services for every stage of life
  3. Champion healthy individuals and thriving families
  4. Build a strong and sustainable organisation.

Jimbelunga was established in 1994 to provide culturally appropriate, quality care for all our ATSI & wider community aged care residents. Allied health services compliment care being provided in a homelike environment.

Position Outline

The Assistant in Nursing (AIN) delivers high level care to Jimbelunga residents as directed by the Registered Nurse (RN), Enrolled Nurse (EN) and Manager, to observe and report changes in resident status and deliver personal care, in accordance with ATSICHS Board of Management objectives within legislative and regulatory requirements.

Skills, Competencies, Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander societies and their cultures and a general understanding of the issues that are affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in contemporary Australian society
  • Effective communication skills. Both written and verbal
  • The ability to work independently, under guidance or direction and within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Effective organisational and time management skills
  • Adequate physical health and ability to perform varying physical tasks
  • Genuine interest in Aged Care
  • Possess Certificate III in Aged Care or ability to obtain the same within 6 months of employment

Must have "National Criminal History Record Check" or "National Police Certificate" prior to commencing.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more information on the role contact the People and Culture Team on 07 3240 8900.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted regarding the next phase of the selection process. To those applicants not short listed, we extend our appreciation for considering ATSICHS Brisbane as a potential employer.

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