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Enrolled & Registered Nurses - Melbourne Metro Areas

Date: 03-Jun-2022

Search suburb or city: Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000 Bundoora, VIC, AU, 3083 Brunswick, VIC, AU, 3056 Airport West, VIC, AU, 3042 Caulfield, VIC, AU, 3162 Frankston, VIC, AU, 3199 Mt Waverley, VIC, AU, 3149 Ringwood, VIC, AU, 3134 Werribee, VIC, AU, 3030

Company: Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

Expressions of interest to work in one of our many Donor Centres!



This is your opportunity to find a life-giving purpose


As an organisation our purpose is simple: to give life. It’s at the centre of everything we do. As part of the Lifeblood team, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to this life-giving purpose and grow your career. We’re committed to ensuring you have the ability to innovate, learn new skills, and embrace new challenges – all while making a difference in the lives of countless others.



Lifeblood has an inspiring opportunity for you


We’re always looking for top talent and your experience could help save lives. If you have fantastic customer-facing experience and a genuine passion to deliver an exceptional service to our Donors, we encourage you register your interest to become an Enrolled or Registered Nurse at Lifeblood.


We offer full time and part time employment opportunities at various sites including Melbourne CBD, Airport West/Werribee, Bundoora, Caulfield, Mt Waverley, Ringwood and Frankston.


As an Enrolled or Registered Nurse, you’ll support our Donors through their donation process, while working collaboratively to achieve collection targets. A day in the Centre, could see you:


  • Greet and interview potential Donors to understand their eligibility and suitability to donate
  • Complete routine blood pressure and haemoglobin tests
  • Set up machines, various tubing and collection bags
  • Insert and remove needles safely to collect whole blood, plasma, and platelets
  • Coach and guide other team members in the blood collection process
  • Manage adverse donor reactions by providing instructions and physical assistance
  • Monitor Donors post-donation and assist them to rebook for their next donation


Our paid and flexible self-paced training program has a balance between on-the-job practice and online class schedules to ensure that you are well supported. Besides having a real passion to deliver an amazing donor experience, you’ll need to be able to:


  • Occasionally lift between 9-22.7kgs
  • Frequently stand, walk and bend to set up and pack down machines and blood products
  • Use your nursing expertise and hold a current AHPRA registration
  • Be flexible to work varied shifts on a fortnightly rotating roster from Monday to Saturday/Sunday 



Thrive in a diverse culture that cares for your wellbeing


At Lifeblood, we welcome different perspectives and backgrounds and we’re proud to foster an environment where people can come together to achieve their very best. That’s why we don’t believe in one-size-fits-all – especially when it comes to your wellbeing. Every employee is unique and we’ve developed a range of initiatives to look after the varying needs of all our people. As part of the Lifeblood team you’ll have access to a generous salary packaging program, plus a great range of rewards like discounts on insurance, groceries, food & beverage, department stores, travel, and more.



Next steps


Excited to join us? Apply now and discover a career filled with life-giving possibilities. Please note, this isn’t an active vacancy and by submitting an application your details will be treated as a submission of interest only. If a position becomes available that we think may interest you or match your skills and experience, we’ll be in touch!


If selected, you’ll be required to complete a number of background checks — don’t worry, we’ll help you through this process.



Our facilities are Covid-19 safe places


Click here to learn how we're protecting donors, volunteers, patients and our people.


We encourage all of our employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and a number of states have mandated that Lifeblood employees must be vaccinated to perform work for us. Please make sure that you are able to comply with these government requirements, or have the appropriate medical exemption information available.