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Registered Nurse, Aged Care - Port Macquarie

The Salvation Army

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We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.


The Salvation Army is one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

  • Permanent - Part time Registered Nurses in aged care
  • Port Macquarie
  • Coastal location

Our Registered Nurses are clinical supervisors responsible for coordinating the delivery of safe, effective and individualised care to aged care residents and their families (including managing staff and physical resources) and assisting residents to lead an active and meaningful life as independently as possible in keeping with the organisation's Mission, Vision and Values.

We are looking for Registered Nurses with aged care experience to join our team at Bethany Aged Care located in Port Macquarie NSW 2444.

Bethany Aged Care Centre is a warm and inviting home to approximately 90 residents, offering all levels of care including short term respite care. The Centre is located just minutes away from public transport, the town centre, beach and local services.


  • Displays knowledge and demonstrates ability to complete relevant documentation in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care needs of residents.
  • Maintains good clinical records and accurate documentation to ensure legal adequacy and the completion of ACFI requirements.
  • Maintains appropriate ordering, management and administration of medications in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Complies with the conditions, amendments and regulations of related acts e.g. Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 1996.
  • Liaises with doctors and other health professionals and follows directions for administration of medications and treatments in accordance with legislative guidelines.
  • Completes the necessary reports, Care Plans and other documentation required.
  • Provide clinical leadership to care staff under the direction of a Care Manager


To be considered for this role, ideally we are looking for:

  • An understanding, empathy, appreciation and the ability to promote the values and ethos of The Salvation Army.
  • Current unrestricted registration with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency
  • Demonstrated aged care experience, the ability to work as part of a team and promote education and leadership in aged care
  • Understanding of and commitment to continuous quality improvement
  • Experience in developing care plans
  • An understanding of Aged Care Quality Standards
  • An understanding of Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI)
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated well developed computer and documentation skills


Registered Nurses at the Salvation Army Aged Care enjoy:

  • Access to not-for-profit salary packaging & meals and entertainment benefits (save on tax)
  • Above Award wages
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible work arrangements supporting you to achieve work-life balance
  • Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
  • Learning and development to support you in your role
  • Scholarships via Eva Burrows College
  • Supported study options

To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process. Applications will be reviewed on receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. Job offers will be subject to a National Criminal History Check as per Police Certificate Guidelines for Aged Care Providers.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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