Registered Nurse – Community Nursing

Job Classification
Registered Nurse (General)
Job Type
Salary / Pay Type
Start timeframe
Devonport TAS 7310
Posted By
Gray Matters Advertising

Department of Health

Primary Health North West

Mersey Leven and Hellyer Community Health and Home Care Services


Tired of big cities? How about a walk along the beach just before work?

Consider moving to North West Tasmania to experience wonderful beaches, mountains, world heritage listed national parks, hinterland villages, great food, wine and more. Living in Tasmania you will experience a temperate climate with four distinct seasons, world-renowned food and wine, wild and beautiful landscapes, a relaxed island lifestyle, and a fascinating history. Very affordable lifestyle with fantastic properties in idyllic locations at a fraction of the cost compared to Australia’s capital cities.  Traffic jam is not a common term in North West Tasmania and you will have a great work life balance. 

Tasmanian | The quiet pursuit of the extraordinary

The Role:

The Registered Nurse - Community: 

  • Consistent with ongoing experience strengthens health outcomes through the provision of safe quality, clinically appropriate nursing care in partnership with patients/clients, their families and other health professionals within the defined community practice area.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Our Teams:

Both Mersey-Leven and Hellyer Community Health Nursing & Home Care Services (CHN & HCS) operate within a Primary Health framework to deliver nursing and home care services to clients within the following catchment areas:

Mersey-Leven CHN & HCS covers areas including but not limited to Devonport, Ulverstone, Latrobe, Port Sorell, Shearwater, Railton and Sheffield including rural districts of Gunns Plains, Nietta, Wilmot, Gowrie Park, Kimberley and Bakers Beach. Clients also receive care in Community Nursing clinics in Devonport and Ulverstone.

Hellyer CHN & HCS covers areas including but not limited to Burnie, Wynyard & Penguin including rural districts of Riana, Ridgely, Natone, Yolla, Myalla, Sisters Beach, and Waratah. Clients also receive care in Community Nursing clinics in Burnie and Wynyard.

Both teams consist of Nurse Unit Manager, Clinical Nurse Consultant, CNC-Community Nurse Liaison, RN’s, EN’s, Home Care Coordinator, Administrative Staff, Home Help/Personal Carers and Home Maintenance staff.

Position are available at both our sites

Service delivery models include:

  • General Community Nursing
  • Community Nursing Enhanced Care Service (CoNECS) – Direct referral pathway from DEM for short-term care at the Community Nursing clinic for clients requiring IV medication &/or wound care (including burns)
  • Hospital in the Home (HITH) programme – clients are transferred to a ‘virtual ward’ and cared for at home by Community Nurses while remaining under the care of the hospital consultant.

Nursing care provided includes but is not limited to:

  • Chronic and complex wound care including Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
  • Management of venous access devices (PIVC & CVAD)
  • Indwelling and suprapubic catheter management
  • End of life palliative care including syringe driver management
  • Post-acute care following discharge from hospital
  • Medication management including support of medication administration via various routes and devices.

Details of Appointment

Multiple Permanent, full time and part time, shift work, positions working up to 76 hours, commencing as soon as possible.


You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible. 

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available: 

  • Post Graduate Allowance of up to 7.5% based on qualification type
  • Professional Development Allowance of up to $750 per annum 

Base Salary: $67,982 - $93,964 pro rata per annum

  • Access to the Grade 4 salary range $87,970 - $93,964 is subject to successful application for progression to Grade 4
  • Salary range is in accordance with Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019

For more information and to apply:

https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/1083093/registered-nurse-commun ity-502566


Job Type
Business Type
Community Health Service
Job Title
Registered Nurse – Community Nursing
Salary / Pay Details
Base Salary: $67,982 - $93,964 pro rata per annum
Posted By
Gray Matters Advertising
Job Reference
Devonport TAS 7310
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