Enrolled Nurses

Hours: Choose the hours to suit your lifestyle on a fixed roster

Location: Frankston

Applications close: This position will remain open until all positions are filled

An exciting opportunity exists for Enrolled Nurses to make a difference for people living with dementia, and their carers.

Summary of program and its objectives

Banksia Services, a six bed purpose built Community Respite Centre at Frankston, specialises in providing person-centred, flexible respite options for people living with varying stages of dementia and for frail older people and people with disabilities.

Main responsibilities of the role

We are seeking passionate, community focused Enrolled Nurses to create a respite stay experience that is positive and to support clients in a homelike environment. Successful applicants will provide high quality respite, assist in creating dining experiences, homelike routines and create opportunities for social roles and connections. In addition, they will undertake assessments and care planning.

To meet the selection criteria, candidate will require:

  • current registration as an Enrolled Nurse with AHPRA with medication endorsement
  • proven experience in providing care, including overnight care, to clients and working with frail aged people and their carers, people with changed behaviours and from diverse backgrounds
  • demonstrated ability to work independently, solving routine issues as they arise and as an effective team member to achieve outcomes
  • sound understanding of the ageing process and dementia, ethical client practice including confidentiality
  • well-developed interpersonal and communication skills to build and maintain effective relationships and liaise across all levels both internally and externally
  • well-developed organisational skills including the ability to adapt to changing demands, plan workload, priorities and meet deadlines
  • demonstrated knowledge and competency in Microsoft Office Programs including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • understanding of and empathy with the values and ideals of the Brotherhood.

These are 12 month contract positions working 20 hours per week. Shifts include night shifts, PM weekday/weekend and weekend day shifts. Salary will be in the range of $47,547 - $55,279 (pro rata) per annum, based on skills and experience, plus superannuation. Attractive NFP salary packaging arrangements including meal and entertainment benefits to increase take home pay.

If you are looking to make a change and join a rapidly growing area of aged care, then we need to hear from you!

For further information about the role please view the Enrolled Nurses position description (PDF, 201kb) or phone Bernadette Sturt on (03) 8781 4251.

To apply

Applicants are required to submit a resume and complete the screening questionnaire »

Email written applications to: recruitment(at)bsl.org.au

Applications Close: This position will remain open until all positions are filled.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation. Applicants should be aware that as required, we conduct police and working with children checks as we acknowledge the importance of Child Safety.

Application process

In making an application for a position at the Brotherhood all applicants must:

  • read the position description
  • provide a brief cover letter
  • complete the application process as specified in the vacancy. Failure to complete the application process as specified in the vacancy may result in rejection of your application.
  • provide a current resume outlining your work history, details of any relevant qualifications and licences and two referees, either current or most recent Manager.
  • recommended applicants will be required to undertake Psychometric testing. Further assessments may include skills testing and presentations.

Applicants not shortlisted for interview will be contacted as soon as practicably possible. 

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Police and Working With Children Checks

The Brotherhood works with children, youth and vulnerable people and requires all staff to undertake a Police Check and, where applicable, a Working with Children check, prior to commencement. A person's criminal history does not automatically exclude an individual from working or volunteering at the Brotherhood. Police Checks are administered and paid for by the Brotherhood. 

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Please note:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply
  • For more information or assistance with your application, please contact the Human Resources Team on (03) 9483 2444 or email: recruitment(at)bsl.org.au 
  • The Brotherhood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you would like some more information about our recruitment process or require assistance with your application please contact our recruitment team at recruitment(at)bsl.org.au or visit Jobs at the Brotherhood on our website.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

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