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Assistant in Nursing

Mercy Community

We currently have multiple Casual and Permanent Part-time positions available for Assistants in Nursing to join our Aged Care facility at Nudgee.

The Role

Working under the direction of Care Service Managers and Registered Nurses, you will be responsible for delivering person-centred care to residents at our aged care facility. In this role your day will involve:

Responsibilities

  • Work with other professionals to provide high quality, safe and effective personal care that aligns with individual resident choices and best practice.
  • Assist residents to enjoy a quality lifestyle that includes assistance with Activities of Daily Living and meaningful activities.
  • Provide assistance during meal time
  • Complete documentation based on Mercy requirements.
  • Deliver excellent customer service to residents, their families and any other external parties
  • Observing and reporting all changes in residents' conditions to the appropriate health professional
  • Reporting in a timely manner on all complaints and incidents

About You

  • Certificate III in Aged Care or other relevant qualification to this role - Individual Support, Home and Community Care or Disabilities
  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Availability for morning, afternoon and night shifts
  • Full Australian work rights and ability to obtain positive notice in a national police history check
  • Evidence of an up-to-date influenza vaccination in accordance with the current Public Health Directive for Aged Care Facilities
  • You are kind, gentle, respectful and have a caring nature
  • Able to interpret schedules and written instructions, and/or know how to find the information required
  • Demonstrated basic to intermediate ability to use computer IT systems including MS Word

About us

Mercy Community is a not-for-profit organisation, focussed on the provision of innovative and responsive services in the areas of child protection, multicultural community support, family mental health, community and residential based aged care and disability support services. We are a strongly committed team that works hard and truly lives our values – Mercy, Acceptance, Excellence, Dignity, Empowerment and Integrity.

Benefits

  • Attractive hourly rate
  • Generous salary sacrificing benefits to increase your take home pay
  • Supportive team culture
  • The chance to make a genuine difference in people’s lives

How to Apply

If this sounds like the role for you, apply now. Please ensure your application includes a resume and cover letter.

We encourage and welcome candidates from all cultural backgrounds and recommend you visit our website at www.mercycs.org.au to find out more about Mercy Community.

Please note that you must be eligible to work in Australia to be considered for this position and employment is conditional upon maintaining clear personal history screening checks throughout employment. Pre-employment checks may include your right to work in Australia, a National Criminal History check and a Health Screening Questionnaire.

Please Apply Immediately, interviews will commence on receipt of applications.

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