Registered Nurse

Helping Hand Aged Care

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Job Title: Registered Nurse 
Job Type: Permanent Full time

Location: Jamestown
Closing Date: 15th August 2022

Love what you do. Love where you work

Benefits and Perks

  • Salary package a maximum of $15,899 tax free each year
  • Meal Entertainment and Holiday Accommodation Card provides you with an additional $2,650 tax free per year
  • 17.5% annual leave loading 
  • Discounted Private Health insurance
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Supportive and friendly working environment
  • EAP - employee assistance program

The Opportunity

Helping Hand is seeking a dedicated Registered Nurse with a passion for enabling older people to live their best lives by demonstrating our core values in everything we do; Compassion, Respect, Excellence and Community.  Join a professional nursing team based at our Jamestown Residential site on a permanent full time basis.

The Registered Nurse, in collaboration with the Clinical Nurse, is responsible for delivering direct and comprehensive nursing care to residents and their families, demonstrating and applying knowledge in all aspects of care. The Registered Nurse applies competent clinical knowledge and skills to achieve quality resident outcomes. This includes providing leadership, coordination and delegation of resident care needs to Enrolled Nurses and Care Workers.

Essential Criteria 

  • Bachelor or Diploma of Nursing 
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Minimum of 18 months work experience as a Registered Nurse (previous experience in the aged care sector will be highly regarded)
  • The ability to work both autonomously and cooperatively
  • Leadership capability
  • Well-developed, assessment and case management skills
  • Current drivers license and a reliable motor vehicle

Please note the following requirements for work in the Aged Care Sector:

  • Current Influenza vaccination 
  • COVID19 vaccination/ both doses + booster
  • Current National Police Clearance  

About us

Be part of a vibrant, inclusive, friendly organisation that genuinely cares for its staff.  Helping Hand is a not-for-profit organisation offering in-home help, retirement living and residential care to over 7,000 older South Australians in Adelaide and regional South Australia. Our staff do more than simply treat the physical needs of the people they care for. They are skilled, patient, respectful and kind, forming relationships with their clients, assuring them, caring for them, and protecting them.

Our diverse range of services allow people to choose to stay at home and receive assistance, downsize to a retirement living unit or move into one of our eight fully accredited residential facilities. Through our team of more than 1,900 staff, Helping Hand supports over 7,000 clients throughout metropolitan and regional South Australia. 

Helping Hand provides guidance to our workforce to support diversity, inclusion and belonging through The Helping Hand Way and our specific projects in the areas and communities of LGBTQIA+, Cultural Diversity, Forgotten Australians/Care Leavers, gender equality and family and domestic violence.

Click here to view the position description.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and hold a current national police check or be willing to obtain one. Current Helping Hand employees must notify their manager of their intent to apply.

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Job details
Date posted
3 Aug 2022
Expiring date
15 Aug 2022
Healthcare & Medical
$70k ~ $81k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Aged care
Not for profit / Charity
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident
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