Clinical RN (ANUM)

Are you an experienced Clinical Registered Nurse (ANUM) seeking an Aged Care contract?

Locum Clinical Registered Nurse (ANUM) job ref: 1507849
Location: Portland, Victoria
Salary: $70 – $85 per hour DOE plus super, plus accommodation and travel support 

Are you an experienced Registered Nurse seeking an Aged Care contract? 
Please quote job reference: 1507849

About our client:
Our client offers comprehensive integrated health services to the community, including hospital-based medical and surgical care, medical imaging (radiology), pharmacy, and pathology services. Additionally, they operate a 24/7 Urgent Care Centre for emergency treatment and provide residential aged care for 30 residents.

About the role:
Our valued client is seeking a highly skilled and dedicated Clinical Registered Nurse to assume the role of Shift In-Charge at their 30-bed residential aged care facility.
This full-time, short-term locum position requires the leadership of nursing teams across all shifts, including weekends, to ensure the highest standards of care for residents. The successful candidate will be responsible for all RN-specific assessments, documentation, and communication activities.
This contract is based in the beautiful coastal town of Portland, Victoria. Just beyond the end of the Great Ocean Road, this location will offer plenty to do on your days off. 
This opportunity has a start date of 11 June, for a 3-month period.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership and oversight of nursing staff on assigned shifts
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments and ensure accurate documentation of resident care
  • Communicate effectively with residents, families, and multidisciplinary teams
  • Ensure adherence to Aged Care Standards and Accreditation requirements
  • Manage and optimize the use of the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI)
  • Deliver person-centred care using an evidence-based approach
  • Support staff through internal and external changes, fostering a positive team environment
  • Commit to ongoing professional development and stay current with industry practices and technology

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of experience in the Aged Care sector 
  • Proven clinical knowledge, skills, and leadership experience in Residential Aged Care
  • Thorough understanding of Aged Care Standards and Accreditation requirements
  • Proficient in financial management and ACFI processes
  • High level of clinical competence, serving as a role model for nursing staff
  • Sensitivity to the needs and issues of individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Strong team leadership skills with the ability to manage change
  • Commitment to professional development and adept at using communication applications and technology


  • Membership in an appropriate professional association
  • Post Graduate clinical qualifications


Certificates, Licences and Registrations:
  • Current employee police check
  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA

Other Requirements

  • Current evidence of immunisation history and / or serology results

To apply for this position please apply online or forward your resume to [email protected]

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For more information about this role or any other nursing positions you have seen advertised please contact Vicky Langridge in confidence, on 0497 038 608 or email [email protected] to arrange a suitable time for a chat.

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Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Contract or Temp
Job Ref: 1507849

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