Position Details

Reference Number 168519
Position Title Enrolled Nurse (Medication Endorsed) - Acute & Aged Care
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Casual
Program Enterprise
Location McKellar Centre, Alan David Lodge, University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 0
Position Summary
  • Make a positive change & build your life in the thriving Barwon region
  • Gain career exposure within Victoria’s largest regional healthcare provider
  • Multiple Opportunities for experienced and early career nurses at University Hospital Geelong and aged care

About the facilities

Barwon Health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West Region. It is Victoria's largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state. We serve over 500,000 people through the effort of over 8,000 staff and more than 1000 volunteers. We provide care at all stages of life and circumstances through a wide range of services from emergency and acute mental health, primary care, community services, aged care and subacute / rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 28 key locations throughout the region. 

Barwon Health is currently seeking applications for casual and permanent positions in the University Hospital Geelong and also for its aged care facilities, Wallace Lodge, Blakiston Lodge and Alan David Lodge in Grovedale. Opportunities include transition to practice programs as well as permanent and casual hours. Early career Endorsed Enrolled Nurses and experienced Endorsed Enrolled Nurses are encouraged to apply.

About the role

We are seeking nurses with a passion for acute or aged care. As the Enrolled Nurse you will be responsible for the provision of patient, client and resident focused holistic nursing care to those assigned to you, in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes, under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Duties of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Delivering consumer centred care that meets best practice standards and in line with Barwon Health
  • Providing quality patient care using an evidence based approach
  • Demonstrating respect for individual’s values, customs and spiritual beliefs to ensure patient care is effective and culturally appropriate

Application Process

When submitting your application ensure you identify the below:

  • Your speciality preference and experience
  • The type of employment you would like to obtain either casual or permanent, if permanent ensure you identify the amount of hours you would like to obtain

The team will work with you to give you an opportunity to work in an area suitable to you and your career prosperities. We will advise of an invitation to interview or assessment centre via email. To avoid disappointment, please check your email regularly and ensure that your invitation has not landed in your junk mailbox.

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.

Barwon Health staff benefits

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

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.

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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: Do you have current valid working rights in Australia that enable you to work more than 20hrs per fortnight?
Desirable: Registration as an Enrolled Nurse with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Desirable: Recent experience working in aged care and/or acute care as an enrolled nurse.
Essential: Medication endorsement
Contact Person Collaborative Recruitment Team 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number (03) 4215 5822 
Contact Email crurecruit@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Phillipa Power 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 0653 
Closing Date 01/06/2021
Position Description
File name 
Central Resource Unit Candidate Application Form.docx Open
EEN-Position Description.docx 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.