Assistant In Nursing

Full Time
Canberra ACT
Posted Today
Job description

Assistant In Nursing
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 23 August 2022

Classification: Assistant In Nursing
Salary: $55,927 - $57,820 plus superannuation
Position No: 47852, several-024SM
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 09 August 2022
Contact Officer: Katherine McKinnon on [email protected] or 0422303091

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together

Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community

Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind


Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person-centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary, and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website:

Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Services (RACS) is a vibrant and diverse Division within Canberra Health Services providing multidisciplinary rehab, aged and community-based care across a range of settings. This includes Canberra Hospital, University of Canberra Hospital, Community Health Centres and Village Creek Centre in Kambah. UCH is the ACT's first sub-acute rehabilitation hospital on the grounds of the University of Canberra. The new hospital, the University of Canberra Hospital (UCH) is part of the CHS's planned network of health facilities designed to meet the needs of our ageing and growing population. University of Canberra Hospital is Canberra’s first purpose-built rehabilitation hospital and supports people recovering from surgery, injury, or experiencing mental illness.

The University of Canberra Hospital is a 140 bed sub-acute rehabilitation hospital providing inpatient rehabilitation, aged care rehabilitation, mental health rehabilitation and outpatient and community-based rehabilitation services. Canberra’s first purpose-built rehabilitation hospital will support people recovering from surgery or injury or experiencing mental illness.


CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:


  • Certificate III/ 1V Aged Care or Individual Support only.
  • Be registered under the Working for Vulnerable People Act.


  • Experience and qualification in working with Dementia patients and patients with challenging behaviours
  • Hold a current driver’s licence.


  • All positions are full time and work a 24/7 rotating roster, including a regular contribution to night shift. You may be required to work across all ward areas within UCH.
  • Candidates MUST address the selection criteria to be considered.
  • Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.
  • There are several positions available, Full-time permanent, Full-time Temporary and Casual positions.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening, and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.
  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registration (

How to apply: For more information on how to applyclick here


There are several Full-time Permanent, Full-time Temporary and Casual positions available.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services

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