Position Details

Reference Number 158315
Position Title Endorsed Enrolled Nurse - Residential Aged Care
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Program Aged Care
Location Alan David Lodge, McKellar Centre, Wallace Lodge Gardenvale
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 0
Position Summary
  • Join a team where people feel respected, valued and appreciated so you can be in the best position to care
  • Grow and develop your talents and capabilities within a supportive supervision structure with professional development opportunities
  • Enhance your career at Victoria’s leading regional health care service

About the facility

The McKellar Centre offers a range of professional aged care services and is situated on a vibrant community asset with parkland surrounds. Residential aged care facilities at the McKellar Centre include:

  • Blakiston Lodge - a 90 bed, mental health facility which consists of 45 secure aged mental health beds and 45 secure dementia specific beds.
  • Wallace Lodge - a 108 bed, high level, aged care residential facility. 
  • Percy Baxter Lodges - a 82 bed low level care facility offering a cosy, home-like environment in a beautiful garden setting that enhances emotional wellbeing.

Barwon Health also provides residential aged care facilities within Grovedale, Geelong:

  • Alan David Lodge - a 108 bed home located just minutes away from the vibrant and picturesque surf coast region.

Barwon Health’s Residential Aged Care program has a full and varied lifestyle program and residents are encouraged to maintain a good level of activity and socialisation.

About the role

Do you have a passion for Nursing and are dedicated to resident focused care? Don’t miss this opportunity to join our talent pool of enrolled endorsed nurses who are interested in joining the Residential Aged Care team. This pool can lead to permanent hours as positions arise.

In this role you will be responsible under the direction of a Registered Nurse, for the provision of resident focused holistic nursing care to those assigned to you, in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes. You will work as an active part of a health care team that shows leadership and embraces change in the coordination and delivery of care, ensuring appropriate referral to, and in consultation with, other relevant health professionals, and service providers, as appropriate. 

Enjoy a rewarding role and make a difference to our resident’s lives whilst continuously developing yourself professionally through Barwon Health’s ongoing commitment to internal training opportunities.

You will be contacted by our Talent Acquisition team if suitable to discuss future opportunities.

Please advise in your cover letter the following:

  • Facility you desire to work in (Blakiston Lodge, Wallace Lodge, Percy Baxter Lodger, Allan David Loge)
  • Amount of hours you are interested in working

About the culture

Join an organisation that recognises talent, develops leaders and values their staff. Enjoy the rewards, benefits and feel proud that you can be a key strategic partner to improving outcomes for Barwon Health, our residents, their families and the wider community.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.
  • Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.
  • At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
  • We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.
Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Currently registered as an enrolled nurse with Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia (ANMC)
Essential: Completed two NMBA approved units of study for medicine administration
Desirable: Able to undertake shift work as required
Desirable: A demonstrated high level of motivation and willingness to learn
Contact Person Jacinta Kenny 
Contact Person Job Title Talent Acquisition Advisor 
Contact Number (03) 421 50571 
Contact Email jacinta.kenny@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Tabitha Wimmer 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 421 50520 
Alternate Contact Email Tabitha.wimmer@barwonhealth.org.au
Closing Date 05/08/2019
Position Description
File name 
Enrolled Nurse - Residential Aged Care PD.pdf Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.