Position Details

Reference Number 182340
Position Title Endorsed Enrolled Nurse Aged Care - Night Shift
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Aged Care
Location McKellar Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 0
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

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

  • An exciting opportunity exists for staff wanting to join our Aged Care teams in Permanent Night shift capacity
  • Be part of our supportive, innovative and flexible team environment
  • Make a difference working in the largest organisation in the Geelong region and build your career
  • Barwon Heath offers higher pay rates for Enrolled Nurses (EEN) compared to the average in the aged care sector, with an approximate increase of 8%.

About Aged Care

Barwon Health’s McKellar Centre is a recently upgraded facility located only minutes from the centre of Geelong. It is vibrant community asset with parkland surrounds and incorporates state of the art equipment. Wallace Lodge, located at the McKellar Centre situated on a, is a 108-bed, high level, aged care residential facility. We offer focused professional development with dedicated nursing educators on site, set within new state-of-the-art facilities.

Located at the McKellar Centre in North Geelong and on Surf Coast Highway in Charlemont.

  • Wallace Lodge
  • Blakiston Lodge

Wallace Lodge

108-bed facility located in North Geelong easily accessible via the Geelong Ring Road and is a short drive to the Geelong CBD. Our residents require assistance with their daily living, chronic medical conditions and social engagement within the community. Work as part of a valued and collaborative team ensuring positive outcome for our residents.

Blakiston Lodge

Blakiston Lodge is a 90-bed, high level, residential aged care mental health facility which consists of two secure units of 45 aged mental health beds (Oak) and 45 dementia specific beds (Adzen). Residents are referred who cannot be looked after in the general aged care system due to their level of cognitive, emotional or behavioural disturbance. The goal is to improve the resident's condition so that they can be transferred to a less restrictive and more appropriate accommodation.

About the role

Do you have a passion for aged care nursing and are dedicated to resident focused care?  Barwon Health are seeking enrolled nurses to work in our aged care facilities, if you are a Medication Endorsed Enrolled Nurse apply today.

As the Enrolled Nurse you will be responsible for the provision of patient, client and resident focused holistic nursing care to those assigned to you, in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes, under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

Duties of the role include but are not limited to;

  • Delivering consumer centred care that meets best practice standards and in line with Barwon Heal
  • Providing quality patient care using an evidence based approach
  • Demonstrating respect for individual’s values, customs and spiritual beliefs to ensure patient care is effective and culturally appropriate
  • Permanent Night shift Position - varying hours are available please feel free

About the Culture

Joining Aged Care at Barwon Health means being part of a culture that values exceptional healthcare and is dedicated to achieving the best outcomes for residents. We deeply appreciate the crucial role of nurses and their skills in delivering outstanding care. We offer a wide range of development opportunities, supporting your continuous growth and career advancement. At Barwon Health, your contributions are recognised, and we provide the resources for your success. Join our dynamic team where your dedication to high-quality care is celebrated, and together, let's create a brighter future for aged care.

 Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Barwon Heath offers higher pay rates for Enrolled Nurses (EEN) compared to the average in the aged care sector, with an approximate increase of 8%.
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness program
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
  • We work under the SafeCare Act meaning we have set ratios and awards leading to appropriate staff levels
  • We have an experienced team of Registered nurses and Enrolled nurses and pride ourselves on teamwork whilst fostering a positive work environment
  • New staff are well supported with experienced highly skilled staff and an incredible education team to ensure a positive on boarding experience and ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Further education is well supported and encouraged – we view your ongoing education as an asset to our organisation
  • The management team have an open door policy and staff are encouraged to share ideas and put them into place together making an inclusive team environment
  • Access to staff care and wellbeing/counselling support
  • Barwon Health offers multiple career opportunity and is the largest employee in the area

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 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 Standards: About 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: Are you medication endorsed as an Enrolled Nurse?
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.
Essential: Do you have a valid NDIS Worker screening check?
Desirable: List the Facility (Blakiston Lodge or Wallace Lodge) that you would like to be considered for, in order of preference
Contact Person Charlotte Van der Kruik 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number (03)4215 2408 
Closing Date 18/12/2023
Position Description
File name 
Enrolled Nurse- Aged Care- Level 1 & 2.pdf 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.