Overview

Hours Negotiable:  30-38 hours per week

Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative, Health & Wellbeing Services are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Registered Nurse for the role of Nurse Home Visitor.  Working alongside a Family Partnership Worker, this role requires you to deliver the Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program (ANFPP) to first time mothers in a home setting.

ANFPP is an evidence-based home visiting program with a focus on early emotional and physical health intervention, and improving the life course and positive outcomes for women pregnant with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander baby. The program is voluntary for all eligible women and involves regular culturally appropriate home visits during pregnancy, infancy and until the child’s second birthday.

The Nurse Home Visitor works within the Home Visiting Team for the delivery of program content, building therapeutic relationships, stakeholder engagement and health promotion. All ANFPP staff receive intensive training in the ANFPP home visit guidelines, screening tools and related materials to best support parents in improving pregnancy outcomes, improving child health and development, and supporting parents to develop a vision for their own futures.

This strength-based program focuses on 5 client centred principles:                         

–        Focus on strengths

–        Focus on Solutions

–        Only small change is necessary

–        You are the expert of your life

–        Follow your Hearts desire.

 

What you need to apply:

–  Registered Nurse with a current AHPRA registration

– Evidence of your triple vaccination Status

– Current Working with Children’s Check

– Ability to travel for training as required

 

Desirable:

·       Have up to date knowledge on current immunisation schedule and associated issues (as per qualifications & policies & procedures).

·       Experience and/or studies towards antenatal care, neonatal care, midwifery, child health or family centred practice

·       Experience in the delivery of nursing services in a home, school or community visiting service environment

 

Benefits:

·       Nurses Award – $82,990 Annually (Depending on experience)

·       10% Super with choice of fund

·       Salary Packaging is a benefit of $15,900 available for Part or Full Time Employees

·       Access to free and confidential Employee Assistance Program

·       Professional development opportunities and support with CPD

·       Potential for relocation allowance

 

The Nurse Home Visitor will report to, and regularly engage in reflective supervision with the ANFPP Nurse Supervisor, and will function as integral part of Rumbalara’s ANFPP Home Visiting Team.

For more information about ANFPP please visit: www.anfpp.com.au

The successful applicant will be subject to reference and background checks including National Police Check.

For further information or to apply, please obtain a position description by emailing: kerry.morgan@raclimited.com.au or visit https://rumbalara.org.au/careers/

Your application must include: Your current resume, and a cover letter outlining the key selection criteria

Applications Close: Wednesday 22nd June 2022

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-operative is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

Closing Date for Applications: 22/6/2022
Name of Contact Person: Kerry Morgan
kerry.morgan@raclimited.com.au

About Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative

Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-Operative (RAC) is recognised as a leader among Aboriginal community-controlled organisations, maintaining a high profile in the public and private sectors across research, consultancy, policy development, and partnerships. RAC operates in a culturally appropriate, sensitive, community-controlled environment that maintains a holistic approach to service provision and emphasises the importance of family and community.

RAC has been a resource for, service provider and enabler of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities of the Greater Shepparton region since 1980. RAC is a cooperative working to provide a range of supports and services including:

•              Health and Wellbeing

•              Positive Ageing and Disability Services

•              Community Services

•              Asset and Infrastructure Services

•              Corporate Services

RAC has an annual budget of $19 million and a workforce of approximately 230 people. RAC is a significant

employer and economic contributor to the region and plays a high-profile leadership role as one of the larger

Aboriginal organisations in Australia. RAC is committed to ensuring the Aboriginal people in the Goulburn Valley have certainty of access to community-controlled services.