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Assistant in Nursing

Nursing, Other Health Care

Posted: 3 Apr 2024

Location: Broome WA

The Assistant in Nursing assists with the provision of delegated nursing tasks to patients and clinical support services within a nursing team and within demonstrated competencies under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

  • Job Title: Assis­tant in Nursing
  • Posi­tion Num­ber: 00200166
  • Divi­sion: Kimberley
  • Loca­tion (1 Sub­urb Only): Broome
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Salary : AIN Year 1 – 3 $879.15 — $1,254.69 per week pro rat
  • URL or Email for appli­ca­tions: https://​search​.jobs​.wa​.gov​.au/…
  • Clos­ing Date: 1 July 2024

To be suc­cess­ful, you must have…

  • Cer­tifi­cate III in Health Ser­vice Assis­tance (Acute Care) or com­ple­tion of 50% of under­grad­u­ate nurs­ing or mid­wifery qualification.
  • Demon­strates effec­tive writ­ten and ver­bal inter­per­son­al skills, inclu­sive of numer­ic skills.
  • Demon­strat­ed abil­i­ty and knowl­edge of safe man­u­al han­dling pro­ce­dures, includ­ing patient handling.
  • Knowl­edge of infec­tion con­trol guidelines.
  • Abil­i­ty to work effec­tive­ly in a team environment.
  • Abil­i­ty to fol­low instruc­tions and work under direct super­vi­sion of Reg­is­tered Nurse/​Midwife

Employ­ee Benefits:

In addi­tion to the great salary employ­ees may be eli­gi­ble to enjoy an amaz­ing range of ben­e­fits which may include (in line with oper­a­tional requirements):

  • 11% employ­er con­tributed super­an­nu­a­tion into a fund of your choice. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion click here. 
  • Access to gen­er­ous salary pack­ag­ing arrangements
  • Pro­fes­sion­al Devel­op­ment Oppor­tu­ni­ties and Study Leave/​assistance
  • Flex­i­ble work­ing arrangements
  • Flex­i­ble leave arrangements
  • $17,000 Coun­try Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery Incen­tive Pro­gram pay­ment over 12 months
  • As a WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice employ­ee, you’re enti­tled to dis­counts across some pri­vate health care funds. Please see attached fly­er for fur­ther details.

Area Pro­file

WACHS Kim­ber­ley is the most north­ern health region of WACHS. The Kim­ber­ley region has approx­i­mate­ly 200 Abo­rig­i­nal com­mu­ni­ties, over 34 dif­fer­ent Abo­rig­i­nal lan­guage groups and 45 per­cent of the pop­u­la­tion are Abo­rig­i­nal and/​or Tor­res Strait Islander peo­ple. WACHS Kim­ber­ley con­sists of six hos­pi­tals, an inpa­tient men­tal health unit, three Com­mu­ni­ty Direc­torates and a Cor­po­rate Office. WACHS Kim­ber­ley pro­vides hos­pi­tal, com­mu­ni­ty health, pub­lic health, remote area health, com­mu­ni­ty aged care, and men­tal health ser­vices across the region through a ded­i­cat­ed team of med­ical, nurs­ing, Abo­rig­i­nal health, allied health, and sup­port staff.

Want to know more about this role?

We encour­age you to con­tact Mad­dy Byrne or Jayne Wood­ley Page 08 9194 2673

Eli­gi­bil­i­ty to Apply: Aus­tralian cit­i­zen­ship or per­ma­nent res­i­den­cy is an essen­tial require­ment for appli­cants to be con­sid­ered for per­ma­nent posi­tions in the pub­lic sector.

How to Apply: Appli­cants are request­ed to apply online https://​search​.jobs​.wa​.gov​.au/​p​a​g​e​.​p​h​p​?​p​a​g​e​I​D​=​160&​w​i​n​d​o​w​U​I​D​=​0&​A​d​v​e​r​t​I​D​=​348233