Position Details

Reference Number 178056
Position Title Registered Nurse/Midwife and Enrolled Nurse - Permanent Pool
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Enterprise
Location University Hospital Geelong, Alan David Lodge, McKellar Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 0
Position Summary


Broaden Your Horizons

Line up your life and career with us at Barwon Health in Victoria, Australia.

Are you a current Nurse (RN/EN) or Midwife looking to work in a variety of areas? We have Permanent Pool Part time roles available that allow you to:

  • Gain experience across a range of specialty areas.
  • Self-rostering to allow for work life balance.
  • Access ongoing training and professional development

About Central Resource Unit (CRU) 

CRU is the casual Nursing and Midwifery Bank at Barwon Health that is resourced using Registered Nurses, Registered Midwives (+/- dual registration) and Endorsed Enrolled Nurses. CRU provides staffing resources twenty four hours a day, seven days a week across the clinical units of Barwon Health to cover planned and emergent shortfalls within the service.

Permanent Pool staff members have the opportunity to work across a range of sites and a variety of speciality bed based services. Shifts are offered based on your prior experience, according to your skills and availability, allowing flexibility between your work and lifestyle. Supernumerary Shifts and Clinical support is given to all permanent Pool staff members. Opportunities for career progression between different clinical locations within the Permanent Pools. In addition transition your career via Discovery programs in specialised areas such as ED and ICU.

As part of the Permanent Pool through CRU you will be able to choose to work in one or more of the following areas:

  1. Acute Pool- based at University Hospital Geelong, includes acute medical and surgical wards, specialty areas (ED, ICU, Operating services, Cardiac Services) and Women’s and Children’s Services (including Birth Suite, Special care Nursery, Post-natal ward)
  2. Sub Acute Pool- based at McKelllar Centre at North Geelong, includes Inpatient Rehabilitation including Neuro and Stroke Rehabilitation,  Ortho and Trauma Rehabillitian, GEM and Palliative Care.
  3. Aged Care- based at both Grace McKellar at North Geelong and Alan David Lodge at Grovedale. Our Aged care facilities deliver High Level C are, assisted living and also secure units for patients with dementia and Mental health patients.

About you  

As the successful applicant you will:

  • Have minimum 12 months of clinical experience,
  • Have excellent time management, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate sound clinical knowledge and excellent clinical skills,
  • Provide evidence based, high quality care to patients.
  • Delivering consumer-centred care that meets best practice standards and in line with Barwon Health requirements

Please refer to the relevant attached position description for further details about the role.

About the culture

You will work with and provide support to innovative teams who strive to maintain knowledge and experience. Our dedicated teams pride themselves on providing high quality patient centred care in an environment that has modern, well-equipped facilities. You will find the wards to be a rewarding and challenging workplace with support given for professional development and ongoing learning. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values: respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

What we offer 

  • Excellent working conditions with a high sense of job satisfaction 
  • Located in the centre of Geelong's CBD is an easy commute from all suburbs
  • Flexible working arrangements – speak to us about hours ,days or shifts that suit your lifestyle
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • A genuine community feel - we look after each other 
  • Wide range of professional development that enhances your careers
  • Ability to take leave without pay and purchase additional leave
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean RoadBellarine Peninsula and the Surf CoastAttractive salary packaging benefits! Living Expenses capped at $9,010 which  includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments and Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 which includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure
  • To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

Next Steps

  • Use the list provided under ‘About CRU’ to indicate your preferred areas.
  • Application are shortlisted as received, so don’t wait and apply online today.

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.





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: I agree, to commence employment, I am required to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination) set out in the Staff Immunisation Policy. I acknowledge that meeting this requirement is mandatory and a condition of employment subsequently offered.
Desirable: Are you an Australian Citizen, a Permanent Resident, require sponsorship, or do you currently have valid visa that allows you to work more than 20 hours per week? Please specify.
Essential: Select your preferred area/s to work
Essential: Are you a Registered Nurse /Midwife or Endorsed Enrolled Nurse?
Contact Person Johanne Morris 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number (03) 4215 5822 
Alternate Contact Person Johanne Morris 
Alternate Contact Number 42155822 
Closing Date 14/05/2023
Position Description
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CRU_RNg2_upd Aug 2022.pdf Open
CRU_ENlvl2_upd Fen 2023.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.