Enrolled Nurse



Primary Objective: Provides direct nursing care to clients within procedural/policy guidelines under direct or indirect supervision of a Registered Nurse/Midwife with some autonomy where working in teams is required.   Context Statement: See Detailed Position Characteristics for further information on Nurse 1 positions within NT Health .   Key Duties and Responsibilities: Works in therapeutic and professional relationships with individuals, as well as with families, groups and communities.

Accountable, under supervision of the Registered Nurse/Midwife, for the planning, provision and communication of nursing/midwifery care to an allocated group of clients. Follows defined service quality standards, work health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.   Selection Criteria Essential: 1.

       Current registration as an Enrolled Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia or eligible for same. 2.        Demonstrated ability to collaborate with the person receiving care and the healthcare team, under supervision of the Registered Nurse/Midwife , to plan and deliver appropriate, skilled and timely person-centered care whilst promoting client independence and involvement in care decision-making.

3.        Demonstrated effective communication skills to engage others in a mature, confident manner to achieve positive client outcomes, including providing information and/or advice on clinical issues within the Enrolled Nurse scope of practice. 4.

       Demonstrated awareness of the social and cultural issues, influences and sensitivities that influence nursing care provision for clients and families.   Further Information: Department of Health has a Smoke Free Policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke anywhere on Departmental premises, facilities or vehicles, nor whilst working off-site.

Positions may be subject to pre-employment checks such as immunisation requirements, working with children clearance notice and criminal history checks. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history. More information on pre-employment checks specific to this role can be sourced through the vacancy contact.


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7 Dec 2019


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