Registered Nurses - Disability Services

  • : Achieve Australia
  • : 29-Jul-2020
  • : Sydney NSW 2000
  • Job no: RYKEN
  • NFP Salary packaging and generous employee benefits
  • Various casual, part time and permanent opportunities available
  • Motivated team dedicated to supporting our clients and championing social inclusion

Company Overview

We are Achieve Australia. Our mission is to achieve social inclusion for people with disability. Every day we work hard to deliver on the right of Australians with disability to achieve meaningful and valued lives.

Achieve Australia is a for-purpose community organisation that has been providing accommodation and services to people with disability since 1952. We champion social inclusion, focusing on the individual needs and lives of the people we work with.

Recent growth has now created a number of opportunities for talented Registered Nurses, to join our ranks across a range of sites.

About the Role:

To be successful in the role you will be an experienced RN with complex clinical care experience. You will have a person-centred approach putting clients at the centre of their own service by helping them make choices, plan goals and have extraordinary lives. You will be passionate about making sure Achieve clients have the best opportunity to do well in their community and be passionate about building positive relationships by working in partnership with clients and co-workers communicating with clarity and respect.

You will:

  • Coordinate and deliver quality client nursing and support services consistent with the Disability Services Act 1993;
  • Ensure services are in line with current service philosophy which promotes improvement in quality of life and fosters independence for people with a disability;
  • Undertake and coordinate the delivery of nursing support services to assist participants in implementing individual plans (IP) and to remain safe and healthy within their assessed capacity or in conjunction with guardians who have decision-making authority; and
  • Deliver appropriate health care procedures and administer medication to meet participant requirements.

How to Apply:

Whilst we invite applications from all candidates who meet eligibility requirements, the most competitive applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of health and disability services;
  • Confidence to critically assess and provide appropriate, effective and timely care in a multidisciplinary approach;
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills;
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment including as a leader of a team;
  • Ability to work a rotating roster in a 24 hour care facility;
  • Experience in working with people with disabilities, preferably in a community setting;
  • Experience in working with people who have complex health support needs; and
  • Understanding of legislation relevant to supporting people with disabilities including the NSW Disability Inclusion Act 2014.

To be eligible to apply you must have:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Current CPR Certificate
  • Current NSW Working with Children Check clearance number
  • Valid NSW Driver’s Licence
  • The right to live and work in Australia

Available Roles & Recruitment Pool

We currently have full time, part time and casual vacancies for roles across the following sites (with varied medical and behavioural needs and 24/7 roster shifts:

  • North Ryde –24/7 roster shifts (complex behavioural)
  • Kellyville - 24/7 roster shifts
  • Mountford - 24/7 roster shifts
  • Summer Hill Houses/Respite - 24/7 roster shifts (high medical)
  • Villawood (opening soon)

Locations have a range of shifts so if you have any availability limitations, let us know, and don’t forget to include your location preference.

If you want to make a difference in people’s lives and this sounds like you, APPLY NOW!

Achieve Australia is committed to implementing safer recruitment practices. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support and we expect staff to share this commitment. As a result your application will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks; including reference checks, a criminal history check. Please note criminal history does not immediately effect employment opportunities, Applications will be assessed on merit. You will also be asked to complete a Health Declaration and Medical Assessment in later stages of the assessment process. Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing.


Job Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
Business Type
Disability Support Provider
Job Title
Registered Nurses - Disability Services
Start timeframe
Posted By
Achieve Australia
Contact Phone
Candidate Criteria
Has working with children check?
Highest Education
Sydney NSW 2000
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