Assistant in Nursing Ward 11B Acute Care of the Elderly

$52,300 - $54,070 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 07 Apr, 2021
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Job Description

Closes: 21 April 2021
Classification: Assistant in Nursing
Salary: $52,300 - $54,070 plus superannuation
Position No: 31145 - 01V7N
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 07 April 2021
Contact Officer: Terri Smith on terrianne.smith@act.gov.au or 0414 966 850

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

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)—a catchment of approximately 400, 000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.

CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:

  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community-based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services.

Overview of the work area and position:

Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Care (RACS) is a vibrant and diverse Division within ACT Health providing multidisciplinary rehabilitation, aged and community based care across a range of settings. This includes Canberra Hospital, Community Health Centres, and Village Creek Centre in Kambah.

The Assistant in Nursing (AIN) works under the direction of the Registered Nurse and to provide personal care and assistance to patients. This position works a 24/7 rotating roster including night duty. This position is open to both part time and full time applicants. The AIN may work across different units at UCH depending on operational requirements.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

Mandatory:

  • Certificate III in Health Services Assistance or be working towards a Diploma in Nursing or Bachelor of Nursing or recognised equivalent.
  • Must hold a current driver’s license and have a safe driving record.
  • Be registered under the Working for Vulnerable People Act.

Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

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

Note: This position is open to both part time and full time applicants. This position is part-time at 27 hours per week and the full-time salary noted above will be pro-rata.

Job Closing Date

21 Apr, 2021