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Community Health Nurse

Fitzroy

Reference: 4858730

We put our people first, not just our clients. We recognise that our success is a direct reflection of our people, so we've created an environment that facilitates professional development, knowledge exchange and learning. This is so our people can confidently deliver exceptional service and care as experts in the industry. Working as part of cohealth you will enjoy a values based organisation with benefits including

  • Flexible working arrangements that help you manage your work and your life
  • Role diversity and internal career progression opportunities
  • Generous salary packaging options where eligible which will significantly increase the value of take-home pay

We are seeking applications from nurses who can exercise a high level of professional autonomy and responsibility in a community setting. Applicants will have a strong interest in primary health care and a commitment to improving the health of our local communities. Applicants who are empathetic, patient and possess great communication skills, with an understanding of homelessness, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

About the role

These positions are responsible for providing comprehensive nursing services to the community, including quality clinical nursing services that are culturally appropriate and responsive to individual needs. Assessment, treatment, care planning, cross sector service coordination and health education are essential elements of the services provided by nursing staff. As well as providing Nursing with a focus on the providing holistic multidisciplinary Health Care and care planning to the Homeless and general communities. These positions have been established to enhance the quality delivery and integration of health care by providing nursing services within a multidisciplinary team framework.

You will value interacting with other professionals and thrive on working in a supportive culture founded on teamwork, integrity and social responsibility.

Additional information can be obtained by viewing the attached position description

Who is cohealth?

For more information about cohealth and the services provided, please visit our website: www.cohealth.org.au

People accepting employment with cohealth are unable to access our services, some exemptions may apply.

Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number and criminal record history check)