Position Details


Reference Number 159813
Position Title Paediatric Nurse
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Women's & Children's
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 40
Position Summary
  • Long service leave replacement until 08/03/2020
  • Great career development opportunity within the paediatric unit
  • Stimulating working environment within a progressive team
  • Enhance your career with Victoria’s leading regional health care service

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 nurse to fill a 16 week Long Service Leave positon 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 discussion.

About the culture

Working at Barwon Health means you will be part of a team providing high quality healthcare services to our communities, with a wide range of opportunities. Everything we do centres all our services on the patient and is guided by our driving values: Respect, Compassion, Commitment, Accountability and Innovation

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.
  • 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: Paediatric Nursing Experience
Essential: Degree level qualification with a recognised educational institution in Nursing (or other if required)
Essential: Demonstrated commitment to the provision of care, which focuses on the patient and their family
Contact Person Sandra van Roon 
Contact Person Job Title Nurse Unit Manager - Paediatrics 
Contact Number (03) 4215 1667 
Closing Date 18/10/2019
Position Description
File name 
Registered Paediatric Nurse- position description April19 .docx Open
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.