Position Details

Reference Number 172824
Position Title Heath Care Worker- Aged Care
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Program Enterprise
Location Alan David Lodge, University Hospital Geelong, McKellar Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 380
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

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

  • Join the region’s largest employer & truly make a difference to the community  
  • Become part of a team who enjoy an exciting, challenging & meaningful work life
  • Multiple permanent part-time positions available – flexible work arrangements have your dream career & dream lifestyle

About the facility 

Barwon Health’s Central Resource Unit (CRU) provides emergent and non-emergent nursing staff replacement for all bed based services. We provide staffing resources to meet every day operational needs of clinical units for nursing and support staff for bed based units across Barwon Health. Health care workers will work across two campuses, The University Hospital Geelong and the McKellar Centre. 

About the role 

We are currently recruiting Health Care Workers (HCW) at Barwon Health in response to a high demand. If you currently hold a certificate III in individual support ‘age care’ we would love to hear from you.  

As a HCW you will work under the direction of the Registered Nurse to provide holistic patient centred care. This role is variable and may involve supporting the nursing workload by providing basic nursing care to those people who need it, such as those experiencing difficulty with cognition. 

 Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Relocation and sponsorship support options
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

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: 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.
Essential: Recent Aged Care Experience
Essential: Certificate III in individual support "Aged Care"
Desirable: Good communication skills
Desirable: Sound literacy and documentation skills
Contact Person Johanne Morris 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number (03) 4215 5822 
Alternate Contact Person Kiara Eastgate 
Alternate Contact Number 42155822 
Closing Date 23/01/2022
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.