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Registered Nurse

  • Bathurst Island, NT, Australia, 0822
  • Permanent
  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • FIFO work in Tiwi Islands, oversee and work with ENs in Tiwi Islands. 10days on 4days off, meals provided, accommodation, flight/ferry all paid for. Use of work vehicle while working on the Island.  

 About the role

As the Registered Nurse you are responsible for providing clinical leadership to staff and ensuring compliance with legislative requirements to enable us to continue to deliver a high standard of care, services and most importantly a quality lifestyle for our residents. 

Seeking Registered Nurses for Calvary Community Care and Aged Care to deliver acute nursing in our Aged Care Facility in Tiwi Islands. This position is offered as a permanent full time. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee all clinical aspects of Tiwi residents and community clients based in Tiwi Islands.
  • The Registered Nurse practices independently and interdependently, assuming accountability and responsibility for their own actions and delegation of care to Enrolled Nurses and Support Workers within the program, state/territory and CCC guidelines. The Registered Nurse provides evidence-based nursing care to people of all ages and cultural groups, including individuals, families and communities. 
  • The Registered Nurse assesses, plans, implements and evaluates nursing care in collaboration with individuals and the multidisciplinary health care team so as to achieve goals and health outcomes for Calvary Aged Care and Community clients.
  • The role of the Registered Nurse includes promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness for individuals with physical or mental illness, disabilities and/or rehabilitation needs, as well as alleviation of pain and suffering at the end stage of life. 

What you bring

  • AHPRA nursing registration - Registered Nurse
  • Experience in Aged Care Facility and Community Nursing in remote setting.
  • Based in Tiwi Islands working with other nurses in rotating shifts
  • Work autonomously
  • join one of Australia's leading health, community and aged care providers
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation
  • Delivering acute nursing care in Flexible Aged Care Setting in Tiwi Islands, half an hour flight from Darwin or 2.5hours trip in a ferry.

For further information please contact Farzi/Jenna on 08 89 35 6000, email jenna.garvie@calvarycare.org.au   farzabin.khan@calvarycare.org.au 

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role 
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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