Position Details


Reference Number 159409
Position Title Cancer Nurse (Grade 2) - Oncology
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Cancer
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 404
Position Summary
  • Multiple positions available to become a member of a dynamic high acuity haematology and oncology inpatient unit
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment
  • Enhance your career at Victoria's leading regional healthcare service

About the facility 

Guided by our values Barwon Health is Victoria's largest regional health care service and is also the largest employer in the Geelong and Surf Coast Region, employing over 7,000 staff.  Working at Barwon Health offers diversity where no two days are the same, with varied areas of expertise and locations.  We have a dedicated education and training department giving you access to opportunities to improve your knowledge and skill base. 

About the role 

As a cancer nurse you will be dedicated, experienced, passionate and committed to a high standard of patient care and ongoing education.  Your role will be within this dynamic and challenging unit where teamwork is paramount.  An understanding of the complexities of cancer nursing is a must.

About the culture

Become a part of a team who enjoys an interesting, challenging and meaningful work life.  Continue to grow and develop your talents and capabilities with Barwon Health's commitment to professional development. 

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • 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: Degree level qualifications with a recognised educational institution in nursing
Essential: Able to meet the demands and challenges of working in a complex, high acuity haematology oncology inpatient unit
Essential: Flexible in rostering, day and night shifts
Essential: Registration with AHPRA
Desirable: Post graduate qualifications in cancer nursing or working towards specialist study
Desirable: Practical experience in cancer nursing
Contact Person Linda Gleave 
Contact Person Job Title NUM 
Contact Number 03) 4215 2266 
Closing Date 16/08/2019
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.