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Registered Nurse

Type: Pat Time
Hours Per Week: Variable
Closing Date: 20/06/2019
Employer: Very Special Kids
Location: Malvern


- Part Time Night Shift Positions
- Victoria’s only Children’s Hospice
- Self Rostering System

Very Special Kids cares for children with life-threatening conditions by providing Victoria’s only children’s hospice and professional family support services. Our free-of-charge services help more than 900 families across Victoria, with ongoing support from the child’s diagnosis all the way through to recovery or bereavement and beyond.

Our eight bed children’s hospice offers planned respite and emergency respite as well as end-of-life care for children with life-threatening conditions. Most children who come to stay have complex medical and care needs. Reporting into the Registered Nurse on shift (or being the lead Registered Nurse on shift) with our staff/patient ratio of 1:2, allows the unique opportunity for high quality care and a rewarding experience.

What We Offer

In return you can look forward to a rewarding career, including attractive salary sacrifice options, free parking and other employee benefits relating to health & wellbeing.

At Very Special Kids, our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, Aboriginal Australians and varied cultural backgrounds. If this sounds like you, please take a look at the position description on the Careers page of our website.

Selection Criteria

To be successful in this role you must be a Registered Nurse with 2+ years post graduation experience and preferably have some exposure to paediatrics or palliative care nursing. A passion for and commitment to providing holistic, family centred care is a must and experience working with children, families and volunteers within a health setting is desirable.

How To Apply

Please apply in writing addressing the key selection criteria to Katrina Hall, HR Manager, Very Special Kids, via

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