Careers

Community Nurse

ABOUT US

Irabina is at the cutting edge of service delivery for autistic kids and young people. We are the largest autism centre in Australia and offer research and evidence-based support, intervention services and education and training programs. Irabina is a family centred practice and we advocate for children and young people with autism.

We believe that our staff at Irabina are as unique and special as the kids and young people that we provide support for. It’s our ability to attract talented and committed people that will dictate our ability to change the lives of young people with autism and their families and transform autism for future generations.

We know that to excel professionally, you need to be taken care of personally, and we promise an environment and experience that delivers on both. This is also a promise to our families to attract, retain and surround them with highly skilled expert staff that feel valued, supported and excited to come to work.

 

WHY WORK WITH US?

  • We come to work and change the lives of young people and their families.
  • We run market leading, innovative programs that no other autism centre in Australia runs.
  • We provide a setting where you will feel supported, and have access to some of the most specialised support network available.
  • We offer great salaries with access to a generous not-for-profit salary packaging program. (up to $18,550 of your salary tax-free). Never heard of it? Check it out here www.salary.com.au/how-it-works
  • We are a highly respected and established team, where you will be treated as an equal and be respected
  • In working with us, you will be provided with guidance and structure. Mentoring and professional development will also be provided.
  • A great work / life balance is also provided, own your calendar and dictate when you work.

 

THE ROLE

With organisational growth we are currently looking for a Community Nurse to join our business as a key part of our frontline services, the successful candidate will be a key member of a trans-disciplinary team of professionals committed to assisting families with children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), within the context of family centred practice.

Your role will be to work in conjunction with the specialist behavioural team, and assist with developing and maintaining good working relationships with internal and external health professionals, ensuring expert advice regarding a client’s needs and care requirements are clearly articulated and recommendations for client care are made. You will be an integral contributor to ensure all programs available to clients are being accessed in accordance with Irabina’s standards and quality assurance processes, based on the behavioural services model. Whilst developing relationships and liaising with client service and their families to ensure all required department information and documentation are collected.

To be successful you will need a sound clinical knowledge and proven experience. Have an innovative and dynamic approach to the provision of care, excellent communication skills along with outstanding organisational and time management skills. A proven ability to contribute to and work as part of a dynamic team in addition to operating independently.

You will also need to hold a Qualification as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with a current registration with AHPRA, ideally you will have had exposure to Diabetes and wound management and be able to obtain the required employment checks for the role based on the business requirements. With salary packaging up to $94,000 available for the successful applicant.

To apply for this role please provide your resume (word format) with an accompanying cover letter, for further information or confidential a discussion please contact the People & Culture Team on 03 9720 1118 or People&[email protected]

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