ARRCS – Registered Nurse – Katherine

  • Katherine Location
  • Salary Packaging
  • Continued professional development and leadership pathways
Why ARRCS?
Australian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) is not-for-profit aged care and community service provider who deliver services including Residential Care, Community Care, NDIS, School Nutrition and Early Learning Childhood programs throughout the Northern Territory.
 
Our Vision is passionately pursuing new ways in delivering care where people and communities flourish and lead meaningful lives.
 
What’s in it for your?
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 Not for Profit Organisation, we also have a host of employee benefits including:
  • CBB Salary Packaging available, which can provide appropriately an additional $400+ in your fortnightly wage/
  • A 1.75% pay increase every 6 months for the life of the current enterprise agreement.
  • Relocation support of up to $5K (inclusive of NTPHN grant)
  • Employment under our Enterprise agreement offering allowances and higher duty payments when applicable.
  • Unlimited training library, with free and 24/7 access to over 70,000 self-paced courses
  • Wellness & Employee Support Services
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Annual location allowance (excluding Darwin and Alice Springs based roles)
What’s the role?
ARRCS are currently sourcing a qualified Registered Nurse (RN) to support the team and residents at Rocky Ridge Aged Care facility based in Katherine, NT on a permanent full-time basis.  Using evidence based best practice, you will deliver person-centred nursing care in collaboration with individual/s and the multidisciplinary health care team.
You will work across a rotating fortnightly roster which includes both day and night shifts 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.
 
At Rocky Ridge, there are 25 permanent beds, plus two respite beds and a memory support unit. We embrace all cultures and work to support the spiritual and emotional wellbeing of all our residents with respect to their individual beliefs.
 
This role is ideally suited to someone who enjoys working and supporting aged care in remote locations. You will have a firm yet caring nature and be a hands-on person who is always willing to jump in and support the team when required. The staff at Hetti Perkins are family orientated and work collaboratively. 
 
Is the role right for you?
To be considered for this role, we would require you to have the following:
  • Current unrestricted AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse.
  • Bachelor of Nursing or similar qualification.
  • Appropriate working rights for Australia.
  • Ability to liaise with a care team and to provide coordinated care.
  • Knowledge of contemporary nursing practice.
  • Ability and willingness to relocate to Katherine, NT
  • Demonstrated understanding of resident centred and residential based care services delivery.
  • Knowledge and experience in Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) desirable however, not essential.
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary and multi-cultural care team.
If this sounds like a role for you, we want to hear from you. APPLY TODAY by clicking the “Apply for this job” link
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Lauren on 08 8982 1002 or recruitment@ntphn.org.au

Job Information

Job Reference: AD-1188
Salary: 6 weeks annual leave + 17.5% leave loading
Salary From: £70000
Salary To: £78000
Job Industries: Medical and Nursing
Job Locations: Big Rivers
Job Types: Nursing
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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.

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

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Salary:

6 weeks annual leave + 17.5% leave loading
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Job Type:

Nursing

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