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Community Palliative Care Nurse

Type: Full time/Part time/Casual
Hours Per Week: flexible
Closing Date: 19/07/2019
Employer: Palliative Care South East
Location: Cranbourne

Summary

Palliative Care South East (PCSE) provides specialist health care for people living at home with a life-limiting illness.
Our vision is to bring people and services together to create a sustainable network that increases access to high quality care for those approaching end of life.
PCSE Mission
We provide comprehensive, collaborative, integrated care and specialist support.
PCSE Values
Our Values - Respect, Innovation, Integrity and Enablement - stem from a set of principles and beliefs with their foundations in our community and the broader palliative care movement. Certain behaviours flow from our commitment to these values and together they enhance our workplace culture and inform our expectations of new employees.

What We Offer

Salary Packaging
Not for profit organisation
Professional development opportunities
Flexible Rotating roster/oncall
Close to public transport
Staff health and wellbeing program
Smoke free environment
Full-time, Part-time, Casual available

Selection Criteria

Registered Nurse (Division 1)
• Postgraduate qualification in palliative care
• Current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
• Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practice of specialist community-based palliative care nursing
• High level ability to communicate verbally and in writing in an articulate, concise and empathetic manner
• Demonstrated ability to provide coordinated care in partnership with key external service providers
• Commitment to the preservation and empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalised ?individuals and families,
including those from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities
• Computer literacy – Microsoft Office suite and clinical electronic databases
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Demonstrable experience in palliative care or related field for a minimum period of 2 years - desirable
• An understanding of the issues faced by individuals and families/carers living with a life-limiting illness gained
through
clinical experience
• Experience within a like or related service
Other PCSE Requirements
• Satisfactory National Criminal History (‘Police’) Check (Annual)
• Working with Children Check (Triennial)
• A current driver’s licence valid in Victoria
• Active Participation in Continuing Professional Development
• Participation in regular Group Supervision and provide evidence as required.
• Current Professional Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

How To Apply

Applicants will require full and current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), a satisfactory and current Police Check and Working with Children’s Check and a current Driver’s Licence valid for use in Victoria.
Your application must include:
Brief covering letter no more than 1 page addressing the key selection criteria a current Resume/Curriculum Vitae no more than 3 pages. Please attention the above to - General Manager - Clinical Services
If you have any enquiries please check our website for the position description or contact Anne on hr@palliativecarese.org.au or by phoning 03 5991 1300

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