Undergraduate Assistant in Nursing - Casual Pool

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Assistant in Nursing
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REQ258321 Requisition #

Employment Type:  Casual
Position Classification: Assist In Nursing
Remuneration: 47205.95 - 51792.45
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ258321

 

 

The Children’s Hospital at Westmead has a fantastic opportunity for Undergraduates to work as Assistants in Nursing commencing January 2022 on a casual basis. We are seeking applications from students enrolled in a Bachelor of Nursing who are in their final year in 2022. You will have the opportunity to work in various wards throughout the hospital assisting the nursing team in day to day care of our paediatric patients. As an Assistant in Nursing you will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of quality individualised care to patients under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse within the guidelines set by the NSW Department of Health, the National Registration Board (AHPRA), and The Children's Hospital at Westmead - Division of Nursing. We're Australia's largest paediatric health service network and a world-class research institution. Be part of a caring team that aims to provide the best care and service to children in NSW while supporting staff to develop within healthy, rewarding workplaces. Selection Criteria • Documented evidence of undergraduate Bachelor of Nursing (3rd year) or Masters (2nd year) in 2022, which would lead to Registration with the National Registration Board (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse in 2023 • Previous recent relevant experience as an Assistant in Nursing. • Demonstrated ability to be an effective team member. • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Australian citizenship or a visa which permits employment in Australia SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements. This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Commission for Children and Young People. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Commission and Young People Website https://check.kids.nsw.gov.au/ Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

  1. Documented evidence of undergraduate Bachelor of Nursing (3rd yr.) or Masters (2nd Yr.) which would lead to Registration with the National Registration Board (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse

  2. Previous recent relevant experience as an Assistant in Nursing.

  3. Demonstrated ability to be an effective team member.

  4. Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  5. Australian citizenship or a visa which permits employment in Australia

 

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

                                                 

As this is a “Category A+” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

 

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

 

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination is required for all NSW Health staff in line with the recent NSW Government Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Health Care Workers) Order 2021 (including any amendments):

  • Applicants living in an area of concern are required to provide evidence of their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination or have booked an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccination on or before 19 September 2021 and will need to provide confirmation of booking for second dose prior to 30th November 2021

  • All other applicants are required to provide evidence of their  first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination by 30th September 2021 and confirmation of booking for second dose prior to 30th November 2021

  • From 30th November  2021 onwards, all applicants to provide evidence of first and second dose of a COVID-19 vaccination

 

If you have a medical reason and cannot be vaccinated:

A COVID-19 Vaccine Medical Contraindication form must be completed by a GP or Medical Practitioner.  

An exemption to the Public Health Order requirements will only be considered if you are unable, due to a medical contraindication, to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Michelle Salau on michelle.salau@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 26/09/2021

 

 

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