Position Details

Reference Number 181315
Position Title Registered Nurse - Oncology
Employment Status Casual, Permanent Part Time
Program Enterprise
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $80,000.00 to $120,000.00
Hours Per Fortnight 0
Position Summary


Broaden Your Horizons

Align your life and career with us at Barwon Health in Geelong, Australia.

  • Casual, Part time, Full time & Temporary opportunities available
  • Work in a supported inclusive environment that promotes career progression.
  • Provide holistic care and emotional support to cancer patients and their families

About the facility 

We have 2 Oncology Units - Baxter Wing 6 and Andrew Love Cancer Centre

Baxter Wing 6 is the Oncology and Haematology Inpatient Unit of Cancer Services.  The busy and dynamic unit is a 28 bed ward that cares for acutely unwell cancer patients from Geelong and the South West Region. Our core services include acute care for haematology patients, including peripheral stem cell transplants, medical oncology and radiation oncology patients. BAX6 is a purpose built cancer ward that is a great working space but is also provides comfort and privacy for our patients.

Andrew Love Day Oncology Unit comprises 15 treatment chairs providing patient centred care for those undertaking treatments for both oncological and haematological cancers, based on best practice in a compassionate supportive environment. The Centre provides comprehensive and integrated treatment within a multi-disciplinary environment committed to continuing education and research for the people of Geelong and South Western Victoria.

About the role

Join our multidisciplinary team in this casual role located at the Andrew Love Centre and Baxter Level 6 at University Hospital Geelong. We are seeking a Registered Nurses to join our team to further enhance or develop existing skills in cancer nursing. Casual positions available.

Tell us where you want to go and we will help you get there! Tell us what hours you want and we will try to accommodate! Talk to us about your career aspirations! 

 As the Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for the provision of patient, client and resident focused holistic nursing care to those assigned to you, in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes.

Duties of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Delivering consumer centred care that meets best practice standards and in line with Barwon Health requirements
  • Providing quality patient care using an evidence based approach
  • Participation in regular audit processes to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory bodies is maintained


 At our cancer care center, we value culture and teamwork. Our team of professionals supports you and your family throughout your cancer journey, focusing on your physical, social, psychological, and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate respect, compassion, commitment, accountability, and innovation in all that we do. Our highly trained team comprises radiation oncologists, therapists, nurses, dieticians, social workers, pastoral care providers, palliative care, lymphedema care, medical physicists, and administrative staff. We also have a specialized survivorship team that provides ongoing support even after your treatment. Join us and become part of a culture that values teamwork and compassionate care.

  What we offer

  • Excellent working conditions with a high sense of job satisfaction 
  • Geelong and Barwon Health is an attractive destination with a sunny climate, notoriously laidback lifestyle and great pay rates  
  •  Located in the centre of Geelong's CBD is an easy commute from all suburbs
  • Access to employee wellness program
  • A genuine community feel - we look after each other 
  • Wide range of professional development that enhances your careers
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean RoadBellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits! Living Expenses capped at $9,010 which  includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments and Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 which includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure
  • 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.

We are strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on the Victorian Government’s Child Safe Standards: About Child Safe Standards | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au) we are also proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments to submit your application for this role, please contact talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza 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?
Desirable: Do you have recent oncology nursing experience?
Essential: Are you interested in Full-time, Part-time or Casual work?
Essential: I agree, to commence employment, I am required to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination) set out in the Staff Immunisation Policy. I acknowledge that meeting this requirement is mandatory and a condition of employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person Johanne Morris 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number (03) 4215 5822 
Closing Date 04/09/2023
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.