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Registered Nurses – Palliative Care - Cairns

  • Casual positions on offer
  • Training and upskill opportunities
  • Attractive salary packaging options - up to $18,550 tax free
  • Nationally accredited Health Care Provider


At Silverchain, we believe in the power of home. Our community palliative care service is focused on what's important to our clients, helping achieve the best quality of life possible. We are looking for dedicated Registered Nurses like you to join our team to provide the best palliative care possible.

Silverchain sets the standard nationally for in-home and community services and have supported Australians for over 125 years. As we continue to expand in QLD, we are looking for people to join this exciting new venture with us in Cairns.

The great relationships you create with clients, families and colleagues is what makes this role really special. By joining Silverchain, you can enjoy a rewarding career and flexibility to suit your lifestyle whilst making a difference in the community.


About you

To be successful in this role, you will meet the following criteria:

  • Current Registered Nurse AHPRA Registration with no restrictions
  • Strong interest/previous experience in palliative care
  • Strong interest/previous experience with Acute and TCP
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work autonomously, as well as a team
  • Sound organisational and time management skills
  • Previous experience in a community setting is highly desirable
  • Current Australian drivers’ licence 


Why work for Silverchain Chain?

  • Training and upskill opportunities
  • Working as part of a supportive dynamic team
  • A highly reputable nationally recognised industry leader
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Access to Salary packaging
  • Shifts that work around you, supporting your work life balance
  • Smart tools provided to perform your work
  • Award Winning Health and Wellbeing Programs


How to apply

To submit your application, and to view a copy of the Position Description, click ‘Apply’. For more information please feel free to contact Carly Tracy - carly.tracy@silverchain.org.au

Based on Silverchain Group Policy and State Government Directions, you will be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccinations, including booster requirements, or evidence of a medical exemption, to be considered for employment with Silverchain.

We reserve the right to commence the recruitment process and extend or withdraw this advertisement prior to the closing date. Please note that unsolicited applications from agencies will not be accepted.


About Silverchain

Silverchain is one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit health and aged care providers. Over the past year, we have helped more than 100,000 clients confidently live in their homes or communities by providing more than two million hours of care. With a reputation for innovation and leadership that’s been built over 120 years, Silverchain is set for an exciting future – and we’d like you to be a part of it. 

At the Silverchain Group, we recognise the positive contribution that a diverse workforce makes to our organisation where individuals can be authentic, are respected and celebrated. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people of all ages, gender, abilities, culturally diverse and linguistic backgrounds.


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Flexible working hours
Salary packaging
Work - life balance
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Job details
Date posted
23 Jun 2022
Healthcare & Medical
$70k ~ $82k pro rata
Contract type
Work type
Job mode
Standard business hours
Career level
Health care providers & services
Not for profit / Charity
Desired education level
Bachelor's degree
Work Authorisation
Work visa, Australian citizen / Permanent resident
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