Position Details

Reference Number 172530
Position Title Clinical Nurse - Hospital in the Home
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Medicine, Specialist Medicine & Emergency Medicine
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 48
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

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

  • Permanent part time role - 48 hours per fortnight have dream career and dream lifestyle 
  • Work autonomously whilst being part of a supportive team
  • Continue to develop your own professional knowledge and skills 

About the facility 

Barwon Health is one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia, providing care at all stages of life and circumstance. Health services available through Barwon Health cover the full spectrum from primary care, community services, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency and acute care. The Barwon Health Hospital in the Home (HITH) program is a well-established service currently providing home based acute health care and home based cancer care to over 2000 patients each year. 

About the role 

The Hospital in the Home Clinical Nurse is responsible for the clinical care co-ordination and delivery of clinical care to patients referred to and on the Hospital in the Home program.

Your role will be to provide patient focused holistic nursing care to those assigned to you, in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes as well as liaise with community nursing staff providing support and direction in relation to clinical care of HITH patients. Experience and a post graduate qualification in oncology will be well regarded. The ability to work autonomously, meet deadlines and work effectively as a team member within a multidisciplinary environment is important within this role.

 About the culture

The Barwon Health HITH service had a strong culture of providing high quality, safe, innovative and patient focussed acute health care. You will work in a friendly and supportive team environment where your skills and experience will be valued. Your opportunities for learning and professional development will be supported in this expanding service.

 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

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 on (03) 4215 5822 or 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: Significant post registration experience in acute and/or community settings
Essential: Extensive clinical knowledge, skills and experience
Essential: The ability to work autonomously, meet deadlines and work effectively as a team member within a multidisciplinary environment
Essential: Sound knowledge of the provision of nursing care in a community setting
Desirable: Post graduate qualification 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.
Desirable: Did the ‘Broaden Your Horizons’ advertising campaign attract you apply for the role?
Contact Person Ann-Maree Redden 
Contact Person Job Title HITH Manager 
Contact Number 421 51530 
Alternate Contact Person Sarah Wynne 
Alternate Contact Number 421 51530 
Closing Date 30/12/2021
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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.