Position Details

Reference Number 171843
Position Title Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Aged Care - Dementia
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Aged Care
Location McKellar Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 48
Position Summary
  • Leading a team of nurses providing specialised care to residents living with dementia
  • Access to ongoing education and support
  • Permanent Ongoing role – 48 hours per fortnight

About the facility 

Blakiston Lodge is dedicated to caring for people with dementia and mental illness and offers a safe and secure environment and quality nursing, medical and psychiatric support for residents. Blakiston Lodge Adzen is a specialised 45 bed Memory Support Unit for residents with severe cognitive impairment.

About the role 

This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse looking for a challenge. Blakiston Lodge Adzen is a 45 bed memory support unit for residents with advanced cognitive impairment. It is a challenging place to work but also a rewarding place where specialised skills and leadership are required. This position requires a hands on approach as well as the ability to coordinate a team of nurses.  If you have experience and a passion for working with residents living with dementia this may be the position for you. The 48 hours on offer per fortnight are weekday morning shifts.

About the culture

Our staff thrive in a challenging environment, get enjoyment from being part of a highly recognised and skilled team and truly believe they have the opportunities to be their best.  Most importantly our dedicated staff live the Barwon Health way with our values under pinning all that we do. 

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

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.

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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: Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency
Essential: Sounds level of nursing skills and is easily identified as a role model of clinical competence
Desirable: Post graduate qualification in the relevant specialty
Desirable: Relevant management qualification
Desirable: Takes a leadership role in strategic and daily issues with well-developed problem solving abilities
Contact Person Lisa Wykes 
Contact Person Job Title NUM 
Contact Number (03) 421 55249 
Alternate Contact Person Nicole Campbell 
Alternate Contact Number 42155243 
Closing Date 06/10/2021
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.