Churches of Christ in Queensland, Community Care, Townsville
Permanent, part-time opportunity
Imagine a job where everything you did made a difference
About the role
Every day is new and different for a Registered or Enrolled Nurse in Community Care. You will be a caring, enthusiastic person providing clinical and case management support to our elderly clients with both high & low care needs across the Townsville region. Demonstrating a holistic approach to care, you will be applying your contemporary nursing skills through assessing, planning, delivering, communicating, and evaluating client care.
Your primary focus will be to recognise the client's values, personal goals and needs and assist them with services and support that enable them to remain independent in their own home. In addition, you will provide comprehensive guidance to Care staff, ensuring client's individual choices are supported.
You are often commended on your problem solving, decision making and negotiation skills and take pride in your highly developed interpersonal skills. You have the ability to prioritise and manage workloads according to client needs and are able to work independently or as part of a multi-disciplinary work team. You can effectively communicate at all levels enabling you to achieve best nursing practices in accordance with legislation, common law and quality improvement.
Ideally you will have:
- A passion for aged care and the ability to work effectively and with empathy, with people from differing cultural backgrounds;
- Current AHPRA registration as a Registered or Enrolled Nurse;
- Clinical knowledge within Health Care, Aged Care, Home Care Programs and/or a Community Care environment;
- Ability to promote and encourage reablement to maximise physical and psychosocial function;
- Proficiency and confidence in using technology daily;
- Current Australian Driver's Licence and your own comprehensively insured vehicle;
- Current National Police Certificate or the ability to obtain.
Importantly, you will be someone who closely aligns with our organisational values of: Unconditional Love, Continual Innovation, Mutual Trust and Wise Stewardship.
Who we are
We offer over 200 services in more than 100 communities, positively impacting around 45,000 lives each year. Our care services range from children, youth and family services, early intervention and protection, affordable housing, and seniors and support living, making us one of Australia's largest, most diverse not-for-profit organisations.
The Community Care team provide services to clients wishing to live independently. This care is provided in clients' homes and the communities in which they live. This comprehensive range of support enables clients to maintain their home comforts, health and vitality, and social connections.
Imagine working for us
Our values encourage us to be accepting of differences and embrace all. Our size and variety offers you real choice and opportunities to grow your career. You'll also find we offer a family friendly work culture.
Remuneration packages come complete with salary-packaging benefits that can increase your take-home pay along with a generous five weeks of annual leave and the ability to purchase more (for eligible employees). To ensure your career can grow, we are constantly exploring innovative training and development programs. Most importantly, you will help us to positively impact the lives of thousands of vulnerable Australians. Just imagine that.
To apply for this position please click the Apply button. For further information, please contact Catherine Russo on 07 4775 2250.
We actively encourage and invite applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received