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Enrolled Nurse | Full Time | Kununurra (Remote WA)

Juniper

 What's on offer:
  • Attractive rates of pay, ranging from $29.06 - $30.95 per hour, dependent on experience
  • New aged care facility in the heart of the Kimberley area of WA
  • Generous salary packaging options, greatly increasing your take-home pay
  • Travel expenses/reimbursement up to $750 for relocation*
  • Permanent employment within a growing sector

We are currently seeking to recruit an Enrolled Nurse to work at our Juniper Gerdewoonem site, located in the Kimberley town of Kununurra. Juniper Gerdewoonem which opened in June 2018, delivers high quality residential accommodation and care services designed to provide a full continuum of care to older Western Australians. Comprising of 40 beds and skilfully purpose built for the region, Gerdewoonem aims to meet the needs of the community in a culturally appropriate manner, utilising local knowledge and the experience Juniper has acquired as a leading aged care provider for more than sixty years.

The purpose of this role is to provide exceptional person centred care for our residents and contribute to a multidisciplinary team of staff. The role also includes the responsibilities of assisting with resident assessments, planning and evaluations in a clinical, residential aged care setting. 

On offer for the successful candidate will be a full-time position of 75 hours per fortnight.

Key Responsibilities of this role:
  • Provide nursing and clinical care for residents, correctly and according to their care plans
  • Assist residents with the safe administration of medications
  • Supervise staff in the provision of effective person centred care to our residents with the expected outcome of positively enhancing their quality of life 
  • Respond to the requests and concerns of families and carers in liaison with the Residential Manager
  • Provide nursing and clinical care to residents through development, implementation, review and evaluation of care plans
  • Ensure ACFI, assessment and referral records are maintained

The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:
  • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Outstanding planning and co-ordinating skills in matters related to the delivery of care
  • Ability to guide staff and support the families of our residents
  • Excellent communication, problem solving, interpersonal and team membership skills
  • Sound knowledge of ACFI documentation requirements

*Some conditions apply

Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

People of all ages are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.

Enquiries: Gail Marley
Ph: (08) 9240 0318

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Enrolled NurseJuniper
Location WA
Classification Enrolled Nurse
Sub Classification Aged Care
Job Type Full Time
Closing Date 18-05-2019

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