Position Details

Reference Number 172494
Position Title Psychiatric Enrolled Nurse
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Aged Care
Location McKellar Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 84
Position Summary
  • Be part of a team who are focused on providing the highest quality patient-centred care.
  • Enjoy a role that will be varied, challenging and rewarding.
  • Apply now for a fantastic professional development opportunity.

About the Facility

Blaksiton Lodge Oak is a 45-bed Mental Health Aged Care Unit. The residents who live in Oak have a mental health diagnosis or are living with dementia.

Oak is different from mainstream aged care and the nursing staff who work within the unit work closely together to provide quality care to vulnerable residents. 

About the position

We currently have a number of part-time positions available for leave relief. We are looking for Enrolled Nurses who enjoy the challenge of working with residents who require specialised nursing care. All new staff are provided with a thorough orientation, mentoring and ongoing support. No two days are the same in Oak and you will have the opportunity to provide high quality care, become proficient in assessing pain and challenging behaviours and work within a supportive team.

About the culture

You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated workforce who take pride in providing high quality service. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation. We are all dedicated to supporting the organisation in achieving our vision of - By 2050 everyone in our community enjoys the best health and wellbeing in Victoria.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We 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.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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This role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy.

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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.
Essential: I agree to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full COVID vaccination) as set out in Barwon Health’s Staff Immunisation Policy as amended from time to time. I acknowledge that meeting this ongoing requirement is mandatory and a condition of any employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person Jodilee Blackley 
Contact Person Job Title Nurse Unit Manager 
Contact Number (03) 4215 5244 
Closing Date 20/12/2021
Position Description
File name 
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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.