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Aged Care Registered Nurse – ARRCS – Tennant Creek

  • Base salary of $70,859pa ($35.86ph) + relocation support and housing
  • Discounted shopping, wellness and entertainment vouchers via PerkBox
  • Continued professional development and leadership pathways

Australian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) have a full time permanent opportunity for an experienced Aged Care Registered Nurse to join their team at Pulkapulkka Kari Flexible Aged Care facility in Tennant Creek

Why ARRCS?
ARRCS work began in 2014 with aspirations to improve the quality of life for people living in regional and remote areas of Australia. Today, their commitment remains stronger than ever. They provide support to people across the Northern Territory (NT) through Residential Aged Care and Disability Services, Mental Health support, Childcare and Regional Home Care services and School Nutrition programs. They take a holistic approach, and a deep respect for all Elders and Aboriginal Cultures is at the heart of our work.

What’s in it for you?
As an ARRCS employee, you play an important and rewarding role in helping vulnerable people to live life in all its fullness, every day. As ARRCS are a NFP Organisation, they also have a host of employee benefits including:

  • Base salary of $70,859pa ($35.86ph) + relocation support and housing
  • CBB Salary Packaging – Tax-free money to pay debts such as rent & mortgage
  • Sign on and retention bonuses – $500 on commencement and tiered increments every 12 months up to $5K PA
  • 6 weeks annual leave + 17.5% leave loading
  • Wellness & Employee Support Services
  • Unlimited training library, with free and 24/7 access to over 70,000 self-paced courses

What’s the role?
The Aged Care Registered Nurse is to use best practice evidence, deliver person-centred nursing care in collaboration with individual/s and the multidisciplinary health care team and provide clinical and team leadership, supervision and support for less experienced clinicians and support workers to achieve people focused quality care in line with the ARRCS mission.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to-

  • Promoting a consultative and collaborative approach to person centred care planning including participation by the individual and/or the individual’s representative
  • Developing, implementing, monitoring, and reviewing care plans to meet a person’s health care needs and to promote quality of life
  • Ensuring reported changes or concerns in a person’s condition are acted upon appropriately
  • Assisting individuals to participate in programs and recreational related activities
  • Assisting with orientation of new staff as required and in research relevant to clinical matters
  • Assisting in ensuring the service meets all accreditation standards

Is the role right for you?
To be successful in this role, you will ensure resident care is assessed, planned, and implemented, and progress is evaluated in accordance with the ARRCS model of care and take into consideration each individual’s physical, social, emotional, spiritual and clinical needs.
Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:

  • A Bachelor of Nursing and current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
  • Competencies in and knowledge of the complexities and challenges involved in providing nursing care in the context of a multidisciplinary team and aged care environment
  • Demonstrated application of evidence-based practice and critical thinking to advocate for and implement individualised person-centred care (in service context) with a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Ability to supervise, delegate, and negotiate with others to deliver quality nursing care with a willingness to show leadership and embrace change in the coordination and delivery of care
  • Recent clinical experience relevant to the position including evidence of participation in own professional development and commitment to maintaining competence and enhancement of skills
  • Current National Police Check, Flu Vaccination, First Aid Certificate, OCHRE card and NT Drivers’ License or a willingness to obtain prior to commencing

If this sounds like a role for you, we want to hear from you. APPLY TODAY by clicking the “Apply for this job” link
Applicants must address the selection criteria in a cover letter and provide a current CV along with contact details for at least 2 referees.
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Paul Wallwork on 08 8982 1011 or recruitment@ntphn.org.au

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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary:

Base salary of $35.86ph
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Job Type:

Nursing

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