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Community Health Nurse

Job Classification
Community
Job Type
Part Time
Salary / Pay Type
Hourly Rate
Salary / Pay Range
$40 to $50
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
Southbank VIC 3006
Posted By

The Bolton Clarke Homeless Persons Program actively seeks to engage and offer a holistic primary health care response to individuals and families who are at risk of or who are experiencing homelessness. The program is committed to offering practical health care at the point of contact and actively works with people to link them into generalist and specialist services.

About the role:

The Victorian Government has new funding to work with people currently experiencing homelessness in Hotel or short-term accommodation due to COVID-19, Homelessness to Home (H2H). 

The H2H program has been created to provide access to stable medium and long-term housing and support packages to people experiencing homelessness and who were residing in emergency accommodation due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2020.

The program is an opportunity to make a significant, lasting impact on homelessness and rough sleeping in Victoria. The Community Health Nurse will assess and respond to unmet health needs of H2H clients alongside other H2H partner organisations.

We are looking for a Community Health Nurse to be based at Fitzroy/Southbank Launch Housing Office.
  
This role is a Fixed term contract until end of March 2023, working 4 days per week- Monday to Friday. 
  
What we’re looking for:

  • A minimum of at least 5 years post graduate RN experience (preferably community nursing)
  • Experience and or ability to work with people with mental illness and/or drug and alcohol issues/homelessness
  • Capability of exercising a high level of professional autonomy
  • An ability to form and maintain strong collegial relationships across service organisations
  • Experience or interest in working with complex clients
  • Commitment to improving the health and service outcome for people who are marginalised

Our offer to you:

 

  • Bolton Clarke Vehicle provided
  • Discounted private health insurance
  • $18,550 of Salary Packaging!
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Work with a dedicated and supportive team
  • An opportunity to be involved with an organisation that puts its people first
  • Access to comprehensive corporate health & fitness program and access to our total wellbeing program

Responsibilities:

 

 

  • Offering assertive, flexible health care responses that actively seek to engage and involve people experiencing homelessness
  • Developing collaborative advocacy strategies through liaison and support networks, with people experiencing homelessness, service providers and government departments
  • Providing education and learning opportunities on health and homelessness
  • Initiating, participating in and at times managing action research projects, which relate to the needs of people experiencing homelessness, with a specific focus on health

Apply now
  
Get your application in fast as we'll be progressing applications quickly. Please also provide a cover letter outlining your experience related to this role.

 

  • Fixed term contract until March 2023 | 4 days/week
  • $45.37 P/H + Super + $18,550 Salary packaging + Benefits
  • Not-for-profit Organisation | Homeless Person's Program

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Job Title
Community Health Nurse
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Location
Southbank VIC 3006
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