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Enrolled Nurse (Medication Endorsed) - Aged Care

Job posted: 12/10/2020
Applications close: 09/11/2020 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 163009

Reference: 163009

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

Join the Nursing Team at Barwon Health as an Endorsed Enrolled Nurse – Medication Endorsed 



  • Multiple Opportunities to work at Wallace Lodge and Blakiston Lodge

  • Be part of our supportive, innovative and flexible team environment

  • Career exposure within one of Victoria’s largest regional healthcare services


About the facility


Barwon Health have multiple casual and permanent positions available within the memory support unit at Blakiston Lodge, the mental health aged care unit at Blakiston Lodge and the high dependency unit at Wallace Lodge.  These facilities are located at the McKellar Centre.


Barwon Health’s McKellar Centre is a recently upgraded facility located only minutes from the centre of Geelong. It is situated on a vibrant community asset with parkland surrounds and incorporates state of the art equipment.


Wallace Lodge, located at the McKellar Centre, 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.


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 and 45 dementia specific beds. 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.


Blakiston Lodge is dedicated to caring for people with dementia and mental illness and offers a safe and secure environment and quality nursing, medical and psychiatric support for residents.


About the role


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 Health

  • 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


Application Process


When submitting your application ensure you identify the below:



  • Your speciality preference and experience

  • The type of employment you would like to obtain either casual or permanent, if permanent ensure you identify the amount of hours you would like to obtain


The team will work with you to give you an opportunity to work in an area suitable to you and your career prosperities.


We will advise of an invitation to interview via email. To avoid disappointment, please check your email regularly and ensure that your invitation has not landed in your junk mailbox


About the culture


You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated workforce who take pride in providing high quality service. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.


Barwon Health staff benefits



  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club


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 on (03) 4215 0520 or 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.


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Enrolled Nurse (Medication Endorsed)  - Aged Care

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Contact:

Collaborative Recruitment Team - (03) 4215 5822
crurecruit@barwonhealth.org.au

Enrolled Nurse (Medication Endorsed)  - Aged Care