Opportunities at Ability WA
Registered Nurse

Location:
Coolbinia  
Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
Department:
Bradford Views Villa 1A
Salary:
$35.32 - $44.70 p/h + super + salary packaging
Closing Date:
14/07/2022

In 2022 are you ready to make a difference?


Here at Ability WA, we strive to make a difference in the lives of those living with disabilities by connecting with heartachieving togetherthinking differently and making things happen. We have been successfully operating for 70 years and are one of the largest Disability service providers in WA.


How you’ll make a difference 

The Registered Nurse role is pivotal in maintaining and improving the health and wellbeing of customers. You will provide general nursing support to our customers.

  • You will implement your clinical skills to meet a diverse range of medical needs.
  • You will monitor the health and wellbeing needs of customers and provide advice, guidance and support to non-clinical team members.
  • Provide clinical practice advice and consultancy to the Community Services team to foster optimal health and wellbeing of customers.
  • In this role you will strive to achieve positive outcomes for customers and work collaboratively with the customer and their support network including families and medical practitioners to advocate with the health system.
  • In this role, you will be the most senior clinical person on shift and will guide a team of Enrolled Nurses and Support Workers to deliver the highest quality of clinical care to customers.


We think you’ll like it here

Our employees like working here, and we think you will too. Our employees are deeply connected with our vision that people of all abilities thrive in their community throughout their lives. Along with a caring and values driven culture, we have some pretty great benefits:

  • Access to ongoing professional development through our depth of experience and shared knowledge
  • Increase your take home pay by salary packaging up to a maximum of $18,550
  • Generous leave entitlements including, paid parental leave and return from parental leave bonuses
  • A flexible employee benefits offering which includes Employee Assistance Program, Private Health Insurance and Workplace Banking Program discounts
  • A strong employee listening culture which provides regular opportunities to provide your feedback about life at Ability WA which is used to make improvements to our organisation


What we are looking for:

If successful through the recruitment process, we will need the below to have you start:

  • Current registration in the category of Registered Nurse by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills; able to consult with a wide range of people.
  • Nationally Accredited First Aid Certificate (resuscitation component).
  • National Police Clearance (no older than 6 months)
  • Current Western Australian Driver’s Licence
  • NDIS Workers Orientation Module
  • NDIS Worker Screening check
  • Proof of COVID 19 Vaccination

Desirable Skills (this will not disqualify you)

  • PEG Feeding and Management
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Ventilator Management
  • Complex Seizures
  • Palliative Care


Where to from here?

If you like what we’re about, click apply now to submit your application with your 1 to 2 page cover letter outlining your skills, strengths and relevant experience; and a current resume including referees.


Who to Contact about the Position

Eve Kennedy, SNR Clinical Nurse- 0428 592 777


Who to Contact about the Application Process

Recruitment Team – 1300 106 106


Applications close:
14 July 2022

‘We reserve the right to extend or withdraw this advertisement prior to the closing date’

Ability WA is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people with disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Ability WA focuses on sourcing high calibre candidates through direct recruitment campaigns. Please do not send unsolicited agency CVs or contact Ability WA staff regarding unsolicited CVs.

Reference No: VAC0506