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Remote Area Nurse - Shark Bay


Posted: 7 Oct 2021

Location: Shark Bay WA

Silver Chain has a fantastic opportunity for a Remote Area Nurse (RAN) to join the busy team up in Shark Bay WA.

Non-Pri­ma­ry Remote Area Nurse

  • Attrac­tive salary pack­ag­ing options — up to $15,899 tax free
  • Iso­la­tion peri­od cov­ered if com­ing from interstate
  • Per­ma­nent, Full time role – 75 hours per fortnight
  • Busy team in the beau­ti­ful Shark Bay, WA
  • 2 post Nurse position

About Sil­ver Chain

We are a not-for-prof­it organ­i­sa­tion deliv­er­ing com­mu­ni­ty health and aged care ser­vices across Aus­tralia. We help peo­ple of all ages to receive the care they need so they can con­tin­ue to live inde­pen­dent­ly at home. We focus on indi­vid­ual strengths and abil­i­ties and offer our sup­port and guid­ance where needed.

We have a proud his­to­ry of serv­ing Aus­tralians for over 110 years in West­ern Aus­tralia and more than 120 years as RDNS in South Aus­tralia. We cur­rent­ly deliv­er our ser­vices in West­ern Aus­tralia, South Aus­tralia, Queens­land, New South Wales and Vic­to­ria. We are proud of our his­to­ry, inno­va­tion and lead­ing ser­vices and are excit­ed about our future. 

The oppor­tu­ni­ty

Sil­ver Chain has a fan­tas­tic oppor­tu­ni­ty for a Remote Area Nurse (RAN) to join the busy team up in Shark Bay WA. The role is offered as a Per­ma­nent, full time role 75 hours a fort­night (stan­dard hours being 8.30am – 4.30am) and when you are not busy in the clin­ic you can enjoy the beau­ti­ful coast­line this area has to offer!

In this posi­tion you will be piv­otal to the com­mu­ni­ty and trav­el­ers pass­ing through. You will uti­lize your pre­vi­ous RAN expe­ri­ence to deliv­er emer­gency, rou­tine and non-emer­gency Care and clin­i­cal assessments.

Rela­tion­ships with stake­hold­ers and the sur­round­ing com­mu­ni­ties are impor­tant to this role so you can under­stand the health needs and require­ments. You may be required to iden­ti­fy and deliv­er health pro­mo­tion and edu­ca­tion to the com­mu­ni­ty based the needs you identify.

There is a shared on call ros­ter with this role – Evenings and alter­nate weekends

To be suc­cess­ful in this role you will have well-devel­oped inter­per­son­al, prob­lem solv­ing and deci­sion-mak­ing skills. You will enjoy work­ing in remote/​regional loca­tions and under­stand the impor­tance of your imme­di­ate and state-wide team.

Sil­ver Chain are offer­ing iso­la­tion peri­od cov­er options if you are mov­ing from interstate.

About you

  • Cur­rent AHPRA Reg­is­tra­tion as a Reg­is­tered Nurse with no restrictions
  • Advanced Clin­i­cal assess­ment skills
  • Expe­ri­ence in Emer­gency Nursing
  • The abil­i­ty to Plan and imple­ment holis­tic care for clients, fam­i­ly and community
  • Have sound knowl­edge of the prin­ci­ples of pri­ma­ry health care delivery
  • A cur­rent driver’s licence
  • 5 years post grad expe­ri­ence — essential

Under the Aged Care act 1997, suc­cess­ful can­di­dates will be required to pro­vide a sat­is­fac­to­ry Nation­al Police Clear­ance pri­or to commencement.


  • Fan­tas­tic over­all pack­age includ­ing base salary, over-time, on call allowance, recall pay­ment – plus salary pack­ag­ing of up to $15,899 per annum
  • Qual­i­fi­ca­tions allowance — Eli­gi­ble employ­ees with a post grad­u­ate qual­i­fi­ca­tion will receive an addi­tion­al annu­al amount as a per­cent­age of their base salary
  • Sub­sidised fur­nished Accom­mo­da­tion and utilities
  • Every sec­ond week­end com­plete­ly for your­self to recharge and enjoy Shark Bay and its surrounds
  • 5 weeks annu­al leave plus 1 week remote leave. Option to pur­chase leave also (up to 2 addi­tion­al weeks).
  • Com­pre­hen­sive Sil­ver Chain induc­tion and ori­en­ta­tion pro­gram before you start your post at Shark Bay. This includes our bud­dy sys­tem”, usu­al­ly tak­ing place out­side of Perth and expens­es paid for trav­el and accom­mo­da­tion dur­ing that time.
  • Relo­cat­ing from inter­state? Eli­gi­ble appli­cants, may have their relo­ca­tion costs covered

Clos­ing date:4 Novem­ber 2021.