Registered Nurse

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Northern NSW - Lismore and Far North Coast
August 8, 2024

Exciting Opportunities for Registered Nurses at Uniting Caroona in Goonellabah

Position: Registered Nurse
Employment Type: 
Permanent Part-Time and Full-time hours available
Up to $51.15 per hour + penalties, depending on experience
Up to $5,000 relocation assistance or $5,000 retention bonus (conditions apply), Visa sponsorship available, generous salary packaging and employee discounts

About the Facility

Located in the beautiful township of Goonellabah, Uniting Caroona is surrounded by natural beauty. Our facility consists of four separate households, each with up to 20 residents. Our Uniting Household Model of Care empowers our residential care teams to support our residents in ways that help them maintain a sense of meaning and purpose in their daily lives.

Role Overview

  • Clinical Leadership: Develop, deliver, and evaluate resident care plans to meet individual needs.
  • Sharp Clinical Assessment Skills: Lead in providing clinical services, and liaise with medical and allied health professionals and residents’ families.
  • Supervision and Support: Guide and support our Personal Care Workers.
  • Empowering Care Model: Our Uniting Household Model empowers residential care teams to support residents in ways that help them maintain a sense of meaning and purpose.

As a Registered Nurse with Uniting, you will practice holistically, utilising your critical decision-making skills to lead the team effectively.

The best part of this role is the opportunity to get to know each resident and become an integral part of their life. You will support their clinical care and play a crucial role in ensuring the care provided aligns with their individual goals. Are you ready to make the biggest impact of your professional career?

What We Offer

  • Work-Life Balance: Regular shifts and flexible start/finish times to suit you.
  • Competitive Pay Rates: Up to $51.15 per hour and maximum allowable salary packaging to pay less tax ($18,550 tax-free plus regional benefits plus parking).
  • Career Growth: Opportunities to grow your career and leadership skills, including roles such as Service Manager, Deputy Service Manager, and Clinical Nurse Educator.
  • Professional Development: Join a community of clinical practitioners supporting continuous development of your clinical practice.
  • Salary Packaging: Up to $18,550 tax-free for part-time and full-time employees.
  • Wellbeing programs: including free 24/7 confidential counselling services for you and your family via Telus Health.
  • Discounts: Exclusive discounts at major retailers (e.g: Coles, Ampol, Samsung, NRMA, JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman, Avis, Qantas).
  • Referral Program: Earn a $500 gift voucher each time you refer a new employee who stays for 2 months.  
  • Fitness Passport: Access to 865+ gyms, pools, and fitness centres across NSW and ACT for less than a standard gym membership.
  • Sponsorship: Open to sponsoring you to work in Australia.

Click here to learn more about our great benefits: Benefits of working at Uniting 

Who We’re Looking For

  • Registered Nursing Experience: In aged or community care, or a passion to begin a career in aged care with experience in the wider health sector.
  • Key Traits: Adaptable, empathetic, resourceful, great time management, and embodying Uniting’s values of being compassionate, respectful, imaginative, and bold.
  • Commitment to Contemporary Aged Care: You’ll hold a nursing degree with current AHPRA registration.

What to Expect

  • Employment Requirements: National Police Check, reference checks, AHPRA registration checks, and an online medical check.

How to Apply

If you see yourself in this role, we’d love to hear from you. We will keep you updated on the progress of your application.

We encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

About Uniting Aged Care

Uniting is one of the largest and most trusted not-for-profit providers of aged care in Australia. Each year, we support more than 7,000 residents in over 70 aged care homes throughout NSW and the ACT. We actively advocate for the right of every senior to age in comfort and dignity, wherever and however they live. We value diversity and always welcome everyone, exactly as they are.


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August 8, 2024

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