Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Assist In Nursing
Remuneration: 46261.52 – 50759.31
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ213036
Location: Westmead

What you’ll be doing

The Assistant in Nursing (AIN) role assists in the provision of basic nursing care, working within a plan of care under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) within a team setting. AIN’s are not to be allocated their own patients. AIN’s are not to be assigned patients where one to one therapeutic nursing supervision is prescribed.

The AIN is responsible for assisting in the delivery of quality individualised care to patients at The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (SCHN) within the guidelines set by the NSW Department of Health, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council Framework, The SCHN – Division of Nursing and within the limits of the AIN position description.

The AIN will:

  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Demonstrate ethical behaviour in their performance
  • Understand and respect patients’ rights.
  • Provide evidence of completion of annual mandatory training.
  • Practice within the NSW Health guidelines, the position description and guidelines for the SCHN and are required to adhere to Policies and Procedures.
  • Adhere to the NSW Health Code of Conduct.

Completion of HLT32507 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Descriptor Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care)

Demonstrated ability to be an effective team member

Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills

Relevant experience as an Assistant in Nursing in an acute care area

Demonstrated effective time management skills

Must be available to work 7 days a week mornings and evenings rotating roster

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

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For role related queries or questions contact Yeganeh Shekari on yeganeh.shekari@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 21/02/2021

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