31111 - 01K5A

Assistant in Nursing
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 24 June 2019

Classification: Assistant in Nursing
Salary: $50,916 - $52,639
Position No: 31111 - 01K5A
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 06 June 2019
Contact Officer: Leontine Muis on leontine.a.muis@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 2900

About us
Canberra Health Services is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day to day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work.
Overview of the Work Area and Position
Rehabilitation. Aged and Community Services (RACS) is a vibrant and diverse Division within Canberra Health Services (CHS) providing multidisciplinary rehab, aged and community based care across a range of settings.
As part of a team and under the direct and indirect supervision of a Registered Nurse this position provides support and direct care for a person with specialised needs in the community environment. The successful applicant will be flexible, have organisational ability and time management skills, well developed communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and as a team player, and pay attention to detail.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • Certificate III in Health Services Assistance or recognised equivalent (eg working towards a Diploma in Nursing or Bachelor in Nursing) is essential
  • Recent experience in the care of ventilated patients is highly desirable
Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
  • This position will require immunisation status papers (People and Culture)
This is a temporary position available for nine months. This vacancy is a full time working night duty. Some daytime shifts are also included to ensure that work skills for this role are adequately maintained. Experience gained in this role would benefit any successful applicant for when permanent vacancies in this specialised team occur.

How to Apply
Applicants must apply online via the Health website here.


This is a temporary position available for nine months.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services