First listed on: 26 October 2020

Enrolled Nurse Palliative Care, Port Kembla District Hospital

Employment Type:
 Permanent Part Time (2 positions)

Facility: Palliative Care, Port Kembla District Hospital
Position Classification: Enrolled Nurse
Remuneration: $28.54 - $31.70 per hour
Hours Per Week: 20
Requisition ID: REQ188832
Applications Close: Sunday 8 November 2020

Two permanent part time 20 hours per week positions available.

What you'll be doing

The Enrolled Nurse is responsible for the provision of compassionate and professional nursing care to all patients. The Enrolled Nurse is the patient/client’s advocate and delivers high quality nursing care to patients/clients of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District consistent with the LHDs policies, procedures and standards.

The Enrolled Nurse works under the direct and indirect supervision of the Registered Nurse. The Enrolled Nurse retains responsibility for their personal actions whilst remaining accountable to the Registered Nurse for delegated functions.

Professional development and active participation in the service Quality Improvement program are
integral components of the role. 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.

The Enrolled Nurse without notation is to administer medications that are within their scope of practice.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent Part-Time positions.

Please note: 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.

Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with before employment can commence.

Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview. You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required. Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at:


  1. Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as an Enrolled Nurse (Division 2).
  2. Recent clinical experience in a health care setting and an understanding of Palliative Care Nursing.
  3. Demonstrate commitment to person centred care and NSW Health CORE Values.
  4. Demonstrated high level verbal and written communication skills.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  6. Demonstrated ability to prioritise tasks, organise workload and effectively manage time.
  7. Computer literacy and understanding of relevant health related information systems.

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We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and promote a smoke-free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all positions.

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