Assistant in Nursing

Permanent Part Time and CasualLocation: Family Planning NSW – Metro ClinicsBase Full Time Salary: $48,351  Full Not For Profit Salary Packaging available increasing take home payAll applications must consist of an up-to-date CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria. Written communication skills will specifically be assessed based on the quality of your cover letter. About Family Planning NSWFamily Planning NSW (FPNSW) is the leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services in NSW.  As an independent not-for-profit organisation we offer expert clinical care, information and advice for everybody in every family as well as education and training and evidence-based research to support doctors, nurses and other professionals.Family Planning NSW is committed to excellence in meeting the reproductive and sexual health needs of the community.  We achieve this by providing best practice, accredited clinical services, enhancing the knowledge and skills of service providers, improving the body of knowledge about reproductive and sexual health through rigorous research and evaluation, and leading international development projects to promote the rights of marginalised people in developing countries.Our ValuesFPNSW is a pro-choice organisationStaff are expected to fully support an individual’s right to choose regarding their pregnancy, whether that be parenting, adoption/foster care or abortionAs an abortion service provider, all staff at FPNSW are expected to actively participate in the provision of abortion services within the full scope of their role. Must support the Family Planning NSW values:Human rights focus - promoting the rights of all people to reproductive and sexual healthIntegrity - maintaining a strong ethical base, being accountable and transparentInclusiveness - valuing and respecting diversity without judgmentEquity of access - ensuring access to our services for all including priority populationsClient centred - placing the needs of the whole person at the centre of our workCommitment to excellence - ensuring high standards in all our workA just culture – a balanced accountability for both individuals and the organisationCOVID VaccinationIn accordance with NSW Public Health Orders, all staff employed by Family Planning NSW are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.Position OverviewThe AIN plays an important role in supporting the operation of Family Planning NSW clinics. This is a multi-faceted role which is responsible for providing clinical supports to the organisation including assisting medical officers and registered nurses with the care of clients.The position is also responsible for the provision of high quality reception services and administration support to clients, visitors, clinical and non-clinical staff to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the centre.  The AIN works within the multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of services which are safe, effective and client centred.Selection Criteria EssentialBasic knowledge and understanding of the principles of infection controlDemonstrated ability to support clients and provide assistance during clinical proceduresCurrent CPR certificateSound computer skills, including MS Office applicationsDemonstrated ability to provide customer service, reception and administrative support including billing, cash handling and reconciliationProven strong interpersonal, negotiation, written and oral communication skillsDemonstrated high level customer service skills, including conflict resolutionHigh level ability to manage competing demands and adapt effectively to changeAbility to perform tasks under the direction of the clinician with minimal supervision, as well as within a broader teamDesirableCurrent NSW driver’s licenseExperience in a clinical/primary health care setting including use of, or willingness to develop competency in, the use of autoclaves and medical appointment booking systemsExperience in providing services to relevant population groups, particularly people from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, CALD background, people with disability or young peopleOther requirementsA Criminal Record Check and Working With Children Check are required prior to commencement in this roleImmunisation/vaccination requirements apply to this roleTo ApplyYour application must include a:Resume (CV); andCover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the selection criteria listed in the position description.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. To learn more about the role, responsibilities and the required pre-employment checks, please see the position description.  If you are unable to view the attached position description, please visit our careers page at and click on the position description link at the bottom of the relevant job advert.FPNSW is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.Closing date for applications is 01 AUGUST 2022. If interested, we encourage you to apply promptly.  Applications will be assessed as they are received, with suitable candidates contacted and progressed without delay. FPNSW does not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications. 48000 AUD Newington 2127