Position Details


Reference Number 172645
Position Title Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Paediatric
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Women's & Children's
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 80
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

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

  • Enjoy a diverse and stimulating role with great work life balance
  • Grow your skillset within a supportive unit at a leading healthcare service
  • Permanent Part time – have it all -  dream career and dream lifestyle living in our stunning region

About the facility

Children's Services at The Geelong Hospital provides care to the Geelong community and surrounding areas. We are dedicated to innovative, holistic family centred care. The Children’s Ward is a vibrant, 28-bed general paediatric unit caring for infants, children and adolescents with a variety of medical and surgical conditions.

About the role 
Barwon Heath is seeking Grade 2 Registered Division 1 nurses to fill several permanent part time position within a dynamic and professional team. You will be required to have some paediatric nursing experience, and have excellent interpersonal skills with a commitment to providing a high quality service within Children's Services at Barwon Health. You will be responsible for the provision of Family Centred and Patient Focused holistic nursing care to those assigned to you in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes.  The position is a rotating position through all shifts, morning, afternoon and night shift.  Permanent night duty is an option for anyone who is interested.

About the culture

Children’s services within the Paediatrics ward is a busy workplace and our staff are positive, inclusive and promote a strong culture of support for all. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, Respect, Compassion, Commitment, Accountability and Innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits 

Flexible working arrangements

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 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.

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.

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: Previous paediatric nursing experience
Essential: Excellent communication skills
Essential: Excellent Paediatric Skills
Desirable: Post Graduate Certificate in Paediatrics
Desirable: 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 Sandra van Roon 
Contact Person Job Title Nurse Unit Manager - Paediatric Services 
Contact Number (03) 4215 1667 
Closing Date 21/01/2022
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.