Mission Australia

  • Casual
  • Location: Orange, NSW 2800
  • Salary: $53.46/hr
  • Make a meaningful difference to the lives of Australians in need
Life at Mission Australia
When you join the team at Mission Australia, you become part of a community who are determined to end homelessness and ensure people in need can thrive. United by our Christian purpose and values, we stand together with anyone who needs us, for as long as they need us. Find out more

about us


our purpose


Your Opportunity
Benjamin Short Grove is a 60-bedder residential aged care facility. This role is responsible for the day-to-day operation of duties that require ongoing and daily attention in order to ensure the delivery of personal care and services to the care recipients in accordance with the undertakings and obligations of the provider as detailed in the Care recipient agreement.
Your key responsibilities will be to:
  • Ensure prompt and regular delivery of appropriate feedback to the Director of Care regarding personal care delivery and services including observations regarding care/service deficiencies and suggestions regarding the elimination of such deficiencies.
  • Monitor and report to the Director of care regarding the implementation or otherwise of Infection Control procedures by Care and Wellness Assistants and other staff.
  • Ensure care recipients care notes and records are maintained as required and in accordance with the Director of Care.
  • Assist the Director of Care in establishing a waiting list of appropriate and eligible future residents for the facility
  • Case conferences with visiting GP’s, mental health case workers, pharmacist and relatives will take place as scheduled.
  • Liaison will take place with allied health staff including but not limited to optometrists, psychiatrists, dentists, psychogeriatricians, podiatrists, specialists and therapists in regards to the residents health status etc.
  • Ensure that care recipients attend appointments as scheduled and correct documentation is maintained.
  • If necessary, ensure that the transferring of care recipients to hospital is attended to correctly – ring ambulance, complete transfer form, contact visiting GP and relatives/person responsible.
  • On the care recipients return from hospital ensure any changes in medications are attended to, the GP is notified & medication chart is amended. Also ensure the relative or person responsible is notified of return.
  • As required ensure the safe and efficient delivery of medication to care recipients , liaising as is necessary with representatives of the pharmacy.
  • Assist visiting doctors who attend the facility to conduct care recipient consultations.
Requirements for Success
  • Currently registered with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse (Division 1)
  • Computer literate
  • At least 12 months experience working in Aged Care as a Registered Nurse
  • Experienced dealing with challenging behaviours
  • Mental Health background (desirable)
  • Flu and Covid vaccination (minimum 1st dose) is mandatory
  • NDIS Workers Screen clearance (or the willingness to obtain one)
Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications, referee checks and NDIS.
Our culture
Our innovative and inclusive culture will ensure you feel valued at Mission Australia as you help Australians in need and develop in your career.
We prioritize the safety and wellbeing of everyone, both within our team and the individuals we serve.
We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment. We actively support and encourage people of all backgrounds; gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion, and sexual orientation to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. So, whoever you are, if you’re skilled and actively support our purpose and values, you would be welcome at Mission Australia.
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Your benefits
  • Rewarding work – every day you know you’re making a real difference
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging, reducing your tax (details via

  • Generous discounts with health insurance and major retailers
  • Free external, confidential counselling and access to

    chaplaincy support


How to apply
To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘Apply for this job’. As a committed

Circle Back Initiative

employer, we will respond to your application.

For further information regarding working with us, visit

Working for Mission Australia.
Applications will be shortlisted as they are received. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered. Thank you.

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