Position Details


Reference Number 171950
Position Title Supportive Care Clinician
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Community Health Rehab & Palliative Care
Location McKellar Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 64
Position Summary
  • Opportunity to develop specialist skills in a supported work environment
  • Enjoy a role where your an active part of an innovative health care team
  • Ongoing training and professional development

About the facility 

Barwon Health Palliative Care provides palliative care nursing, medical, allied health, supportive care and volunteer services within a framework of integrated health service integrating community, inpatient as well as an acute consultative service. The model of palliative care is based on level of need and targets patients with complex care needs

About the role 

The aim of this position is to provide advanced and professional supportive care to people who are living with a life limiting illness, and their families and carers, within a supportive care context. The position is based within the Supportive Care team of the Palliative Care Program and provides service to people receiving care from the Palliative Care program team. The position has a strong focus on providing therapeutic counselling from a psychological, social work or grief and bereavement professional perspective.

About the culture

We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together. We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team we are focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care. Everything we do centres all our services on the patient and is guided by our driving values of respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

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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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: Minimum 4 years’ clinical experience in palliative care or a similar field
Essential: Current Victorian driver’s licence
Desirable: Qualification(s) in palliative care or a similar field
Essential: Formal qualifications – please refer to Key Selection Criteria in the attached Position Description
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 Jacqui White 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number 0403 605 315 
Closing Date 01/11/2021
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.