Assistant in Nursing | Rockhampton

  • Job Reference: 00008460-1
  • Date Posted: 16 January 2023
  • Recruiter: Mater Group
  • Website:
  • Location: Rockhampton
  • Salary: $29.94 to $33.11 Per Hour
  • Sector: Government & Defence, Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Part Time

Job Description

About Us:

Mater Private Hospital Rockhampton has been supporting the health of people living in and around Rockhampton for more than a century. Our heritage listed Kenmore building was purchased by the Sisters of Mercy in 1915 and opened as the first Mater Misericordiae Hospital in Central Queensland on 14 November in the same year.

Today, our 136 bed facility features five operating theatres, a private emergency service and a wide range of specialised clinical services.

About the Region:

If you are not familiar with Mater Private Hospital Rockhampton or the Rockhampton region, checkout the following links, including our Facebook page:

About the Role:

The Assistant in Nursing assists and supports the clinical teams in providing safe and quality patient-centred care under the direction of the Registered Nurse, Midwife or Enrolled Nurse, whatever the case may be.

  • Assist in the provision of care and support of patients within the scope of Assistant in Nursing practice, professional expertise and recognised competencies by undertaking the following non-exhaustive methods if required:
    • gathering information about patient care needs through observation and notification to the senior clinical staff of identified changes in the health and functional status of patients promptly;
    • undertaking observations and assessments;
    • following the direction and delegation of the appropriate senior clinical staff member;
    • I am assisting with the patient’s hygiene, appearance and dietary consumption needs; and maintain a safe, sanitary and secure environment for patients.

Salary Range: $29.94 - $33.11 per hour, depending on the successful applicant's experience and qualifications.

About You:

To be successful in an Assistant in Nursing role, you will have the following:

  • Minimum Certificate III qualification in Individual Support or Health Services Assistance or studying towards equivalent or higher stuff;
  • Digital and computer proficiency, extending to Microsoft 365 applications.


  • Prior comparable experience as an Assistant in Nursing or Personal Care Attendant/Assistant;
  • Working towards the attainment of a Registered Nurse, Midwife or Enrolled Nurse qualification and in the second or final year of studies