Position Details
Reference Number 16590
Position Title Community Nurse
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Adelaide, 43 Franklin Street
Award Classification Nursing Employees & ANMF-SA Enterprise Agreement 2019 - Clinical Nurse RN2 Year 1 to 4
Hours Per Fortnight 76
Position Summary

An exciting opportunity exists for a passionate and flexible Community Nurse, to join the Streetlink Youth Health Service. This is a permanent full-time position offering 38 hours per week.


About Us:

Uniting Communities is a significant not-for-profit community service and welfare organisation within South Australia with over 800 staff and 600 volunteers, offering multi-dimensional services across the State ranging from community support, health, financial counselling, youth, aged care, mental health, relationships counselling and disability support services. With strong values, vision, a committed staff and volunteer group, Uniting Communities enhances the lives of many through community strengthening, quality service delivery and advocacy. 


Streetlink is a free and confidential youth health service that provides a safe place for young people aged 12 to 25, who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, to seek information and support, connection to services, or just chat with someone who cares. Our medical clinic, and drug and alcohol counselling service work in a collaborative and holistic manner to support young people across metropolitan Adelaide. Our Streetlink medical service is in a time of reinvigoration, and thus we are seeking a Community Nurse with the willingness to engage in supported remodelling of the service, ensuring it best meets the needs of community. 


The Role - you will provide:

  • Comprehensive clinical nursing services including support for AOD and mental health issues, immunisations, ante and post-natal care, child and adolescent health issues, sexual health and contraception, health screening and health education
  • Referrals to other health programs, counselling and advocacy services
  • Accurate and ongoing client medical records utilising Medical Director and other software

About You - you will have:

  • Qualifications and training as a Registered Nurse (Level 2) / Community Nurse
  • Professional experience in the delivery of community nursing services
  • Experience working with young adults, adolescents and children
  • Experience responding to mental health, sexual health and substance use
  • Experience providing ante and post-natal care
  • Excellent written and verbal skills and an ability to engage with a broad range of people
  • Strong ability to build strong and effective working relationships
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft office

Midwifery, paediatric and/or mental health qualifications will be highly regarded.




Uniting Communities' employees may take advantage of significant salary packaging arrangements which provide substantial financial benefits. In addition, employees may access paid maternity leave, development opportunities, an Early Intervention Physio Program and discounted private health insurance.


Your application:


Please attach a cover letter addressing the Position Description and a current resume including the names of 2 current referees.


As an organisation we take the responsibility to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and all staff recruited to work in those areas are required to sign off on and work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks.

Contact Person Bec Kennedy
Contact Number 0401171839
Alternate Contact Person Melissa Shee
Alternate Contact Number 0409285467
Closing Date 24/05/2020
Position Description
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