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Reference Number 33434
Position Title Expression of Interest - Registered and Enrolled Nurse
Employment Type Permanent Part Time, Casual
Entity North Queensland
Location Cairns DOM
Enterprise agreement Nursing Employees - Registered Nurse Level 1
Roles Available 1
Position Summary


Cairns and Far North Queensland



Why Blue Care?  

Are you looking for secure employment in a growing industry that has a direct influence on someone’s quality of life?  Do you want to feel part of a local community? Aged care offers all of this and more.  You’ll be given the opportunity to continually exercise your skills and knowledge, meet amazing individuals and their families, and witness the direct impact your care has on a community – both in home and in our residences.


As the largest provider of Aged and Community services in QLD, Blue Care offers the unique opportunity to advance your career from Coomera to Katherine and almost everywhere in between. We offer: 

  • Salary packaging to pay benefits and living expenses from pre-tax income
  • Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts
  • Ongoing learning and development, training and workshops
  • Clearly defined career pathways and support for internal development
  • Values-led culture, where we emphasise a healthy work-life balance

 In return, we ask that you bring:

  • Excellent communication and clinical problem solving skills
  • 2+ years general nursing experience, preferably in aged care sector
  • Ability to work autonomously within a community care based setting
  • Full, unrestricted AHPRA registration and unlimited work entitlements
  • Current Australian Driver License.
  • Medication endorsement (EN)

Interested? Here’s what to expect:


Community Care - Working in the community you’ll deliver home care services and support to your clients living independently in their own homes. No two days will ever be the same as you spend your time on the road, completing scheduled community visits, interacting one on one with clients and their loved ones. You’ll become an ingrained part of a community, and a trusted carer for them and their loved ones.


Residential Care - Within our aged care facilities, you’ll work collaboratively alongside a multi-disciplinary team, supporting one another to improve your resident's physical, social and emotional well-being. You’ll support their independence, enabling them to make the most out of each and every day, both inside and outside our facility. You’ll learn something new every day – with residents relishing the opportunity to share a good story!


We offer:

Enrolled Nurse: $29.47 - $30.42 p/h (FTE $58,233 - $60,110) + 9.5% Super + 17.5% Leave Loading + Salary Packaging


Registered Nurse: $30.81 - $39.12 p/h (FTE $60,881 - $77,301) + 9.5% Super + 17.5% Leave Loading + Salary Packaging


Clinical Nurse: $41.45 - $43.32 p/h (FTE $81, 905 - $85, 600) + 9.5% Super + 17.5% Leave Loading + Salary Packaging



Ready to work together? To register your interest for upcoming opportunities, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online portal. We look forward to receiving your application.


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 full Australian working entitlements as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident OR New Zealand Citizen?
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 you hold current AHPRA registration?
Essential: Do you have a preference for Residential Care, Community/In Home Care, or either?
Essential: Are you seeking Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Casual or Any?
Desirable: Please indicate which of our services you would be willing to work with: Cairns, Mossman, Mareeba, Atherton, Malanda, Innisfail, Tully, Ingham, Cooktown, Thursday Island
Desirable: Would you be willing to relocate to any of our other clusters within Blue Care (Not Essential) - Central Queensland, Fraser Coast, South West or South East Queensland (Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Gold Coast)
Essential: Are you a Registered Nurse or Enrolled Nurse?
Contact Person Justin Howe
Contact Number R@bluecare.org.au
Closing Date 09/06/2019
Position Description Registered Nurse (Community).doc
Application Guide click here to view