Practice Nurse

Job Classification
Practice Nurse
Job Type
Part Time
Salary / Pay Type
Hourly Rate
Salary / Pay Range
$40 to $50
Start timeframe
St Kilda VIC 3182
Posted By
The Salvation Army - Access Health

· About the Role

This role has been develpoed by the partnership between St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne and The Salvation Army - Access Health.

The Practice Nurse role at Access Health is an exciting opportunity to work in a collaborative and integrated team environment, enhancing the health outcomes of people experiencing psychosocial disadvantage including homelessness and addiction. The Practice Nurse will have expertise in chronic disease management, health behaviour change, patient advocacy and communication with people across a broad range of sectors.

The PN at Access Health has a significant positive impact on patient outcomes and the practice environment through:

o Health assessment and chronic disease management

o Supporting clinicians to work to their full scope of practice

o Team meetings and case conferencing

o Facilitating an integrated approach to care so that the care team remain up to date on patients progress in achieving their health goals

o Nursing duties including recalls and reminders, immunisations and pathology collection


The successful candidate will have:

o Strong interest in chronic disease management for vulnerable people

o Commitment to collaborative and integrated team care approaches

o Works within a Harm Reduction and person centered framework

o Excellent problem solving skills and is ablet to take intiative to acheive outcomes

o Current Registered nursing qualifications,

o Current National criminal history check and working with children check (or willing to obtain)

What we offer:

o Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!

o Employee Assistance Program

o Staff health centre

o Discounts and promotions always available through our Foundation

o Career development & advancement encouraged

o Culture of continuous improvement

About Access Health

Access Health is one of three St Vincent’s General Practices and is located in St. Kilda. It is a Comprehensive Primary Health Care service managed by The Salvation Army’s Victorian Alcohol and Other Drugs Services.

Access Health uses a ‘hub’ model to provide a range of specialist services to people who are experiencing homelessness, people seeking help related to drug use, people who street sex work and people with co-occurring conditions and who are experiencing challenges accessing mainstream and specialist services.

Working at St Vincent’s

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.


Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application. Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve. Please visit our website, for further information regarding  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations). This position is subject to a Victorian government direction regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Successful applicants must meet these vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

Please apply with link below




Job Classification
Job Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
Business Type
Community Health Service
Job Title
Practice Nurse
Posted By
The Salvation Army - Access Health
Job Reference
https://svha.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SVHA_SVHM/job/Practice-Nurse_JR124 023-1
St Kilda VIC 3182
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