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07 3105 7800
Level 4, 348 Edward Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Come for the life experience, stay for the lifestyle!
Grow, both personally and professionally, and set yourself up for success throughout your career
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
After Hours Requirements: No
Proposed Commencement Date: As soon as possible
The organisation is a vibrant, leading not-for-profit provider of community and outreach-based allied health, mental health, aged care, wellbeing, and disability services. They have been providing services to more than 50 communities throughout regional, rural and remote Queensland since 1993. The practice harnesses the diversity, energy and professionalism of a large team of multidisciplinary healthcare professionals. They share a commitment to cultural competency, providing a comprehensive and robust model of healthcare service delivery. You’ll have the opportunity to work in rural, remote and regional locations, be part of a supportive, multidisciplinary team and feel rewarded by the real difference we make in people’s lives. Grow, both personally and professionally, and set yourself up for success throughout your career!
Come for the life experience, stay for the lifestyle. This organisation now has a fantastic full-time opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join the team as a Continence Advisor, based in Townsville, Queensland. As a Continence Advisor you will be primarily responsible for providing appropriate advice and support to patients in relation to maintenance of continence issues. Your day-to-day duties will include (but will not be limited to):
Assessing continence conditions and development of Continence Management Plans
Delivering information sessions for support groups within the community including other service providers and partners
Assisting health and community groups to improve the health of individuals and the community by raising awareness of healthy lifestyles, disease and disability, and other health related issues
Your excellent communication skills will allow you to work effectively with clients and team members at all times. Working with a diverse range of clients, you'll get to live and work in a part of Australia that many never get to see - set your own schedule and help the community members thrive.
Please Note: Some of your work will involve travelling by both road and air to remote communities, so you will need to be comfortable with this.
Qualifications & Experience:
The ideal candidate will have:
Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse
Prior experience in the specialised area of delivering continence care.
Demonstrated knowledge of, or motivation to acquire knowledge of Primary Health Care principles and issues presenting in rural and remote communities
Awareness of local health issues and ability to work with people of diverse cultural backgrounds
A current 'C' Class driver's licence
A current Influenza Vaccination
Experience with Microsoft Office suite
Experience working within a not for profit organisation (will be highly regarded)
Salary Information: $65,929 - $84,721 per annum
A fantastic range of ADDITIONAL benefits will be provided, including:
Up to $15,900 salary sacrificing
Annual leave loading of 17.5%
Professional development opportunities
A maintained Company vehicle for outreach travel
There are plenty of lifestyle benefits associated with living and working in North Queensland. Great schools, recreational activities, James Cook University, the Great Barrier Reef, and only a stone's throw from the beautiful Magnetic Island! It is the second capital city of Queensland and has a tropical lifestyle that offers 300 days of sunshine a year. Make the move to Townsville today.
For more information on this position, please contact our team via email@example.com.
Please apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.
Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.