Position Details
Reference Number 11546
Position Title Registered Nurse
Employment Type Casual, Part Time
Entity UnitingSA
Location 70 Dale Street, Port Adelaide SA 5015
Award Classification
Travel Requirements No requirements
Position Summary
  • Casual and part time positions available
  • Working across all UCWPA sites
  • Salary packaging benefits (tax-free not-for-profit)


A career at UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide (UCWPA) offers exciting rewards and opportunities for anybody wanting to make a difference to their community. Our work environment encourages employees to grow professionally and personally, motivating them to do great things.

Our employees are integral for delivering quality services and we are committed to their personal and professional development.

UCWPA provides community services which improve the quality of life for aged, unemployed and homeless people, families, children, youth, people with a mental health disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. UWCPA is one of the larger organisations providing quality aged care services in South Australia.


We are looking to expand our current team and have vacancies for a number of Registered Nurses to support residents across all of our UnitingCare Wesley Aged Care Facilities including our HomeCare Program. We are seeking professional and enthusiastic Registered Nurses that enjoy working in a busy environment and strive to deliver the very best care to the residents throughout our Aged Care Facilities.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Motivate, lead and supervise Enrolled Nurses and care staff
  • Management and administration of medication as per the legislative guidelines and UCWPA policy and procedures
  • Oversee accurate recording of Care Plans
  • Manage wound care
  • Conduct ACFI Assessments
  • Contribute to Continuous Improvement Plans
  • Investigate and manage Incidents and Hazards
  • Accurately complete reporting and documentation
  • Relate positively with older people and demonstrate empathy, respect and understanding  

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Registered Nurse/ AHPRA registered
  • Working knowledge of Aged Care standards and legislation
  • Knowledge of ACFI
  • Current National Police Certificate
  • Experience with Clinical IT, Leecare Plus

You will also demonstrate a positive and professional "can-do" attitude, excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to work equally well as a member of a team or working alone. We would like the successful candidate to commence as soon as possible! If you feel that you are well organised and have a good work ethic then please apply.

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.

Contact Person Business Partner People and Culture
Contact Number 84402200
Closing Date 15/10/2017
Job and Person Specification Registered Nurse.pdf
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