Registered Nurse / Enrolled Nurse / Personal Care Attendant

Organisation Overview:

Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-operative (RAC) is recognised as a leader among Aboriginal community-controlled organisations, maintaining a high profile in the public and private sectors across research, consultancy, policy development, and partnerships. RAC operates in a culturally appropriate, sensitive, community-controlled environment that maintains a holistic approach to service provision and emphasises the importance of family and community.

RAC has been a resource, service provider and enabler of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities of the Greater Shepparton region since 1980. RAC is a cooperative working to provide a range of supports and services including:

  • Health and wellbeing
  • Positive aging and disability services
  • Community services
  • Asset and infrastructure services
  • Corporate services

RAC has an annual budget of $19 million and a workforce of approximately 230 people. RAC is a significant employer and economic contributor to the region and plays a high profile leadership role as one of the larger Aboriginal organisations in Australia. RAC is committed to ensuring the Aboriginal people in the Goulburn Valley have certainty of access to community-controlled services.

Role Purpose:

Provide clinical care and support that enhances Elders wellbeing, delivering high quality care, and
maintaining an optimal level of dignity, respect, comfort, and quality of life for residents.

Employment Conditions:
  • All staff are required to sign a confidentiality agreement on appointment to the organisation
  • Probationary / qualifying periods apply to all new positions
  • All staff are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct of the Co-operative (available to view)
  • All staff are required to follow the policies and procedures to the department and the Co-operative (manuals are available to view)
  • A commitment to equal opportunity and Occupational Health and Safety principles and practices is required
  • Salary packaging is available to permanent part time and full-time staff
  • Tenure of positions at Rumbalara will be tied to existing contracted funding arrangements

What do you need to apply?
• Certificate III in Aged Care or equivalent to work as a personal care attendant
• Clinical staff must hold a current AHPRA registration
• Experience in working in an Aboriginal organisation and/or knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal
culture and history
• Have a current National Police Check, or willing to obtain
• COVID Vaccination Certificate in accordance with the government guidelines

• Above Award Wage
• 11% Superannuation with choice of fund
• Access to free and confidential Employee Assistance Program
• Professional development opportunities

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