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Registered Nurse

Location:
Thursday Island
Company:
Blue Care

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Are you a registered nurse looking for a sea change? Looking to get amazing experience in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health setting? Join us in this colourful island paradise!

  • Incredible island location at Thursday Island
  • Part time opportunity with options for permanent or fixed term contracts
  • Flights and accommodation provided to assist relocation
  • $30.81 - $39.12 per hour (FTE $60,881 - $77,301) + 9.5% Super + NFP Salary Packaging and Benefits

We’re seeking experienced Registered Nurses motivated to make a change in the life of our elderly residents and set a new standard in care at Thursday Island!

Located on the edge of beauty on Thursday Island just a 2-hour flight from Cairns, Star of the Sea Elders Village strives to empower our Elders in their day-to-day lives and improve health outcomes for Torres Strait Islander communities.

You’ll provide person-centred care to your residents, ensuring a safe environment within the facility and applying your clinical skills to improve their quality of life and independence. You’ll

  • Assess, plan and implement client care within your scope
  • Consider physical, social and psychological requirements
  • Create and update care plans to reflect developing needs
  • Ensure clinical quality compliance standards are met
  • Work collaboratively with other multi-disciplinary team members

What you’ll need:

You’ll be an experienced nurse who is driven to make a change in the lives of our elderly residents and enable their independence and well-being. You’ll demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication and clinical problem-solving skills
  • Confidence in managing your time effectively, including an ability to work autonomously.
  • General nursing experience, post-registration
  • Full, unrestricted AHPRA registration and unlimited work entitlements
  • Evidence of an up-to-date Influenza vaccination in accordance with the current Public Health Directive for Aged Care Facilities

We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Supporting you to support others.
We’ve been caring for Queenslander’s for over 65 years. Whether we’re on the road, in people’s homes or in our centres, everything our dedicated team of more than 8,000 people do is built on enabling independence, choice and freedom. We’re proudly not-for-profit and offer you:

  • Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
  • Employee assistance, health & wellness programs
  • Values-based culture & rewards and recognition
  • Ongoing learning & development

Pinangba is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-led service delivery arm of UnitingCare. The foundations of Pinangba are built from our cultural identity and strong community relationships and partnerships. We deliver a range of services including aged care, respite, family therapy and drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.

Ready to work together?
Our application process takes less than 15 minutes – Click the ‘APPLY’ button below to be taken to our online application process and upload your resume and cover letter.

Our team are available to answer any questions you may have. We’ll do our best to get back to you 2 weeks from the closing date.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

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