Position Details

Reference Number 176500
Position Title Registered Nurse - Recently Completing Graduate Program
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Casual
Program Enterprise
Location Multiple Locations
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

  • Work in a supported and inclusive environment that promotes career progression.
  • Ongoing education and professional development
  • Be considered for positions across all areas that currently have vacancy including permanent or casual bank

About the facility

Barwon Health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is one of Victoria's largest regional health services with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8000 staff. We provide care at all stages of life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute care, mental health, primary care, community services, aged care and sub-acute rehabilitation.

About the role

This position is External Graduates who are due to Complete their Registered Nurse Graduate program in Early 2023. We would like to provide you with the opportunity to apply for vacant positions across our health service. This may include areas that you have not had experience in previously.

This position is to allow you to apply for any specialty area including Permanent and Temporary Part time positions across out Emergency Department, Medical, Surgical and Rehabilitation wards. We have many opportunities in specialty areas such as our Emergency Department that are happy to support junior staff to develop the skills they need to succeed in specialist areas.

We will also have opportunities in our Central Resource unit for those interested in Permanent Pool or Casual employment.

We ask that in completing your application you specify what area of employment you are interested in with Barwon Health.

This is an exciting opportunity for Graduates to gain employment in the biggest regional Health Service in our area. We are passionate about career support and progression for junior staff and welcome the opportunity to support new staff into our workforce.

We will be processing applications from this job in Nvemebr 2022.

Talk to us about your career aspirations! Tell us which specialties you are interested in working in and tell us what hours you want and we will try to accommodate!

About the culture

At Barwon Health we value the incredible roles our nurses play as caregivers, role models, educators, mentors and advocates, as well as the direct impact they have on the health and well-being of our patients.
We also know that, for many nurses, balancing career aspirations and the demands of everyday life can be a challenge.
To support our staff, we offer a comprehensive range of career development opportunities, resources and employment options, tailored to meet everybody’s individual needs..

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Relocation and sponsorship support options
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

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 Polic

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?
Desirable: In applying for this position are seeking sponsorship?
Desirable: Which Clinical Areas have you worked in during your Graduate Nurse Program?
Desirable: Are you applying for 1. permanent part time, 2. permanent part time pool, 3. casual employment?
Desirable: What area of work are you interested in working in?
Essential: Have you uploaded your most current evidence of COVID-19 indicating 3 doses. Noting that this is a requirement to be interviewed for a role at Barwon Health ?
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.
Essential: I have uploaded my Immunisation History with proof of Influenza vaccination (under the Free Text Document option) in the Application Document section
Contact Person Johanne Morris 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number (03) 4215 5822 
Closing Date 14/10/2022
Position Description
File name 
Registered Nurse-Leading Self-2022.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.