Endorsed Enrolled Nurse - Team Leader - Cooee Lodge Aged Care Facility

$1,082 weekly
  • Gilgandra Shire Council
  • Gilgandra NSW, Australia
  • 28 Oct, 2021
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Job No: GIL382021

Location: Gilgandra

Employment Status: Full-time

About Gilgandra Shire Council

Gilgandra is a vibrant rural community in Central West NSW, situated at the junction of three main highways and in close proximity to Dubbo. There is a strong supportive community that has worked together to develop excellent schools, medical services, retail services and recreational activities that you simply do not see in communities of a similar size.

Gilgandra presents you with an opportunity to have an excellent lifestyle you may not be able to afford in the city.

About the position

The successful applicant will assist in all area's of Council's aged care facility, which will include clinical care, personal care, administration, and supervision of staff. The focus of the role is split between personal care, clinical care and administration.

Essential

  • Qualifications as an Endorsed Enrolled Nurse
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Experience working with and empathy towards the elderly
  • Sound understanding of dementia and the process of the disease
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Demonstrated commitment to training
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and motivating staff
  • Demonstrated commitment to training

Desirable

  • Post graduate course in Aged Care
  • Understanding of the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI)
  • Understanding of emergency response awareness/processes
  • Ability to comply with documentation requirements.
  • Current Class C Drivers Licence

Employment status: Full-time, 38 hours per week

Salary: $1081.96 per week plus super and allowances

Enquiries: Acting Manager Cooee Lodge Hostel and Villa's, Del Gordon, or the HR Department on 02 6817 8800

How to apply:

Before you apply for this position, please read the Position Description carefully to assess your eligibility and suitability for the position. You will be required to answer questions that relate to the criteria on the online application below. You will also be required to attach your current resume which should include two recent employment related referees. Please note that you cannot submit your application without attaching your resume. Council will only accept applications submitted online. Please include in your resume, evidence of qualifications that you possess.

All correspondence will be via the email you have provided in your application.

Pre-employment screening

Should you be shortlisted for interview, and are then selected to progress to the next stage following interview, you may be required to undergo the following pre-employment screening process as part of the selection process:

  • A functional assessment (at Council's expense) including hearing and drug and alcohol testing
  • Reference checks from your 2 work related referees
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Any other additional screening that may be relevant to the role
  • Council will check the authenticity of certificates and qualification

PLEASE NOTE THAT ONCE YOU START TO COMPLETE YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION, YOU CANNOT SAVE IT AND RETURN TO IT LATER. PLEASE TAKE THE TIME AND BE PREPARED WITH YOUR RESUME AND COPIES OF QUALIFICATIONS AND VACCINATION RECORDS READY TO UPLOAD WHEN YOU COMMENCE THE PROCESS.

Job Closing Date

28 Dec, 2021