27 Sep, 2020

Registered Nurse / Team Leader / Disability

$80,000 - $85,000 yearly
  • ADAMSUPPORT Inc
  • Venus Bay VIC, Australia
Permanent Full Time Health Care Registered Nurse

Job Description

A permanent, innovative, challenging and rewarding role, leading a team of support workers, to support a gentleman with disabilities to live in his own home and access his community.


As Team Leader you will use your nursing experience to develop and manage a holistic approach to his health and wellbeing. You will need interpersonal skills, to bring and keep the team together, keep them focused on the gentleman’s needs and assist him with his personal goals. His support team come from varied backgrounds, all with a diverse range of skill sets and individual experiences. The gentleman is complex, with communication challenges, epilepsy and cognition difficulties.

In leading his team, you will:

  • Oversee and monitor the gentleman’s general health and hygiene
  • Train support workers in competencies related to his specific needs and condition, including epilepsy.
  • Monitor medications
  • Oversee the running of his home
  • Liaise with his specialist clinicians
  • Organise rosters and run staff meetings.

Qualifications & experience required:

  • Current registration with NMBA
  • Experience in health service coordinating desirable
  • Post-graduate qualifications desirable
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Well-developed clinical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Extensive nursing experience
  • Up to date competencies in first aid/CPR, manual handling,
  • Other qualifications or experience in Teaching, Disability and Epilepsy would be highly regarded.

ADAMSUPPORT Inc is a not for profit organisation established to support this gentleman to live life to the fullest and to be safe and secure. It is run by a committee of management consisting of his family and friends. The gentleman lives in Venus Bay in his own home, with family and friends visiting from time to time and is very much part of this community.

Occupations

Program Management,   General-Other: Medical-Health,   Nursing  

Position

Team Leader - Leading a team of up to eight disability support workers

Reference or Job Identity Number

Registered Nurse / Venus Bay

Name of Contact Person

Leslie Cope

Telephone Number of Contact Person

0417572475

Contact Address

12 Menzies Road, Menzies Creek, Vic. 3159

Closing Date for Applications

06/10/2020

Purchase/Authorisation Number

RN1

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