Great Southern - Kojonup

Vacancy Number: 1709

Registered Nurse - Aged Care

About the Role
  • Opportunity exists for a eperienced Registered Nurse, to join a indepdndent aged care facility in Kojonup. Springhaven Lodge is a twenty two bed residential care facility owned by the Shire of Kojonup and is located approximately three hours south of Perth. Kojonup vibrant rural community and farming district with spectacular wildflowers during the wildflower season.
Experience & Skills
  • APHRA Registration as a Registered Nurse
  • At least twelve months Aged Care experience. This experience may be from working as a Personal Carer or as a Registered Nurse in Aged Care.
  • A current police clearance is essential
  • Australian work rights
  • A natural leader who will support and mentor a team
  • Excellent clinical and observation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • The successful applicant will need to be available to work public and school holidays
What's on Offer
  • A permanent part time/ full time position
  • We are prepared to look at a flexible working roster which could include drive in, drive out for the right candidate.
  • Opportunities to expand knowledge and education in aged care
  • Close knit rural community
  • A supportive team that values our residents.
  • Subsidised accomodation can be discussed
  • Rate of pay is negotiable and will be discussed at interview
  • Relocation support may be able to be provied through Rural Health West to the right applicant
Practice Type Aged Care
Full Time / Part Time Full time
Map of Great Southern

Great Southern

The Great Southern region, located south-east of Perth, covers an area of approximately 87,000 square kilometres and has a population of about 80,000 people.

The regional centre is the historic port town of Albany, which has one of the best natural anchorages in the southern hemisphere. Other centres include Denmark, a popular coastal holiday town, as well as the agricultural centres of Katanning and Mount Barker. The Great Southern is a burgeoning area of Western Australia, combining as it does a spectacular coastline that sweeps into quiet coves and protected inlets with a lush interior that has proved a perfect growth area for viticulture with a growing reputation in cool climate premium wine production. The oceans here provide food and protected waters for dolphins, seals and whales whilst the rural areas of the region have become a focus for two-legged lovers of gourmet foods.

There are over 70 doctors working across 24 practices throughout the region. Nine of these are solo practitioner practices.