Position Details

Reference Number 172386
Position Title Nurse Unit Manager - Cancer Centre Dayward
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Program Medicine, Specialist Medicine & Emergency Medicine
Location Andrew Love Cancer Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 80
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

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


  • Gain satisfaction from the positive difference that our service makes to the community
  • Lead a team embarking on a journey to achieve excellence in care delivery, culture and improvement
  • Enhance your career with Victoria’s leading regional health care service

About the facility

The Andrew Love Cancer Centre (ALCC) is a comprehensive cancer centre that has provided expert care to those affected by cancer in Geelong and southwest Victoria in a supportive and caring environment since 1992.

Our service gives adults living in the Barwon South West region access to world class cancer treatment.  Based in Geelong, we have state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and highly skilled health professionals who provide personalised treatment and care. Chemotherapy, haematology and radiotherapy services are provided at the Andrew Love Cancer Centre.

About the role

Barwon Health now has an exciting leadership opportunity within Cancer Services.  This vacancy is for the role of Nurse Unit Manager within the ALCC Oncology, Haematology & Radiotherapy Day Ward and provides treatments including chemotherapy, blood product transfusions, specimen collections and a range of other cancer procedures.

The primary objective of this role is to provide leadership, planning and delivery of a high quality service whilst developing and maintaining a professional and collaborative partnership in the overall management of Barwon Health.

About the culture

The Cancer Centre Day Ward is an enthusiastic and energetic team who work cohesively together to provide the highest quality patient centred care.  We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships across the multi-disciplinary team and the region.

About the Geelong Region, AUSTRALIA

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! Derived from the local Wathaurong Aboriginal name for the region Jillong, Geelong is thought to mean ‘land’ or ‘cliffs’.

•           Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.

•           High standard of schooling options throughout the area

•           A stone throw from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road

•           Appreciate beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries

To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.

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.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

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




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: Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency
Essential: Experience in managing and leading a team
Essential: Significant level of nursing skills and is easily identified as a role model of clinical competence
Essential: Proven commitment to flexibility and innovation in practice including an evidence-based approach to care
Desirable: Recent acute oncology and/or haematology nursing experience
Desirable: Post Graduate qualifications in health and or management
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.
Desirable: Did the ‘Broaden Your Horizons’ advertising campaign attract you apply for the role
Contact Person Emma Standen 
Contact Person Job Title Operations Manager, Cancer Services 
Contact Number (03) 42152785 
Closing Date 28/01/2022
Position Description
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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.