Registered Nurse – Yamba

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Northern NSW - Lismore and Far North Coast
July 12, 2024
  • Relocation assistance up to $5k OR $5k retention bonus (conditions apply)
  • Visa sponsorship available for the right candidate
  • Assistance in finding short-term accommodation if needed
  • Competitive base hourly rates up to $51.15 p/h depending on experience
  • Generous salary packaging and employee benefits
  • Permanent Part-time position

About the facility

Nestled amongst beautiful gardens, and just a stone’s throw from the marina, Uniting Caroona Yamba has 5 separate households, each with between 15–22 residents, including a secure Memory Support Unit for people living with dementia. Your Uniting Homemaker ensures that the community is thriving and providing a meaningful and enjoyable home for our residents.

What you’ll be doing in this role

Our Uniting Household Model of care empowers our residential care teams with the freedom to support our residents in ways that help them maintain a sense of meaning and purpose in their day.

  • You will develop, deliver and evaluate resident care plans to meet the individual needs of our residents
  • You’ll need sharp clinical assessment skills and will take the lead in providing clinical services
  • You’ll liaise with medical and allied health professionals and residents’ family members to advocate for clients’ quality of life
  • Supervise and support our Personal Care Workers

Uniting Registered Nurses provide holistic care, and you will get to know each resident and become a fundamental part of their life.

You will use your critical decision-making skills to lead the team and play an important role in ensuring the care provided meets the individual goals of our residents.

Are you ready to make the biggest impact of your professional career?

What we offer you

  • Above-award pay rates (up to $51.15 ph) and maximum allowable salary packaging to pay less tax (additional $18,550 tax-free plus regional benefits plus parking)
  • Work-life balance with regular shifts and flexible start/finish times to suit you
  • A commitment to offer opportunities to grow your career and leadership skills
  • Support to develop the skills you need to grow into a Service Manager, Deputy Service Manager, Clinical Nurse Educator as well as other clinical practice, corporate and leadership roles.
  • You’ll become part of a community of clinical practitioners that supports you in the continuous development of your clinical practice
  • We are open to sponsoring you to work in Australia

For more information on the benefits of being a registered nurse at Uniting, visit our nurse benefits page

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we support them to grow and develop to be their best through our strong commitment to learning, flexibility, great benefits and a positive culture of teamwork and cooperation. Together, we can build a better future for the people and communities we serve, and for you.

Who we’re looking for

  • You’ll have previous registered nursing experience in aged or community care, or a passion to begin a career in aged care if you have nursing experience in the wider health sector
  • You’ll be adaptable, empathetic, resourceful, a great time manager, and be able to live Uniting’s everyday values of being compassionate, respectful, imaginative, and bold
  • You’ll be committed to contemporary aged care nursing practice.
  • You’ll hold a nursing degree with current AHPRA registration.

What to expect

Please know that employment with Uniting requires:

  • A National Police Check
  • Reference checks
  • APHRA registration checks
  • Online medical check

How to apply

  • If you see yourself in this role, we’d love to hear from you
  • Just click on the ‘Apply now’ button, fill out your details and submit.

Once you apply, we’ll keep you up to date on how your application is progressing.

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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