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Illawarra Diggers Aged and Community Care

Illawarra Diggers in Corrimal has been providing high quality care to our aged community members for more than 73 years. We provide a friendly, caring and homely environment that seeks to enhance the quality of life of every resident.


Team Leader/Enrolled Nurse – Aged Care (permanent)

Illawarra Diggers is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that has been providing high quality care to the community of Wollongong for more than 70 years. We provide a friendly, caring and homely environment that seeks to enhance the quality of life of every resident.
An opportunity exists for an experienced aged care Team Leader who has obtained either an Enrolled Nurse or Certificate IV in Aged Care or equivalent (with Medications Competency) to join our team.

Reporting to the Care Manager, you will need to demonstrate:

  1. a passion for caring for and supporting older people to maintain dignity and choice in their daily lives;
  2. the ability to provide and document the care and services necessary;
  3. proven leadership and management of other care staff as well as liaising with families, health professionals and senior management;
  4. an understanding and working knowledge of the Aged Care Quality Standards;
  5. verbal, written and computer skills to a high standard.

Skills in ACFI reviews and assessments will be well regarded.
You will also require a current First Aid Certificate valid for at least 6 months at commencement.

Why Join Us?

We will provide you with:

  • a role with scope to positively effect the quality of care and support provided to our residents;
  • a supportive and caring environment;
  • a competitive salary through our collective agreement;
  • professional development opportunities.

If you are looking for a role where you can make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our older community, as well as lead and inspire others by your high standards and leadership qualities, then we would like to hear from you.

Employment will be conditional on a successful police check and ongoing compliance with the requirements of the Aged Care Act and Aged Care Quality Standards in this respect.


Registered Nurses – Aged Care (Full Time, Permanent Part Time and Casual Roles)

Illawarra Diggers is seeking to appoint Registered Nurses into several roles, ideally with experience in Aged Care, to join our dedicated team.

To be considered you will have:

  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency(AHPRA)
  • Exceptional clinical leadership skills and knowledge.
  • Current skills and knowledge as per the (AHPRA) Professional Standards, Codes and Guidelines.
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • A passion for working with older people
  • Ability to work in a professional team environment
  • A high level of written & oral communication and computer literacy
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Influenza Vaccination for 2020
  • Ability to work rostered shifts and weekends

It will also be an advantage to have:

  • Palliative experience
  • Wound management experience
  • Infection control management experience
  • Working knowledge of Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI)
  • Knowledge and experience in the aged care accreditation process.

We will provide you with:

  • A supportive and caring environment
  • A competitive salary through our collective agreement
  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Corporate uniform
  • Salary packaging options

If you are looking for a role where you can make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our older community then we would like to hear from you.
Employment is conditional on a successful police check and medical assessment.


About Us

Contact Info

8 Blundell Parade, Corrimal NSW 2518

Telephone. (02) 4225 4700
Facsimile. (02) 4225 4750
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