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Assistant in Nursing (Sub Acute Care Unit) Full-time Job

1 week ago   Nursing   Townsville region   2 views
Job Details

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is world-class healthcare for northern Queensland.

Our purpose is `great care every day'.

Are you someone who is passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession?

Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our vision, purpose and values?

  • Put patients first in all that you do to optimise a seamless patient journey.
  • Committed to achieving health equity and continuously improving safety and quality.
  • Contribute to a high performing team, demonstrating a culture that lives our values.

About your opportunity

Permanent part-time, 32 hours per fortnight.

The Assistant in Nursing (AIN) works under the supervision and direction of the Registered Nurse, who acts in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia's decision-making framework. The AIN assists and provide nursing support to the Registered nurses and Enrolled nurses and provides care for patients and families. The RN delegates patient care and service activities to the AIN, however, the AIN retains responsibility for their personal actions and fulfilling their role within their approved scope of practice.

The Sub Acute Care Service at the Townsville University Hospital provides restorative and rehabilitation services and promotes independence in activities of daily living that helps regain functional capacity and reduce functional decline. The Sub-Acute Care Unit (SACU) is designed to provide therapeutic programs and activities for hospitalised patients to meet their functional, cognitive and social goals within the rehabilitation and restorative model of care.

Generous pro rata remuneration package(based on full-time equivalent value) up to $31,173 p.a. comprising:

  • Salary range of $29.80 to $32.63 p.h. (Nurse Grade 1 Band 1)
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • 12.75% employercontribution to superannuation

Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options ( ), shift and locality allowances, employee wellness and assistance programs, and access to corporate discounts.


  • It is a mandatory requirement to be and to remain vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role:Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Pertussis.
  • Highly Desirable: Applicants who meet one of the following criteria are considered highly desirable:
    • Hold a relevant Certificate III in Aged Care, Health Service Assistant or equivalent, or
    • Successful completion of the first semester full-time equivalent Diploma of Nursing course including all theoretical and clinical competencies, or
    • Successful completion of the first year full-time equivalent undergraduate Bachelor of Nursing course including all theoretical and clinical competencies.
  • 3 month probation period may apply.
  • Pre-employment checks will be conducted.

Please refer to the Role Description for further details.

Why make the change?

Living in Townsville ( ); a vibrant, dynamic city and the largest regional centre in northern Australia allows easy access to The Strand ( ) and Magnetic Island. ( )


Contact: Jacalyn Bates on 07 4433 4304.

Apply ONLINE by: Thursday 29 September 2022

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.