Casual Community Palliative Care Nurse

Job posted: 17/01/2019
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 158313

Reference: 158313

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Enjoy a role where you will be an active part of a health care team that shows leadership and embraces change

  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supportive team environment

  • Enhance your career at Victoria’s leading regional health care service

About the facility

Barwon Health Palliative Care provides palliative care nursing, medical, allied health and volunteer services within a framework of integrated health service involving close collaboration between community, inpatient as well as an acute consultative service. The model of palliative care is based on level of need and targets patients with complex care needs. The Community Palliative Care team is based at the McKellar Centre.

About the role

In this role you will provide clinical palliative care nursing to people who have complex care needs as a result of experiencing a life limiting illness, with little or no prospect of cure, and for whom the primary treatment goal is quality of life. This care will be provided within an interdisciplinary team context, and in community settings. Clinical leadership, education and support will be provided to palliative care colleagues, and generalist staff who work with a palliative approach.

About the culture

We are a specialist interdisciplinary palliative care service, which is committed to providing an equitable, seamless, person centred approach, strengthened by education, research and development to support our community.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

  • Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfront

  • Our Commitment to Child Safety

  • Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan

  • Aboriginal Employment Plan

  • At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will 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.

  • Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.

  • At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

  • We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Casual Community Palliative Care Nurse

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Jill Carter - (03) 4215 5700

Casual Community Palliative Care Nurse