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Enrolled Nurse (529219)

Nursing

Posted: 15 May 2024

Location: NW TAS

The Enrolled Nurse provides direct patient/client centred nursing care to assigned patients/clients, within the scope of practice of an enrolled nurse and under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse/midwife to achieve planned patient outcomes.


Posi­tion details

  • Appli­ca­tions close: Sun­day 23 June, 2024 11:55 PM AEST
  • Award/​Classification: Nurs­es and Mid­wives (Tas­man­ian State Ser­vice) Award, Enrolled Nurse, Grade 2
  • Salary: $68,913 to $75,902 per annum
  • Employ­ment type: Mul­ti­ple FTE — F/T & P/​Tpos
  • Region: North West
  • Loca­tion: King Island Hosp & Hlth Centre

King Island Hos­pi­tal and Com­mu­ni­ty Health Centre 

King Island Hos­pi­tal and Health Cen­tre (KIH­HC) are look­ing for expe­ri­enced Enrolled Nurs­es with an inter­est in devel­op­ing their skills in Aged Care. KIH­HC pro­vides an excep­tion­al aged care ser­vice offer­ing 14 per­ma­nent res­i­den­tial aged care beds pro­vid­ing high, low and respite care. You will be well sup­port­ed in this role by a large mul­ti-dis­ci­pli­nary team includ­ing close super­vi­sion by Reg­is­tered Nurs­es and the Clin­i­cal Nurse Educator.

At the KIH­HC you will be able to

  • Focus on ongo­ing pro­fes­sion­al and career devel­op­ment, with a spe­cif­ic focus on Aged Care Qual­i­ty Standards
  • Per­ma­nent role — relo­ca­tion allowance may be avail­able for right applicant
  • Enjoy work life bal­ance and explore the won­der­ful­ly remote island on your time off

The Loca­tion:

With a pop­u­la­tion of approx­i­mate­ly 1600 peo­ple King Island is based in the Bass Strait between Vic­to­ria and north­west coast of Tas­ma­nia, and is well-known for world class cheese, fresh seafood, very clean air, and incred­i­ble surf­ing and golf. The Hos­pi­tal is locat­ed in Cur­rie which is King Island’s largest town and admin­is­tra­tive centre. 

If you need any more con­vinc­ing about our beau­ti­ful part of the world, and want to find out more about what it means to be part of our com­mu­ni­ty vis­it: Live on King Island

King Island Hos­pi­tal & Health Cen­tre has four acute care beds, a pal­lia­tive room with adjoin­ing fam­i­ly room, two emer­gency rooms, treat­ment room, out­pa­tients con­sult­ing rooms, 14 per­ma­nent res­i­den­tial aged care beds pro­vid­ing per­ma­nent and respite care.

Details of Appointment

Mul­ti­ple per­ma­nent full time or part time, shift-work­er posi­tions work­ing up to 76 hours per fort­night to com­mence when you are avail­able to join our team.

*notwith­stand­ing hours may be nego­ti­at­ed with the suc­cess­ful applicant

  • Appli­cants should note that, for a peri­od of twelve months from the date of pub­li­ca­tion, this selec­tion process may be used to fill sub­se­quent or sim­i­lar full time and part time vacancies.

Salary: $68,913 to $75,902 pro rata per annum. Our Employ­er 11% super­an­nu­a­tion con­tri­bu­tion is on top of this amount.

You’ll have access to salary pack­age a range of ben­e­fits includ­ing liv­ing expens­es up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal enter­tain­ment each FBT year + oth­er ben­e­fits if eligible. 

In addi­tion, the fol­low­ing allowances cal­cu­lat­ed on the salaried incre­men­tal point may be available: 

  • Dis­trict Allowances of up to $2385.25 per annum for a family 
  • Remote and Rur­al Pro­fes­sion­al Devel­op­ment Allowance of $3,614 per annum and an addi­tion­al salary allowance of 10
  • Post Grad­u­ate Allowance of up to 7.5% based on qual­i­fi­ca­tion type
  • Salary range is in accor­dance with Nurs­es and Mid­wives (Tas­man­ian State Ser­vice) Agree­ment 2023 and Nurs­es and Mid­wives (Tas­man­ian State Ser­vice) Inter­im Agree­ment 2013

Eli­gi­bil­i­ty:

Suc­cess­ful appli­cants will be required to meet the essen­tial criteria:

  1. Reg­is­tered with the Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery Board of Aus­tralia as an Enrolled Nurse (holds a Board-approved qual­i­fi­ca­tion in admin­is­tra­tion of medicines) 

*Registration/​licences that are essen­tial require­ments of this role must remain cur­rent and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the sta­tus of these may be checked at any time dur­ing employ­ment. It is the employee’s respon­si­bil­i­ty to ensure that registration/​licences remain cur­rent and to advise the Employ­er if their cir­cum­stances change. This includes noti­fy­ing the Employ­er if a registration/​licence is revoked, can­celled or has its con­di­tions altered.

The Head of the State Ser­vice has deter­mined that the per­son nom­i­nat­ed for this job is to sat­is­fy a pre‑employment check before tak­ing up the appoint­ment, on pro­mo­tion or trans­fer. The fol­low­ing checks are to be conducted:

  1. Con­vic­tion checks in the fol­low­ing areas: 
  • crimes of violence
  • sex relat­ed offences
  • seri­ous drug offences
  • crimes involv­ing dishonesty
  1. Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion check
  2. Dis­ci­pli­nary action in pre­vi­ous employ­ment check. 

*As required by the Com­mon­wealth Home Sup­port Pro­gram and/​or the Aged Care Act, occu­pants of this role are required to under­take a con­vic­tion check assess­ment every three years.

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the Apply” but­ton at https://careers.pageuppeople.c…. This ensures impor­tant ques­tions about you are answered. 

You will be prompt­ed to com­plete a 1 – 2 page appli­ca­tion out­lin­ing your expe­ri­ence, skills and knowl­edge as they relate to the attached State­ment of Duties.

Please note:

  • We do not require a sep­a­rate state­ment address­ing the selec­tion criteria.
  • All attach­ments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Ref­er­ee details are sub­mit­ted as part of the online appli­ca­tion so make sure you have the con­tact details of two ref­er­ees before applying.

Down­load the State­ment of Duties and any Asso­ci­at­ed Documents

We encour­age you to review the Appli­cant Guide, State­ment of Duties, pri­or to apply­ing for an overview of the duties, pro­gram, selec­tion process and selec­tion criteria.

State­ment of Duties

Appli­cant Guide

For more information

Alan­na Cowley 

Phone: 03 6418 5057
Posi­tion: Direc­tor of Nurs­ing — King Island
E‑mail: alanna.​cowley@​ths.​tas.​gov.​au