Position Details

Reference Number 172604
Position Title Clinical Nurse Educator- Residential Aged Care
Employment Status Temporary Full Time, Permanent Full Time
Program Chief Nursing Officer
Location McKellar 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

  • Be part of the dynamic team supporting and providing education to Barwon Health's Residential Aged Care services.
  • Permanent up to 80 hours per fortnight 
  • Be part of a Clinical Education and Training team building interprofessional education within the digital online space and through ongoing face to face education and support. 

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 and more than 1200 volunteers. 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.

The Clinical Education and Training unit leads an integrated approach to clinical education and training helping Barwon Health to achieve it's education goals by delivering, supporting and promoting coordinated, quality education and training across health care roles in the Barwon South West region. We comprise of an interprofessional team of educators and support staff across Allied Health, Nursing and Midwifery and Medical disciplines working together to develop clinicians who model excellent practice, challenge poor practice and inspire others.

About the role 

To support educational program design and learning for Barwon Health's Residential Aged Care services in a practical and applied way to ensure clinical care and clinical practice are maintained at the highest standard . The role is part of the Clinical Education and Training team and will anticipate and respond to the clinical practice needs of clinicians working within the Aged Care settings at Barwon Health.

 About the culture

The Clinical Education and Training Unit offers a supportive and collaborative interdisciplinary team environment and a diverse and rewarding work environment that integrates the health sector. We are committed to developing clinicians who lead in their practice and engage in career long teaching and learning. We aim to be recognised for excellence in learner engagement and teaching collaboration with a strong customer service focus.

 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 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 APHRA
Essential: Demonstrated clinical experience and extensive consolidation in the clinical setting.
Essential: Recent experience in Residential Aged Care or caring for the older adult.
Essential: Post graduate Qualification (working towards) in Nursing or Education.
Essential: Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Essential: Collaborative and team focussed.
Essential: High level of organisational skills and ability to work independently.
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.
Contact Person lynda Knuckey 
Contact Person Job Title Manager-Clinical Education and Training-nursing 
Contact Number 0430 836 918 
Contact Email lynda.knuckey@barwonhealth.org.au 
Closing Date 23/01/2022
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.