Enrolled Nurse or Registered Nurse - Dunolly Nursing Home

This is an exciting opportunity with the re-development of our new Maryborough Hospital, for a motivated Enrolled Nurse or Registered Nurse to join our team at Dunolly Nursing Home in either a permanent or fixed term position!
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Department: Maryborough District Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Central Goldfields
Reference: VG/23086
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2023
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Enrolled Nurse EN2 - April 2023.pdf (PDF, 239KB)
Job Specification

Registered Nurse Grade 2 - March 2023.pdf (PDF, 224KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jenny Mustey
jmustey@mdhs.vic.gov.au or 5468 2915

Position Details

MDHS services the Central Goldfields and Pyrenees Shire with campuses in Avoca, Dunolly and Maryborough. The strong clinical and social links between the three campuses ensure that the community is cared for by qualified staff who are committed to high standards of person-centred care. MDHS is one of the largest employers in the region, providing the perfect setting to become part of our team and community.

Enrolled Nurse or Registered Nurse – Dunolly Nursing Home

Permanent Part Time or Full Time  – Up to Full Time  

Fixed Term - Part Time - 32 Hours per fortnight - Commencing 22nd May 2023 Until 7th April 2024

Classification: IB72

Award: Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020 - 2024

This is an exciting opportunity with the re-development of our new Maryborough Hospital for a motivated Enrolled Nurse or Registered Nurse to join our team at Dunolly Nursing Home in either a permanent or fixed term position! Working in a small rural setting, our ideal applicant is passionate about aged care, demonstrates an ability to work independently as well as effectively within a team, with excellent communication, committed to Montesorri Model of Care, organisational and time management skills.

We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Embrace and promote the values of MDHS – Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability & Togetherness
  • Experience in Aged Care Nursing preferred
  • Knowledge of Aged Care Accreditation and ACFI viewed favourably
  • Patient-centred care
  • Professional Communication and people skills
  • Person-centered focus
  • Basic Life Support Certificate

What's in it for you?

  • Great Working Environment – Join a group of motivated health care professionals with a Permanent contract. Opportunity to join the Social Club, offering a wide range of social events and local retail discounts.
  • Fantastic Earning Potential – Generous Base Salary under the Nurses and Midwife EBA with Salary Packaging available
  • Supportive Culture with Continuous Improvement Opportunities – Culture that promotes and embraces the organisational values of GREAT (Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Togetherness) and encourages and supports employees to engage in professional development with access to the Centred of Inspired Learning and Simulation Lab.


Enrolled Nurse

Qualifications / Experience

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Demonstration of an NMBA approved qualification in administration of medicines, with an Administration of Medication Scope of up to four/five routes (as applicable).

Specialist Expertise

  • EEN who demonstrates commitment to professional development, maintaining a record of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as per the AHPRA requirements.
  • Demonstrates person-centred focus, adaptability, respecting diversity, innovative thinking, application of evidence into practice and self-management
  • Demonstrates people and communication skills including relationship building, co-operation, conflict resolution, influencing others and facilitating open discussions.

Personal Qualities

  • Awareness of limitations in own knowledge and seek appropriate education and training as required
  • Awareness of own values and beliefs surrounding healthcare with an ability to identify and respect an alternative view

Registered Nurse


  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse with no restrictions. Technical/Professional Knowledge and skills

Specialist Expertise

  • Sound understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Registered Nurse
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, visitors and staff at all levels within the organisation
  • Ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Knowledge of and involvement in evidence-based practice and research activities
  • Commitment to ongoing education and professional development to ensure working within current scope of practice.

Personal Qualities

  • Excellent organisational skills particularly with respect to time management
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication and computer skills at the level required to fulfil the role.

For further information, please contact Jenny Mustey via email on jmustey@mdhs.vic.gov.au  or on 5468 2915.

Applications for this position close on Sunday 1st October 2023.

Applications are to include:

-          Covering Letter

-          Resume

-          Written response to the Key Selection Criteria, available in the Position Description on the position advertisement.

Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

MDHS is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments are subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and a Working with Children Check. NDIS Workers Screening will be required for workers identified as working within a risk assessed role.


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