Assistant in Nursing


An assistant in nursing is a versatile role delivering exceptional services by following protocol and under the instructions of a registered nurse. An assistant in nursing performs acute client care tasks such as personal care, and simple medical care such as wound management, and will usually be actively involved in mobility and exercise programs, supporting clients to complete the exercises safely.

The successful candidate will possess the following:


  • Current National Police Clearance Certificate (no more than 6 months old)
  • Current Provide First Aid Certificate (including CPR)
  • Current Driver’s Licence and reliable vehicle (or reliable transport)
  • Certificate III in Acute Care
  • Understanding of holistic, person-centred principles
  • Practical clinical experience within the aged care environment
  • An understanding of the Aged Care Accreditation Standards
  • Ability to prioritise work and tasks for effective completion
  • Good verbal and written skills
  • Good computer skills and experience with commonly used software and applications


  • Proven experience within the healthcare sector (aged care, disability and community)
  • Speak languages other than English

*2nd and 3rd-year nursing students currently completing their studies may register without other qualifications or experience. Evidence of current enrolment and most recent academic transcripts must be presented.

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