Position Details

Reference Number 172549
Position Title Registered Nurse/Midwife Grade 2 - Neonates
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Women's & Children's
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 104
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

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

  • Exciting opportunity to work in a friendly and supportive team environment
  • Join a busy high dependency Neonatal Nursery at University Hospital Geelong
  • Permanent Part time – Dream Career & Dream Lifestyle you can have it all!

About the facility

The Special Care Nursery at Barwon Health is a Level 5 neonatal nursery. It has capacity for up to 20 cots and is staffed for 13 babies with the ability to increase as required. SCN was  redeveloped with the assistance of the Cotton On foundation. The facilities are fresh and vibrant and include 2 resuscitation rooms, respiratory support capability for up to 4 babies, a separate parent lounge and 2 overnight rooms.

About the role

An opportunity is available to join the Special Care Nursery team. Permanent part time or full time positions are open for qualified neoantal nurses/midwives. This position covers all shifts with a 25% night shift component.

In the Special Care Nursery as the Registered Nurse / Registered Midwife – Grade 2 you will work closely with the Associate Nurse Unit Managers and the Clinical Nurse Specialist staff to provide care to neonates from 31 weeks onwards. Staffing is 1:3 according to ratios and self-rostering is available covering all shifts with the opportunity to do 12 hour shifts.

About the culture

Barwon Health Special Care Nursery is a vibrant and professional area within the Women's & Children's services, with a focus on education and provision of best practice Neonatal Care.

Barwon Health staff benefits

Also feel free to tell us what works for you, we are open to a range of options and will work hard to accommodate your needs.  Or aims is for you have a dream job and a dream lifestyle!

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.

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 Collaborative Recruitment Team via email at CRURecruit@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: Tertiary qualification and experiencein Neonatal Nursing
Contact Person Alyson Smith 
Contact Person Job Title Registered Nurse/Midwife Neonates 
Contact Number (03) 4215 2087 
Contact Email alyson.smith@barwonhealth.org.au 
Closing Date 09/01/2022
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.