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Palliative Care Grade 3 Registered Nurse


  • Fixed-term part-time position available (12 months, 64 hours per fortnight)
  • North Fitzroy location 
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits available

About the organisation

We are a leading community support organization working alongside people to live the life they aspire to, their way, providing a broad range of support in Homelessness, Justice, Disability, Palliative Care, Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS), and Early Years and Education service areas. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference.

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About the role

Working as a member of an interdisciplinary team and in collaboration with external health professionals, the Palliative Care registered nurse will provide palliative care to MCMPC clients in accordance with the, values, policies and procedures of MCMPC, and within the philosophy and organisational values of Melbourne City Mission.

Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care provides 24-hour service 7 days a week.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Screen clients, carers and families for clinical, psychosocial and spiritual needs, focusing on strengths and challenges, social supports, financial and legal concerns.
  • Plan and coordinate services (with other agencies or disciplines) relating to end of life care with all clients and carers.
  • Deliver a high standard of care regardless of clients’ or colleagues’ differing values, beliefs, culture and social context.

Skills & experience include but are not limited to:

  • Minimum 4 years’ postgraduate work experience
  • Demonstrated high level of skill in clinical decision-making
  • Ability to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team setting
  • Sensitivity to people living with a terminal condition and those who are dying or bereaved

Download position description for the full duties and key selection criteria.


We offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary, access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements and supportive work/life balance provisions. MCM recognises the importance of investing in the training, learning and development of our employees.

How to apply

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a current CV and Cover Letter and address the key selection criteria.

Applications to be sent via email.

Applications close at 5pm on 02 February 2020. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

As part of MCM’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening checks process. Successful appointment to a position will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, current professional registration, and current and valid driver license. All costs associated with safety screening checks with the exception of the National Police Check will be at applicants’ expense.

Our commitment to diversity

At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people. If you require specific support to apply for this position, please advise the recruiting manager whose contact details are listed in the advertisement. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you. 

Our commitment to safety

MCM is committed to the safety of its clients and employees, taking a zero tolerance approach to violence within the workplace and abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability. All employees are required to comply with the Child Safe Standards.

Position details

  • Date posted

    10 January 2020
  • Closing Date

    02 February 2020
  • Location

    North Fitzroy
  • Work type

    Fixed-Term Part Time
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