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Career Opportunities.

WHY WORK WITH US

Palliative Care South East is an attractive and principled employer. This means sustaining a positive culture which values and is supportive of its employees and volunteers.

We do this by maintaining a workplace environment that reflects our core values of respect, innovation, integrity and enablement, and by demonstrating trust, honesty and compassion in all that we do.

We achieve this by:

  • Placing our clients, their carers and families at the centre of what we do
  • Demonstrating leadership driven by contemporary palliative care approaches and practices
  • Providing an environment for continuous learning that celebrates achievement and embraces change
  • Encouraging staff to take up challenges and look for opportunities for improvement
  • Facilitating individual personal and professional growth
  • Building collaborative and positive teams
  • Providing a safe and flexible work environment
  • Offering competitive salaries and conditions including salary packaging

Current Vacancies.

Palliative Care South East is currently seeking skilled Registered Nurses and Administration Assistants to join our team.

Registered Nurse

Working within an interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse provides clinical palliative care nursing under the direction of the team leader. They will manage palliative symptomatic issues holistically, providing direct and/or consultative specialist palliative care for clients and their families/carers in their homes.

 

Community Palliative Care Nurse

Working within an interdisciplinary team, the Community Palliative Care Nurse will manage palliative symptomatic issues holistically, providing direct and/or consultative specialist palliative care for clients and their families/carers in their homes.

The Community Palliative Care Nurse will participate in care coordination and case management in partnership with appropriate external stakeholders or community service providers as requested.  The Community Palliative Care Nurse will display high levels of professional behaviours at all times and promote a positive workplace culture.

Specialist Community Palliative Care Nurse 

Working as a senior nurse within an interdisciplinary team, they will manage palliative symptomatic issues holistically, providing direct and/or consultative specialist palliative care for clients and their families/carers in their homes.

The senior nurse will participate in complex care coordination and case management in partnership with appropriate external stakeholders or community service providers as requested.  They will provide support to their teams, including Intake, Aged Care and day to day operational team duties.

The senior nurse will provide leadership, mentoring and staff development to members of their team. High levels of professional behaviours will always be displayed, and the promotion of a positive workplace culture is essential.

The senior nurse will play a key role in assisting and promoting change management.

Expressions of Interest –  Consumer Committee Member

If you believe in supporting people with a life-limiting illness and you want to make a social and community impact, consider becoming a Committee member with Palliative Care South East.

Palliative Care South East (PCSE) is a not for profit company that provides community-based palliative care in the south east region of Melbourne.  We support people with a life-limiting illness to live well and, in doing so, offer support at home to improve the quality of life of individuals, carers and families.

We provide specialist palliative care services to people of all ages in the Local Government areas of Cardinia, Casey, Greater Dandenong and part of Kingston and are funded by the Department of Health and Human Services.

Our organisation is overseen by a Board of Directors who have developed a Clinical Governance Committee to ensure a high quality standard of client care and to oversee clinical risk.

We are seeking persons interested in joining our Clinical Governance Committee in a Consumer representative capacity.

Requirements

  • Personal experience with palliative care in a community setting
  • Ability to attend quarterly meetings

Desirable experience 

  • Lived experience as a carer or receiver of community palliative care
  • Understanding of governance meetings and an interest in strategy or development of a community service

Please note this is a voluntary role and unpaid.

To submit your interest please call Lynn.hutchison@palliativecarese.org.au on 03 5991 1300.

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Locked Bag 2500
Cranbourne VIC 3977

T 03 5991 1300
F 03 5991 1301
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