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Clinical Nurse - Roma House - Spring Hill - Brisbane

Apply now Job no: 984917
Work type: Permanent (Full Time)
Location: QLD
Categories: Health Services - Psychologists & Counselling

  • Permanent Opportunity– work 7am till 3pm
  • Qualified Nursing Registration Required
  • Roma House, Spring Hill, Brisbane

About Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a Christian community service organisation with a nationwide team of over 2,900 that helps people to regain their independence. 

We reduce homelessness and strengthen communities through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, family support, and employment and skills development. 

Together, we stand with Australians in need until they can stand for themselves. 

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Clinical Nurse to work with our residents in Roma House located in Spring Hill. Our service offers residents with complex and challenging needs support and accommodation in an inclusive environment and provides a pathway out of homelessness and the ability for our clients to feel safe. The service makes a difference in the community and operates 24X7 accommodating up to 31 residents.

Duties

  • Conduct medical assessments and provide medical services for all Roma House residents
  • Administration, monitoring and safe and legal management of all onsite medication
  • Liaise with a large variety of stakeholders including Queensland Health, visiting doctors, services within the community and other health care providers
  • Provide input into case planning and review meetings  
  • Updating client files and completion of records and reports for residents
  • Referral of clients to health care providers in the community

 

Qualifications & experience

  • Current Nursing Registration for Queensland
  • Relevant experience in a similar role in Community Nursing, AOD or Mental Health
  • Strong understanding of clinical and medical referral services in the community
  • Ideally an understanding of chronic homelessness and trauma
  • Strong computer skills
  • High level of communication skills and the ability to positively communicate with our residents that may at times have complex and challenging behaviours
  • Ideally a Current drivers licence

As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National criminal history check.

Culture & Benefits 

A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration.

To ensure our employees feel valued, empowered and celebrated we provide a range of employee benefits including:

Benefits  

•NFP salary packaging benefits reducing taxable income (details via Advantage)

•Discounted childcare rates with participating centres

•Generous discounts with hotels, travel insurance and major retailers

•Free, confidential counselling services via our EAP

•Discounted health care with Medibank Private

•Paid parental leave and opportunity to purchase additional annual leave

•Volunteering opportunities

Diversity & Inclusion

Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically

Should you need assistance in submitting your application please contact Kath Power, Talent Attraction Business Partner on 07 3394 8193.

Next Steps

To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘apply’ and send your cover letter and resume today.

For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

 

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