Position Details

Reference Number 182400
Position Title Clinical Nurse Educator - Residential Aged Care
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Chief Nursing Officer
Location Kitchener House
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 76
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

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

  • Developing and facilitating education and training for Residential Aged Care Services
  • Working as part of the wider Centre for Education and Training at Barwon Health
  • Temporary part time 76 hours a fortnight until January 2025

About Barwon Health

Guided by our values, Barwon Health is Victoria's largest regional health care service and is also the largest employer in the Geelong and surf coast region, employing over 8700 staff. Barwon Health’s core facilities include the renowned University Hospital Geelong precinct in central Geelong, the McKellar Centre precinct in North Geelong, the innovative Sunrise Centre,  Barwon Health North a vital services that includes child and family health support, renal dialysis, medical imaging, and urgent care. Four Aged care centres spanning the Region, Mental Health Services that are delivered through a number of programs across the Geelong and Barwon South West region. Community Health and Dental service and world renowned Research that that advances health and wellbeing for all.  Explore all of our comprehensive services here.

About the facility 

The Centre for Education and Training leads an integrated approach to clinical education and training, helping Barwon Health to achieve its education goals by delivering, supporting and promoting coordinated, quality education and training across health care roles in Barwon Health and collaborating with the Barwon South Western region. We comprise of an inter-professional team of clinical educators and support staff across allied health, nursing, midwifery, and medical disciplines, working together to develop clinicians who model excellent practice, challenge poor practice, and inspire others.

About the role 

This position facilitates and develops educational programs, materials and opportunities for clinicians working within Aged Care Services and other areas of Barwon Health, working in collaboration with the wider Centre for Education and Training.

About the culture 

The Centre for Education and Training Unit offer a supportive and collaborative interdisciplinary team environment, and a diverse and challenging work program that integrates the health sector and the education sector. We are committed to developing clinicians who lead in their practice and engage in career-long teaching and learning. We aim for excellence in learner engagement and teaching collaboration.

 What we offer  

  • Excellent working conditions with a high sense of job satisfaction 
  • Located in the centre of Geelong's CBD is an easy commute from all suburbs
  • Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.
  • Flexible working arrangements – speak to us about hours ,days or shifts that suit your lifestyle
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • A genuine community feel - we look after each other 
  • Wide range of professional development that enhances your careers
  • Ability to take leave without pay and purchase additional leave
  • 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 committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background. We also strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

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 StandardsAbout 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?
Essential: Registered Nurse with AHPRA and NMBA
Essential: Post Graduate qualification in nursing
Essential: Post Graduate qualification in Education (Masters, working towards)
Essential: Demonstrated clinical excellence and extensive consolidation of experience in the clinical setting
Essential: Well established clinical experience looking after the ageing person
Essential: Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Essential: Collaborative and team focussed
Essential: Ability to work independantly
Essential: High level organisation skills
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 Lynda Knuckey 
Contact Person Job Title Manager-Centre for Education and Training- Nursing and Midwifery 
Contact Number 0430 836 918 
Contact Email lynda.knuckey@barwonhealth.org.au 
Closing Date 13/12/2023
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.