Traineeship - Assistant in Nursing - Garrawarra Centre — Sydney, Sydney Region

Employment Type : Temporary Full Time Position Classification : Assistant In Nursing Remuneration : $48,400.84 - $53,102.13 per annum plus superannuation Hours Per Week : 38 Requisition ID : REQ448336 See what we have to offer Please DO NOT apply if you are already an AIN with a Certificate 3 as this position is to gain that qualification.  Previous applicants need not apply. Garrawarra Centre is an Aged Care facility that offers person centred care to residents living with Dementia.  We are offering an exciting and unique opportunity to complete a nationally recognised qualification of Certificate 3 in Health Services Assistance while working as a trainee Assistant in Nursing, gaining experience in aged care and dementia specific nursing care. This opportunity is available to participants who would like to commence an entry into Nursing, who would like a paid gap year before commencing further studies or have always wanted to be a Nurse. The positions are 13 month temporary full-time positions, working a rotating 24hr, 7 day a week roster. The theoretical component is conducted by TAFE NSW and trainees are paid to attend classes. The program will commence on Monday 12 February 2024. Where you'll be working Garrawarra Centre is located between Helensburgh and Waterfall on the ourskirts of the Royal National Park. The centre provides person centred care to 104 residents living with Dementia.  What you'll be doing The vision for   South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is   ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’ . SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it. All staff are expected to act as an appropriate and effective role model and promote culture and supporting practices that reflect the NSW Health CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment through demonstrated behaviours and interactions with patients, clients and employees.   All staff are expected to take reasonable care that their actions do not adversely affect the health and safety of others, that they comply with any reasonable instruction that is given them and with any reasonable policies/procedures relating to health or safety in the workplace, as well as notifying any hazards/risks or incidents to their managers.  Provision of support to the nursing team in the delivery of nursing care in an acute care environment as directed by the Registered Nurse. Provide direct care activities to patients in accordance with the nursing care plan and under the supervision of a Registered Nurse Assist Registered and Enrolled Nurses with patient care interventions as directed Contribute to collecting accurate health care information and maintaining accurate health care documentation as required Communicate effectively with patients and other health care team members in accordance with appropriate protocol 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. All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). Additionally, Category A workers are required to receive a booster dose three months after completing the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (IM011 immunisation medical exemption form) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW. Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. SESLHD is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community. This will help ensure our employees, our patients and their carers, feel supported. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply. Support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates and we have an Aboriginal Employment Consultant that can provide support. If you have any questions or would like guidance on the recruitment process, please contact the SESLHD Aboriginal Employment Team via email to: Does   NOT   hold a certificate 3 in Health Services Assistance.   Do NOT apply if you have this qualification, you will not be eligible .  Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills Proven ability to work as part of a team Willing to obtain a First Aid Certificate, or currently have First Aid Certificate At least 18 years of age at commencement of traineeship (12 February 2024) Need more information?   1) Click here for the   Position Description   and   Garrawarra Expected Standards   2) Find out more about   applying   for this position For role related queries or questions contact Cathy Wynn on or 02 8545 4700. Applications Close: 26 November 2023

Applications close Sunday, 17 December 2023
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