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Reference Number 33803
Position Title Registered Nurse
Employment Type Permanent Part Time, Casual
Entity North Queensland
Location Cairns Community Care
Enterprise agreement Nursing Employees - Registered Nurse Level 1
Roles Available 2
Position Summary
  • Permanent Part Time & Casual
  • Cairns Community Service
  • $33.54-39.12 per hour + 9.5% Super + NFP Salary Benefits + 23% Casual Loading (Casual)

Blue Care are inviting applications from experienced Registered Nurses to provide Community Care to our clients in Cairns!


We're offering both a Permanent Part time and Casual opportunity across this service!

Your role:

You’ll provide person-centred care to your clients within their homes in the community - ensuring a safe environment and applying best clinical practice that enhances their quality of life and physical, social and emotional needs. You’ll monitor care plans, maintain a responsiveness and holistic approach to developing needs and support them to live independently within their home.


You’ll work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team, supporting one another to deliver outcomes and identifying opportunities for improvements centred on client’s health and wellness within their home. With no two days ever the same, you’ll spend the majority of your day on the road, completing your scheduled community visits, interacting one on one with clients and their loved ones!


We’ll look after you too:

As the largest not-for-profit provider of Hospital, Family, Aged and Community Services in Queensland, UnitingCare delivers services in over 400 locations - offering the opportunity to advance your career from Coomera to Katherine and almost everywhere in between. We offer:

  • Charity salary packaging to pay benefits and living expenses from pre-income tax
  • Flexible work arrangements, where we emphasise a work-life balance
  • Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
  • Learning and development to support you in your role

With our family including The Wesley Hospital, Lifeline and Blue Care, we’re an organisation committed to service, offering our people a values-based culture and benefits.

Your skills and experience:

You’ll be an experienced nurse who is driven to make a change in the lives of our elderly clients through enabling their independence and well-being. You’ll be confident working autonomously within a community care based setting and demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication and clinical problem solving skills
  • 2+ years general nursing experience, preferably in aged care sector
  • Confidence with smart phones and digital devices or willingness to learn
  • Full, unrestricted AHPRA registration and unlimited work entitlements
  • Current Australian Driver’s License.

Ready to work together? To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process. 



We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.


Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a current AHPRA registration?
Essential: Do you hold a current Qld Drivers Licence?
Essential: Do you have a current CPR certificate?
Essential: If you are successful for this role, you may be required to undergo a series of pre-employment checks, that may include your Right to Work in Australia, Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and a Health Screening Questionnaire. Do you consent to this?
Essential: Do have access to a roadworthy, registered vehicle that is insured for work purposes to drive to and from client's homes?
Contact Person Isabelle Lablache
Contact Number 40816330
Closing Date 25/08/2019
Position Description Position Description - Registered Nurse (Community) PT & Casual - Cairns.doc
Application Guide click here to view