Cobar Shire Council
Registered Nurse – Aged Care

Posted: 15 Nov
Closes: 29 Jun
Full-time

Description

For the right candidate, Council will consider VISA sponsorship under our existing Orana DAMA Labour Agreement. 

Do you have a passion for working with our older generation?  Cobar Shire Council is looking for an enthusiastic and suitably qualified Registered Nurse to join our team at the Lilliane Brady Village, with previous experience in an aged care environment.  The Lilliane Brady Village is a 44-bed residential aged care facility in Cobar.  Cobar is a rural mining town located in far western NSW, our shire is one of the largest in the state, spanning over 44,000 square kilometres.

As a registered nurse you would be responsible for:

  • Looking after the most important people in our facility - the residents
  • Coordination of resident care needs including assessment, continence management, wound care and medication management
  • Providing supervision, mentoring and guidance to other nursing and care staff
  • Liaising with residents and their significant others as well as members of a multidisciplinary team to achieve position resident outcomes

We are looking for suitably qualified staff who have what it takes to make a difference in our resident's lives, can take charge, and lead by example. You will have advanced clinical skills, a caring and supportive nature, a 'can do' willingness to go the extra mile, a positive attitude towards the health and wellbeing of residents and an interest in contemporary aged care practice. You will be approachable, but balance this with excellent time management skills.

Council is offering up to $56.06/hr (RNY8) plus applicable allowances and shift penalties and is open to considering all reasonable flexible working arrangement requests.

Applicants must provide a covering letter, current resume, and a copy of their AHPRA registration.

 

Applicants must have suitable working rights and already be living in Australia to apply for this position.

Shortlisted candidates must undergo a national police check and a pre employment medical, including drug and alcohol screening.

Cobar Shire Council welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.