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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
Footscray VIC 3011
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.
  
This role is co-located at McAuley Community Services for Women based in Footscray. This position is predominantly clinic based providing support via a drop-in clinic, in-reach, and outreach services.
  
This position is 3 days per week- Monday to Friday.

Our offer to you:

  • 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

  
 What we’re looking for:

 

 

  • A minimum of at least 5 years post graduate RN experience (preferably community nursing)
  • Experience and/or an interest to work with people with mental illness and/or drug and alcohol issues/homelessness
  • Must have a strong interest in Primary Health Care and working with marginalised/disadvantaged individuals and groups.
  • Capability of exercising a high level of professional autonomy
  • Committed to Social Justice
  • Experience or interest in working with complex clients
  • Australian Working Rights/Current Australian drivers licence

  
 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. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

 

  • Permanent Part Time | 3 days/week | Footscray
  • $45.37 P/H + Super + $18.5K Salary packaging + Benefits
  • Not-for-profit Organisation | Homeless Person's Program

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Job Title
Community Health Nurse
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