Position Details


Reference Number 159704
Position Title Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Special Care Nursery
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Women's & Children's
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 48
Position Summary
  • Step up into a leadership position working within a friendly and supportive team
  • Enjoy a busy high dependency Neonatal Nursery at University Hospital Geelong
  • Extend your career with Victoria’s leading regional health care service

About the facility

The Special Care Nursery at Barwon Health is a Level 5 neonatal nursery. It has capacity for up to 20 cots and is staffed for 13 babies with the ability to increase as required. SCN was recently redeveloped with the assistance of the Cotton On foundation. The facilities are fresh and vibrant and include 2 resuscitation rooms, respiratory support capability for up to 4 babies, a separate parent lounge and 2 overnight rooms.

About the role

An opportunity for permanent Associate Nurse Unit Manager hours in Special Care Nursery is available. 48 hours per fortnight covering all shifts, including up to 25% night shift, with self-rostering.

In the Special Care Nursery as the Registered Nurse / Registered Midwife – Grade 2 you will work closely with the Associate Nurse Unit Managers and the Clinical Nurse Specialist staff to provide care to neonates from 31 weeks onwards. Staffing is 1:3 according to ratios and self-rostering is available covering all shifts with the opportunity to do 12 hour shifts.

About the culture

Barwon Health Special Care Nursery is a vibrant and professional area within the Women's & Children's services, with a focus on education and provision of best practice Neonatal Care.

  • At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will 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.
  • Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.
  • At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
  • We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.
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: Post Graduate qualification in Neonates
Essential: Experience in acute health ward leadership
Desirable: Well developed communication and interpersonal skills
Essential: Must be able to work all shifts including morning, afternoon and night duty
Contact Person Alyson Smith 
Contact Person Job Title Nurse Unit Manager - Special Care Nursery 
Contact Number (03) 4215 2087 
Closing Date 23/10/2019
Position Description
File name 
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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.