Assistant In Nursing

SA Health

Yorke Valley, SA

Posted 9/17/2020

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Country South Australia: Yorke and Mid North

SA Health: Nursing/Midwifery
The Role
Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Southern Flinders Health - Crystal Brook
Salary: $25.70 - $26.46 per hour + 25% casual loading - Casual - AIN

You will assist nurses with routine tasks associated with the activities of daily living for residents of the Aged Care section at Crystal Brook Campus. Providing person-centred care, you will perform a range of duties that require basic skills, knowledge, training and experience. This will encompass routine technical support functions at the level of setting up for nursing procedures, cleaning equipment and managing local stock levels. You will also contribute to the maintenance of a physically and culturally safe environment for residents and staff, and help contribute to relevant evaluative research activities through the recording and reporting of data. This is a great opportunity to be part of a supportive team with a strong community spirit. A health-promoting health service, we have a strong focus on Continuous Improvement in Aged Care. Working in Yorke & Northern you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community's health outcomes and wellbeing.

To apply for this role, you will be enrolled as a student in an undergraduate program in nursing or hold a Certificate III or IV in a health related discipline, and have completed any training required by the employer relevant to the safe and competent performance of work at this level. Motivated and keen to learn, you will be able to follow instructions and possess effective verbal and written communication skills. Prior experience in the provision of personal care to residents within an Aged Care facility or supported accommodation service will be ideal. Importantly, you will be capable of working with older people where there are multiple complexities and diverse cultural backgrounds.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

15 Sep 2020 2:30 pm

Applications close:
24 Sep 2020 9:25 am, Cen. Australia Standard Time

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