Position Details

Reference Number 172746
Position Title Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Rehabilitation
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Community Health Rehab & Palliative Care
Location McKellar Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 40
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

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

  • Be a part of a team who enjoys an interesting, challenging and meaningful work
  • Permanent Part time 40 hours per fort night - Enjoy a flexible and healthy work/life balance
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment

About the facility

The South Wing is located at Barwon Health’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Centre situated only minutes from the centre of Geelong. It is situated on a vibrant community asset within the parkland surrounds of the McKellar Centre and incorporates state of the art equipment. South Wing provides care for specialist orthopaedic, spinal, multi-trauma, amputee and general rehabilitation patients.

About the role

Barwon Health has an opportunity for a Grade 2 Registered Nurse to become part of the dynamic team at our Rehabilitation centre at McKellar’s South Wing. In this role you will be involved in delivering care to orthopaedic & general rehabilitation patients in a supportive learning environment. This is a temporary position with scope to increase hours and provide the opportunity to apply for permanent positions as they become available.

As the successful applicant you will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated team who take pride in providing a high quality service. You will be responsible for the provision of patient focused holistic nursing care in order to achieve desired health outcomes and wellbeing. You role will be within this dynamic and challenging unit where teamwork is paramount. You must have highly developed interpersonal skills as well as sound communication skills both verbal and written.

About the culture

The team at South Wing are supportive, professional and educated and are only too willing to provide support and direction in providing high quality service of care.

  Barwon Health staff benefits

  • 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

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.

At 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 Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@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?
Desirable: Experience in Orthopaedic, Amputee and Trauma Rehabilitation
Desirable: Relevant certification in Rehabilitation or working towards one.
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.
Contact Person Gulwinder Brar 
Contact Person Job Title Nurse Unit Manager 
Contact Number (03) 4215 6052 
Alternate Contact Person Christopher McCormick 
Alternate Contact Number 42156052 
Closing Date 02/02/2022
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.