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Registered Nurse - Rockhampton

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.

ABOUT US

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.

The role

  • Above Award Wages with salary packaging benefits
  • Permanent Position
  • Up to six weeks annual leave
  • Supportive professional team environment
  • Rockhampton location

We are seeking a committed Registered Nurse who will provide clinical leadership in the delivery of individualised care to residents, enhancing their health and spiritual well-being at our aged care centre in Rockhampton.

Our Bethesda Aged Care Centre is located in the tropical Capricorn Coast and is just a few kilometres south-west of the city centre Rockhampton. This single level residential aged care centre is surrounded by gardens and throughout the centre there is plenty of natural light. Offering all levels of care for approximately 60 residents, including short term respite care, it is a lively centre with a strong sense of community and extensive lifestyle programs.

In the role of Registered Nurse, you will provide clinical supervision and be responsible for coordinating the delivery of safe, effective and individualised care to our care recipients. While experience in Aged Care would be ideal, we would encourage Registered Nurses with a passion for caring for the aged to apply.

ABOUT YOU

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 providing 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

Benefits

  • Possibility of relocation assistance for the right candidate
  • Access to not-for-profit salary packaging & meals and entertainment benefits (save on tax)
  • Above award wages
  • Up to six weeks annual 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
  • Employee assistance program

How to apply

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