Assistant in Nursing (Primary Care), Medical Subacute Unit - PPT 24hpw - Long Bay Hospital, Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network

Assistant in Nursing
REQ158526 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Assist In Nursing
Remuneration: $23.26-$25.52 p.h
Hours Per Week: 26
Requisition ID: REQ158526

Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network is a state-wide Specialty Health Network delivering health care to adults and young people in contact with the forensic mental health and criminal justice systems across community, inpatient and custodial settings.

The position requires the employee to undertake activities for which they have the legal authority and competence to perform (please refer to the Scope of Practice document). The person performing the delegated activity is accountable for his or her own actions and to the Registered Nurse (RN). Supervision means the direction and guidance given by a RN to an Assistant in Nursing (AIN). The supervision may be direct or indirect according to the nature of the work delegated to the AIN.

The position holder will work within Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network (JH&FMHN) and Ministry of Health policies, procedures and guidelines as well as Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) & Juvenile Justice rules and regulations as set out in the relevant legislation.


• We offer great Salary packaging and Fitness Passport to eligible staff to enhance benefits.
• Additional Allowances apply to this position - $
3.5569 per hour


Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.


Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

  • Currently undertaking and has completed one or more years of a nursing degree and/or has a Certificate 3 in Assistant in Nursing
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills - both in spoken and written language and knowledge of and use of computer software applications, e.g. PAS, Microsoft Office, etc
  • Exhibits strong interest and ability to empathise with marginalised populations and a capacity to relate to patients in a non-judgemental and compassionate manner
  • Possesses knowledge of the principles behind Work Health &Safety and Equal Employment Opportunity legislation in NSW
  • Demonstrates the ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines either independently or as part of a team
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the values of the Justice Health& Forensic Mental Health Network.

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Applications Close: 13 April 2020 

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