- Job posted on: 22nd Jan 2021
- Applications close:
Wintringham is a not-for-profit organisation providing an extensive range of aged care, housing and related support services to men and women aged 50-plus who have been homeless or at risk of homelessness. We employ over 800 staff and operate from multiple offices across Melbourne and regional Victoria.
Supported by the Clinical Services Manager, Wintringham’s dynamic and highly skilled Clinical Care Team provides support to our residential, community and From Homelessness to a Home (H2H) program ensuring that residents and clients receive high quality services that meet their health care needs. Our Clinical Care Team are an integral part of our operations systems and play a vital role in the assessment delivery and review of care to clients with complex needs.
You are an RN1 who enjoys working across a variety of aged care settings including residential and community. You want to be challenged in your daily work as well as developing new ideas and looking at things from different perspectives.
We are currently seeking a RN1 with enthusiasm, experience and a sense of curiosity to join our Clinical Care Team. In this fast paced and hands on role, you will be required to travel to Wintringham’s residential sites, community sites and client’s homes located throughout metropolitan and regional Victoria, therefore, a current drivers licence and appropriate motor vehicle are mandatory. As a key ‘go to’ person for site based nursing staff, you will have an excellent understanding of current best practice guidelines and be confident in providing advice and guidance.
Client and staff safety is paramount to us at Wintringham. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have and will continue to ensure that our staff are supplied with the resources they need to guarantee they are working in a safe and risk-averse environment. If you gain employment with Wintringham, you will be provided with all necessary personal protective equipment in accordance with the advice from the Department of Health & Chief Health Officer throughout your working day. We have strict COVID-19 policies and procedures to ensure that our staff as well as our clients are kept safe in the community.
We are committed to offering an enjoyable, safe and flexible workplace that provides a work-life balance. When you are working with Wintringham, you will have access to the following benefits:
The successful applicant must be a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with experience in Aged Care (either residential or community) and current AHRPA Registration. A Certificate IV in Training & Assessment as well as experience with palliative, wound or continence management would be ideal. Applicants with knowledge of alcohol dependence and associated behaviours will be looked on favourably. These requirements will be further supported by your:
For more information about this role, a copy of the Position Description can be accessed via our website and/or below.
Applications can be directed to Kim Harwood (Clinical Services Manager - DON) and submitted by clicking the apply button (you will be redirected to our website to commence your application).
Please upload your documents in PDF Format
Successful applicants will be required to undergo a NDIS Screening Check and Police Records check. Refusal to provide your information to both of these parties will prevent Wintringham from being able to continue with your application. Applicants must undergo the NDIS Screening Check at their own expense, however, Wintringham will cover the expense associated with obtaining a Police Records check.
Applicants who have lived in a country other than Australia for a period longer than 12 months in the last 10 years may be required to undergo an International Police Check.
Applicants must be willing to undertake an influenza vaccination within the 2021 calendar year in order to be considered for this role.
Wintringham is an Equal Opportunity employer and embraces differences in gender, diversity, ethnicity, race cultural background, ability, religion and sexual orientation. We are committed to the safety of our older persons and have zero tolerance for elder abuse.
We acknowledge the first peoples of Australia and their unique role in our history and society and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for advertised positions. We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusion contribute to help Wintringham achieve our goals and vision of ending homelessness.