Registered Nurse x 2 (Tarcoola, Tara)

  • Western Downs Regional Council
  • Tara QLD, Australia
  • 19 Jul, 2021
Part time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Reference Number: 1164 & 1442
Closing Date: 29-07-2021
Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Location: Tarcoola Aged Care Facility, Tara

About Council
A region the size of Tasmania, just 2.5 hours west of Brisbane and an easy drive from the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, the Western Downs has a growing population of over 34,000 people.

The region’s diverse economy, vibrant active communities and the extensive infrastructure and multi-billion dollar energy investments are ensuring that the Western Downs continues to go from strength to strength.

Western Downs Regional Council is one of only a handful of Council’s in the state of Queensland to be debt-free.

Council is very proud of this immense achievement which it had been working towards since 2015, proving itself to be one of the most financially prudent Councils in Queensland.

About the Role
Based at the Tarcoola Aged Care Facility in Tara, you will be responsible for ensuring the provision of a high standard of care in an atmosphere where all residents are made to feel valued members of the facility and community.

Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator, you will:

  • be responsible for providing clinical assessments of residents and delivery of nursing care;
  • have a thorough understanding of Aged Care Standards; and
  • develop and implement care plans in consultation with health professionals, staff and/or representatives and meet ongoing validation requirements.

About you
The successful applicant will have:

  • current registration with the Australian Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA);
  • a current flu vaccination record, senior first aid certificate and a Yellow Card or the willingness to obtain;
  • the ability to communicate and ensure that client activities and other appropriate information is documented, in line with professional and legal standards; and
  • demonstrated experience as a registered nurse.

What we offer:

  • Relocation Assistance of $5,000 if relocating to the region
  • Salary Packaging available - Motor Vehicles, Superannuation,
  • Remote Area Housing (Rent), Fuel, Gas and Electricity
  • Access to Corporate Health Plan
  • Health & Wellbeing program
  • Work/life balance
  • Living & Working in the Western Downs:
    • Welcome Guides
    • Experience Western Downs
    • Taste the Western Downs

If you have a passion for delivering high-quality care, this role is for you. TOGETHER WE MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE.

WDRC require each candidate for this position to complete a Pre-Employment Health Questionnaire (see below). Please upload your completed questionnaire in the qualifications section at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this position. Your application will only be considered if this form is complete.

Additional Information
The recruitment process includes candidates completing a pre-employment health declaration and you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.

Applicants for this position agree to WDRC conducting an independent employment check with your current (or most recent) employer prior to your formal appointment to the advertised position.

Western Downs Regional Council reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date without prior notice.

Job Closing Date

29 Jul, 2021