Position Details

Reference Number 172370
Position Title Registered Nurse - Grade 2 - Cancer Ward
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Cancer
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 64
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

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

Cancer nursing, Haematology Oncology Inpatient Unit on BAX6 at University Hospital Geelong

  • Be a member of a dynamic high acuity haematology and oncology unit
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment
  • Temporary Part time 64 hours a fortnight  until June 2022- have a great career and great lifestyle 

 About the facility 

Baxter Wing 6 – Oncology and Haematology
Baxter Wing 6 is the oncology and haematology inpatient unit of Cancer Services. The 28-bed ward cares for cancer patients from Geelong and the south west region. Core services include acute care for haematology patients, including peripheral stem cell transplants, medical oncology and radiation oncology patients. Baxter Wing 6 is a purpose built cancer ward that is a great working space but is also provides comfort and privacy for our patients.

 About the role 

As a cancer nurse you will be dedicated, experienced and passionate, committed to a high standard of patient care and ongoing education.  Your role will be within this dynamic and challenging unit where teamwork is paramount.  An understanding of the complexities in cancer nursing is a must.

 About the culture 

Become a part of a team who enjoys an interesting, challenging and meaningful work life.  Continue to grow and develop your talents and capabilities with Barwon’s commitment to professional development

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 Collaborative Recruitment Team via email at CRURecruit@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: Experienced, passionate cancer nurse
Essential: Flexibility and able to work day and night shifts
Desirable: Post Grad qualifications in cancer nursing
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.
Essential: Did the ‘Broaden Your Horizons’ advertising campaign attract you apply for the role?
Contact Person Linda Gleave 
Contact Person Job Title Nurse Unit Manager 
Contact Number (03) 4215 2261 
Closing Date 12/12/2021
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.