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Registered Nurse. 12 Month Max Term Contract - Cairns


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About the Organisation
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation working in more than 300 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the Role

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Registered Nurse on a part time (minimum 24 hours) or full time (12 month maximum term contract) basis to join our team. This role is based in Cairns, North Queensland.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducting health assessments with children and adults with a disability accessing our services or the NDIS and advise of implications for the care team
  • Develop and monitor health care plans around meeting the changing health and complex disability needs of individuals.
  • Educate personnel, including support workers and carers, on how to support clients with complex health/ disability needs including performing complex health care procedures.
  • Provide clinical knowledge and expertise to support the placements of service users accessing our Disability, Out of Home Care and Aged Care services.
Skills & Experience
  • You must hold a degree qualification in Registered Nursing and current registration with appropriate board.
  • Significant experience working with people with a disability who have high support needs.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).


  • Attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant, including $72,900 to $90,000 annual salary range, tool of trade vehicle, mobile phone and laptop + non for profit tax reduction options.
How to Apply
Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click 'Apply' and follow the prompts. For any enquiries contact our Clinical Services Manager on 07 3440 6300 or email recruitment@lwb.org.au

Applications close at midnight on Thursday the 16/11/17


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Cairns, QLD,


Registered Nurse. 12 Month Max Term Contract - Cairns


Nonprofit-Social Services