Assistant in Nursing

Looking for the next step in your career and want to learn and gain experience in a supportive environment? If you are open minded, motivated, passionate and interested in helping deliver the services offered by Family Planning Australia, we would love to have you join the team.Looking for the right candidate to contribute to our team on a part time basis (16 hours per week)This role will based at both our Newington Clinic (8 hours per week on Mondays and 4 hours per week on Saturdays) and Penrith Clinic (4 hours per week on Thursdays)We are a leading and continually growing NFP organisationWe offer a friendly, collaborative team and you will have your contribution valuedOpportunities for continual growth within this roleBase Full Time Salary: $48,351Full Not For Profit Salary Packaging increasing your fortnightly take home payAbout the roleThe AIN plays an important role in supporting the operation of Family Planning Australia 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 during procedures.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 requirementsMust have Australian Working RightsA Criminal Record Check and Working With Children Check are required prior to commencement in this roleImmunisation/vaccination requirements apply to this roleAbout Family Planning AustraliaFamily Planning Australia 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 Australia 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.Family Planning Australia is a pro-choice organisation and all staff within the organisation are expected to actively support this core value.Our ValuesFamily Planning Australia 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 Family Planning Australia are expected to actively participate in the provision of abortion services within the full scope of their role. Must support the Family Planning Australia 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 Australia are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.To Apply:Please submit your current resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria listed in the position description.  NOTE: Your written communication skills, computer skills and ability to follow direction will be assessed based on your submitted resume and cover letter.We will be reviewing applications regularly, and the advertisement may be closed early if the position is successfully recruited to.Please note: If you are unable to view the attached position description, please visit our careers page and click on the position description link bottom of the respective job advert. Family Planning Australia is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.Closing date for the role is 13 FEBRUARY 2023. Family Planning Australia does not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications. Position Description - AIN3 - Metro 45000 AUD Newington 2127