Nurses

Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference every day?

  • Work in a multi-disciplinary team delivering integrated patient-centred healthcare
  • Work in a safe, new and state-of-the art centre with access to the latest technology
  • Enjoy the satisfaction which comes from doing work which matters, working with a diverse patient population in a corrections environment
  • Opportunities available for Registered Nurses, Registered Nurse Specialists in Drug & Alcohol and Mental Health, and Nurse Practitioners.

Our Health Services team provide primary care based on a patient-centred model allowing patients to actively participate in their health management. The team will work closely with correctional staff to deliver holistic and integrated patient-centred health services that:

  • Treat and prevent communicable disease, and proactively treat chronic disease;
  • Educate custodial patients on healthy living and lifestyle choices;
  • Assist with reintegration back into the community and provide continuity of care; and
  • Address the diverse needs of the custodial patient population, including men, women and culturally and linguistically diverse peoples through specific tailoring.

Reporting to the Clinical Team Leader, you will provide comprehensive and sustainable primary health care to patients in our correctional environment.

To help us make a difference, you will need:

  • Hold a current unconditional and unrestricted registration as a Registered or Enrolled Nurse, with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Experience in a primary health or acute setting as part of a formal post graduate program or two years full time equivalent experience without a formal post graduate program
  • Recognition as a Nurse Immuniser in NSW or a willingness to work towards same would be highly favourable
  • Well developed written, communication and interpersonal skills and ability to adapt communication appropriately
  • Self-management, motivation and resilience abilities essential to working in a complex environment
  • Cultural awareness including understanding the impact and management and working with people of different ethnic backgrounds, customs and contemporary issues
  • The highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behaviour

Join us and make a difference every day

Life in the Clarence Valley

Grafton, set on the Clarence River is the main service centre for the Clarence Valley and rich in natural beauty.  Located on the mid-north coast of NSW, approx. 6 hours’ drive from Sydney and 4 hours Brisbane. It the largest city in the pictures Clarence Valley and offers an idyllic lifestyle. With recent upgrades to the Pacific Highway and investment in the area it is becoming highly desirable place to live, work and bring up a family. It offers affordable housing, good schools, excellent sports and recreation facilities and is easy to get around. You can choose to live by the beach or hinterland both an easy 40 mins commute from the Correctional Centre.

Accommodating up to 1,700 inmates, the state-of-the-art Clarence Correctional Centre in Northern New South Wales is focussed on rehabilitation to reduce reoffending rates, without compromising safety and security.

This is not just an amazing career opportunity but offers unparalleled lifestyle opportunities coupled with secure employment and future career opportunities.

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  • Registered Nurse

    • Exciting long-term career opportunities
    • Join a dynamic team and working environment
    • Brand new technology infrastructure, state of the art facility

    You will join Australia’s most innovative and largest correctional centre and have the opportunity to play a key position within the Serco team.

     Apply now

  • Nurse Practitioner

    • Live by the beach or the hinterland
    • Full-time or Part-time including weekend work, we can be flexible to suit your needs!
    • Enjoy a truly autonomous role with professional support

    This is an exciting and rewarding career opportunity for a Primary Health Nurse Practitioner to join the Health Services team at the new state-of-the-art Correctional Centre in Grafton.

    Apply now

  • Registered Nurse Specialist - Drug & Alcohol

    • Bring your expertise in Drug & Alcohol treatment to this specialist role
    • Work in a passionate multidisciplinary team with a unique focus on rehabilitation
    • Make a difference everyday

    You will have the opportunity to fully utilise your skills and experience and be part of the delivery of timely holistic care. 

    Apply now

Why Serco?

A career with Serco will be more than you imagine. You'll be challenged. You'll be inspired. And you'll be proud to make a positive difference.

 

 

Meaningful work

You will do interesting work that matters

  • Build a fulfilling career and do work that you enjoy
  • Deliver essential services that improve people’s lives
  • Have a say in how we can do things better and make your mark.

A world of opportunity

Our diverse and global operations offer you incredible opportunities to learn and expand your career

  • A role that matches your area of expertise
  • Broaden your experience and learn from expert colleagues
  • Apply your skills in new ways and even in another part of the world.

Great people

Be part of a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed

  • Receive the support and resources to do your best work
  • Work in a team environment
  • Be part of a company committed to living its values every day.

Rewards and benefits

Underpinned by our belief in the value of wellbeing, our rewards are designed to benefit all aspects of your life – physical, mental, social, financial and community. 

  1. Six (6) weeks annual leave for Shiftworkers, Five (5) weeks for Nurse Management
  2. Two (2) days volunteer leave each year, to support community and social causes important to you 
  3. Uniforms, meals and on-site parking
  4. Career opportunities and development
  5. Retail, health insurance and gym membership discounts 
  6. Flexible salary packaging
  7. Employee Assistance Program, providing advice and support to help you navigate events in your work and personal life. 

Sound interesting? Join us and make a difference every day