Assistant in Nursing - Casual

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

Our purpose is `great care every day'.

About your opportunity:

Casual positions available within the Central Sterilising Department, at Townsville University Hospital.

The Assistant in Nursing (AIN) works under the supervision and direction of the Registered Nurse (RN) who acts in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia's decision-making framework. The AIN assists and provides nursing support to the Registered Nurses (RN) and Enrolled Nurses (EN) and provides care for patients and families.

The ideal applicant will be someone who has proven ability and can demonstrate the following: 

  • Assist clients with activities of daily living and other tasks as delegated by the registered nurse/midwife.
  • Work effectively with clients, colleagues and the multidisciplinary team.
  • Effectively communicate information verbally and in writing.
  • Use or learn to use information systems appropriate to the position.
  • Willingness to undertake education as required by the role.

Casual rates of $40.83 to $44.71 per hour (Nurse Grade 1, Band 1)


  • Mandatory for Central Sterilising Department: Successful completion of Certificate III in Sterilisation from an approved training organisation based on nationally accredited competencies or equivalent. If qualification has not been completed, the successful applicant will have 12 months to complete the qualification as a condition of their employment.
  • 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
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role: Hepatitis A/B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Pertussis.
  • Shift Workers: Appointees will be required to work all shifts in accordance with the unit roster, which will include participation in an on-call roster.
  • Probation period may apply.
  • Pre-employment checks will be conducted.

Please refer to the Role Description for further details.

Why make the change?

Appreciate the change of pace as you immerse yourself in a tropical North Queensland lifestyle.

Enjoy work / life balance in Townsville! ( )


Contact: Alecia Cox on 07 4433 3481.

Apply ONLINE by: Tuesday 25 June 2024.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

11 June 2024
Location: Australia Queensland Townsville region
Salary: As per State Award AUD per year
Work type:
Locum Tenens
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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