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Enrolled Nurse

Summary

  • Join our passionate team at Palliative Care as a Medication endorsed enrolled nurse working 56 hours per fortnight
  • Be part of an engaging team that thrives on challenges 
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits available

 

About MCM

MCM is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to safety. MCM embraces differences because we know that diversity and inclusion help us to attract, recruit, engage and retain talented people. 
We are a leading for profit-for-purpose organisation that offer a broad range of services in Early Years, Disability, Homelessness, Palliative Care and Education.

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Enrolled Nurse to join the nursing team within Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care (MCMPC).

 

Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care (MCMPC) is based in Thornbury and is a leading community palliative care service providing palliative care to clients of all ages with life limiting illnesses living in their own homes in the local government areas of Hume, Darebin, Yarra and Moreland. We provide a holistic approach to palliative care and aim to enhance the quality of life of clients and support carers. MCMPC provides a 7-day service.  The hours for this position is currently 0830-1700hrs, no weekends.

About the Opportunity

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

 

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provide holistic support, advocacy and relevant education and practical support advice to clients and carers
  • Engage in symptom assessment, care plan development, and planned follow up requirements in consultation with Registered Nurse Division 1
  • Deliver a high standard of care regardless of clients’ or colleagues’ differing values, beliefs, culture and social context.
  • Recognise and acknowledge care provided within the scope of own practice in relation to components of care, i.e. medication management, catheter insertion and management, wound management, manual handling.

What's in it for you?

  • Purpose driven work and job fulfillment
  • Flexible working environment
  • Competitive salary package
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits

About you

Our ideal candidate will be able to successfully demonstrate the following key skills and attributes:

  • Minimum of three years’ work experience as an Enrolled Nurse across relevant hospital or community-based settings, i.e. hospital based Palliative Care, Oncology, Haematology, Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM), Community based Post-Acute Care, Transition Care Program, Home Care Agencies
  • Ability to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team setting
  • Sensitivity to people living with a terminal condition and those who are dying or bereaved

Please refer to the position description for the full duties and key selection criteria

How to apply

Applications should include a current resume, cover letter briefly addressing the key selection criteria in the Position Description. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. If you are a current MCM employee, please submit your application via the myHR job board. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

 

For more details or assistance with application submission please email: recruitment@mcm.org.au

Other Relevant Information

  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work visa
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have or be willing to obtain a WWCC and NDIS screen check
  • Applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening process as part of the MCM selection process. 
  • MCM employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

MCM is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to safety. MCM embraces differences because we know that diversity and inclusion help us to attract, recruit, engage and retain talented people. We are passionate about all our employees, with the skills that they bring, realising their full potential through ongoing learning and development and through embracing the positive impact that we make through our work and to the young people that we support. 
We are a leading for profit-for-purpose organisation that offer a broad range of services in Early Years, Disability, Homelessness, Palliative Care and Education.

Position details

  • Date posted

    01 August 2022
  • Closing Date

    28 August 2022
  • Location

    Normanby Avenue
  • Work type

    Part-time
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