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Aged Care Registered Nurse – ARRCS


Posted: 21 Feb 2022

Location: Mutitjulu NT

Australian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) have a full time permanent opportunity for an experienced RN to join their team at Nganampa Ngura Mutitjulu-nya Flexible Aged Care facility.

  • Base salary, depend­ing on expe­ri­ence, between $35-$39ph
  • CBB Salary Pack­ag­ing – Tax-free mon­ey to pay debts such as rent & mortgage
  • Accom­mo­da­tion, util­i­ties and meals when on shift are all provided

ARRCS is a not-for-prof­it aged care and com­mu­ni­ty ser­vice provider that was estab­lished in July 2014 to oper­ate res­i­den­tial care facil­i­ties and com­mu­ni­ty care pro­grams in the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry. ARRCS pro­vides region­al care and sup­port to peo­ple and their com­mu­ni­ties through­out the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry from Dar­win to Dock­er Riv­er. It’s their goal to offer oppor­tu­ni­ty and choice so indi­vid­u­als can live life in all its fullness.

What’s in it for you?
As ARRCS is a Not for Prof­it organisation,they have great ben­e­fits including;

  • Base salary, depend­ing on expe­ri­ence, between $35-$39ph
  • CBB Salary Pack­ag­ing – Tax-free mon­ey to pay debts such as rent & mortgage
  • Accom­mo­da­tion, util­i­ties and meals when on shift are all provided
  • Annu­al loca­tion allowance
  • 17.5% leave loading
  • 6 weeks annu­al leave
  • Well­ness & Employ­ee Sup­port Services
  • Ongo­ing train­ing and devel­op­ment opportunities

What’s the role?
Opened in 2015, Nganam­pa Ngu­ra Mutitju­lu-nya Flex­i­ble Aged Care facil­i­ty is locat­ed in Mutitju­lu, the heart of Ulu­ru, and cur­rent­ly has 19 res­i­dents. Nganam­pa Ngu­ra Mutitju­lu-nya is a wel­com­ing and com­fort­able space where the emo­tion­al, spir­i­tu­al and cul­tur­al beliefs of our res­i­dents are at the cen­tre of every­thing we do. Mutitju­lu is locat­ed a 20 minute dri­ve from Yulara. Yulara is the resort town and has a range of facil­i­ties includ­ing restau­rants, a super­mar­ket, a bank, post office and cafes. Staff accom­mo­da­tion is pro­vid­ed in Yulara at the resort and there is trans­port avail­able to and from the cen­tre.
Respon­si­bil­i­ties include, but not lim­it­ed to-

  • Report­ing to the Ser­vice Man­ag­er, pro­vide lead­er­ship and clin­i­cal advice to Enrolled Nurs­ing and Per­son­al Care Assist­ing staff
  • As the RN, you will also ensure res­i­dent care is assessed, planned and imple­ment­ed, and progress is eval­u­at­ed in accor­dance with the ARRCS mod­el of care and takes into con­sid­er­a­tion each individual’s phys­i­cal, social, emo­tion­al and clin­i­cal needs

Is the role right for you?
Work­ing with ARRCS is like noth­ing you’ve ever done before. At ARRCS, you will find a unique oppor­tu­ni­ty to make a real dif­fer­ence to people’s lives every day. It’s your chance to help peo­ple and com­mu­ni­ties be hap­pi­er and health­i­er, work­ing along­side rep­re­sen­ta­tives of sophis­ti­cat­ed and strong­ly main­tained Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander cul­tures, learn­ing from them and about them.
Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:

  • Bach­e­lor Degree in Nurs­ing and cur­rent AHPRA reg­is­tra­tion as a Reg­is­tered Nurse
  • Advanced work­ing knowl­edge of con­tem­po­rary nurs­ing practice
  • Excel­lent inter­per­son­al and writ­ten com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills includ­ing expe­ri­ence super­vis­ing small teams
  • Prac­ti­cal knowl­edge and expe­ri­ence under­tak­ing clin­i­cal assess­ments and devel­op­ing appro­pri­ate care plans
  • An abil­i­ty to under­take man­u­al handling
  • Pri­or expe­ri­ence work­ing in a remote loca­tion and with Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander people
  • Must have a cur­rent Nation­al Police Check, 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