Position Details

Reference Number 172629
Position Title Endorsed Enrolled Nurse - Transition to Practice Program (Aged Care)
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Enterprise
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 384
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

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

  • Are you an EN who has recently graduated and would like to be supported in your transition to practice?
  • Supported transition from study to practice
  • Ongoing Permanent Part time or full time employment in the Barwon Health staff pool

About the facility 

Barwon Health, 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.

Benefits of joining the CRU nursing pool are:

  • Assistance with completion of area specific mandatory and recommended competencies.
  • Access to ongoing education
  • Flexibility via sound roster management practices
  • Guaranteed shifts with flexibility to suit individual circumstances

About the role 

Barwon Health is offering a transition to practice program in aged care, the program is 8 weeks intensive where clinical support is provided along with included supernumerary time in Wallace Lodge at the Barwon Health McKellar site. After the consolidation period there will be an opportuinty to contiune working at Wallace Lodge or return to a permanent CRU pool positon. Further opportunities will be available to transfer to other aged care/sub-acute and acute wards.

Your duties will include but are not limited to:

Delivering consumer centred care that meets best practice standards

  • Establish and maintain effective communication within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure patients receive quality ongoing care
  • Actively participate in improving care activities and service redesign initiatives

About the culture

You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated organisation that takes pride in providing high quality service. Barwon Health provide a supportive environment that encourages professional growth and education across the organisation.

 What we can offer

  • 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
  • More information can be found on our Nursing Careers page.

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.

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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.
Desirable: Did the ‘Broaden Your Horizons’ advertising campaign attract you apply for the role?
Contact Person Libby Bentley 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number (03) 4215 2331 
Closing Date 16/01/2022
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.