Registered Nurse

Job Description

Registered Nurse | Blue Care | Capricorn Aged Care Facility

  • Employment Term: Permanent part time (minimum 45 hours per fortnight maximum 75 hours a fortnight)
  • Location: Capricorn Aged Care Facility
  • Remuneration:  $40.45 - $52 (based on experience) permanent base rate (+23% for casual rate) + 11 % Super + Not for Profit Salary Packaging of up to $15,900  (increases your take home pay) + Penalties & Allowances   
  • Rural & remote allowance of $250 per fortnight in addition to your fortnightly pay ($6,500 per year for up to 24 months totalling $13,000) (based on FTE)
  • Sign on and retention bonuses of up to $27,500 over 24 months (based on FTE)

If you're looking to relocate to Yeppoon, we can assist with a highly attractive rental and relocation package of up to $12,500 (reimbursement upon receipts once employed) 

Make a meaningful difference with BlueCare

We’re looking for someone who wants to make the world a little better through small moments that leave big impacts. To build meaningful relationships and make a difference in the lives of others. 

An integral part of our big-hearted BlueCare team, as a Registered Nurse you’ll be encouraged to grow, develop and feel empowered to make the everyday easier for the people we care so passionately about. 

Let’s make a meaningful difference, together.

Your part in our BlueCare team

As a Registered Nurse provide person-centred care to your residents, ensuring a safe environment within the facility and applying your clinical skills to improving their quality of life through activities that include: 

  • Assess, plan and implement client care within your scope
  • Consider physical, social and psychological requirements
  • Create and update care plans to reflect developing needs
  • Ensure clinical quality compliance standards are met
  • Work collaboratively with other multi-disciplinary team members

We encourage our team to be creative and enjoy themselves while contributing to our success. Come join one of the most trusted community and residential care providers in Australia.

What makes a difference for us? 

  • Excellent communication and clinical problem-solving skills
  • Confidence in managing your time effectively, including an ability to work autonomously.
  • General nursing experience, post-registration
  • NDIS Workers Screening Clearance or willingness to obtain
  • Full, unrestricted AHPRA registration and unlimited work entitlements

What makes a difference for you? 

With a Blue Nurses legacy dating back to 1953, Blue Care is one of Queensland’s largest and most trusted not-for-profit providers of community and in-home care, residential aged care, disability services and retirement living.

  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance 
  • Save tax and increase your take home pay by salary packaging your everyday living expenses and bills (up to $15,900) and meal entertainment (up to $2,650) per annum 
  • A recognition and rewards platform, providing employee discounts at hundreds of retailers, including everyday expenses, holidays, health insurance, annual awards celebration, wellbeing and employee assistance programs 
  • A positive and inclusive team based on respect, shared standards, strong values and a commitment to serving others 
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave and 2 weeks paid partner leave, available after 6 months service, in addition to the government scheme 
  • Diversity and inclusive leave, offering paid gender affirmation leave and cultural leave options (paid and unpaid) for those who may celebrate Lunar New Year, Diwali, Ramadan, NAIDOC weeks and other significant cultural events
  • Career development opportunities with one of the most trusted community and residential care providers in Australia to challenge yourself, grow and make a meaningful difference  

Blue Care is proudly part of the UnitingCare Family, we’d love you to be too

Joining the state’s largest network of aged care workers with its over 8,000 strong, bright team in blue, you’ll also be welcomed as part of the UnitingCare family. With more than 16,500 staff and 9,000 volunteers across our brands of Blue Care, Lifeline, ARRCS, The Wesley Hospital, Buderim Private Hospital, St Stephen’s Hospital, and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, you are part of something bigger. Our team are compassionate, inclusive and committed to the work we do, helping people live life in all its fullness.

Start making a difference today

Diversity & Inclusion 

Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here.  At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. Demonstrating our commitment to reconciliation and building long-term employment opportunities for First Nations peoples, UnitingCare strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants for this position.  

Safe workplace 

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.