Enrolled Nurse (529219)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 15, 2024
Medicine Flexible

Job Description:


King Island Hospital and Community Health Centre

King Island Hospital and Health Centre (KIHHC) are looking for experienced Enrolled Nurses with an interest in developing their skills in Aged Care. KIHHC provides an exceptional aged care service offering 14 permanent residential aged care beds providing high, low and respite care. You will be well supported in this role by a large multi-disciplinary team including close supervision by Registered Nurses and the Clinical Nurse Educator.

At the KIHHC you will be able to

The Location:

With a population of approximately 1600 people King Island is based in the Bass Strait between Victoria and northwest coast of Tasmania, and is well-known for world class cheese, fresh seafood, very clean air, and incredible surfing and golf. The Hospital is located in Currie which is King Island's largest town and administrative centre.

If you need any more convincing about our beautiful part of the world, and want to find out more about what it means to be part of our community visit: Live on King Island

King Island Hospital & Health Centre has four acute care beds, a palliative room with adjoining family room, two emergency rooms, treatment room, outpatients consulting rooms, 14 permanent residential aged care beds providing permanent and respite care.

Details of Appointment

Multiple permanent full time or part time, shift-worker positions working up to 76 hours per fortnight to commence when you are available to join our team.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $68,913 to $75,902 pro rata per annum. Our Employer 11% superannuation contribution is on top of this amount.

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as an Enrolled Nurse (holds a Board-approved qualification in administration of medicines)

*Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
  1. crimes of violence
  2. sex related offences
  3. serious drug offences
  4. crimes involving dishonesty
  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

*As required by the Commonwealth Home Support Program and/or the Aged Care Act, occupants of this role are required to undertake a conviction check assessment every three years.

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

For more information

Alanna Cowley

Phone: 03 6418 5057
Position: Director of Nursing - King Island
E-mail: alanna.cowley@ths.tas.gov.au

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