Assistant in Nursing

Last updated 13 days ago
Location:Newcastle
Job Type:Part Time


About us

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

About the opportunity

Uniting is seeking Assistant in Nursing to work at Uniting Garden Suburb on a part time permanent basis for NIGHT SHIFTS, to work collaboratively as a care team member to assist in the provision of care services that enhances the residents’ well-being and is inclusive of their physical, psychological, social and spiritual qualities, to facilitate self-determination, capacity and resilience, as well as improve social engagement and quality of life for the resident.

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Providing a wide range of personal care services to residents
  • Supervise daily hygiene – showers or baths, shaving, cutting nails; lay out clothes and assist in dressing; make beds and tidy rooms; store clothes and clean wardrobes
  • Assist and support residents with medication utilizing medication compliance aids; simple wound dressing, etc.
  • Assist with meals and feeding
  • Recognize, report and respond appropriately to changes in condition of residents.


Qualifications

  • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care or equivalent qualification
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Flu Vaccination
  • Certified in Medication Administration
  • Recognize Healthy Body Systems (HLTAP301B)
  • Provide Support to People Living with Dementia (CHCAGE005)


Skills & experience

  • A good insight into the health, social or aged care services industries
  • Great understanding of Work Health and Safety principles and risk management practices
  • Great organisation and time management skills
  • Experience using client/data management systems


Benefits & culture

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Ongoing training & development
  • Career development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging


For Further Information Contact: Lyndell Cohen on (02) 4943 8988

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check.