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Enrolled Nurse


  • Work within a values driven, progressive organisation
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits available 
  • Ongoing Part time opportunity with flexible work arrangements

About the Opportunity

This position is located within the Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care division and implements Melbourne City Mission’s commitment to best practice in palliative care. Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care (MCMPC) was established in 1981 as the first community-based palliative care service to operate in Victoria. MCMPC aims to enhance quality of life by providing specialist interdisciplinary palliative care for people living with a terminal condition, their families and carers. Working as a member of an interdisciplinary team and in collaboration with external health professionals, the Palliative Care Enrolled Nurse will provide holistic care in accordance with the mission, values, policies and procedures of MCM Palliative Care and within the philosophy and organisational values of Melbourne City Mission.

Duties of this role may include but are not limited to the following:

  • 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.
  • Observe, record and report changes in clients’ health status to Division 1 Registered Nurses in a timely manner 
  • Ensure all elements of client records are complete, including care plans, symptom assessment tools and evaluation of interventions
  • Assess client nursing needs and the carer’s ability to provide care at home, i.e. manual handling needs, 

About you

We are looking for an Enrolled Nurse:

  •  With Medication Endorsement with current certification from the Nursing and Midwifery Board AHPRA 
  • Minimum of three years’ work experience 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
  • The ability to work in an environment in which clients have a terminal illness and demonstrated sensitivity to people living with a terminal illness and those who are dying or bereaved 
  • The ability to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

Benefits of working with MCM include:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Attractive Salary Packaging benefits
  • Supportive learning and development environment
  • Culture of continuous improvement


  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • The ability to accommodate and work with change
  • A well-developed capacity to engage in reflective practice and provide and receive feedback
  • Competence with electronic client records and well-developed computer skills 

Screening Criteria

  • National Police check
  • Working with Children check and NDIS Worker Screening check or ability to obtain
  • Valid Victorian Drivers license
  • Right to Work in Australia
  • Up to date with COVID-19 Vaccinations or valid medical exemption

Applications for this role close: 13 April 2023, so please apply early.  Please include your current resume and cover letter.

Please review the position description to understand more about the role and responsibilities.  For assistance with your application please email:

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 not-for profit-for-purpose organisation that offer a broad range of services in Early Years, Disability, Homelessness, Palliative Care and Education.

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. 

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

    13 January 2023
  • Closing Date

    13 April 2023
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