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Not all nurses work indoors. This is a rare opportunity to join our highly acclaimed outreach night nursing program.

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  • Casual (Friday – Sunday evening shifts available)
  • Attractive remuneration
  • Located in the CBD
  • Salary packaging benefits

About Us

Youth Projects Ltd is a large charity established in 1984 to support young people and families of the northwest suburbs and the central business district (CBD) of Melbourne.

We provide aspirational, life changing support through an integrated model in which multiple barriers are addressed with access to health care, counselling and drug safety, outreach services, employment, education and training.

About the Role

We are seeking the services of Community Health Nurses to join our casual pool of nurses.

The after-hours service operates Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings from 7pm to 11pm, and provides assertive outreach to people in public spaces, crisis accommodation and rooming houses. The service addresses the immediate and primary care needs of patients, including health and social assessments, professional nursing care, counselling and active support, assistance with medication management, first aid and follow up

About You

The successful candidate must be a Registered Nurse and have demonstrated triage nurse skills and experience managing injuries, other emergencies and providing coordinated care for people with multiple and complex healthcare needs. You will have an ability to arrange, implement and support referrals to specialist health and allied services. A history of working within the mental health and/or the alcohol and other drug sector is highly desirable.

What we offer

Youth Projects provides not-for-profit salary packaging, ongoing professional development opportunities, and regular clinical supervision. We also offer an Employee Assistance Program and being part of a supportive and inclusive community-based team.

How to apply

To apply, please send applications to resume@youthprojects.org.au and include a Resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Applications close on Monday 10 July 2017.

For further information please contact Youth Projects, on 9304 9100.

  • Youth Projects is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Youth Projects has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the provision of a child-safe organisation.
  • Youth Projects actively encourages and welcomes applications from candidates with a disability, culturally and linguistically backgrounds and indigenous candidates

See also http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-21/night-nurses-treat-melbournes-homeless/7648380