Registered Nurse Relief Pool

$72,698 - $97,112 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 18 Jul, 2022
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 1
Salary: $72,698 - $97,112 plus superannuation
Position No: 17135, several - 024AA
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 15 July 2022
Contact Officer: Meghann Lang on or (02) 5124 3178

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.


Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person-centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary, and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website:

Are you looking for a change?

Want to work in a progressive organisation with nurse-to-patient ratios?

Are you interested in expanding your experience and knowledge?

The Relief Pool might be just the place for you!

The Relief Pool provides day to day support to all areas of the hospital. Both part time and full time positions are available. A supportive and comprehensive orientation period is provided with ongoing training and education through the Staff Development Unit (SDU), Clinical Development Nurse (CDN) support.

Do you have experience or would like to get experience in the following areas?

  • Critical Care, ICU and Emergency
  • Paediatrics
  • NICU and Special Care Nursey
  • Mental Health
  • Medical and Surgical Wards

Positions are for a rotating roster including weekends and night duty.


CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to work a flexible rotating roster
  • High level communication skills

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

Relevant tertiary qualifications and a minimum of 12 months acute care experience is required.

  • The successful applicant will be required to work a 24/7 rotating roster including night duty
  • Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Note: There are several Permanent and Temporary Full-time and Part-time positions available.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening, and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.

For more information on this position and how to apply "click here"


There are several Permanent and Temporary Full-time and Part-time positions available.

Job Closing Date

29 Aug, 2022